Go Back  DVD Talk Forum > Shopping Discussions > Store Forum
Reload this Page >

Best Buy not price matching on-line stores...

Store Forum Share Your Shopping Experiences at Stores both Online and Off.

Best Buy not price matching on-line stores...

Old 03-25-01, 01:58 AM
  #1  
Banned
Thread Starter
 
Join Date: Sep 2000
Location: The Steel City
Posts: 5,347
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
It's amazing how a B&M Store won't price match with the online stores, but they'll let you use one of their products untill the one you order arrives, and then take the one you borrowed back. Good policy!

Don't they realize that they would be better off just giving me the price match? I mean, the way it is, they don't make the sale, plus they have to take back the opened/used product. Is this a good way to do business?
Old 03-25-01, 07:47 AM
  #2  
DVD Talk Special Edition
 
Join Date: Dec 2000
Posts: 1,246
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Indeed - was going to buy the Sony SA-WM subwoofer there - but they wouldn't match prices. So I ended up getting a KEF 35B sub online...
Old 03-25-01, 09:38 AM
  #3  
DVD Talk Legend
 
Join Date: Apr 2000
Location: Cincinnati, Ohio/Aguadilla, Puerto Rico
Posts: 10,201
Likes: 0
Received 0 Likes on 0 Posts
Let's not just list Best Buy....what store is going to price match with an online company who is not in direct competition with them??? I know Sears has done this in the past....we'll see how long that continues.....price matching is only considered between stores which are in direct competition with another store...Best Buy...Circuit City...etc....

Also.....many of these online stores are not making money to begin with and are closing their doors faster then new ones can replace them!!!! I for one do not wish this to happen to Best Buy or Circuit City as I believe they are in it for the long run and many of these online stores we currently use will go bust!!! Time will tell......I just feel it is unreasonable for us to expect a local B&M to price match an online company who is obviously selling a certain price at a loss!!! IMHO

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is On
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Thread Tools
Search this Thread

Archive - Advertising - Cookie Policy - Privacy Statement - Terms of Service -

Copyright © 2024 MH Sub I, LLC dba Internet Brands. All rights reserved. Use of this site indicates your consent to the Terms of Use.