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You know what, I've been checking out a lot of electronics recently and Bestbuy has actually started offering the best deals, even better than online retailers. They're certainly trying to stay competitive.

Sure I've always hated them for the rip-offs they charge, but they do offer good deals if you look.
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Incompetent management at Best Buy causes 100s of people to lose their jobs.

Way to go StupidBuy!
 
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-Hiring herp derps in Geek Squad
-Teenagers in sales departments there only for a paycheck and discount
-Internal theft
-Management training employees to rip off customers and get as many 'accessories' to sales...

=Symptoms of big business failing

Sad I used to work here...
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post #84 of 207
Example of why this is happening.

It is disappointing going there and watch the employees spew out crap to your friends that don't know any better.

And just when you think the unemployment rate can't get any higher... sad-smiley-002.gif
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To all the people saying they have awful sales practices, well I dare you to find a retailer that doesn't tell its employees to sell accessories for extra dough.

Welcome to capitalism.
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Originally Posted by Sylon View Post

To all the people saying they have awful sales practices, well I dare you to find a retailer that doesn't tell its employees to sell accessories for extra dough.
Welcome to capitalism.

There are better ways... like customer loyalty...
i've provided excellent service to my customers, even bending policies a bit, and gave recommendations which they came back for later on with more and more...
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post #87 of 207
Yeah, I was looking for a 6 foot HDMI cable.

BestBuy had them for 29.99$.

Monoprice had the same exact cable for 2.45$

HMM...what should I buy ~

lol.
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post #88 of 207
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mkilbride View Post

Yeah, I was looking for a 6 foot HDMI cable.

BestBuy had them for 29.99$.

Monoprice had the same exact cable for 2.45$

HMM...what should I buy ~

lol.

You need the Monster 700HD HDMI Cable for $100. It provides you with... well not sure but it must be awesome at that price point.

http://www.bestbuy.com/site/Monster+Cable+-+MC+700HD-4M+Right+Angle+HDMI+Cable/4661857.p?id=1218501050251&skuId=4661857&st=monster%20cable&cp=1&lp=13
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Mkilbride View Post

Yeah, I was looking for a 6 foot HDMI cable.
BestBuy had them for 29.99$.
Monoprice had the same exact cable for 2.45$
HMM...what should I buy ~
lol.

Unfortunately the average end user out numbers the tech savvy that know it's an obvious rip off.
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post

You mean Best Scam?

Fixed

Their price is outrageous compared to online store...
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