by Mike Masnick

When Best Buy Is Not Your Best Buy

from the false-advertising? dept

It turns out that Best Buy may not, in fact, really be your best buy... The State of Ohio is suing the retailer for "unfair and deceptive business practices" including packaging refurbished items as new, and failing to honor rebates or those warranties they push so hard to sell you.

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    jewel shindler, 17 Jul 2006 @ 1:45pm

    products and service

    My son purchased a boom box from Best Buy a couple of years ago for Christmas. When I took it out to use it, nothing. I couldn't find the receipt until it was week out of date. It had to be returned within the 30 day period. The people there verified it didn't work but wouldn't even give me a gift card. I spoke to the manager of that store In Duncanville and he seemed amused, but wouldn't work with me. That store has since gone out of business but I have spoken with others who have been mislead by the sales people and refuse to shop there anymore.

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