At OfficeMax, “Clearance” Means “Mark It Up By A Penny”

Maybe OfficeMax is so preoccupied with its planned wedding to Office Depot that it isn’t paying attention to its clearance pricing schemes anymore. That’s the only way we can explain these “clearance” rices that consist of marking items up by a penny.

Adam used our Tipster mobile app to send this photo in. “Those are some deep savings!” he remarked. Indeed, they are.

(Adam)

(Adam)

Sarah found similar pricing on an iPhone case. “I wonder who even put this up with a straight face…” she wrote. It would be hard, assuming that the person was paying attention.

(Sarah)

(Sarah)