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  • Canon Uses Comically Oversized Box To Send You Something They Could Have Taped To A Postcard

    Canon Uses Comically Oversized Box To Send You Something They Could Have Taped To A Postcard

    Earlier this week I ordered a part from Canon USA Service for one of my Canon cameras and it arrived today. I am impressed for the fast shipping but not so much by the efficiency of the packaging.

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    Canon's Customer Service Is Helpful, Painless

    Canon's Customer Service Is Helpful, Painless

    A reader writes in to commend Canon for their efficient and—brace yourselves—helpful customer service: “I was on the phone less than two minutes beginning to end.” Among the surprises: the customer service department was based in the U.S., he was called back when a rep was available instead of being abandoned in an endless hold loop, the people he spoke with seemed motivated to help him, and the Canon rep had enough autonomy and intelligence to come up with an alternative solution when the original problem couldn’t be solved.

    NFL Says Sideline Photographers Will Have To Wear "Advertising" Vests

    NFL Says Sideline Photographers Will Have To Wear "Advertising" Vests

    The NFL says that sideline photographers will have to wear branded vests with Canon and Reebok logos this year, according to Editor and Publisher.

    Canon Treats Digital Rebel XT Owner Like Pawnshop Scavenger

    Canon Treats Digital Rebel XT Owner Like Pawnshop Scavenger

    Consumerist alum Joel Johnson has a beef with Canon and their decision to treat him, the proud purchaser of Canon Digital Rebel XT, like he found the camera in a dumpster.

    The $3000 Tape Dispenser

    The $3000 Tape Dispenser

    How would you like pay $3000 for a tape dispenser?

    Happy Happy Consumer Day!

    Happy Happy Consumer Day!

    We spend a lot of time on The Consumerist gangbanging scale-model ice-cream stores, Comcast, Verizon and another companies that, shall we say, are less than dexterous in their customer service dealings.

    Morning Deals Round Up

    • Purveyor of random crap Fingerhut has put up to a 50% discount off of its already-discounted clearance items. Get the Disney Princess Headboard cover for only $25!

    Morning Deals Round Up

    • Friday sales! J&R! Staples! Amazon! And because we love you: 50% off Godiva Chocolates. Remember us when the endorphins flow.

    Morning Deals Round-Up

    Consumerist’s insidious corporate nemesis, Walmart, are selling the Firefly DVD box set for $19.2GB Modular “Monstro” Drive – $49.99 at Buy.comMotorola V3 Razr (in black, to perfectly accessorize your anticonformity) is Negative One Point Zero One (-$1.01) over at Buy.com, as long as you’re willing…