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The Best Way To Get A Date With Your Customer Is Not Holding Her Against Her Will

It’s a not-so-classic story: Boy meets girl, girl doesn’t like boy, boy (allegedly) carries girl into the back room of the store where he works and doesn’t let her leave while he tries to convince her to go out with him. Sure, the world of romance and dating is a tricky place, full of potential missteps and rejection. But for goodness sake, kidnapping a customer at your store is not the way to go. [More]

If You Want A Cell Phone Without A New Contract, Don't Go To The Verizon Store

If You Want A Cell Phone Without A New Contract, Don't Go To The Verizon Store

If you’re already a Verizon customer and all you want is a new phone — no change of plan, no contract extension, just the phone — it would make sense that you should just be able to go to the Verizon store and pay full price for a new one. But as Consumerist reader Greg learned, things rarely go as easily as you’d expect when you’re dealing with the wireless world. [More]