Nice try, Kohl’s, but we see through your game. An item isn’t on sale just because you say it is. You have to actually decrease the price. Noah writes that when he found a tag emblazoned with the word SALE, he thought this meant that perhaps the item was on sale. Don’t be silly, Noah. [More]
Aaron spotted this example of yet another Target non-sale. This one is even more appealing because it’s for a limited time only. [More]
Jason spotted this photo at a Minnesota Walgreens. We ran the numbers and discovered that $7.49 is less than 50 percent off of $9.99. But the giant “50% Off” lettering looks so darn attractive that it’s tough to fault the store’s management from making the incorrect claim. [More]
Tomorrow is Sunday, which means that you can take advantage of the exciting Sunday sale at Mike’s local Subway. Yes, this restaurant does participate in the $5 footlong promotion. We asked. [More]
Reader Grant says he saved $0.10 by taking an extra patty off McDonald’s hands, which is sort of gross if you try to picture it. [More]
Consumerist readers are on to you, Target. After reading the site for awhile, people are moving the sale cards over to see what the price used to be before it went “on sale.” [More]
Yes, we suppose the only way to beat this sale is to have a store give you money for taking the thing off their hands. [More]
Blake says he had to inform a Best Buy that the media player he wanted was on sale, and $30 cheaper than the sticker price offered at the store. He argued his case and to their credit, Best Buy staffers gave him the appropriate price. [More]
Reader Sarah was shopping for some diapers when she noticed something strange about Target’s pricing. Yes, the well-documented insanity continues in the diaper aisle… [More]
Reader Kyle took this photo of a “discount” at CVS. [More]
We love when Toys R Us does this. Ah, yes. “While supplies last.” Hurry, people. Hurry.
Reader BrotherFlounder is wondering what’s so special about these generic Winn-Dixie snack bags that makes them more expensive than similar brand name ones.
Target loves to keep you on your toes. Which is the better deal? 110 wipes for $4.79 or 80 wipes for $4.79?
Reader Tim is canceling TiVO and going with the Comcast DVR and was presented with a retention deal that he was able to resist. Why? Because $299.99 – $100 doesn’t equal $249.99.
Jameson snapped this photo of a camera “sale” at an Illinois Best Buy.
Reader David found this puzzling display at his local Office Depot. On one side, the card says “Free Assembly On All Chairs In Stock,” on the other side, the card claims that a “smart idea” would be to pay $8 to have your chair assembled.
Brent snapped these photos of sales displays for Carnival Games for Wii. The store is charging $30 for the game by itself, but $40 for the game with a bonus “free” t-shirt.