Anti-Consumer Behavior In A Tourist Trap? Well, I Never!

Mike came across this sign on a rack of sunglasses while on vacation at a famous vacation destination. “All of the sunglasses on the rack were exactly the same, and had a price tag of $12.00 marked down to $9.00,” he writes. “No ’25 cent’ ones to be seen anywhere. Classic!”


Now, it’s possible that the store just happened to be out of 25-cent sunglasses when Mike wandered by. Or this could be that exotic creature: an actual bait-and-switch in action.

Want more consumer news? Visit our parent organization, Consumer Reports, for the latest on scams, recalls, and other consumer issues.