not sure if backordered or lost forever


My Fry’s Electronics Christmas Sale Item Is Still Backordered In April

Yes, online shopping and in-store inventory are separate things at many retailers that offer both brick-and-mortar and mouse-and-pajamas shopping experiences. Jeff is really annoyed, though, because he ordered a copy of a movie before Christmas, and still doesn’t have it. Copies of the “The Best Exotic Marigold” went on backorder, and he authorized an indefinite backorder under the wacky assumption that it surely would show up within a few weeks. Now it’s closer to four months. No movie. But it’s not like they have them in their physical stores, either, right? [More]