For many local retailers, the 2014 Christmas season extends well after December 25th. Stores are busier than ever with customer exchanges and returns. Price changes for end of the year sales also keep clerks hopping. Discounts offer bargains for shoppers, however, if the price charged at the register is more than the lowest posted or advertised price, then any expected bargain vanishes.
“Retailers know it’s the law to have accurate prices. However, the potential for inadvertent overcharges is greater during the post-Christmas shopping season because of the higher volume of sales and the quickly changing discounts that are offered,” said Martin SeRead More »