Re: Preventing CCs from closing?
04-27-2012 11:25 PM
Would it not be unethical and less than honest to buy something that you know from the beginning you don't intend to keep?
Sometimes I buy things not knowing if they will fit or not but that looks like it would be great to wear, and I'm limited on time generally in my daily life, I don't have time to try it on in the store. So I buy it, hang onto the reciept... and when I want to wear something nice. I try it on and if it fits I keep, if not I return. Is that unethical?
IMO the key words to consider are you know from the beginning you don't intend to keep
Ahh I see Thanks... ya I've never done that. I don't mind returning things but I never considered whether it was wrong to buy something that you knew you would return. I just considered that if you returned it fairly fast it didn't hurt the store financially.
There are certain item that, when returned, cannot be sold as new again. Some stores have resorted to charging restocking fees because of excessive returns, but other stores absorb the cost. Well, not really - the cost is eventually passed on to other consumers. So maybe the store isn't getting hurt, but it does affect everyone else.