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If you return the item with the receipt. They will give you your money back if you paid cash, or credit your account if paid by plastic. Well, I purchased a GPS for my car, a Tom Tom XL.
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They have a policy that it must be returned within 14 days for a refund! So after 4 days I returned it in the original box with all the items in the box, with paper work and cords all wrapped in the e plastic. Just as I received it, including the receipt. I explained to the lady at the return desk I did like the way it could not find store names. I said no one told me that. I said how much would that be. She said it goes by the price of the item.
I said, all your going to do is walk over and place it back on the self!
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I said if more people were aware of it they would not buy anything here! She said, since the item is over Corporate has to and they will mail you a check in 7 to ten days.!!
I paid in cash! I want to buy a different brand.. Now I have to wait 7 to 10 days. She said well, our policy is on the back of your receipt.
I said, do you read the front or back of your receipt? She said well, the front! I said so do I, I want to talk to the Manager!. So the manager comes over, I explained everything to him, and he said, well, sir they should ld of told you about the policy when you got the item.
I said, No one, has ever told me about the check refund or restock fee, when ever I bought items from computers to TVs from Best Buy. The only thing they ever discussed was the worthless extended warranty program.
He said Well, I can give you corporate phone number. I told him if I bought something and returned it, you would charge me a restock fee on the item and then send me a check for the remaining 3 dollars.
Then I would of canceled the transaction. I would of gotten all my money back including your stupid Fees! So please pass this on. It may save your friends from having a bad experience of shopping at Best Buy.
Returns of damaged or defective merchandise are handled differently; no restocking fee applies to them. These fees apply unless the item is defective or damaged, you received the wrong item, or the fee is prohibited by law.
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The Best Buy FAQ page which addresses the question of returns of online purchases "What is BestBuy. A restocking fee is applicable in some product categories, unless you are a Reward Zone Program Premier Silver member, the item is defective, or the fee is prohibited by law. The restocking fee charges are: Refunds for Best Buy Store Purchases Your refund will generally be in the same form as the original payment. Best Buy is one of those retailers that does.
For example, any device which stores data in memory might potentially retain personal or offensive information left behind by a previous user, and even seemingly intact and unused equipment returned in its original packaging might still be lacking a user manual, a remote control, a cartridge, or some other small component removed by a previous purchaser.
Absent a restocking fee, those retailers would therefore be left holding the bag for merchandise that was returned on little more than consumer whim. A restocking fee passes along some of this loss to the person who caused it that is, the buyer who changed his mind about owning the item. Also, restocking fees work to discourage those intent upon using retailers as merchandise lending libraries.
Absent such fees, someone looking to have the use of a camcorder for a wedding, for instance, could buy the item on Friday, use it on Saturday, retrieve images from it on Sunday, return it on Monday, and get all of his.
Another purpose for restocking fees is to discourage customers from engaging in after-the-fact comparison shopping — buying an item, using it, and then after discovering they could have purchased it more cheaply elsewhere repackaging it and returning it in order to buy the same thing at a lower price from a different seller. Yet that is a naive view: While at first blush it might seem the better course to patronize stores that do not charge restocking fees on items purchasers return merely because they change their minds, it could well be that the opposite is the more prudent choice.
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