March 15, 2019 9:43am CST
I haven't realized yet if people don't look at the original price when they buy something that it on sale or if the supermarkets think that we are all dumb and will buy the product just because it has a big poster saying that it is a good opportunity or that the product is on sale... I always check the original price that sometimes is written in very small letters, when I buy something that is on sale to comfirm if it worth buying the product or not. Do you check the original price of products that are on sale?
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• United States
Despite that the sign clearly shows an error, I don't rely on original prices as much as I rely on what I call my threshold price. For example, I will not pay more than $1.99 per pound for pork steak. So even if the store's original price is $2.5o a pound and it's on sale for $2.01, to me that's not a deal, and so in my mind not a true sale. It's a true sale under $1.99.
Yes, one must be careful not to be fooled by the signs. In the stores I shop at, the signs will read save $1.99 and if your not alert you might think that is the sale price. I receive a circular in the mail which lists the on sale items in the store with the prices.
• Guangzhou, China
In fact now I pay more attention to how they charge me at last. For example, I remember one day I bought somethink from the supermarket with a discount price. However, they charged me in a higher price and I told that they made a mistake not updating the price. In the past I didn't check this but now I found that it is something I should care about. As I wouldn't pay so much for that and this is why it drew my attention.