1. This sign was found in front of a gluten-free grocery store in Brisbane, Australia. and posted to Reddit on Monday.
2. According to The Consumerist, the store is hoping to use a $5 browsing fee to discourage people from price-matching their products with the same ones online
3. In February, Best Buy announced a new policy to stop what they called “showrooming”:
Best Buy’s Low Price Guarantee hits online and in stores on March 3, signaling the end of “showrooming.” Best Buy will price match all local retail competitors and 19 major online competitors in all product categories and on nearly all in-stock products, whenever asked by a customer.
Best Buy is the only retailer to offer a Low Price Guarantee in addition to having a full range of the latest and greatest devices and services, a sales force dedicated to providing impartial and knowledgeable advice and full support for the life of the product.
4. This $5 browsing fee, though, also seems like a very worthwhile and easily enforceable new policy.
- One person was killed and another was injured Friday in a shooting at Texas Southern University. Police have detained two possible suspects. ›
- A judge halted all eight scheduled executions in Arkansas. Inmates are challenging a law allowing the state to keep the source of its execution drugs a secret. ›
- The U.S. ended its $500 million program that trains and equips Syrian rebels in their fight against ISIS. ›