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 Posted:   Mar 22, 2014 - 11:03 AM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

Then please, feel free to boycott Family Dollar and it's $3/$4 (gasp!) Varese CDs and continue to enjoy your $1 Varese CDs at the true "dollar" stores.

is the shipping also a $1 at the one, true dollar stores (whichever they may be)?

 
 Posted:   Mar 22, 2014 - 1:03 PM   
 By:   drop_forge   (Member)

Sometimes you can score good stuff for cheap at Dollar Tree and 99 Cent Store...but more often than not, you really do get what you pay for. wink

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 22, 2014 - 2:12 PM   
 By:   betenoir   (Member)

So any store that has "dollar" in its name is required to be a "dollar" store?

Can't wait to apply that logic the next time I shop at BJ's...


Answer 1: Yes, or its not a dollar store.
Answer 2: Hmmm....


You mean Hummm . . .

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 22, 2014 - 4:15 PM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

Back in my vending days besides LP's I pick up thousand's and thousand's of DVD's and CD's at various one dollar stores in the big Apple.I remember there was a great store near City Hall in New York, that for a year had fantastic dvd's and cd's for one buck. It was wonderful.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 23, 2014 - 6:34 AM   
 By:   MikeP   (Member)

Not kidding at all. Anybody from New York can tell you that. Nearly every neighborhood has a one dollar store. everything is just one dollar. On a strip where I used to live in the big apple I bought hundreds of video's and Dvd's for a dollar. FAMILY DOLLAR IS NO BARGAIN.

I am well aware of Dollar Tree and dollar stores, Dollar Tree has stores across the US and Canada. Also " 99 Cent" stores are still in business.

However, Family Dollar has never pretended to be a store with retail prices limited to one dollar. NEVER. We sell many of the same brand name products you will find at any major grocery or retail chain, but also like those stores we also have a lower price point store brand.

I have never seen a customer come into the store to shop and say " oh dear...these prices are all over 1 dollar...I am being cheated...how dare you!" . The issue is NOT with the store but more with ill informed preconceptions by the customer.

I am NOT dishonest in my daily customer interactions and do NOT "play games with words" as claimed in your previous ignorant and insulting post.


On the bright side, I'm glad others are seeing some restock in their local FD stores. big grin

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 23, 2014 - 7:10 AM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

I didn't say you were dishonest, where does the personal game begin here. I said there are common traits many people react to in life and that is a common trait many people have when seeing a store like FAMILY DOLLAR in there travels. Just one example. Say one is from QUEENS NEW YORK, and they have seen dozens upon dozens of one dollar store for decades in which they shopped often. They go on vacation and coming into a small town they see a store that says family Dollar. Need I say what might be there first reaction as they pull up into the parking lot and go in, Suddenly DAN THE MAN is ignorant and insulting? Now there are millions of people who live in the 5 boroughs of New York. So I am not coming from left field here. Of those millions very few would have not come in contact with some one dollar store scenario, even if they never went in them, They see it as part of their landscape. As for the dishonesty factor, right this second there are sadly but honestly a lot of business people trying to make a buck with words to entice people to buy there product and not with the greatest consideration, caring and honesty that some people I know including yours truly. I am glad that you feel you are one of the honest ones. let's not be so sensitive here.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 23, 2014 - 7:11 AM   
 By:   dan the man   (Member)

delete

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 23, 2014 - 7:37 AM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

delete

sterilize!

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 23, 2014 - 8:01 AM   
 By:   Matt S.   (Member)

That's like saying Burger King is dishonest for not having actual members of royalty in their restaurants.

On a brighter note, I picked up the McNeely recording of Sunset Boulevard yesterday for three bucks.

 
 
 Posted:   Mar 23, 2014 - 8:03 AM   
 By:   Last Child   (Member)

That's like saying Burger King is dishonest for not having actual members of royalty in their restaurants.

On a brighter note, I picked up the McNeely recording of Sunset Boulevard yesterday for three bucks.


but is it worth $3 or only $1? You might have gotten ripped off.

 
 
 Posted:   Jun 3, 2014 - 4:17 AM   
 By:   Don   (Member)

Anyone knows if one of the FD stores in Miami has the Varese offers in stock? I'm going there next week, so it might make a nice side trip.

Thanks for the heads-up.

 
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