This just happened the other day…
There’s a chain pet supply store a few blocks away, the staff is usually very friendly and helpful. This time…not so much.
I had been looking into buying something that I had found on their website. The online sale price was 10,99€ a piece, and I needed 6 of them. They weren’t deliverable for another couple of days, so I decided to walk over to the store. They happened to have it in stock, but for 12,99€. Most of their stock is slightly more expensive than the online store, I don’t mind, the store generates jobs and I’m happy to have a place nearby where I can get good quality food.
So, I dragged my bulky, heavy stuff to the counter to pay, and was shocked how much it rang up to. I asked him about it - the item rang up as 39,99€ a piece! I told him the online price and their own sign saying 12,99€, and asking if there was some kind of mistake in the system.
Me: Could you look it up, please? That’s quite the difference
Cashier: Sure, I will look it up later. 239,94€, please
Me: (a bit surprised) Could you please check now?
Cashier: I will look it up later.
I assume the cashier had some kind of brain fart, he’s always been great otherwise. I left the store empty handed and ordered it online a few days later for 64€