I am a former employee of Walmart, and I seen them break up "packs" on numerous
occasions, usually after Christmas. They would "add" a UPC if necessary, and
then adjust the inventory on the computer. Not rocket science. But I could
see where a smaller business wouldn't want to get stuck with a bunch of
"widgets" that weren't in big demand. Just my 2 cents!
Yes, also as a former employee of Wal-Mart, I still maintain that they would
not do this as a matter of course. It was always done en masse, at the end
of some promo, in a carefully controlled manner. Not a one-off, on-demand
operation just to placate one person's whining about the dearth of sput
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In some instances that might be true, but in this case all three items were
identical to other items they sold individually. And their cash register
must have an easy way to correct inventories.
I know for a fact HD will do stuff like this. I bought a closeout transfer
switch and found it was defective. I took it back, but all they had was
kits. They took one out of a kit and replaced mine. They didn't have to
think about it; they just did it. Say what you want about HD, they always
You might check with any local builders in your area to see what
lumber yards they use. Most lumber yards that deal regularly with
contractors will have drawer guides and the more common hardware types
Well here in LaCrosse, WI, we don't have a store like Woodcraft, and
would welcome them even if it was just so I had a place to stop in an
dream once in a while. Nearest stores are at least three hours away
and I do try to get in them when I have the chance. Catalogs an
internet is fine, but it's really nice to see items in person, and t
even bump into a person who has similar interests
There's a Woodcraft in the town where I live, and they are mor
expensive that some of the borgs - but at the borgs just about the onl
question the staff is able to answer is about deep frying french fries.
At least at my local Woodcraft, the staff is very knowledgable and yo
can always find someone to help you. Personally, I'm willing to pay
little more for good service
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