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Old 01-15-2009, 01:44 PM
 
Location: Niles, Michigan
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I moved from Michigan to North Carolina last Summer. I miss shopping at Meijers soo much. The biggest place to shop in my area is Walmart. When I lived in Michigan if Meijers had dented can goods they would mark them down. Here they just leace them on the shelf. Sometimes you have to licked there the can to find one not dented. I thought you couldn't seell dented cans at regular price. I also the other night went to buy some Rod Pretzels Walmart brand. Everybag had broken pretzels and I don't me one you had to look to see the ones noty broke. I feel like complaining but not being from here I don't know if there are laws that consumers should be able to buy a good product at regular price. If it is dented or damaged then shouldn't it be marked down?
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Old 01-15-2009, 01:48 PM
 
Location: rain city
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Sometimes you have to licked there the can to find one not dented.

You lick the cans??
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Old 01-15-2009, 01:49 PM
 
Location: southwestern PA
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Markdowns aren't mandatory!

I guess Walmart feels they will sell at regular price just as they are...
You ARE free to shop elsewhere.

"Sometimes you have to licked there the can to find one not dented."
I hope that is a misprint, and that you are not licking cans at Walmart...
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Old 01-15-2009, 01:50 PM
 
Location: southwestern PA
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LOL!

Weirded out by the same thing at the same time!
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Old 01-15-2009, 01:55 PM
 
Location: Niles, Michigan
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I don't lick can I meant look
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Old 01-15-2009, 03:10 PM
 
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By chance did you write that post on a smartphone? I mean the OP. Mine does that for me - changes misspelled words to something else entirely.

Anyway, you have the choice whether or not to buy the product - and if it's obviously broken you shouldn't buy it. But if the store doesn't want to give you a discount it doesn't have to. You don't expect every chip in the bag to be unbroken, right?
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Old 01-18-2009, 08:44 PM
 
Location: Southern California
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If it doesn't damage the contents inside, then what's the difference aside from aesthetics? No damage, no price adjustment.
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Old 01-19-2009, 01:08 AM
 
Location: Coachella Valley, California
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If I were the OP I'd start denting cans on purpose and asking for a discount.
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Old 01-19-2009, 06:32 AM
 
Location: Florida
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Hint
Do not buy cans with a peel open top if there is a dent at the lid.
Don't ask me how I know.
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Old 01-11-2017, 12:46 PM
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Location: San Antonio/Houston/Tricity
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I think returned stuff is sold in places like Marshalls, Ross..
And freight damaged goods are sold ... see Google results: https://goo.gl/qzUMMJ
People looking to buy pallets of merchandise can, unfortunately, find themselves repeatedly scammed. Often, the buyer receives a pallet only to find that a high percentage of the goods cannot be sold due to much higher than expected damage. The most reliable way to separate the scam companies from legitimate pallet companies is to look up the company through the Better Business Bureau.
Pallet companies operate by getting goods from major retailers. If you find merchandise from a retailer you'd like to buy in pallet form, ask the manager which pallet companies the retailer uses and how to get in touch with those companies for pallet purchases. This is the best way to find pallets of very specific goods.
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