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What you should know about selloff

Time sales are in full swing. Some traders reduced the price of goods before Christmas, a major attraction for consumers, however, are ubiquitous post-Christmas sales that flow into the New Year. What is important to remember that we "convenient" buy later regret? What to watch out for us because of the discounts really save money?

1 + 1 Free collapse in prices, total sale, up to 80%, all in half - similar inscriptions in us marketers trying to give the impression that the cheaper it will not and must not hesitate and buy now with them. Sell-offs are, and will be popular, but if we want to save, you need to keep a cool head. Each sales event is a kind of marketing tool, and it is always necessary to pay attention, even though it may not be a downright deceptive business practices.

"Take with reserve charges, which attract too high discounts and total sales. When thoroughly look up into the ad, the digit will often tiny word "TO". Products with the highest mentioned discount definitely not full of shop and more you will have a problem to find out what exactly is so much on sale, "says Luke Green, head of the legal department Dtest. He adds: "If it tempts merchant discounts, must always be on the final price of goods and quantification of up to sit penny. If you numbers on the price tag does not fit, submit a motion to the Czech Trade Inspection. Misleading consumers, the trader can go out on penalties pretty expensive. "Unjust evocation of liquidation stores, total sales of goods, limited-time offer or offers which are only intended for specific consumers (exclusively for you), it is now illegal if the ad does not correspond to reality .

It is also important to have a bit of an overview of how the selected articles usually costs. That is, in a shop about 50% of the sale does not make him a "discounted" price can not buy elsewhere routinely. The boundary between marketing and deceptive business practice already exceeds the fake discounts, the dealer price of a product not actually decreases and the word "discount" is used only as a magical incantation inattentive to entice consumers to buy. Some traders also resorted to temporary price increase, so it can then be reduced to the original level, and give the difference for a discount. Year after year, the Czech Trade Inspectorate during the sales reveal a series of mistakes traders commit while rebates and which may mislead customers.

And what is the guarantee for discounted products? You can find a statement that at discounted assortment guarantee does not apply or is limited. "Nothing is impossible, even for items purchased in the discount applies to the statutory 24 month warranty. The exception is when the product has been discounted due to some defect - a defect for goods, then of course you can not complain to any other defects in the goods However, the guarantee is valid. The reason for such discounts must be informed customer when buying and this should be confirmed on proof of purchase, "says Luke Green.

Be careful also to events such as 3 + 1 free. The trader may assert a claim in the event that a piece of "free" is not covered by warranty. It is true that the guarantee applies only to goods for which you paid, of course, it is always necessary to determine which piece is the "gift". If you can not single pieces distinguished from each other, it is just a quantity discount and you can claim each piece of merchandise separately.

Source: tz

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