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Sears is not offering a bargain on the iPad 2

Sears, official large store of your dad, has some egg on its face today after an advertising screw up on its website promised iPad 2s for $69. Sears has fixed the error and promptly blamed a third party, as is the American way. Customers are demanding that Sears honor the lower price but Sears is saying Ha, nice try, no way.

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Sorry about the dual post, I made the mistake of hitting the submit button twice. See that? See what I did there? I took ownership of MY mistake I didn't blame it on your faulty website. That wouldn't be proper considering your website is for the most part functioning properly.

As is the American way? What a crock. If you really have worked in e-commerce before then you know that mistakes get made, and often times it is a third party that makes these mistakes due to poor QA. So the company that hosts these marketplace vendors should suffer the consequences of someone elses typo? Give me a break, pal. Plus if you read the terms of use provided by Sears, as so many knuckleheads have not, you would see that they are not responsible for items posted by third party sellers. A better generalization is that people want something for next to nothing. I'll buy that. No one wants to pay the price for such a highly coveted item, but they still want to own one. My advice work hard, save up all your nickels and dimes, and one day you can get an IPad2 or whatever.

As is the American way? What a crock. If you really have worked in e-commerce before then you know that mistakes get made, and often times it is a third party that makes these mistakes due to poor QA. So the company that hosts these marketplace vendors should suffer the consequences of someone elses typo? Give me a break, pal. Plus if you read the terms of use provided by Sears, as so many knuckleheads have not, you would see that they are not responsible for items posted by third party sellers. A better generalization is that people want something for next to nothing. I'll buy that. No one wants to pay the price for such a highly coveted item, but they still want to own one. My advice work hard, save up all your nickels and dimes, and one day you can get an IPad2 or whatever.

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