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Woman Returns A Christmas Tree On January 4th Because “It’s Dead,” And The Shop’s Response Will Infuriate You
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Woman Returns A Christmas Tree On January 4th Because “It’s Dead,” And The Shop’s Response Will Infuriate You

Christmas is over so it’s time to take down your Christmas tree… or return it to the shop that sold it to you? A woman has decided to do just that. On the 4th of January, she demanded Costo a refund because her Christmas tree “is dead” and one eye-witness has documented the entire thing. After he shared the ridiculous story on the internet, people can’t make up their minds if the shot responded accordingly or if they’re totally nuts.

To give you some background, Costco Wholesale Corporation, trading as Costco, is an American multinational corporation which operates a chain of membership-only warehouse clubs. As of 2015, Costco was the second largest retailer in the world (after Walmart), and it guarantees almost all of their products with a full refund. Whether she really needed the money or because of some other reason, scroll down to read how the customer tried to abuse Costco’s refund policy and let us know what you think about it in the comments.

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Brigitte
Community Member
4 years ago

I just don't know why stores let their customers have their will - no matter how ridiculous and far fetched it is. They sure can afford to lose these kind of customers - they don't bring in the money, it's the opposite. It's almost like they're stealing from the store. By giving these asshats what they want, it just encourages their stupid behaviour.

Rafaella Bueno
Community Member
4 years ago

Abusing these kinds of policies says a lot more about the people doing it than about the policy, though. I suppose for the employees (seller and managers), it's probably easier and faster to deal with if you can just take whatever and be on your way than to have to argue with the client every time they try to return something ridiculous - which will happen often even if the store doesn't allow it. Maybe the stores figure it's just easier for everybody, and since it isn't hurting their profits, whatever. The actual percentage of people who do this must be small enough they just don't care.

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Jessica Nussbaumer
Community Member
4 years ago

I also worked at a store (high end) that had a full refund policy. The local popular news anchor would wear her threads on the air and then return them consistently claiming she had not worn them. How stupid can you be? All I'm saying is that no matter what income level, there are people out there who openly cheat the system and eventually ruin it for everyone else. If this lady was that hard up for cash, I doubt she could or would have bought that tree in the first place.

Ann Ros'a
Community Member
4 years ago

Would that be Nordstrom perhaps? Cause Nordstrom’s will take back anything, even if it’s not sold by them...

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Jonathan Eatsalot
Community Member
4 years ago

If a refund was given then the behavior is reinforced. Good job Costco. Derp.

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Brigitte
Community Member
4 years ago

I just don't know why stores let their customers have their will - no matter how ridiculous and far fetched it is. They sure can afford to lose these kind of customers - they don't bring in the money, it's the opposite. It's almost like they're stealing from the store. By giving these asshats what they want, it just encourages their stupid behaviour.

Rafaella Bueno
Community Member
4 years ago

Abusing these kinds of policies says a lot more about the people doing it than about the policy, though. I suppose for the employees (seller and managers), it's probably easier and faster to deal with if you can just take whatever and be on your way than to have to argue with the client every time they try to return something ridiculous - which will happen often even if the store doesn't allow it. Maybe the stores figure it's just easier for everybody, and since it isn't hurting their profits, whatever. The actual percentage of people who do this must be small enough they just don't care.

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Jessica Nussbaumer
Community Member
4 years ago

I also worked at a store (high end) that had a full refund policy. The local popular news anchor would wear her threads on the air and then return them consistently claiming she had not worn them. How stupid can you be? All I'm saying is that no matter what income level, there are people out there who openly cheat the system and eventually ruin it for everyone else. If this lady was that hard up for cash, I doubt she could or would have bought that tree in the first place.

Ann Ros'a
Community Member
4 years ago

Would that be Nordstrom perhaps? Cause Nordstrom’s will take back anything, even if it’s not sold by them...

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Jonathan Eatsalot
Community Member
4 years ago

If a refund was given then the behavior is reinforced. Good job Costco. Derp.

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