Jessica Buczkowski saw a really good price online for a popular insulated Yeti cup that she wanted. She didn’t ask herself why the price was so much lower than everyone else’s. If she had, perhaps this story would not have been necessary. “Two months is too long to wait for my Yeti refund”
Even though Harold Singer isn’t concerned with his tour operator’s ethics, his recent email suggests we should be. And he’s right. “Is it ethical for a tour operator to make “such a large extra profit”?”
George Antoun is quoted a monthly rate of $59 for his Internet and phone service. So why is CenturyLink billing him $76? And can he get a price adjustment?
“CenturyLink backpedals on a price quote — how about a price adjustment?”
Do American consumers want to be deceived?
Do they like being lied to?
Those are the provocative questions raised by a recent debate about eliminating restaurant tips. It’s a discussion that rages on, particularly in the travel industry, where consumers are lied to without shame or legal repercussions every day.
“Please lie to us!”