The Sun: Argos ‘misleading customers’ with clearance ‘sale’ that has NO discount. In all fairness t

The Sun: Argos ‘misleading customers’ with clearance ‘sale’ that has NO discount.

In all fairness the actual definition of CLEARANCE items are those that will not be restocked, which in some cases actually attract a premium. In fact clearance items are often bought in bulk and resold on eBay at a premium price BECAUSE of the limit of supply. Ultimately Argos customers will find out this definition the hard way and I personally don't think they have any obligation to discount items they will no longer be restocking.

https://www.thesun.co.uk/money/8935585/shoppers-angry-misleading-argos-clearance-sale/
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  • Dippypud
    Dippypud Posts: 1,927 Forumite
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    Is this not the usual seasonal clearout ?
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  • parkrunner
    parkrunner Posts: 2,610 Forumite
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    It's "clearance" and not "clearance sale", so perfectly ok.
    It's nothing , not nothink.
  • donnajunkie
    donnajunkie Posts: 32,412 Forumite
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    I wouldnt care. Whats relevant to me is do i want it and am i happy with the price. I regularly buy my trainers from sports direct. They have a permanent sale there and we are permanently led to believe they have 50% off. I dont fall for that. Asking the two relevant questions gets a yes though.
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