By MrsCDogg Latest Reply 2011-11-04 11:38:48 -0500
Started 2011-11-02 15:17:04 -0500

I work at a big box store. I am not gonna say which one because I'd most likely get in trouble. I have known since day one that our company does not give military discounts except on certain days of the year. The next one is Veterns Day. The other day one of my co workers asked over the radios that we all wear if he could give this older vetern a discount of a LARGE item he was buying. Over the radio I hear one of the managers say…"Yadda Yadda does not participate in the veterns discount program." I wanted to jump through the radio and choke him! Pretty cheap company when they won't even give just a 10% discount to a vetern on a daily basis. It really bothers me to have to tell a vetern we don't offer that kind of thing every day.

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5 replies

jayabee52 2011-11-04 11:38:48 -0500 Report

Then the sales associate (correct term?) should have advised the Veteran as to WHEN the next discount was given. If he could wait till then, he could get the discount.

berrykins0 2011-11-03 19:04:57 -0500 Report

don't blame there .it's bad enough some people are to cheap to give there employers benefits or discounts but when it come to the public they shouldn't be.sad deal it is.just making a point of how it goes sometimes .not saying your company doesn't give you benefits or discounts.

Mickey/CCHT 2011-11-02 19:11:24 -0500 Report

Sad. That manager sure needs a wake up call. Even if he could not authorize it, he handled it very unprofessionally. Shame on him.

MEGriff1950 2011-11-02 17:55:01 -0500 Report

Mrs CDogg, I understand your annoyance of this incident being handled over the radios that your customers could hear. My opinion is that should have been handled in a more personal manner. Obviously the customer did not realize that many items found in bookstores can be purchased at Amazon or EBay much cheaper. Many stores do not offer any discounts to Veterns or the disabled but will offer seniors discounts. All customers have the right not to buy any item at any store.

Harlen 2011-11-02 16:08:34 -0500 Report

Some places never give one .As a vet I do not expect to get one iether .
I did what I did for all of us to be free not to get something for it .
We dont make to Goverment take care the vets we have not even close
Look at the groups that are springing up that wish you to do the goverments job
and help the vets mum ????
Best wishes

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