Saturday, 20 January, 2018

Woman returns 'dead' Christmas tree to Costco for a refund

Woman returns ‘dead’ Christmas tree for full refund social media can’t handle Clodagh Kilcoyne Reuters
Preston Stone | 11 January, 2018, 23:32

A woman in California put that return policy to the test when she reportedly returned her dead Christmas tree and got a full refund.

That's what a California woman tried to do January 4, when she brought her dead tree back to a Costco store, the Sun reported.

To the disbelief of fellow shoppers, the store granted her request and sent her home with her money.

Scott Bentley was so outraged the woman's chutzpah, he posted a photo he took of her along with his commentary on Facebook.

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People present at the store were shocked as one of them wrote on social media about the lack of moral values of the woman.

"Bentley said the woman was "[shamed] to a small degree" by employees and other customers, but the purchase was verified in Costco's system and she was issued a full refund. "Seriously, how cheap can you be?" wrote one user.

The warehouse club allows members to return nearly anything they've purchased at any time for a full refund (there is a 90-day limit on electronics). People do this all the time.

Used Christmas trees are often left on curbs for waste collectors after the holidays, but a woman in Santa Clarita, Calif., brought hers back to Costco for a refund, "because it was dead".

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