rank
  • Report: #507705

Complaint Review: Big 5 Sporting Goods Store

Thank You

Read how Ripoff Report saves consumers millions.

  • Submitted: Sun, October 11, 2009
  • Updated: Sun, December 13, 2009

  • Reported By: Mike — Seattle Washington USA
Big 5 Sporting Goods Store
3500 S Meridian Suite 510 Puyallup, Washington United States of America

Big 5 Sporting Goods Store Price Misrepresentation during sale Puyallup, Washington

*Consumer Comment: ask them

What's this?
What's this?
What's this?
Is this
Ripoff Report
About you?
Ripoff Report
A business' first
line of defense
on the Internet.
If your business is
willing to make a
commitment to
customer satisfaction
Click here now..

Does your business have a bad reputation?
Fix it the right way.
Corporate Advocacy Program™

SEO Reputation Management at its best!

I was in the store yesterday looking over folding pocket knives. Inside the display case was a Smith and Wesson Model CKG105 Extreme Ops Folder that had a list price of $59.99 and a sale price of $9.99. I purchased two of these knives in the belief I was saving $100 off of the retail price of the knives, and had found a great deal.

When I got home from work today I Googled the knives and discovered that the vast majority of stores including Smith and Wesson itself lists the retail cost of these knives for around $25. I feel that Big 5 Sporting Goods deliberately misrepresented the price on these knives to fool consumers into thinking they were receiving a greater sale savings than they actually were, and deliberately deceiving the customers who purchased these knives.

This report was posted on Ripoff Report on 10/11/2009 01:24 PM and is a permanent record located here: http://www.ripoffreport.com/r/Big-5-Sporting-Goods-Store/Puyallup-Washington-98373/Big-5-Sporting-Goods-Store-Price-Misrepresentation-during-sale-Puyallup-Washington-507705. The posting time indicated is Arizona local time. Arizona does not observe daylight savings so the post time may be Mountain or Pacific depending on the time of year.

Ripoff Report has an exclusive license to this report. It may not be copied without the written permission of Ripoff Report.

Click Here to read other Ripoff Reports on Big 5 Sporting Goods Store

Search for additional reports

If you would like to see more Rip-off Reports on this company/individual, search here:

Search Tips
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?
REBUTTALS & REPLIES:
0Author 1Consumer 0Employee/Owner
Updates & Rebuttals

#1 Consumer Comment

ask them

AUTHOR: Tim - (U.S.A.)

I believe that Big 5 doesn't put MSRP price tags on their merchandise.  It comes to the pre-priced from the DISTRIBUTOR.  Call them and ask.  I couldn't hurt.  I'm pretty sure Big 5 gets to choose what SALE price the item can go for, but not the MSRP price tag found from the DISTRIBUTOR.  What the manufacturer say's is always a bit off because the DISTRIBUTORS make buys of different contracts. Including: freight price negotiations, discounts based on quantity negotiations, return reimbursement negotiations, Import terriff negotiations (if any...these mostly come from china), promise-to-buy negotiations on other products, etc., etc., etc.
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Report & Rebuttal
Respond to this report!
What's this?
Also a victim?
What's this?
Repair Your Reputation!
What's this?

Advertisers above have met our
strict standards for business conduct.



Ripoff Report Legal Directory