Report: #1109544

Complaint Review: Home Depot

  • Submitted: Mon, December 23, 2013
  • Updated: Mon, December 23, 2013
  • Reported By: Scammed By Home Depot — Memphis Tennessee
  • Home Depot

    , Select State/Province
    USA

Home Depot Bait & Switch Attempt followed by Delayed Shipping Memphis Tennessee

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 On December 15th I visited Home DEpot on Truss Parkway in Memphis to purchase a Samsung washer and dryer advertised both in print and on the web.  On the 15th, I was told that I could not order the product and that a manager would call me the next day.  On December 18th a sales associate not the manager contacted me to in form me that again I could not order the product. 

I checked on HomeDepot.com and sure enough the product was available.  The first delivery date given to me was December 23rd.  After I entered my credit card information the delivery date changed to January 7th. 

On January 8th the local Home Depot left a message on my cell phone stating that the earliest the product would be delivered to me is mid-February at best. 

At that time, I suggested that the Home Depot offer me another washer or dryer with comparable features in any color.  Since I am moving into my new home on January 2nd it is unreasonable to be without a washer and dryer for so long.  The folks at Home Depot contacted the manager at both Poplar and Truss Parkway who refused to offer me a comparable washer and dryer at the same price as the Samsung. 

Both managers refused to take the loss---who should?  Me, the consumer?

It is an FTC viloation to promise a consumer a product on a particular date and then not honor the request.  Furthermore, how can you have a product advertised and then refuse to sell it?

 

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