Since: Sep 12

Location hidden

#43 Oct 3, 2012
Gotcha wrote:
Why don't they just say the total price, instead of trying to be slick & putting "10% added at checkout" under EVERY item in their sales ad?? I noticed this last week and they are doing it again this week also! Is this lame trick really drawing in the crowds they want..lol!If anything this bait & switch type stunt should piss people off...I definately will not be going to a TC grocers store anytime in the near future
What's so bad about that? Any other place you go adds 20-30% but you just dont see it

“Hot, Sweet, & Sticky”

Since: Nov 08

Lake City

#44 Oct 3, 2012
Gotcha wrote:
Why don't they just say the total price, instead of trying to be slick & putting "10% added at checkout" under EVERY item in their sales ad?? I noticed this last week and they are doing it again this week also! Is this lame trick really drawing in the crowds they want..lol!If anything this bait & switch type stunt should piss people off...I definately will not be going to a TC grocers store anytime in the near future
I agree! It's stupid. Just put the dang price on there. I also think the Kroger card is just as stupid.
Ewe Too

State University, AR

#45 Oct 4, 2012
Been there. Don't like it. If you buy several items and you're on a budget it's very hard to add the price of each item plus the 10% added PLUS taxes and stay within your budget. If you buy one item things aren't so bad.
guest

Cypress, TX

#46 Oct 4, 2012
They add 10% at register so they show u what they pay for it. And instead of a 20-30 percent markup it's only 10. How is that hard or complicated or misleading???
Guest

Atlanta, TX

#47 Oct 4, 2012
Yea.. I like that store, & tha ladies
guest

Jonesboro, AR

#48 Oct 5, 2012
Ewe Too wrote:
Been there. Don't like it. If you buy several items and you're on a budget it's very hard to add the price of each item plus the 10% added PLUS taxes and stay within your budget. If you buy one item things aren't so bad.
Why try to keep up with adding 10% to each item as you place it in your basket? If you usually keep a running total as you shop, just add 10% to the total and calculate taxes when you're finished. Much simpler.
How Bout This

State University, AR

#49 Oct 5, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>Why try to keep up with adding 10% to each item as you place it in your basket? If you usually keep a running total as you shop, just add 10% to the total and calculate taxes when you're finished. Much simpler.
Why not put the price you want customers to pay for your goods without having to do all the extra math?
guest

Jonesboro, AR

#50 Oct 5, 2012
How Bout This wrote:
<quoted text>
Why not put the price you want customers to pay for your goods without having to do all the extra math?
I'd rather they would do that too, but since they don't, I find that it's easier to add 10% to the total instead of to each individual item.
cash saver

Amsterdam, Netherlands

#51 Oct 15, 2012
buy my stuff
Ewe Too

State University, AR

#52 Oct 16, 2012
This thread was obviously started by someone connected to the store. I shopped there when it was Country Mart because it's close to my house. I never had a problem with it. It's not Kroger by any means but it served it's purpose. Now you have to carry a calculator with you if you buy many groceries and are on a budget. By the time you add 10% to each item plus taxes you could be surprised and embarrassed at the checkout if you come up short of money. Then you have to decide what you want to put back on the shelves. I don't like it at all.
Ewe Too

State University, AR

#53 Oct 16, 2012
Guest wrote:
Why can't we get a decent grocery store over here? They tout VV best school, their building big homes, Ridgepointe, Barrington, Layman Crest but then we have a disgusting grocery store and a crappy old BP across the street.
Especially check your pop tarts. Two boxes had bugs.
Pop Tarts are in sealed foil packages and the boxes are sealed. How did the bugs get in them? If they were open then why did you buy them?
Ewe Too

State University, AR

#54 Oct 16, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>I'd rather they would do that too, but since they don't, I find that it's easier to add 10% to the total instead of to each individual item.
Yes, It's very easy IF you are a mathemetician and can add 30 items in your head and multiply it by 10% and then add the taxes.

Since: Sep 12

Location hidden

#56 Oct 16, 2012
[QUOTE who="crazy/beautiful "]<quoted text>Are they just trying to get rid of shit or what[/QUOTE]
Nope just makin more money and givin people cheaper grocery bills
guest2

Walnut Ridge, AR

#57 Oct 17, 2012
Guest wrote:
Just checked the weekly ads and found the following.

Pepsi or Mt Dew 2L.

Cash Saver $1.24 + 10%=$1.37

Kroger 4/$5.00 =$1.25

Hayes 3/$5.00 =$1.67

That is just one item that you can compare a name brand item at several stores.

I'm sure cash saver has some items that are cheaper than at other stores, but just know what those prices are.

Just because an item is in the weekly ad doesn't mean it is cheaper than somewhere else in town.

Just like other stores, just because "cheaper", "save" or "lowest prices" are in their names or ads, doesn't always mean that they are cheapest.

Let the buyer beware.

Happy Shopping
It's 10% added to your total. Not each item.
Simple math

Jonesboro, AR

#58 Oct 17, 2012
guest2 wrote:
<quoted text>
It's 10% added to your total. Not each item.
it's called the distributive property. Check it out

(1.50 x 1.1)+(2.00 x 1.1)=(3.50 x 1.1)
Ewe Too

State University, AR

#60 Oct 18, 2012
guest wrote:
<quoted text>Why try to keep up with adding 10% to each item as you place it in your basket? If you usually keep a running total as you shop, just add 10% to the total and calculate taxes when you're finished. Much simpler.
You still need a calculator to add all the items together and then multiply by 10% and then multiply for taxes then add taxes. I DON'T WANT THE EXTRA HASSLE! Why not advertise everything as 10% above cost and put the real price on it? You can't be more simple than that. I don't want to hear how simple it is to add then multiply then add and multiply and add again. I know how to add and multiply I JUST DON'T WANT TO. I need a Xanax and a beer.
To ewe too

United States

#61 Oct 18, 2012
Then take a xanax, drink a beer, & shop some where that you think is better. It's that simple.

Since: Sep 12

Location hidden

#62 Oct 18, 2012
Ewe Too wrote:
<quoted text>You still need a calculator to add all the items together and then multiply by 10% and then multiply for taxes then add taxes. I DON'T WANT THE EXTRA HASSLE! Why not advertise everything as 10% above cost and put the real price on it? You can't be more simple than that. I don't want to hear how simple it is to add then multiply then add and multiply and add again. I know how to add and multiply I JUST DON'T WANT TO. I need a Xanax and a beer.
There's nothin more simple than savin money
guest

Jonesboro, AR

#63 Oct 29, 2012
At least their employees are friendly. Only shop on weekends and from what I have seen, they are nice to all their customers.
Ewe Too

State University, AR

#64 Oct 30, 2012
To ewe too wrote:
Then take a xanax, drink a beer, & shop some where that you think is better. It's that simple.
This forum as created to let people air their beliefs, problems and share their points of view. You did and so did I. I already have stopped shopping there but I also want the management/you to know why I stopped shopping there and for them to quit telling me how easy adding and multiplying is. It's just a psychological gimmick to get people in the store. If it works then good for them/you. I have a feeling that you are the one who started this post and now you don't want to hear what the negative people have to say.(BTW, U say "It's that simple" too much)

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