Staples - Amazing Offer? Not so fast...

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Staples advertised "80 page coil notebooks" for 5 CENTS each.

Great offer ofcourse. What made it even better? The fact that they explicitly stated on their flyer next to this item "Guaranteed In-Stock".

So I get to the store, and what do you know...They're sold out.

I talk to the store manager and ask for some form of compensation, yet the best they could do is provide us with 2 of the notebooks since they were waiting on their new shipment.

So I go to ANOTHER staples store about 15 minutes away from the first, and they have the exact same thing going on. They're sold out on their advertised offer, yet are offering only two notebooks per family when the customer complains.

It is absolutely ridiculous that they label their item as GUARANTEED IN-STOCK, and then they run out of them. I had the idea that I could stock up on these, but ofcourse, the offer was too good to be true.

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Anonymous

Oct 31, 2015 #1056402

That basically means in stock in store or online. It's a vague term. They didn't say it was guaranteed in stock IN THE STORE, they only said it was guaranteed in stock.

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stfuNeatThosNutss

Nov 11, 2014 #898715 Danylivka, Zakarpats'ka Oblast', Ukraine

5 cents a book. I mean, they were eventually going to run out though right? I mean did you really think that they would have over... Show more

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Nick

Nov 11, 2014 #898718 Homestead, Florida, United States

LMAO, wow that is the funniest thing i've read all day. Spit the peanut directly in her mouth. LMAO, hilarious.

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Anonymous

Aug 27, 2014 #861967

Wow tgat was *** to put on a sign lol never guarantee anything. Legit complaint lop.

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