A Walgreens that doesn’t mind coupons!

Friday, January 16, 2009 Hand-posted by Jennifer

How funny was my shopping trip tonight!  I’m still shaking my head about this one.

I purchased two bottles of Oust with a BOGO Q because they were on sale BOGO.  I had picked up two myself the other day but my mother-in-law wanted some.  So I stopped after school.  Here is how my transaction went.

CASHIER:  Rings up 2 bottles of Oust and bags it.

ME:  Hand my BOGO Q and a dollar bill knowing it will cover tax.

CASHIER:  Scans coupon, puts dollar in drawer and hands me my change.

ME:  As I put my change up I see something I can’t believe!

CASHIER:  Wads, scrunches, whatever you want to say to throw away my coupon.

ME:  “Um, I believe you need to keep that”.

CASHIER:  “No, they don’t care about these”.

ME:  “Well, I believe they do need them to get reimbursed”.

CASHIER:  “Sure, I’ll just sit it down right here then”.  Sarcastic tone.

ME:  “Well then, I would like to know from management for my own information then if they are just going to be tossed away in the trash”.

CASHIER:  Calls manager and asks “Do we need to keep this” as he shows coupon.

MANAGER:  “Yes, you see here in the box the tab that says coupons”.

CASHIER:  The look on his face was priceless that he was wrong and I had called him out.

ME:  “I’m so glad you learned something tonight about your job” as I grabbed my bag and left smiling.  And I mean a big smile of I told you so!

I mean, really!  How much money had this cashier lost for Walgreens!?  He was throwing my coupon away and who knows how many others before me.

1 comments:

  1. Riannon said...

    That is pretty funny! I've always wondered if clerks ever "keep" any coupons that they get. The registers will take them again even if they were rung once.

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