Originally Posted by John J. Puccio
I hear that, N.B. I wouldn't buy an expensive piece of electronics on-line, either, esp. one that requires a subjective judgment about its audio or video properties. However, I'm lucky enough to live in an area where for high-end items there are a number of alternative stores to visit, like Fry's Electronics, Pacific Appliances, and several independent shops, as well as the usual assortment of Walmart, Target, Sears, etc., for lesser-priced items. I just try to avoid Best Buy whenever possible, and this latest annoyance of not being able to buy an "exclusive" product from them makes me steam further.
If you're referring to Pacific Sales, they are owned by Best Buy. Many Best Buys are now integrating a Pacific Sales into their stores instead of having a regular appliance department.
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