Some how I missed this story in October, so I’m posting it now (thanks to Elizabeth for bringing it to my attention). I’m from this part of the country so, I’m not surprised.
On Oct 17, 2008, a young man went to “Journey’s” show store in Kansas City, MO (some accounts of this story say it happened in Kansas City KS…Oak Park Mall). He bought a pair of shoes and then saw an identical pair at a different store for less.? As such, he bought the identical shoes from the cheaper store and took back the original more pricey pair to Journey’s. Later on that night, as he was reviewing the receipt, he noticed that the reason for the return was “Dumb N*gger”. When he took the receipt back to the store, they didn’t even apologize but did admit that the “reason” was in the system. Click the video below to see local news coverage.
This store is a retail chain for whom you may be a regular customer. There is power in the almighty dollar. Just something to consider. Please pass it along…
For a listing of stores through out the country: http://www.journeys.com/store_locator.aspx