A honest Ad by The IT Depot

Received an unsolicited email from the IT Depot (sales@theitdepot.com) which sales several computer hardware and related goods. I was about to delete this mail, but noticed a strange pattern...

All items had an offer price above the regular price and You save section promptly showed negative number.
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As you can see in the image above, Apple iPod nano Black 8GB is priced at Rs 8990 but The IT Depot Office Price is Rs 9280, which is Rs 290 more than the regular price. Same for every other item... And the mail dares you with a button- BUY NOW... Why will I?

May be they are honest in admitting their pricing strategy... or may be their employee carelessly interchanged regular and offer prices... Either way, words spoken (mail sent) and pearl broken are lost forever...


March 19th update: I'd sent a mail to them asking why offer prices are more than regular price. No one has cared to respond so far.

4 comments:

mohanbn.com said...

Funny, looks like their content didn't go through any quality check process!

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Yes... atleast the software should have alerted something like "You save field cann't be negative..."

Raveesh Kumar said...

Comedy of errors!

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