Not the best in-store experience
Last wk my mum and I bought a few things each in the triple figure $ range. The man that served us was nice and knocked a bit of each of the items without us asking. However, on Sunday we went back to the store for another expensive item. Only a couple of customers in store but not a staff member in sight.
I knew what I was after but wanted some information about it and a good deal. I walked round the entire store and not one person came to my assistance. Actually I couldn't see anyone. The counter was also unattended. Eventually the only per...son I did find near the tech dept was at a desk on the phone. I did another lap around the store, eventually finding what I was after but no staff still. Took it to the counter where a poor lady had been waiting to be served since I came in. I stood behind her and waited for a while. Eventually someone came to the counter. When I was served I asked if they could do a better price. He straight out said "No, that'll be $XXX". I stated that I know a few people who have walked into store and had $10 knocked off this product. He didn't want to know about it. I guess it depends who you get, and where you shop. Obviously this experience left me a bit disappointed. I didn't bother to ask for information about the product. The staff member seemed in a hurry to get back out the back. As it was a xmas present and no alternative store to purchase from I paid for it and left. I know it was a Sunday and it is the end of the year but if you are going to work in retail you need a team of enthusiastic staff and helpful ones. That was not present on my latest trip.
My Son went to Joyce Maine Garbutt to buy a 144hz monitor. That was his 1 requirement. Not being a computer expert he trusted the salesman who sold him an LG 32MP58HQ which IS NOT 144hz! Due to no recordings of the sale I can not prove anything but My Son was clear! 144hz. The 32MP58HQ is only 60hz. Do not trust sales people at Joyce Maine Garbutt!!
Purchase of HP Printer
I went to Joyce Mayne Toowoomba to purchase a HP Printer,I had purchased from this store before and the service was good, however this time the salesman must have got out of bed the wrong way. He was most upset that I did not accept the extended warranty for extra cost and when I said my last printer lasted 8 years he said this one won't. I worked in retail for many years and I know some customers can be difficult but in this case I knew what I wanted and was just happy to pay the price and be on my way . Maybe this person needs some help with customer service.
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