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STORES: Stop asking us to make donations

Letter by Brian Harvey, Puyallup on Aug. 20, 2012 at 12:10 pm | 18 Comments »
August 20, 2012 1:25 pm

I have been holding off on writing this, but it has gotten to the point that the continual begging by retail establishments is getting past the point of being ridiculous. In making three stops today, I was hounded by the cashiers about rounding up my purchase and donating to some unnamed charity.

This is getting old, and I have begun taking my business to other establishments that do not hound me when I make a purchase. This is not just one or two particular stores but it covers grocery stores, children stores, pet stores and convenience stores.

Corporate managers should take heed that they are going to lose business. We, the consumers, do not have any idea where the money is going. I guess it is going to have take many consumers complaining to get the point across to these stores that enough is enough.

Economic times are hard, and I am doing what I have to to make ends meet. I have my own charities that I donate to and am proud to be able to help them out.

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