Not Cool, Best Buy (1 Photo)

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best buy what Not Cool, Best Buy (1 Photo)

As hurricane Irene bears down on the Jersey Shore, the Best Buy in Howell, NJ has taken it upon themselves sell cases of Dasani water for $40.56. One of the DJs for New Jersey 101.5 just sent this photo to theCHIVE.

At a time when it’s so important for these seaside communities to come together to help each other out (maybe even lower the price on water, eh), it’s disappointing to see a massive corporation like Best Buy not only assume zero social responsibility, but also go the extra mile to make a buck by selling bulk cases of water at the single bottle price during an emergency.

So I put it to you, Chivers. Is this ethical?

UPDATE: I just called Best Buy and spoke to one employee and a manager to confirm the photo. Both refused to answer my questions and told me I had to call corporate offices. My response was, ‘All you have to do is deny that you are doing this. It’s that simple.’
Neither party denied it. Instead I was rudely directed to corporate and then they hung up on me.

UPDATE #2: The manager of the Best Buy has responded and said, “… Sunday August 28th 2011, we will (be) price matching any local supermarket’s price for cases of water if they are needed for one day only as a gesture of good will.”

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  • james

    outrageous! i am so insulted by this i will buy my own bottles!
    and fill them with water!
    from a tap!
    That'll show those big corporate fucks!
    I can buy larger bottles of any size I desire
    And re-use them, even if there is no natural disaster.
    And, well, I suppose I could keep up this practice
    and never buy any water bottles, just to spite those asshat corporate monsters
    ruin their whole industry
    by not buying water from a store
    when there is a faucet
    in my house
    or apartment
    that'll show 'em…

  • Jeffro

    Best Buy sucks!!! I would rather pay 3 times Best Buy's price to support a local music shop. Hopefully the tide's beginning to turn and like Best Buy did to the local shops, the local shops will do to Best Buy and put them out of business…

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