most times when you print from a web browser it will show the the web address and date accessed on the bottom of the page…and if they’re REALLY going to be that much of an asshole about it they’d also be the type to call.
where do you go where you have problems price matching? staples is my favorite…i’ve had them not even ask for the ad. I said to the girl “best buy has these for $15. i wanted to price match” then i went in my purse to get the ad and she had already don ethe price adjustment befor ei had pulled the ad out. she never even asked to look at it so i just put it away.
officemax matched for me once but gave me a hard time about the 115% price match that they do. I had to talk to a manager but i did get it.
even the best buy near me I’ve gone and had managers honor mistakes in the ads and stuff like that.
if anything i would think it’s harder for me to be taken seriously as a young person. I honestly look barely 18. when i ask to talk to a manager i generally get sort of smirked/laughed at.
I’ve worked retail and it SUCKS so I’d never do anything to demean or be rude to a retail employee no matter how badly they may or may not deserve it. my line is “i understand you might not have the authority to okay this price match or honor the ad mistake, I just wanted to speak to the manager to see if they could do antyhing for me”
as long as the employee knows you’re not going to make stuff up about them (which customer actually do believe it or not) and as long as you’re not “ratting them out” for something, they’ll be very nice and cooperative.