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I have just STOLEN a Radley bag - I feel happy/guilty

(32 Posts)
Slapperati Thu 20-Mar-14 11:46:10


Wrong price tag in shop. Checked and double checked with sales assistant the price, they said yes that's right, it's £89.

Got to the check out - rang up as £159. Small conv. between staff, price adjusted to £89.

I am happy and guilty-feeling in equal measure....

Stropzilla Thu 20-Mar-14 11:48:28

I'm not sure how the shop selling you something at the agreed price means you've stolen it? Enjoy your bag, it looks like you got a great bargain!

OwlCapone Thu 20-Mar-14 11:49:52

They chose to sell it to you at the incorrect price. They didn't have to.

You didn't steal it.

Slightly over dramatic thread title wink

coffeewithcreamm Thu 20-Mar-14 11:51:24

You didn't steal it, you turnip!

BeverleyMoss Thu 20-Mar-14 11:52:12

Oh it's a stealth 'i've got a super new handbag' boast grin

nice bag, a bit too formal for my liking (and my lifestyle hmm), but very nice, I love the colour.

DameDiazepamTheDramaQueen Thu 20-Mar-14 11:57:52

Oh I live for moments like that, makes life worth livinggrin

Lovely bagsmile

Jackie0 Thu 20-Mar-14 12:16:01

And it was £229!
I'm not a Radley fan but I have to say that's a beautiful bag.

Slapperati Thu 20-Mar-14 13:53:18

I know, I know, but it FEELS like stealing. It's the first time ever the wrong price tag thing has happened to me.

Tis a thing of beauty. Now, how to convince DH I have had it for YEARS. smile

SomeLikeItChilliHot Thu 20-Mar-14 14:00:00

Wow what a steal!

DrankSangriaInThePark Thu 20-Mar-14 14:01:56

Radley customer service are brill like this.

Last summer my Mum couldn't decide between 2, both in their outlet store, both about £50 each. The assistant said "well, I'll let you have both for £70"

Enjoy your bag!

mumofthemonsters808 Thu 20-Mar-14 14:06:52

It's gorgeous, but even at the steal price I could not afford it.

AdoraBell Thu 20-Mar-14 14:10:07

Why guilty? If they had the wrong price on it they had 2 choices. With drawer it from sale or sell at the price advertised.

They chose To sell at the price advertised. Well done grin enjoy your lovely new bag envy.

KEGirlOnFire Thu 20-Mar-14 14:17:49

That's not stealing - neither did I steal our Vax Steamcleaner... wink

Popped into a local supermarket to do the shopping at the weekend. They had a Vax Steamcleaner reduced from £90 down to £40.

As my DH was packing the shopping they had to get a Supervisor over to authorize a 'big' item purchase that had been reduced. So Cashier and Supervisor authorized it and went on their way.

Got home and instead of charging us £40, they'd charged us 40p!!!!!!!! grin grin

Didn't even realise until we got home and wondered why our weekly shop had been so cheap considering what we'd bought!

Ecclefechan Thu 20-Mar-14 14:22:33

Personally think what KEGirl did is morally dubious but OP is in the clear.

MyChemicalGerard Thu 20-Mar-14 14:26:40

I don't see how it is morally dubious? Not her fault at all, I would never return anything sold to me cheaper than the actual price at the end of the day it was the stores mistake not the customers, so be happy 40p is amazing! smile

Ecclefechan Thu 20-Mar-14 14:53:41

let's hope an employee doesn't cop for it.

BumWad Thu 20-Mar-14 14:58:35

I hope you didn't get the bogey green one?

Dfg15 Thu 20-Mar-14 15:00:55

Gorgeous handbag, lucky you! With regards to the Vax Steamcleaner if a casher and supervisor authorised it and still got the price wrong, that's their problem surely.

Slapperati Thu 20-Mar-14 15:28:51

I prefer "cool mint" to "bogey green" and yes, that's the one I have smile

ClownsLeftJokersRight Thu 20-Mar-14 15:32:44

That's a lovely bag! Well donesmile

HorseyTwinkleToes Thu 20-Mar-14 15:39:24

Message withdrawn at poster's request.

WillSingForCake Thu 20-Mar-14 15:43:18

Haha, whoops BumWad!!

MrsWedgeAntilles Thu 20-Mar-14 15:49:12

I had something similar happen to me but it was with a bottle of Sprite in the Springburn shopping centre grin

Its not stealing, they have to sell it to you at the price it says on the label otherwise shops could just make up any price when you get to the till. (So said the ubiquitious wee Glasgow woman in the queue behind me).

ImAThrillseekerHoney Thu 20-Mar-14 15:51:04

I had the opposite happen last week. Went into a shop, saw a scarf I liked, decided to buy it on impulse, and when the assistant rang it up at the till it was actually 60% off marked price in the sale grin. Made my day. Unfortunately (sort of) the shop was New Look so the original marked price was only £7.99, but still, five quid saving that I didn't expect was a total result.

dexter73 Thu 20-Mar-14 16:15:26

Mrs WedgeAntilles - not true I'm afraid

'The price tag was wrong, but the retailer has to honour it'
THE FACTS Unfortunately not. This is a case of "if something sounds too good to be true, it probably is". If you happen to spot something that is incorrectly priced you have no legal right to buy it for that price. If you get to the till and the sales assistant notices, the retailer is within its rights to refuse to sell it to you for that price. This is also the case if you order an item online – if the mistake is noticed before you have been contacted by the retailer to confirm the sale, there is no legally binding contract and it is within its rights to refuse the sale.
However, if your sale has been accepted, you can insist that the retailer sells you the goods for the price at which they were advertised. Which?, the consumer group, said that in this case you might be able to buy the same item elsewhere and claim against the original trader for the difference in price. To do this you should write to the retailer in the first instance, explaining what you are doing. If it doesn't agree to refund the money, you will normally have to take a claim to the small claims court (see box above).
The trader could try to argue that it made a mistake with the pricing, voiding the contract. But it would have to show that the price was so low that you must have known it was not genuine: for example, a new leather jacket with a price tag of £2.

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