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It is possibly the most famous promise in British retailing: "Never knowingly undersold" has been at the heart of John Lewis’s business since 1925. But a quietly introduced change has infuriated loyal customers, who claim the price-m治疗癫痫病最好的医院都有哪些atch promise is now slipping away.
For many years John Lewis customers have been safe in the knowledge that if they found their purchase for a lower price elsewhere the company would refund the difference. Carrier bags and marketing campaigns have proudly proclaimed to the world that John Lewis won’t be beaten on price.
Yet since September some customers who have asked John Lewis to ma治疗癫痫的正规医院有哪家tch the price of goods found cheaper elsewhere on the high street have been turned away.
A Guardian Money reader from Roydon, Essex, contacted us after he bought a Hotpoint washing machine in John Lewis’s Welwyn store for £279. A few days later he saw the same model in Argos for £219 �C £60 cheaper. John Lewis turned down his claim made under the never knowingly undersold policy, because it 北京治羊羔疯专科医院said it guaranteed the washing machines for two years, while Argos offered only one year.
The customer complained �C unsuccessfully �C that the store wasn’t being fair as this was not made clear in the literature.
When Money investigated, we found that John Lewis had made a fundamental change to its policy.
In a statement in September, which at the time drew positive headlines, i儿童癫痫怎么治疗t said it would for the first time match online prices from other retailers as long as they also had a physical high street presence. What was made less clear was that the store would no longer match a price unless its rival offers the exact same warranty.
The policy change might not sound much, but it in effect allows the store to avoid almost all price matching of electrical it