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March 27, 2013

I wonder what they charge for window-shopping?

This won't end well...

Store Charges Customers $5 'Just Looking' Fee To Combat Showrooming

There's a store in Australia that really hates it when its customers walk around the store without buying anything.

Redditor BarrettFox posted a pic of a sign informing shoppers of a new fee at a specialty food store in Brisbane.

It's $5 for "just looking."

The fee exists to stop people from "showrooming" — which occurs when a customer looks at items in a physical store, then makes the purchase online.

The sign assures that you'll have the five dollars deducted from the final purchase price, so you'll get your money back if you buy something.

Posted by joke du jour at March 27, 2013 07:02 PM

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