Best Buy Apologizes For Price Gouging Water During Hurricane Harvey

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Best Buy says “it’s deeply sorry” after a photo taken at one of its Houston stores, which appeared to show a case of water selling for $42 in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey. a Best Buy representative apologized following the accusation of price gouging. Best Buy said the sale was “clearly a mistake on the part of a few employees at a single store.” The company said it doesn’t have pricing for cases of water in its system and employees priced the water “by multiplying the cost of one bottle by the number of bottles in a case.

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