The Reynolds office said there was a problem with the type of signage because the prices on the shelves were advertised prices and should be respected. was also posted in the store.
Anderson told Journal-News that she went back to the store yesterday looking for Halloween candy, but there were no price tags on the items. Play bait and turn me on.
Some examples of price differences can be found at the 1425 Millville Road store.
- Nestlé’s Coffee Mate Creamer retail price was $2, but it was $4.35 when I scanned it.
- The retail price for the expensive Solo Cup was $4.25, but when I scanned it, it was $5.95.
- Perdue Chicken Strips were priced at $7.95 in store, but were $10.75 when scanned.
- The retail price of Pillsbury Grounds Biscuits was $3, but when I scanned it, it was $3.75.
The Auditor’s Weighing Department verifies that the displayed shelf price or advertised price matches the price displayed at checkout. If the product scans differently than what is marked on the item or shelf, the item is rejected. Stores are allowed an error rate of plus or minus 2%. 2% is calculated based on the total number of items tested. If 50 items were scanned, only 1 item was scanned incorrectly in the store.
Journal-News has reached out to Dollar General but has not yet received a response.