With DirectBuy, It Will Cost You a Lot to Save


Subject:
Consumer Research & Advocacy , Shopping

Description:
This September 2007 article describes the operation of a nationwide buying club that promises members discounts on goods after paying membership fees. Topics include amount of membership fees, prices of items, handling fees, and return policies. The article concludes that "the lack of price transparency makes it hard to evaluate whether you'll save by joining DirectBuy." From a blog from Consumers Reports.

Creator:
Fichera, Chris

Publisher:
Consumers Union of U.S., Inc.

Language:
English

Source:
http://blogs.consumerreports.org/home/2007/09/with-directbu-1.html


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