Show of HandsShow of Hands

CzarCastic February 3rd, 2014 6:58am

You're shopping at Home Depot for a specific product. You explain what it is you need & the employee bring you to the exact product. You're happy. Later a random shopper says "don't buy that product, buy this." Which item are you more likely to buy?

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XercesBlue ...
02/03/14 9:23 am

Home Depot has their employees do online classes (which I doubt sticks), but they also deal with more customers who have knowledge/experiences that rub off. It really depends on which person comes across more knowledgeable.. If equal, I'm more likely

XercesBlue ...
02/03/14 9:26 am

To go with the shopper. It's not exactly logical, but the assumption would be that they mentioned it from personal experience.

KAnne Atlantic City, NJ
02/03/14 1:31 am

The employee's, most likely. But I'd consider what the shopper has to say. If the shopper can speak on the topic more than the employee did, I might reconsider. Otherwise, I'm going with the person that knows these products for a living.

PartyFree Nowhere in Particular
02/03/14 12:07 am

Unless the random shopper is an expert in whatever you are dealing with, I'd take the employee's advice.