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post #31 of 55
Jos A Bank sent me a receipt saying I paid $31.75, the correct amount. PayPal sent me a receipt for $79.75, approximately the pre-sale price. cloud.gif
post #32 of 55
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Originally Posted by aperson View Post

For anyone who's trying to take advantage of the cheap shoe trees / hangars / whatever and paying with paypal: Check your receipt.

 

Paypal shows a charge almost double what the JAB checkout page showed. Apparently their payment system is of a similar quality to their suits.


I'm going to blame Paypal on this one.
post #33 of 55
That hanger is 19 inches. Kinda long maybe..
post #34 of 55
Picked up 12 hangers and 6 shoe trees, thanks. I am also planning on buying 30 hangers as a Christmas present for my brother.
post #35 of 55
I'm poor this week so I only got 3 trees. Jos A Banks rocks.
post #36 of 55
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Originally Posted by KObalto View Post

Jos A Bank sent me a receipt saying I paid $31.75, the correct amount. PayPal sent me a receipt for $79.75, approximately the pre-sale price. cloud.gif


Yep, that appears to be what happened with me as well, though I ordered a lot more than $30 worth of stuff.

 

I emailed JAB about the difference, but they haven't replied yet (I guess nobody handles customer service emails on the weekend). Paypal hasn't actually taken the money out of my account yet.

post #37 of 55
Look, the sale right now is even better for cedar products.. Buy two at 50% off get one item free.... but you also get $25 off $125. So you can get an even better deal (if you need a bunch).
post #38 of 55
RE: The pay-pal issue, I spoke to their customer service after ordering some traveler shirts that I like, it seems pay-pal doesn't recognize their sales but when you are charged it actually does reflect the sale price, I verified this with my bank so its no big deal, according to them the problem is on the pay-pal side. As long as I get charged the right amount I am good now that I understand the problem.
Darrell
post #39 of 55
i never thought about hangers and shoe trees there...thanks for the info...big score.
post #40 of 55
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Originally Posted by HarleyBob View Post

I would say thanks for the info. and I would then buy shoe trees, tie hangers and the wide-shouldered contoured cedar hangers. You can't beat any of those three for $8 a piece.

+1
post #41 of 55
My freshman year roommate thought JAB was the classiest place and it was a very high end store. He said he used to like to go inside and mess with the SA's pretending he was going to buy something, and just try on the "finest clothing" he had ever seen. He wasn't poor—he's a trust funder, but he has no class. The first time he told me about his adoration for JAB I asked if he was kidding, and assumed he was. He was not. He was very serious.
post #42 of 55
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Originally Posted by ddaniel1 View Post

RE: The pay-pal issue, I spoke to their customer service after ordering some traveler shirts that I like, it seems pay-pal doesn't recognize their sales but when you are charged it actually does reflect the sale price, I verified this with my bank so its no big deal, according to them the problem is on the pay-pal side. As long as I get charged the right amount I am good now that I understand the problem.
Darrell

My experience as well. I was charged the appropriate amount despite the erroneous PayPal notice.
post #43 of 55
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Originally Posted by NotoriousMarquis View Post

My freshman year roommate thought JAB was the classiest place and it was a very high end store. He said he used to like to go inside and mess with the SA's pretending he was going to buy something, and just try on the "finest clothing" he had ever seen. He wasn't poor—he's a trust funder, but he has no class. The first time he told me about his adoration for JAB I asked if he was kidding, and assumed he was. He was not. He was very serious.

there was a guy that interviewed for my dept once....I was asked to sit in on the interview with my boss...the guys resume was so funny...bragged for 2 pages about his sales at JAB...claimed to be the best in the south...anyway, the interview was VERY awkward. He showed up in a black tux jacket with satin lapels and black trousers. He looked like he was on his way to prom. HE was quite portly and very sweaty....reminded me of interviewing a fat napoleon dynamite almost. he was so awkward in the chair. lol8[1].giflol8[1].gif
post #44 of 55
BTW, I ordered my hangers Saturday at 4:00 PM and they arrived on Monday! I am located in MD, the same as JAB, but still pretty impressive.
post #45 of 55
Great, just read this after I opened up and wrote on a fresh pair of shoe trees last night. Think of the money I could have saved.
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