ELECTRONIC CATALOG: Avoiding Costly Online Errors

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A few months ago, a system glitch enabled
some shoppers to pay one cent for a $60 briefcase
that was supposed to only be given away
with an undisclosed minimum purchase.

At online general merchant Buy.com, a
coupon meant to offer buyers $50 off any
order of $500 or more actually offered
$50 off any order of $50 or more. Catalog Age

-- spider (spider0@usa.net), September 01, 2000

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