Planning to spend big this holiday season after last year’s lockdowns? It pays to check your bill before leaving the store.
Not only might you catch a mistake, but if you were overcharged for an item, you may also be able to get it for free or at a discount.
More than 7,000 retail stores in Canada — including many large chains — are members of the voluntary Scanner Price Accuracy Code.
Managed by the Retail Council of Canada (RCC), the code mandates that when shoppers are overcharged for certain items scanned at checkout, they’re entitled to compensation.
“I love it,” said Roxanne Joshua, of Newcastle,
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