Consumer headlines for Sept. 11, 2019


PROBLEMATIC.
GUYS, OVER TO YOU. GUYS, OVER TO YOU.
>>THANK YOU, JENNIFER.>>THANK YOU, JENNIFER.
IT’S 5:54. IT’S 5:54.
BLACK FRIDAY IS MORE THAN TWO BLACK FRIDAY IS MORE THAN TWO
MONTHS AWAY WITH SEVERAL MONTHS AWAY WITH SEVERAL
RETAILERS ALREADY GEARING UP FOR RETAILERS ALREADY GEARING UP FOR
THE HOLIDAY SEASON. THE HOLIDAY SEASON.
>>SOME STORES ALREADY HAVE>>SOME STORES ALREADY HAVE
CHRISTMAS TREES OUT AND A LOT OF CHRISTMAS TREES OUT AND A LOT OF
AMERICANS ARE STRUGGLING TO AMERICANS ARE STRUGGLING TO
AFFORD THE MEDICATION THEIR AFFORD THE MEDICATION THEIR
DOCTORS SAY THEY NEED. DOCTORS SAY THEY NEED.
AMY DAVIS IS HERE TO TELL US AMY DAVIS IS HERE TO TELL US
ABOUT HOW TO FIND THESE LOWER ABOUT HOW TO FIND THESE LOWER
PRICES OF. PRICES OF.
>>NOTHING REALLY CHANGES WITH>>NOTHING REALLY CHANGES WITH
THIS STORY EXCEPT THAT THIS STORY EXCEPT THAT
PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICES ARE PRESCRIPTION DRUG PRICES ARE
CONSTANTLY CHANGING, SO IF THERE CONSTANTLY CHANGING, SO IF THERE
IS A DRUG YOU REFILL REGULARLY IS A DRUG YOU REFILL REGULARLY
OR EVEN A NEW ONE YOU’LL NEED OR EVEN A NEW ONE YOU’LL NEED
FOR A SHORT TIME T-PAYS TO SHOP FOR A SHORT TIME T-PAYS TO SHOP
AROUND. AROUND.
YOU CAN START WITH COMPARISON YOU CAN START WITH COMPARISON
WEB SITES THAT WILL DO THE WORK WEB SITES THAT WILL DO THE WORK
FOR YOU, LIKE MEDICINE FOR YOU, LIKE MEDICINE
ASSISTANCE TOOL.COM, PHARMACY ASSISTANCE TOOL.COM, PHARMACY
CHECKER.COM OR GOOD R.X.. CHECKER.COM OR GOOD R.X..
ALWAYS ASK YOUR DOCTOR IF ALWAYS ASK YOUR DOCTOR IF
THERE’S A GENERIC VERSION OF THE THERE’S A GENERIC VERSION OF THE
DRUG AVAILABLE THAT HE OR SHE IS DRUG AVAILABLE THAT HE OR SHE IS
PRESCRIBING AND DON’T ASSUME PRESCRIBING AND DON’T ASSUME
YOU’RE GETTING THE LOWEST PRICE YOU’RE GETTING THE LOWEST PRICE
BY USING YOUR INSURANCE. BY USING YOUR INSURANCE.
SO ASK THE FARM CYST HOW MUCH SO ASK THE FARM CYST HOW MUCH
THE MEDICINE WILL COST IF YOU THE MEDICINE WILL COST IF YOU
PAY OUT OF POCKET. PAY OUT OF POCKET.
I WOULD DO THIS AT LEAST EVERY I WOULD DO THIS AT LEAST EVERY
TWO OR THREE MONTHS. TWO OR THREE MONTHS.
>>>SPIRIT AIRLINES PASSENGERS>>>SPIRIT AIRLINES PASSENGERS
ARE SUING THE BUDGET AIRLINE FOR ARE SUING THE BUDGET AIRLINE FOR
BLINDSIDING THEM WITH UNEXPECTED BLINDSIDING THEM WITH UNEXPECTED
CARRY-ON BAG FEES. CARRY-ON BAG FEES.
THE AIRLINE DISCLOSES THESE FEES THE AIRLINE DISCLOSES THESE FEES
ON ITS OWN WEB SITE BUT THE ON ITS OWN WEB SITE BUT THE
CUSTOMERS SUING SAY WHEN YOU BUY CUSTOMERS SUING SAY WHEN YOU BUY
SPIRIT TICKETS THROUGH CHEAP SPIRIT TICKETS THROUGH CHEAP
OUI, TRAVELOCITY, PRICE LINE, OUI, TRAVELOCITY, PRICE LINE,
THERE IS NO NOTICE AND THEY SAY THERE IS NO NOTICE AND THEY SAY
SPIRIT DOESN’T NOTIFY YOU ABOUT SPIRIT DOESN’T NOTIFY YOU ABOUT
THE FEES UNTIL CHECK-IN AT THE THE FEES UNTIL CHECK-IN AT THE
AIRPORT OR THE CHARGE IS MORE AIRPORT OR THE CHARGE IS MORE
THAN DOUBLE TO TAKE YOUR THAN DOUBLE TO TAKE YOUR
CARRY-ON ONTO THAT PLANE. CARRY-ON ONTO THAT PLANE.
>>>IT MAY NOT FEEL LIKE THE>>>IT MAY NOT FEEL LIKE THE
HOLIDAYS, BUT RETAILERS HAVE TO HOLIDAYS, BUT RETAILERS HAVE TO
GEAR UP NOW. GEAR UP NOW.
TARGET ANNOUNCED IT’S HIRING TARGET ANNOUNCED IT’S HIRING
MORE THAN 130,000 TEMPORARY MORE THAN 130,000 TEMPORARY
EMPLOYEES FOR ITS STORES AND EMPLOYEES FOR ITS STORES AND
DISTRIBUTION CENTERS. DISTRIBUTION CENTERS.
THAT’S 10,000 MORE THAN LAST THAT’S 10,000 MORE THAN LAST
YEAR. YEAR.
IT PAYS $13 AN HOUR FOR SEASONAL IT PAYS $13 AN HOUR FOR SEASONAL
WORKERS AND OFFER THEM DISCOUNTS WORKERS AND OFFER THEM DISCOUNTS
IN THEIR STORES. IN THEIR STORES.
U.P.S. SAYS IT PLANS TO HIGHER U.P.S. SAYS IT PLANS TO HIGHER
ABOUT 100,000 HOLIDAY WORKERS. ABOUT 100,000 HOLIDAY WORKERS.
AMAZON PLANS TO ANNOUNCE ITS AMAZON PLANS TO ANNOUNCE ITS
HIRING PLANS IN THE COMING HIRING PLANS IN THE COMING
WEEKS. WEEKS.
>>THAT TIME OF YEAR.>>THAT TIME OF YEAR.
MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *