LITTLEWOODS WANTS DISCOUNT REFUND
Trinny and Susannah launch their new collection with Littlewoods Direct
Littlewoods sold their UK stores to Primark owner AB Foods in 2005
Littlewoods has angered internet bargain hunters by demanding that an online discount voucher be paid back to the UK retailer.
The £25-off voucher was meant for a small number of specific customers, but got widely distributed through chat rooms and consumer-saving websites.
Two months later, Littlewoods has asked those it says were not eligible for the promotion to pay back the cash.
It says that the terms attached to the offer means it is within its rights....
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Even if this was covered in their terms and conditions - they accepted it as payment at the time of sale when they were perfectly able to reject it.
They ignored their own terms and conditions in accepting this so if they expect other people to follow these conditions, should they not have done so themselves at the time?
If you need to read through the terms and conditions of every site before buying then its a con - as you can just walk into a shop and swap money for goods over the counter without having to check through pages of terms and conditions.
Littlewoods accepted the vouchers and if they wish to try to hide reasons for the price you paid NOT being the true price then they have entered into a misrepresentation in the pricing of those goods, and to attempt to reclaim the money later based on something hidden in their terms and conditions - then that term is an unfair term in a consumer contract if they are wanting to try reclaiming it later.