12-30-2021 12:54 PM
Buyer Beware so you don't get screwed.
We are in the process of building a house. We purchased Viking appliances from a Best Buy location and paid in full. We also paid for the delivery and install and were told they could hold it for us until we were ready to have tthat done. When that time came we set up delivery and got the, sometime between noon and 8 pm line. We waited all day and they never showed. I checked my Best Buy account the next morning and it showed items were backordered. As it turns out, they sold the ones we ALREADY PAID for.
We are now set to move in in 2 weeks and are being told they appliances wouldn't be avaialbe until some time in February! After speaking with a rep at the location, they have offered zero actual solutions.
Had they advised us they needed them moved or they had the potential of being sold I would have made arrangements to store them myself. Now I can't find the model we selected available anywhere and we had cabinets built around those appliances.
As a long time customer of Best Buy I don't know how this is an acceptable practice.
01-21-2022 10:26 AM
As an update - to add insult to inury so to speak - the only solution they provided is we could purchase a different one of similar size and have them installed and then in a few months when the ones we originally selected came in they would remove the placeholders and we could install the ones we purchased. Since we didn't want to take a chance of the cabinets getting damaged, we decided to cancel the order and have learned that those models have now gone up in price for the new year!
No apologies were given or realistic solution for fixing the issue of them sellilng the ones we purchased. This was after they pulled the same stunt with our venthood and when asking for the display model, we were told they don't remove those unless there is a new model.
Now we are moved in with no appliances.....thanks again Best Buy for screwing over your customer!
01-21-2022 10:45 AM
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