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Weekend ReadsThis Is Why Costco Always Checks Your Receipts

22:05  10 january  2019
22:05  10 january  2019 Source:   readersdigest.ca

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Costco has checked receipts at the door since opening in 1983—but why ?

After every trip to Costco , your receipt gets checked by an employee. But, the reason why isn't due to shoplifting, like you may think. CheatSheet made a point in saying that the practice in checking receipts is actually in the terms and services you agree to when you sign up for a Costco membership.

This Is Why Costco Always Checks Your Receipts © Provided by Trusted Media Brands, Inc. You think the reason would be preventing shoplifting, right? It makes sense! Costco is a pretty magical place. Between the Kirkland items you should always buy and Costco’s free samples, it sure is the place to be. But are Costco employees really worried about theft? Surprisingly, the answer is “No!” Here are some more secrets Costco employees won’t tell you.

Here’s what Costco really wants to know

According to an article published by SFGate.com, Costco checks receipts to make sure that everything was properly scanned. And not just for the items that weren’t scanned, but the items that might have been double scanned.

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Costco has been checking receipts at the door since opening in 1983—but why ? Here's the reason Costco started it in the first place. This Is Why Costco Always Checks Your Receipts —and It’s Not for Shoplifting.

There's a reason why membership clubs ask to check your receipt before you leave the store, and it doesn't have to do with theft. Contrary to popular belief, especially at wholesale retailers like Costco and Sam's Club, the "Exit Greeter" (which is industry speak for the employee who will ask for your

“It’s pretty simple,” Kevin Heuer, general manager of the Costco in San Francisco, told SFGate.com. “We want to make sure they’re not getting overcharged and they’re not getting undercharged. It’s not to target shoplifters. Invariably that could happen without someone paying for something, but if there’s an extra item in their basket, that’s not their fault. That’s our fault. Sometimes checkers forget to ring up items placed on the bottom of the basket.”

Having your receipt checked may seem a bit nerve-wracking, but Costco is only trying to respect customers’ purchases before they head out the door. So if you’re heading to Costco for a grocery run or any other type of errand, know that they have your back. Next, find out the Costco items you absolutely shouldn’t be without.

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Every Costco shopper has been there. You've just spent hours loading up your cart with everything on your shopping list, and more than a few things you didn'

It turns out, she explains, that the receipt checkers aren’t there to verify that you’re not stealing from Costco , but more to protect During the time I spent receipt checking I probably caught well over ,000 in overcharges.” As Bernot points out, the receipt checkers don’t really ruffle through the cart

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