09-05-2011, 04:30 AM
| | Re: Long Lines at HP's Web OS Store to buy Veer, Pixie, Pixie Plus
On 9/3/2011 7:53 AM, SMS wrote:
> On 9/3/2011 6:23 AM, Ryan P. wrote:
>> On 9/2/2011 7:39 PM, SMS wrote:
>>> Thought I'd get a Pixie Plus for my daughter who asked for a very small
>>> phone to replace her HTC that's falling apart. Waited in line for about
>>> an hour at the HP store in Sunnyvale then they said "no more credit card
>>> customers today" and I gave up. Should have brought cash. The lines were
>>> very long and the store was not very efficient. There were people
>>> wheeling out cartloads of Veers, presumably to resell on eBay or in
>>> independent cellular stores.
>> What's the point of denying credit card customers?
> They had some problem with their credit card terminal that made it very
> slow. Then the only employee allowed to operate it left the store to do
> something else.
Only one person was smart enough to operate it because it was slower