Canadian Tire goes totally rice!
brett at cloud9.net
Fri May 16 17:06:55 EDT 2003
At 1:10 PM -0400 5/16/03, David A. Templeton wrote:
>The best part is it seems that in order to work the counter you must be
>between the ages of 17 and 22. Must have the "rice" knowledge.
It's not that you "must have"- it's that the only people they can
find are people who have "rice" knowledge.
The same "rice" accessories have infected large sections of our
Autozones here in MA.
>My opinion of Cdn Tire has slid a lot further. It was bad enough to ask the
>question "I need window wipers for my Montana", getting the response of
>"what size engine? A/C? Is that the AWD version?". I guess they want
>customers to go to "Parts Source"( Cdn Tire subsidary), for non-rice items.
That's because the database system was designed by blockhead,
non-car-head nerds...and made no way to browse the system except by
navigating by make, model year, model, derivation of engine and
drivetrain. A keyword search is simply out of the question.
"They that give up essential liberty to obtain temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety." - Ben Franklin
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