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21 November 2007

Neiman Marcus, Payment Snobs

I do love perusing Neiman Marcus. Until last week, in the end, I never actually bought anything at Nieman Marcus. I just admired the goodies. AND THEN, a few weeks ago I took the plunge and purchased something! Yay! So, I handed over my purchase to the clerk, along with the Visa I use to purchase just about everything. Surprise! Neiman Marcus only takes Am Ex, the Neiman Marcus charge card, cash or personal check. I think my actual response to the clerk was "really? Are you kidding?" Fortunately, my purchase was small so I paid in cash...all of my cash.
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a. said...

I loathe Neiman Marcus, don't get me started.

Anonymous said...

I remember when I learned that same fact. So mortifying the way the sales people look at you.

Anonymous said...

Yes -- it is stupid and unbelievable. AND--You are the customer and THEY are the SALES person and they look at you like you are some pathetic curmudgeon who "should not be in, and does not belong" in Neiman Marcus--

and to that I say Nordstrom and Saks Fifth Avenue-- Forever!!