Did Portland Best Buy bait and switch?

Did Portland Best Buy bait and switch?

A Portland TV station is reporting that a local Best Buy advertised the Xbox 360 at $399, but on the day of the console's release, upped the price. According to the story, managers printed up flyers that went to all the folks standing in line, informing them that the previous advertisements were wrong, and they could get an Xbox 360 only if they paid for a high-priced bundle. The TV station's story includes the requisite tear-jerking tale of the kid who saved up $400 only to be turned away. Makings of a comic-book evil genius there, if you ask me. Thanks to John G. for the e-mail tip-off

 

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