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What is a rebate?

by Willy / October 14, 2011 3:40 AM PDT

Is it really a rebate if the rebate check can ONLY be used at the business you got the item(s)? While you can use the rebate(store credit) to buy whatever from that business, it hardly offers real cash to spend elsewhere. I would think a rebate is funds that make the purchaser spend anywhere as in real money and not be limited to do business of the same name. After all, they're really not letting go of the money as it were. Is this right? -----Willy Happy

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It should be termed
by James Denison / October 14, 2011 4:17 AM PDT
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a "future discount".

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That's like a company getting sued
by Diana Forum moderator / October 14, 2011 8:11 AM PDT
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and they give out cards to be used at their company. Didn't Microsoft or someone do that?


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Class action settlements
by Steven Haninger / October 14, 2011 9:05 AM PDT

I'm not sure that these are always designed to make the victims as happy as to make the lawyers happy. You might get a pocket full of coupons while they get cold hard cash. Wink

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