- by SaneIT, Data Doctor
- 7/22/2013 7:09:02 AM
Oh how I hate buying tickets online. Go check prices for something that is almost a year away and the site will only let you buy horrible tickets so you start the game of clearing cache, cookies, trying different browsers to get better seat options. Why is this such a mess?
- by impactnow, Blogger
- 7/21/2013 1:26:27 AM
Noreen there is hope for Michaels and others. Kroger Supermarkets recently got its wait time down to less than a minute using infrared technology and analytics modeling. It's possible not to wait at all with good analytics modeling.
- by kq4ym, Data Doctor
- 7/19/2013 10:13:09 AM
I'm still caught in the game of phone tag with government agencies. Try to decipher the obtuse system used by lots of large agencies where a confusing instruction if given on the phone system, and then an even more confusing set of numbers to push to get through to the division sought. And typically my particular query is not addressed by the system at all.
- by SethBreedlove, Data Doctor
- 7/19/2013 1:28:24 AM
I'm here in San Francisco also, but I've found that we have gotten better plastic bags. Though I haven't gone to CVS much.
@ Beth re; concert ticket purveyors --, This is such a monolopy and scam. The best tickets are sold to brokers the via instant they all go on sell. It's legalized organized crime.
- by SaneIT, Data Doctor
- 7/18/2013 7:49:56 AM
One that note, how many dollars are wasted through government studies to cover things we already know? Then a second government program runs the same study a year later rather than just share the data that the previous program already collected.
As for your question "Is CVS really saving money buying the world's cheapest bags if you have to use two at a time?" I think the answer is yes, and I say that because when I check out I rarely have more items than I can carry comfortably and I always turn down the offer for a bag because I know what is going to happen as soon as I hit the parking lot. I think they planned this out and they know that for every person who asks for a second bag someone like me is going to just give up on bags completely.
- by rbaz, Data Doctor
- by louisw900, Blogger
- 7/17/2013 11:06:04 PM
@rbaz Paying for bags has hit Los Angeles as well and I am starting to get so many of them ( and I have the recyclable ones as well which I constantly forget), that I am begin to no longer see them as bags, but as dollar amounts !