Bait and Switch Pricing

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Bait and Switch Pricing

A practice in which a retailer advertises exceptionally low prices for its products to attract customers and, later, when the customer asks, claims the products are out of stock or unavailable for some other reason. This forces the customer either to leave or to pay higher prices. Because this is considered an unfair business practice, bait and switch pricing is illegal. The advertisements promoting these artificially low prices are called bait ads.
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