posted on Feb, 20 2013 @ 02:14 PM
reply to post by captaintyinknots
how do you know that is not being done?
That aside and entirely a separate issue from educating the consumer of positive habits and tendencies. ....
What is the correct platform then for constructive criticism aimed at improvement? Where is the customer education provided? Is it REALLY one sided.
Can you only be educated about the negative aspects of consumerism? You cant learn to re-enforce positive aspects that make the experience more
rewarding for all?
How do people learn to tip accordingly, or not to depending on where they go? Consumer education in what ever form is provided is how. This could be
Maybe if you want to rent a boat you should not hand the guy a check, maybe you should....this is part of educating yourself depending on what you
wish to buy.
Do most people even know what checks are expected to pay for anymore? Are they JUST for personal and business to business debt settlement? Where do
you learn that?....from businesses that DONT accept them telling you so...
You want to shop quickly and not spend time in the check out....then plan ahead and bring a debit /credit card and pay the fee....
you want to avoid credit and debit? Then expect it to take longer than swiping a piece of plastic in a machine. Want to go to an antique shop to spend
a couple grand on something you were looking for? Then ASK if they take credit or if they only accept cash transactions for anything over 1000
The same way you educate yourself about products /services and the dangers involved then you should educate yourself about the business that offers
them to you as well....
It makes the experience more rewarding for all....
edit on 20-2-2013 by zedVSzardoz because: (no reason given)