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This company offers the online and retail sale of home and car electronics and related products or accessories.
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Factors that lowered the rating for Fry's Electronics include:
- 5 complaint(s) filed against business
Factors that raised the rating for Fry's Electronics include:
- Length of time business has been operating
- Response to 5 complaint(s) filed against business
- Resolution of complaint(s) filed against business
Customer Complaints Summary Read complaint details
|Complaint Type||Total Closed Complaints|
|Problems with Product/Service||2|
|Total Closed Complaints||5|
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|Customer Experience||Total Customer Reviews|
|Total Customer Reviews||0|
Type of Entity
Business ManagementMr. Randy Fry Ms. Kathryn J Kolder, Director Mr. Ken Lutz, District Manager Ms. Jen Meyer, Store Manager Mr. Marcus Sharp, Assistant Manager
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12707 N Mopac Expy
Austin, TX 78727 (512) 733-7000 (408) 487-4500 (512) 512-7059 Directions
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- (512) 512-7059(Phone)
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|Customer Review Experience||Value|
|Positive Review||5 points per review|
|Neutral Review||3 points per review|
|Negative Review||1 point per review|
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Problems with Product/Service
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Complaint: I recently went to return a set of headphones that was a gift from a relative. I was told that without a receipt, they could not return it because it is a "while supplies last" item. When I inquired about the outcome if I could produce a receipt, he said they would gladly return it. This seemed odd to me, so I asked to speak to a manager. I waited and waited, and finally decided to leave. I tried to call the next day, and was put on hold for an extemley long time. I tried to call again a few days later and ask to speak to the store manager, but was told she was in a meeting. I called the next day again, and they transferred me to *** ****** line, and it rang to no end. I wrote a letter and adressed it to store manager *** ***** with my issue and all my contact information, and I still have not heard anything.
Desired Settlement: I would like for either *** ***** or someone in managment to contact me and explain the return policy and why I can't return an item I know was purchased at Fry's Electronics.
Business Response: I call *** ********** on 7/16 at 10:00am and left a voicemail. I will attempt to email him to see if I can assist him with the headphones.
Problems with Product/Service
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Complaint: After purchasing the extended warranty on my laptop a problem developed with the screen, I took the laptop in for repair and the repair person and service ******* contend it is physical damage which it is not. I have never dropped the laptop or even taken it out of the house. They simply refuse to cover the defect under the extended warranty
Desired Settlement: If they will not honor the extended warranty then refund my credit card for the price they charged me. Invoice number is ********
Business Response: ?
Good afternoon, *****
In reference to this opportunity with *** *******, and after further consideration, we are willing to make an exception on behalf of *** ******* and refund the "pro-rated" amount of the PSC (Performance Service Contract). Please advise if I can be of further assistance. I can be reached at ************* or simply respond be email.
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Complaint: I bought 3 PS 4 games last week since they have this Buy-2-Get-1 deal. Before I bought these games, I asked employee who works in Video Games department: "What is your return policy on video games?", He replied " un-opened can be returned in 30 days.". It turns out my kids don't like one of games I bought, since that game is still in original seal, un-opened. 5 days later after I bought those games, so I walked in Fry's, first ask for a refund, they said they don't know how to do it, their computer system does not allow them. so I asked how about for exchange? they said no. I asked their manage, a lady came out saying "no, we can not exchange or offer refund." Even the game is un-opened, I even asked them to just refund me 1/3 of total price, they won't do it. On my receipt and on Fry's website, it clearly says "un-opened game can be returned or exchanged within 30 days" I feel Fry's had falsely give out customer this impression and not stick to their promise.
Desired Settlement: refund or exchange for another *** game.
I spoke to this customer when he was in the store. We did have a promotion, buy 2 games get 1 free, customer is wanting to return the game he received for free and receive a refund or store credit for that game.
We cannot give him a refund/store credit on a game he received for free.
|3/1/2013||Advertising/Sales Issues | Complaint Details Unavailable|