Among the twelve common logical fallacies you learned from the Purdue website, which ones exert the most influence on your behavior as a consumer?
Hasty generalization has mostly influenced my behavior as a consumer, here’s why. I enjoy shopping at Wal-Mart, they said they have:
• The lowest prices
• Grocery shopping
• Cheap prices at the pharmacy
• Unbeatable price match
After analyzing Wal-Mart's assertions, I found that Wal-Mart does not have the lowest prices. When I go to Wal-Mart I like shopping for laundry detergent, soap, and cleaning supplies. I found an alternative at the family dollar where everything that has been mentioned …show more content…
Giant Eagle offers food perks and fuel perks and Wal-Mart does not. For example, at Giant Eagle you can purchase over fifty dollars of grocery and get twenty cents off of fuel perks whereas, There are many grocery stores that are closer to where I live, as supposed to Wal-Mart being the furthest from me Wal-Mart does not so I am not saving any money shopping at Wal-Mart.
I have had prescriptions filled at Wal-Mart; they do have lower prices than Walgreens, Rite-Aid and CVS. I have also had prescriptions filled at Giant eagle and they are cheaper than Wal-Mart pharmacies. The Wal-Mart, pharmacy has antibiotics at regular price, but Giant eagle offer free antibiotics.
Wal-Mart advertises that they have price matching. They do, but so do Best Buy, and Big Lots. Wal-Mart is not doing something new, as Best Buy started offering price match long before Wal-Mart. Wal-Mart cannot compete with best buy prices for electronics. For example; if I purchased a television from best buy I am offered an all-inclusive guaranteed warranty. Wal-Mart offers a warranty but it does not cover most of the things that best buy warranty