Know the price-matching policies for Apple, Google, Microsoft, and others
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Nothing is more frustrating than buying a new computer, phone, game console, or backpack and finding out that you could have gotten it for a lot cheaper somewhere else. In order to keep customers happy â and prevent them from going elsewhere â many retailers offer price-matching policies where they promise to match a lower price that youâve found elsewhere. They will also sometimes match themselves if you buy something that goes down in price a week later.
What follows are the price-matching policies for a variety of major retailers. There are a few things to make note of here. First, all price-matching policies have a number of rules attached to them. Weâve summarized some of the rules here, but youâd be advised to go to the links that…