BEST BUY SAYS $42 BOTTLED WATER NEAR HOUSTON WAS A 'BIG MISTAKE'

HURRICANE HARVEY BEST BUY APOLOGIZES FOR 43 BOTTLED WATER IN HOUSTON

BEST BUY SAYS 42 BOTTLED WATER NEAR HOUSTON WAS A 'BIG MISTAKE'

"Price gouging is not only reprehensible, it's illegal,a??a?? Texas Gov. Greg Abbott said at a news conference Wednesday.
By contrast,A Walmart, on its website, lists 24 packs of Poland Spring bottled water for $20.63.
The office of the Texas State Attorney General said that as of Wednesday morning, it had received 684 complaints about excessive pricing.

A case of bottled water priced at nearly $43 at a Best Buy store outside storm-ravaged Houston was a "big mistake,'' according to the retailer, with the incident sparking a social media backlash and shining a spotlight on...

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