On 10/5/07, Ziya Oz <email@example.com> wrote:
> Also, for all sorts of contractual reasons, the inventory you can find at
> online stores can be substantially different from what's available at their
> physical stores, making interchangeable ordering, pick up and returns all
> the more difficult.
> IOW, as an idea this sounds great, but we don't have that many successful
> examples around.
It is not large by US standards, but here in Oz, Harris Technology
(http://ht.com.au) have an anecdotally accurate stock/availability
indication on their website. I say anecdotally because it has never
failed me personally in the years I've bought stuff from them online.
They are nationwide, but again, given the smaller number of outlets
than a similar chain in the USA might face, it may not be a fair
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