I have noticed that the bottles of Orange juice in the vending
machine down the hall from my office have gone from 16oz to
12 oz. with No explanation and no decline in price. The price
for the 16oz (or was it some sneeky size like 14.5oz?) was already
inflated at $1.00 per bottle.
When will larger companies learn that a delicate balance exists
between the company and the consumers which fuel it by buying its
You can't just stiff us because you dont know our names and think
that we wont come after you when you sneekily rip us off.
If it was a Minutemaid employee that you were affecting would you
be so sneeky and underhanded in the same way towards them? You
I am fully aware that the reason that companies continually downgrade
the quality of their products is to cut costs in order to make the
board of their stock holders happy. This is well and just, but pay
heed that the companies that are consistently successful (and history
will bare this out, I think) are the ones that are able to find a balance
between quality and thrift. Blatantly ripping off customers is not
sound business policy.
Furthermore, put back the 16oz bottles in the vending machine in
Seashore Hall, Iowa City immediately or else I will slander your company
by name at every opportunity that arises for as long as I can remember to.