How stores stack up for accuracy
Post staff report
Service Merchandise, Northgate - 78 percent accuracy. Eleven of 50 items scanned incorrectly, costing a customer $22.78 more than listed prices out of $4,404 in purchases.
JC Penney, Northgate - 84 percent accuracy. Of 50 items valued at $ 1,380, a customer could have paid $40.02 more than expected.
Lechters, Kenwood Towne Centre - 88 percent. Of $173.51 in purchases, a customer could have paid 72 cents extra.
United Dairy Farmers, Pleasant Ridge - 88 percent. Of $51.95 in purchases of 25 items, a customer could have paid 26 cents more than expected.
Wal-Mart, Northgate - 88 percent. Of $267.85 in purchases, a customer could hav e paid 91 cents less than expected.
Kmart, Groesbeck - 90 percent. Of $466.98 in purchases, a customer could have p aid $18.04 less than expected.
SteinMart, Symmes Township - 90 percent. Of $1,219.95 in purchases, a customer could have paid $48.99 more than expected.
Kmart, Forest Park - 94 percent. Of $1,101.50 in purchases, a customer could ha ve paid $6.75 more than expected.
United Dairy Farmers, Blue Ash - 94 percent. Of $88.24 in purchases, a customer could have paid $1.42 more than expected.
Sam's Club, Pleasant Ridge - 96 percent. Of $1,634.45 in purchases, a customer could have paid 89 cents less than expected.
Here are the stores with 100 percent accuracy:
BeBe at Kenwood Towne Centre.
Best Buy, Tri-County.
Burlington Coat Factory, Springdale.
Channel 48 Store of Knowledge, Kenwood Towne Centre.
Disney Store, Kenwood Towne Centre.
Media Play, Norwood.
Micro Center, Sharonville.
Service Merchandise, Tri-County.
Toys R Us, Tri-County.
Value City, Tri-County.
World of Science, Northgate.
The other stores with passing grades: All 98 percent:
Biggs, Harrison Township.
KayBee Toys, Forest Park.
Kohl's, Symmes Township.
Office Depot, Anderson Township.
Parisian, Kenwood Towne Centre.
Walgreens, Symmes Township. 96 percent:
Lechters, Northgate - one item of 25 wrong - $1.80 in the customer's favor.
Source: Hamilton County Auditor's documents obtained by The Post.
Publication date: 01-05-00
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