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Viral post warns shoppers of a popular mall owner: “SALE” promo is not really discounted!

Are you the “SALE” promo type of shopper? If you think you get the product for less when it is put on sale, then you are dead wrong!

A post warning netizens not to fall prey to the “SALE” promos employed by mall owners to generate sales is making the rounds online.

Facebook user identified as Sheng Chi issued the warning on social media on September 13, to warn her friends of what she unwitingly discovered while on a bargain hunting trip in SM Rosales, Pangasinan.

The netizen claimed that she first stumbled on this fact while shopping in SM Baguio.

Unfortunately, she forgot to take a photo to back up her allegation.

Please read the full text of the post of Sheng Mi containing the allegation against SM Rosales.

Sa kinauukulan:

Kapag nag SALE ang SM, makikita mo naman kung paano magkandakumahog ang sambayanang Pilipino para lamang makabili sa inaakalang pagbaba nga ng presyo. Ngunit paano kung ang SALE ay isa lamang paraan para ang pinaghirapang pera ng ating kapwa ay kanilang makuha sa legal na paraan? Hindi ko alam kung sino ang lalapitan para maiparating ang aking hinaing sa panlilinlang na ginagawa ng paboritong MALL ng MASA. Sa sinumang makakabasa nito, kayo ang humusga kung may karapatan ba akong magreklamo o wala dahil sa nakuha kong ebidensya. Photo was taken in Rosales, Pangasinan.

The first time I observed it was in SM Baguio. Unfortunately, wala po akong nakuhang litrato noon

The photo has been shared by netizens more than 11,000 thousand times as of Thursday morning.

It is not clear though if the photo is unedited or authentic.

In this day and age, photos can be edited by a professional graphic artist using Photoshop.

Note: Based on my personal experience, I have yet to experience this after I heard a similar rumor in the past on social media.

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