Marketplace | Season 36, Episode 12 | Mar 27, 2009 | 22:21

The Price Cut Promise

Erica Johnson cuts to the chase about cut-rate deals on furniture and appliances. The offer may be discount goods during bleak times, but Marketplace reveals high-pressure sales and high extra costs with plenty of strings attached.

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