I am pretty upset that I must provide a cellphone number in order to place an online pickup order from the store. I never heard of such a stupid requirement. Don't tell me this is for security. What stupid nonsense that is. Not all customers have a cellphone. You refuse to accept a landline number. ARE YOU PEOPLE NORMAL? WHAT A STUPID COMPANY YOU HAVE BECOME. Just one more reason for customers to order off Amazon. I tried complaining about this on your Facebook profile and got a lame excuse why I can't place a pickup order from the store. No other company requires this stupid nonsense. Sincerely, Michael
Google "Your cell phone number: To give or not to give"
Per an FTC analyst "...it is illegal for businesses to require customers to furnish a cellphone number to complete an order".
Anyone can report bad business practices via the Report Fraud link on the FTC's website.
For many years, I've shopped at Micro Center in preference to strictly-online merchants, primarily because they have a brick-and-mortar presence not too far away. The 18-minute pickup option simplified this. I'm less likely to make the 60-to-90 minute round trip to the store to see if what's in stock matches what the website thinks is in stock. I'm 100% certain NOT to be shopping online at MC so long as you require the mobile number.
I do not like providing my "Real" cell phone number for any reason. I only use my Google Voice number, which is forwarded to my phone. This allows me to control and block the spam that is constantly being sent. Unfortunately you do not allow me to use my preferred phone number. This is a poor policy.
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