Customer Shares ‘Smart’ Kmart Barcode Hack on Facebook
The customer revealed a hack that instantly makes shopping easier – and it’s so simple, you’ll wonder why you’ve never done it before.
This is a problem all regular Kmart shoppers are familiar with: finding an item with no visible price but it is too heavy or bulky to be transported to a price control scanner.
However, a customer shared his tip on how to figure out how much something costs when an item is heavy (or you can’t get bored lugging it around a store, without judgment) – and it’s so simple you you’ll wonder why you haven’t thought about it too.
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Posting on the KMART HACKS & DECOR Facebook group, a woman shared how she went shopping with her mother in Kmart and spotted a table and bench she liked.
“No price, so I took a photo of the barcode and took my photo to the scanner to see if that would raise the price under price control and it worked!” she wrote.
“I wasn’t sure if anyone else had tried this, but (it) saved me from trying to find someone who worked there to find a prize, I thought I would share. “
The tip was praised by other buyers, with some commenting that they had “never thought of doing this” and that it was “so smart”.
“Well, I’ve already learned something new for 2022,” one person said.
“Brilliant! Why carry stuff if you don’t have to!” Another commented.
“I’ve been doing this for years, it’s a great little hack,” wrote one.
But one customer said you can also apply the tip in other situations where you need to register a barcode.
“Take a photo of your barcode on your receipts for big-ticket items or really but mostly expensive items and when the receipt fades like they do, you can take that photo to the store as a receipt. You just have to fold the receipt to show the item and the barcode, ”one person wrote.