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Best Buy apologies for ‘big mistake’ when $40 packs of water in Houston go viral

CNBC 08/30/2017

Best Buy was forced to respond to accusations of price gouging in Houston when images of cases of water displayed in one of its stores and priced at over $40 were posted on Twitter. “This was a big mistake on the part of a few employees at one store on Friday,” the retailer told CNBC via email. “As a company we are focused on helping, not hurting affected people. We’re sorry and it won’t happen again.”

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