Why won’t Staples take my money?

The business of software. A guide for dummy programmers

I spent 6 hours today trying to buy a printer … and failed.

  • There is money set aside for this purchase in my bank account.
  • There are printers on the shelves
  • Websites advertise printers for sale

The reason I was unable to purchase a printer was because a corporation with a near monopoly on the Canadian market, one of the largest privately owned retailers in Canada, could not tell me…