"There are price tags all over the store that have rebates. Most
have the words "Final Price" in big, bold, red letters so that you
know there is a rebate involved. This one didn't. It also wasn't
the only tag like this.
"My housemate immediately called this "deceptive pricing". I
have to agree. So do some of our state legislators. A few years
back some tried to pass a bill to ban this sort of pricing. I guess
it never passed because the practice continues."