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    Around The Competition In 80 Minutes

    | Winnipeg, MB, Canada | Money

    Customer: “I’d like to overnight these documents to Israel.”

    (I process the service.)

    Me: “That will be $145.00, please.”

    Customer: *jaw drops* “Why is it so much?!”

    Me: “Because you want it on the other side of the world tomorrow.”

    Customer: “No deal! I’m going to [competitor #1] or [competitor #2]!”

    Me: “Okay, have a nice day!”

    (Over an hour later, the customer returns, having found that our competitor charges even more for the service.)

    Customer: *quietly* “Do you take Visa?”