Update (2014): Carrefour in the city I mentioned bellow started allowing people the choose whether to bag their fruits or not.
For years Carrefour Romania has been constraining customers to buy items wrapped around in plastic bags even when this has been obviously unnecessary. My phone complaints have remained unanswered.
Whenever I go back to Romania for holidays, I run in the same unfriendly attitude of Carrefour in Resita, Romania. As I’m not allowed to weigh my own fruit items – never saw this in any other country/ supermarket, ever! – the person operating the scales bags single items of fruits and labels the bag with the price tag. Complaints seem to go unnoticed, as I’ve mailed and phoned the Romanian head office in previous years. Continue reading