These 14 Stores Have the Best Price Match Guarantees in Canada
Want to save money on your next purchase without having to do a lot of legwork? It's easy – just take advantage of your favourite store's price match guarantee.
Most large Canadian retailers offer to match, and sometimes beat, their competitors' prices (by up to 10%). But it gets better: some retailers will also match prices if they drop after you buy. All you have to do is ask (and supply proof).
Surprisingly, most shoppers don't know about or use these guarantees. The Star-Tribune reports that only 5% of American shoppers take advantage. Which is strange, because most are super easy to use and, if you don't see your preferred store listed here, you should always ask. Many smaller retailers will price match too. It's your money!
Best BuyRather than just price matching, Best Buy will actually beat the price of an item if you find a lower price online, in stores or in print within 30 days of your purchase. They guarantee to price beat by 10 per cent of the difference, if the item is from a competitor. But not every retailer qualifies: Amazon.ca, eBay.ca and other online resellers are excluded from this.
If you've bought an item from Best Buy and it's been reduced within 30 days of your purchase, they'll match the price and refund you the difference. All you need is your original receipt for proof. If you request the price match online, Best Buy commits to responding within four hours, and handing out the credit within seven days. That's just one way not to miss out on free money in Canada.
Learn more about Best Buy’s price matching policy.
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Canadian TireDon't be shy to ask for a price match when shopping at Canadian Tire. Though it is location-dependent, Canadian Tire stores will match any local competitor's store price (or advertised retail price) on identical items.
Learn more about Canadian Tire’s price matching policy.
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Walmart"We will gladly Ad Match with proof of the current in-store retail price of any local competitor’s ad (printed or digital) for an identical item provided that the item is in stock." Good thing too, coming from a business owned by one of the richest families in the world.
Learn more about Walmart’s price matching policy.
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Lowe's"We guarantee our everyday competitive prices. If you find an identical item currently offered for less at a local competitor's store or website (including shipping, handling and fees, if applicable), we will match their price and beat it by 10%.
"If you find an identical item for less at a Canadian online only website, we will match their price (including shipping, handling and fees, if applicable)."
Learn more about Lowe’s price matching policy.
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Giant Tiger"We will beat the advertised price of any competitor. If you happen to find a local competitor offering a lower price on any identical item we carry in-store, simply show us their current flyer and we will sell you that item for 1 cent less than their price."
Learn more about Giant Tiger’s price matching policy.
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Home Depot"Find a lower regular or advertised price... we'll beat it by 10%."
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Rona"If you find an identical product at a lower price that can be verified at one of our competitors, we will not only meet that price, we will beat it by 10%."
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Sleep Country Canada"Sleep Country will beat any competitor's advertised price by 5%. Guaranteed. And, it doesn't have to be the same bed - we'll find one on our floor that is reasonably comparable and honour the price guarantee."
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Sport Chek"At Sport Chek we constantly strive to offer competitive prices in the market. Prior to purchase, if you find an item available for sale at a lower advertised price by our competitors; or within 30 days of your purchase, if you find your item advertised at a lower price by our competitors (or at our store) we will gladly match that price. Price matching does not apply to online offers."
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Staples"If you find a lower advertised price on an in-stock, new identical item from an Authorized Canadian dealer, now or within 14 days of your purchase, just show us the price and we will match it."
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The Brick"If within 30 days of delivery or pick-up you should find the same brand and model currently advertised in a flyer or print ad, on TV or radio, online, or displayed in store by either The Brick or a competitor at a lower price on identical terms and conditions, we will refund you the difference on the same tender in which you paid."
Learn more about The Brick’s price matching policy.
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Toys"R"Us"Toys"R"Us matches prices of other Canadian retailers."
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The Source"If you find a lower, currently advertised price from a Canadian retailer we will match that price on an identical product."
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Leon's"Leon's exclusive Integrity Pricing means you always get the best price. Guaranteed to be the lowest for 60 days. If, within 60 days of your purchase, you see the identical merchandise at a lower published price by an authorized Canadian dealer in the same local trading area, under the same terms and conditions, Leon's will gladly refund you the difference in full upon verification of the details."
Learn more about Leon’s price matching policy.
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