Jeweler Sued Over Christmas Snow Promo



So much for the Christmas spirit. A North Carolina ­jeweler who returned thousands of dollars in a holiday snow promotion was sued because he didn’t refund one man’s sales tax.Last October, Alan Perry, owner of Perry’s Emporium in Wilmington, N.C., announced that customers’ holiday purchases would be free if 3 inches of snow fell on Christmas in Asheville, N.C. When 6 inches fell, Perry refunded some $400,000 (mostly paid for by insurance).But local resident Tom O’Neill took Perry to small claims court, arguing he paid $7,616 for his jewelry, but was reimbursed only $7,052 (the tota
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