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Haggling in Northfield: the good, the bad, the ugly

Last week’s Strib had an article on retail haggling titled Pay Dirt: It never hurts to ask.

haggle The next time you’re out shopping and want to pay less for an item, go ahead and ask. There’s a fair chance you’ll get lucky.

As the economy has gone downhill, it’s no surprise that consumers are asking for discounts on everything from appliances to credit-card fees. But what’s interesting: A recent survey found that it usually works.

Which Northfield area retailers are willing to haggle? What’s been your experience – good, bad, ugly – as a shopper? As a retailer?