Lefkowitz vs Great Minneapolis Surplus Store Inc

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Lefkowitz vs Great Minneapolis Surplus Store Inc. Facts: An advertisement for a clear, definite, and explicit sale price for a specific quantity at a store was placed in the newspapers. A man followed all the claims on the ad such as, the time of trade, the quantity, the price, and place of trade. The store didn’t sell the man the product according to the advertisement because it was relevant to women. Issue/ Dispute: The issue is whether or not a contract was formed. The stores case was that the advertisement was only an invitation to enter into an agreement. The man that wanted to purchase the items
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Unformatted text preview: claimed that it was an agreement because the store stated an exact price, at an exact location with an exact time of the transaction. Decision Because there was a clear and definite time, place and price of the transaction, the court held that an agreement was formed. The advertisement required that the first customer to walk in would be able to purchase the item for one dollar. The agreement was official when the man took the first step into completion of the act, which was walking into the store....
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This note was uploaded on 10/23/2011 for the course BLW 101 taught by Professor Devience during the Fall '11 term at DePaul.

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