[Nfbc-info] Save-Mart's web site
julietcody at cox.net
Sun Nov 16 07:24:09 UTC 2008
We have never met, but glad to know you. I agree, we need to work together
on the other million wevsites that are not blind-friendly yet. We can start
with the airlines. I was wondering what happens now that Target was made to
accomadate the blind. Do we just sit and waitt for other violators to follow
suit, or do we continue our mission. Can someone explain it to me please.
JC Original Message --
From: "Angela fowler" <fowlers at syix.com>
To: "'NFB of California List'" <nfbc-info at nfbnet.org>
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Sent: Saturday, November 15, 2008 6:09 PM
Subject: [Nfbc-info] Save-Mart's web site
> Dear friends,
> Would anyone like to join with me in calling on Save-Mart to make its
> web site more user friendly? They publish their weekly flier online, but
> product descriptions are vague at best.
> As an example, they had the "Boneless Roast Sale" advertised this week.
> Since London Broil was counted as a boneless roast last week, I assumed
> I know what that means) that it would be the same this week, and ordered
> pounds of the stuff without questioning the price.
> A kind employee who I have dealt with many times before adjusted the price
> when I explained the situation, but the point is, as more blind people
> become technologically savvy this kind of misunderstanding is going to
> happening. Save-Mart needs to be made aware of how blind people access
> information online, and of how much their online fliers could help us. We
> are, after all, an ever-growing customer base.
> Perhaps someone with more web design knowledge than I have could look at
> source code for the web page and determine what Save-Mart could do to make
> their web site better? Then we could start an emailing campaign. If enough
> of us get on board, we're sure to catch their attention.
> Here is the link to Save-Mart's web site:
> It often takes a considerable time to download, so bear with it.
> Thank you
> Angela Fowler
> fowlers at syix.com
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