[nfbwatlk] Fwd: [Wcb-l] Equal access to Safeway home delivery/website shopping??
lauren1 at catliness.com
Wed Oct 5 23:44:39 CDT 2011
I have had trouble after filling out all of the info and then I get an odd
page and my info doesn't make it through. I called them and they supposedly
reported it but it hasn't been fixed yet.
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----- Original Message -----
From: "Mike Freeman" <k7uij at panix.com>
To: "NFB of Washington Talk Mailing List" <nfbwatlk at nfbnet.org>
Sent: Wednesday, October 05, 2011 11:26 AM
Subject: [nfbwatlk] Fwd: [Wcb-l] Equal access to Safeway home
> Begin forwarded message:
>> From: "Adreon, Mark (DSB)" <mark.adreon at dsb.wa.gov>
>> Date: October 5, 2011 9:35:46 PDT
>> To: <wcb-l at wcbinfo.org>
>> Subject: [Wcb-l] Equal access to Safeway home delivery/web site
>> Re-sending this as I'm unclear if it made it to the list serve. I
>> apologize if this is a repeat...smile
>> Hi All
>> For anyone using the Safeway on line shopping web site and using the
>> accessible version of their home delivery service.
>> While the web site appears to be very usable and is easy to navigate, and
>> works very well....there are some critical missing elements that people
>> using the inaccessible version (or the version most on line shoppers are
>> using) enjoy.
>> One that I would like to encourage some conversation and perhaps action
>> is the following:
>> On the public site ...a user can click on a link called more info
>> (located beside each listed product)
>> on this link the user would find:
>> 1. Any Safeway purchase options including price using Safeway card and
>> if there is a sale/coupon etc.- on this product
>> 2. The list stating the nutritional information
>> 3. A list of all the ingredients including % of sodium, fat etc.
>> 4. Cooking directions both microwave and stove
>> 5. Other product information on the product producer and other recipes
>> When I click on this link from the public site ...it was all very
>> This more info link is not available on the accessible version and
>> therefore all the interesting and important information I mentioned
>> above is also not available to blind and low vision shoppers. Doesn't
>> seem right to me.
>> The action Safeway should take is to simply add this link "for mor info"
>> to their table list beside each product for access users.
>> You can certainly see the advantage of being able to read the labels of
>> products as well as easy access to cooking directions and recipes.
>> Calling Safeway and asking for this link and information to be part of
>> the accessible version of their web site ...seems very reasonable.
>> The advantage to them is that more blind and low vision customers will
>> want to use their site as it makes the entire product accessible.
>> From their web site /contact us page:
>> In the U.S. Retail Store or Corporate offerings, call us toll-free:
>> Safeway offers its customers with disabilities an equal opportunity to
>> use all Safeway services. If you are a disabled customer encountering
>> issues with any of our services please contact us at 1-877-723-3929.
>> Food for thought.
>> Mark Adreon
>> Program and Employment Specialist
>> 3411 South Alaska St.
>> Seattle, WA 98118
>> mark.adreon at dsb.wa.gov Check our web site at : www.dsb.wa.gov
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