Apparently Best Buy and a number of other retail outlets are using all the data they collect on you to determine how profitable you are for them. It’s pretty fascinating how data mining is changing the way businesses interact with you.
Every store has customers it doesn’t like, he said.
“The question is, how public do you go with it, and how big a deal do you make out of it? There are ways of discouraging people from shopping in your store without point-blank telling them you don’t want them in your store.”
They define ‘bad’ customers as those they aren’t getting good profits from, like folks who only shop big sales, or those who talk up the sales rep, and then don’t buy anything.