I went to the Pepboys store in Greenville, SC to see about buying some tires to go on some rims I had. I know compared to other service centers and auto parts stores in the area, Pepboys is a dump and always looks like they are going out of business.
However, they are known to sell cheap tires, so I thought I would give them a try. As soon as I walked in, they guy started making fun of the rims I brought in. Given, they were ugly, but they are going on a project truck that had tires on it from the 70's. I told the two workers that I was looking for the most inexpensive tires they had to go on the rims since I would not be driving the vehicle that much.
Right away the two guys started arguing with each other over the width of the rim and one guy said that if I was looking for cheap tires, I should go somewhere else and buy some used tires. The other guy finally gave me a price on his "best deal" which would have run me $500 before taxes. They did not know that I had already looked online at tires that would fit and know that he picked one or their most expensive tire to price me.
Of all the incompetent service centers and auto parts stores I have been to, which I have been working on cars for years and years, I think this dump takes the cake. To work at this service center, you must have to be unable to stay employed anywhere else because I know if I was their boss, and they treated a customer like they did me, their butts would be on the curb.