Buy TV. Watch Super Bowl. Return TV. It still happens.

It’s not a bright, shiny moment showcasing the best of human nature. The practice called “wardrobing” happens when consumers purchase an item from a retailer, use it, and then return it for a full refund. It’s usually done with pricey clothing, hence the name.

On Super Bowl weekend, it happens with TVs.

According to B-Stock Solutions, an online marketplace for retailers’ returns and overstocks, in 2016-2017 consumers returned twice as many TVs between January and March compared to October through December. The first quarter represents the highest number of TV returns made all year.

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