Walmart carpeting is rolling off the floors of Melbourne’s busy shopping malls.
Key points:The carpeting company has been ordered to provide refunds and repairs for customers affected by a carpeting spillThe company says the spill has not affected the carpeting at allBut in a statement, Walmart said the carpet has not caused any damage to the carpet roll at any of its stores.
“The carpet is rolled and ready for shipment to retailers, who will be notified within 24 hours of the carpet arriving,” Walmart said.
“In this instance, we have not been contacted by the affected customer and we are currently working with them to determine the extent of the damage to their carpet.”
We will be contacting all of our customers who are affected to provide a refund.
“The company said the spill had not affected its carpet roll.”
There has been no change in the carpet,” Walmart spokesperson Lauren Hickey said.
But Mr Scott said the leak had affected the entire carpeting roll at the stores.
I think it’s pretty clear that the carpet is rolling right now.””
We are trying to get them to come in here and give it a good cleaning and a proper wash,” Mr Scott told 7.30.
“I think it’s pretty clear that the carpet is rolling right now.”
He said it was an important step in the investigation.
“To me, it’s a sign of a company that really cares about people,” he said.
The company is in the process of determining what caused the carpet spill.
It is also working with the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) to get an audit report in front of a court.
Mr Scott said he would have liked to see the carpet at the store cleaned up, but that was not possible.
He said if the company did not come to the store to get the carpet, he would take it to the nearest carpet factory and start making repairs.