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Isabella McNeil, of San Diego, will be reimbursed for the full cost of the unsanctioned purchase, and can choose to either keep or donate the couch, an Amazon spokesperson told CBS MoneyWatch. Amazon said it will even cover the cost of any fees associated with giving away the piece of furniture. McNeil was confused when, days after her two-year-old daughter had borrowed her smartphone, an email informed her that a couch was on its way, according to a local media report.
I thought, ‘Did I buy a couch in my sleep?” she said. She eventually connected the dots, but it was too late to cancel the order. The following week, a very big box showed up at her doorstep. McNeil said she’d never spend that kind of money on a couch, so she listed the grey tufted couch on resale site OfferUp, for $300. “Brand new in box. Ordered it by mistake, my toddler actually did…darn buy with 1 click on Amazon,” the listing reads. “Anyway it’s more of a hassle to ship back, so I’ll take a loss. I paid 431 with tax and am willing to let it go for 300 must pick up.”