Kmart shopper spots error on new laundry hamper

Kmart shopper spots error on new laundry hamper

A Kmart shopper spotted a hilarious mistake she spotted on a brand-new item she purchased.

“Hmm, think there’s something wrong here,” the woman wrote, sharing an image of her new ‘Lights and Darks’ laundry hamper in a Kmart Facebook group.

“Think I’ll have to take it back to Kmart. I haven’t quite finished putting it together but will have to pull it apart again,” she said.

According to the shopper, the cloth baskets are not attached the wrong way, as it appears that the words on the "dark" side have been printed upside down.

“I did pick up one box and had the end of the box open and everything come out whilst I was walking through the shop with it,” she said.

“Had a very nice Kmart lady nearby who saw what happened and helped me collect the bits only to realise one piece was missing.

The shop assistant ended up opening the box of the item she now has set up at home to check all the pieces were there.

“She was so helpful and lovely. Pity we didn’t check the words were the right way up,” the woman quipped.

The mix-up was a hit on the Facebook group.

“I would just keep it, it’s funny,” one person wrote, with many agreeing it was now an ‘original’ item.

“I love it. Upside down and all,” another agreed.

A Kmart spokesperson has said it is believed to be an isolated incident but the store is investigating the example.

“At Kmart, the quality of our products are our number one priority,” the spokesperson told 7News.

“We are currently investigating this with our quality team and believe this may be an isolated incident as we have not been made aware of this sort of printing error before.

“We welcome the opportunity to resolve this directly with the customer and encourage the customer to reach out to our friendly customer service team.”

Photo credits: Facebook