Not anymore liking HD I find a Delta single handle chrome lav faucet on Lowe's website and copy p/n and everything. It's $44.
Twenty minutes later I get to Lowe's and they have a Peerless faucet with all the same numbers; no Delta. Since I have already invested the travel time, I bought a more expensive $65 Delta two handle lav faucet.
The local Plumbing Parts Plus store didn't carry any of these low end faucets.
Glacier Bay, the present single-handle faucet that somehow slowly leaks [maybe one drop per three minutes] into the faucet housing and eventually drips down into the vanity cabinet, does not have a bricks-and-mortar address on their literature, and neither does Peerless. Delta does have an address.
Q 1: In general, should I be concerned about the lack of a bricks-and-mortar address on product literature?
Q 2: Was this Lowe's stuff a bait-and-switch [BS]?
If it was a BS,
Q 3: should I spend the time and energy reporting this?
In effect, if I reported a bona fide BS, I would then be "cleaning up the trash", reporting on evil-doers, and policing merchants, all without being paid to do so, and
without any of the benefits that superheroes enjoy.
What to do, what to do. . .?