Is it permissible for a jewish owned store in a jewish neighborhood (for example a supermarket) to not put price tags on items?

My logic is that it may cause embarrassment for a customer to go to the checkout and discover they can not afford certain items. Secondly, it seems somewhat deceitful to not label items with a price.

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    It might also cause people to ask for the price when they weren't planning on making a purchase
    – Dude
    May 17 at 15:02
  • @Dude How could they know if they are planning on making a purchase or not without knowing the price?
    – Joel K
    May 17 at 15:05
  • @JoelK not every decision is priced based and there is a problem of genevas daas to ask if you aren't planning on purchasing. This could potentially be an issue if lifne eiver
    – Dude
    May 17 at 15:15
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    What if there isn't a fixed price and it's all up for bargaining?
    – Double AA
    May 17 at 16:25
  • For what it's worth this is Minhag haMakom in many stores in Israel May 17 at 16:31


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