Just raise the price and slap a SALE sticker on it.

Discussion in '[H]ot Deals Discussions' started by grizzed, Nov 20, 2008.

  1. grizzed

    grizzed Limp Gawd

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    I bought SENNHEISER CXL400 headphones for $19.99 yesterday.
    Today the item is the Newegg shell shocker and it's $21.99.

    haha shocker is right
     
  2. Tolyngee

    Tolyngee [H]ardness Supreme

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    I'm not certain which hand gesture is appropriate for this shocker.
     
  3. lillimon04

    lillimon04 2[H]4U

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    Eww. Haha :D
    Thats pretty funny that newegg did that though.
     
  4. gimp

    gimp [H]ardForum Junkie

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    Wal-Mart does that all the time :)
    when I worked there, something would get marked up, then get a $5 "roll back"
    when, in fact, it still cost more than before the "roll back"

    they recently did that with dog food.
    for a few months I was gettin a bag for $30.

    next time I go to get a bag, it's now $40 and a "roll back" with a "was" price of $45.

    just seems to be the way retailers work, for whatever reason.
     
  5. Talz

    Talz Gawd

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    The reason retailers work that way is that sheeple work that way.
     
  6. LawGiver

    LawGiver 2[H]4U

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    i think newegg is becoming OLDegg. they used to be different than other etailers but lately ive been spending more time on zipzoomfly and mwave. :(
     
  7. Joe Average

    Joe Average Ad Blocker - Banned

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    Newegg's pricing changes based on supply and demand. If it's a popular item, what the price is right now might not be the same price 2 hours from now, unfortunately. Kinda lame but, it's a smart business methodology... to some degree.
     
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  9. techminster

    techminster Limp Gawd

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    Pff, it's all about the money these days... :( [​IMG]
     
  10. 450

    450 [H]ard as it Gets

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    Isn't that what a business is about? :confused:
     
  11. elleana

    elleana 2[H]4U

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    And all this is surprising because...?
     
  12. krupted

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    i like when i pay 4 dollars for a jug of gas then two months later its less then half that. i think the gas station i use still had the same stock since summer too... why do i fear 5 bucks a gallon next summer?
     
  13. panfist

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    The other day, zipzoomfly had a "free shipping" sale, but a few minutes after the "free shipping" promo made up, the prices went up $5 on basically everything on their entire website.

    They were caught in the act, red handed so to speak.

    I still think that zipzoomfly has decent prices, and I order from there often because now I moved and I have to pay tax at newegg.

    Mwave is ok but their website is not as nice. Lately they have shuffled inventory through ebay to take advantage of live cashback, which has worked out for me.

    I will go to newegg to learn about what I want to buy, then check prices at other websites.
     
  14. grizzed

    grizzed Limp Gawd

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    lol ... My apologizes to newegg shoppers. If i hadn't bought those headphones 12 hours earlier I wouldn't have forced newegg to raise the price of the product and announce that the items were 'on sale'.
     
  15. matrix563

    matrix563 [H]ard as it Gets

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    i buy some things from newegg but most i don't. i simply want hte best deal :)
     
  16. maxius

    maxius 2[H]4U

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    lol this bf has been full of crap