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  # 918962 21-Oct-2013 09:38
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This isn't Mother england nor are we a Prisoner Of her.

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  # 919002 21-Oct-2013 10:26
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That deal isn't so great (cost +10%).

I bet you'd find with most weekend sales, or 'catalogue' products, the selling price will actually be less than cost+10%.

It is probably OK for Whiteware (there isn't the huge competition here in Whiteware as there is in AU) but for TVs ETC, cost plus 10 (or even 7.5) son't be costing them a huge amount, and in some cases will be higher than their ticket prices.


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  # 919058 21-Oct-2013 11:18
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Do people actually believe this "cost +" hype?

I walked into our local NL yesterday and saw these on "special":

$99 "reduced" to $79. I cheekily offered $59.
Salesperson checks the computer. "Sorry but our cost is $88 - you can look at the screen".
I start to walk away. Salesperson - "OK I will let you have one at that price".

I am now the proud owner of a Telecom Huawei E5220 Mobile Hotspot complete with 2GB data for just $59.

They lost $29 - TUI



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  # 919074 21-Oct-2013 11:48
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1eStar: This isn't Mother england nor are we a Prisoner Of her.

Thanks for stating the obvious.

Obviously comparing NZ with anywhere else in the world is a stupid idea because it's perfect, right?

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