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  #1524550 2-Apr-2016 12:19
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Had a look in the paraparaumu store - and im convinced they have put the price up on a load of items and then added a 40% off sticker. some of the cables are more expensive now with discount than they were a few months ago when i as there last! I am not sure who would pay $49 for a standard hdmi cable and dont get me started on the micro usb cables at $29!? walked out in disgust - this is why people have moved to buying stuff online from aliexpress etc.


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  #1524552 2-Apr-2016 12:24
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Dick Smith's performance isn't the reason why people are buying on-line.

 

Dick Smith's performance is the reason they're closing down.


 
 
 
 


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  #1524565 2-Apr-2016 12:44
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I went in to albany this morning, left without buying anything again nothing really that good there.  Did see some headphones with "40% off" but will hold off till noels has there 50% off like they tend to do


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  #1524573 2-Apr-2016 13:00
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Looks like the stock is destined to be dumped...


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  #1524582 2-Apr-2016 13:12
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That'll just move their clearance 'sale' to Suplustronics and the likes

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  #1524591 2-Apr-2016 13:45
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had a look and picked up one of these ,not sure how good they are but for $14 cant really go wrong.

 

 

 

http://www.dicksmith.com.au/home-security/tools-hobbyist/general-tools





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  #1524600 2-Apr-2016 14:17
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oxnsox: That'll just move their clearance 'sale' to Suplustronics and the likes

 

I'd probably expect to see Turners come up with any remaining stock that they can't ditch as well as the fittings etc (I wonder how many container loads of HDMI cable they imported!). 

 

 





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  #1524611 2-Apr-2016 14:57
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Dunnersfella:

Looks like the stock is destined to be dumped...


 


http://www.channelnews.com.au/news/millions-of-dollars-worth-of-dick-smith-stock-to-be-dumped/



Fixed that for you... So frustrating to copy paste links on a mobile phone 😆

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  #1524612 2-Apr-2016 15:07
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Lower Hutt had a couple of pairs of Bose QC20's for 40% off which made them $289

 

 


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  #1524673 2-Apr-2016 15:56
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sleemanj:

 

oxnsox: That'll just move their clearance 'sale' to Suplustronics and the likes

 

I'd probably expect to see Turners come up with any remaining stock that they can't ditch as well as the fittings etc (I wonder how many container loads of HDMI cable they imported!). 

 

 

 

 

 

 

I can't understand why they didn't just put them on the shelf for $2-5 each during this sale to get rid of them. Not unless there are still people buying them at this sort of price.


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  #1524680 2-Apr-2016 16:08
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SNicolle:

 

got two DSE brand mini display to hdmi adapters @ 16 each, was happy with that.

 

 

They are available for literally a quarter that price on aliexpress.

 

 

 

 


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  #1525569 4-Apr-2016 09:42
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Maybe some much better deals about 10 days before they close a store, on bulkier items like the kitchen gear that would be a pita to box up and send to auction?


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  #1525585 4-Apr-2016 09:59
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Well, I saw at their Glenfield store yesterday that Dick Smith had boosted up the original price of a in-house brand optical cable (2M) to $90, to be "discounted" down to 80% off. LOL.

 

 

 

Seriously, good riddance.

 

 

 

 


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  #1525598 4-Apr-2016 10:17
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Got some 3.5mm to 3.5mm retractibles for $6.00 thought that was good.

 

Went to buy a rice cooker, thought $59.97 was a good deal, but thought better do a quick google of Briscoes for confirmation - $58.49 yell


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#1525602 4-Apr-2016 10:22
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dejadeadnz:

 

Well, I saw at their Glenfield store yesterday that Dick Smith had boosted up the original price of a in-house brand optical cable (2M) to $90, to be "discounted" down to 80% off. LOL.

 

 

 

 

That's illegal. Someone should make a complaint to the commerce commission and get them shut down!


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