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  Reply # 1102449 5-Aug-2014 11:16
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And yet the $2 shop beside dick smith have no problems retailing cables for $2 or $3.90 in the same mall with the same costs?




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So I was watching FairGo last week, about Showrooming, and the retailers complaining about customers using the retail shop for size and fitting, and then buying overseas online, and the retailers complaining that overseas purchases don't collect the 15% GST, and therefore local retailers  don't have the competitive edge.

Well, it's not the 15%, it's the extraordinary markup some products have.

The other day, there was a 1-day deal ( or similar) for a Kambrook Planetary Mixer, for $159.00. Not a bad price. Checked the normal retail - $399NZ.! FFS !! So less than 1/2 price on special

In Oz, the normal retail is around $150AU, down to $99 on special.

So who's ripping off who !!!

NFSE !





My thoughts are no longer my own and is probably representative of our media-controlled government


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  Reply # 1102686 5-Aug-2014 15:53
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Kambrook is just another housebrand these days badging up random stuff. Wouldnt go there at those prices.




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  Reply # 1102751 5-Aug-2014 17:49
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richms: And yet the $2 shop beside dick smith have no problems retailing cables for $2 or $3.90 in the same mall with the same costs?


Ever tried taking something like that back under warranty, at $2 people just write it off even though they are entitled to have it replaced, most don't because its "only a couple of bucks"

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