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Topic # 185296 17-Nov-2015 15:54
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I have a special offer from a retailer to buy at cost plus 5%.

Is there a way I can find out in advance what cost price would be?

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  Reply # 1429751 17-Nov-2015 15:57
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  Reply # 1429763 17-Nov-2015 15:59
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is that like RRP, like


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  Reply # 1429796 17-Nov-2015 17:06
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The only way is to ask the retailer. Cost price is not their buy price it is the total cost of them buying stocking and selling the item.

Every retailer's cost price will be different due to differences in buy price, rent, wages, utility bills, etc.

As Fretasm says, check out pricing to get a feel of what a good deal is.

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  Reply # 1429801 17-Nov-2015 17:13
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I guess we will have to just run with the offer and compare to geekzone and staticice for pricing.

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  Reply # 1429802 17-Nov-2015 17:14
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I avoid "cost + %" sales. I have yet to come across any deals that remotely could be considered a better deal than any other weekend of retail therapy. It's a play on words and in my view disingenuous. Due diligence definitely needed.

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  Reply # 1429837 17-Nov-2015 18:10
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yeah i figured this could be a trap. im not dumb though ill have the 6" device and geekzone and statics to check prices at sae time.

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