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jimbob79

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#204196 21-Sep-2016 11:42
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So I got an email from the Warehouse Stationery today advertising for the 'Seagate 1TB Expansion Portable Hard Drive' for $95.00 when from the Warehouse they are selling the the same item for only $89.00.




Don't the warehouse even check what the other is selling and make sure they are selling at the same price?


 


 


 


 


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  #1638144 21-Sep-2016 11:43
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You can use their price match guarantee and save another 5%

 

 


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  #1638150 21-Sep-2016 11:48
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Yeah pricematch at warehouse stationary is a great thing when they have something you want and an evil place like harvey norman has it cheaper.





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  #1638278 21-Sep-2016 15:39
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I don't think they are the same company. One is blue the other red.




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  #1638283 21-Sep-2016 15:49
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I believe they are different, but owned by the same parent company.

 

 

 

Here is another example of pricing problems, comparing the price of these two identical items at the two stores.

 

 

 

http://www.warehousestationery.co.nz/product/B218432.html#q=surge+protector&start=1

 

http://www.thewarehouse.co.nz/red/catalog/product/Philips-8-Way-1.8m-1772J-Surge-Protector-Black?SKU=1955459

 

 Warehouse is charging 5 time what warehouse stationary is selling the item for. Also the regular price at warehouse stationary is nearly 3 times less that the warehouses regular price is currently.


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  #1638285 21-Sep-2016 15:53
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I think it's pretty standard for subsidiaries to be run as separate companies (technically they are separate companies, right?) to the point where they literally compete with each other, so one wouldn't expect their pricing to match?





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  #1638289 21-Sep-2016 15:55
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Both companies (THE WAREHOUSE GROUP LIMITED and WAREHOUSE STATIONERY LIMITED) have the same addresses: 

 

Registered Office 

 

Level 8, 120 Albert Street, Auckland , New Zealand  

 

Address for service
Level 8, 120 Albert Street, Auckland , New Zealand

 

 

 

 

 

My Mistake that's just BDO.


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  #1638290 21-Sep-2016 15:57
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jimbob79:

 

 

 

That could be the address of their accountant, so could be the address of multiple companies.




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  #1638299 21-Sep-2016 16:19
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The Warehouse Group also owns Noel Leeming. What price are their hard drives?
Separate businesses within the same group. As suggested above, use Warehouse Stationery's 5% price match to do even better.




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  #1638326 21-Sep-2016 17:40
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richms:

 

Yeah pricematch at warehouse stationary is a great thing when they have something you want and an evil place like harvey norman has it cheaper.

 

 

Is  harvey norman evil? Do tell!


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  #1638332 21-Sep-2016 17:58
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zespri:

 

Is  harvey norman evil? Do tell!

 

 

Just poor service and a depressing interior that looks like a non maintained mid 90's office building for the one near me in wairau.





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  #1638344 21-Sep-2016 18:47
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richms:

 

 

 

Just poor service and a depressing interior that looks like a non maintained mid 90's office building for the one near me in wairau.

 

 

And a totally insufferable owner in Gerry Harvey.

 

 

 

 


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  #1638347 21-Sep-2016 18:50
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dejadeadnz:

 

And a totally insufferable owner in Gerry Harvey.

 

 

Forgot about that. Anyway, I only go in there to get depressed and prices on things to take across the road to warehouse stationary or noel leeming to match. JB isnt that good for getting prices to have matching done from since they have high ones on the shelf and will only verbally give you the real ones.





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