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Topic # 242222 16-Oct-2018 19:54
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As some of you know I like smart watches.  Have been waiting for the labour day sales to see if I can get a Samsung galaxy watch and Noel's normally has 20% off.

 

Their sale started tonight online at 7.30pm.  At 7pm all the galaxy watches were on their site, as soon as the sale started they were all removed.

 

 

 

Now their site has 20% off selected smart watches, click on this only goes to gear s3 (still at full price).  In their Labour weekend info it says "There is 20% off big brands like Panasonic, LG, Sony, Samsung" and nowhere in their own T&C's does it exclude their smart watches.

 

Looking over their other watches and I can't seem to find any with a discount applied

 

 

 

Is it me or does this seem a bit dodgy?

 

 


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  Reply # 2109102 16-Oct-2018 20:19
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Yes those have just updated.  Galaxy watch is still missing in action.  Just talked to them and the chat person thinks there might be an "issue".  They first said there was no stock until I pointed them to a cached version of the missing product page showing they had the stock, now they think it's a website issue.

 

 


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  Reply # 2109193 17-Oct-2018 05:26
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Same tired old deals from Noel L and the others.   Month one gadget is $999.00   Month two it's 20% off big brands.  Month three $795 'Lowest Ever!!  Month 4 $999.00  Month 5 20% off big brands ... rinse repeat.

 

The real price the gadget will sell for is around $750-$800, but by sticking an eye watering price on the item in month one they can claim discounts in following months.  Dick Smith and now JB do exactly the same.


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  Reply # 2109194 17-Oct-2018 05:50
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Same tired old deals from Noel L and the others.   Month one gadget is $999.00   Month two it's 20% off big brands.  Month three $795 'Lowest Ever!!  Month 4 $999.00  Month 5 20% off big brands ... rinse repeat.


The real price the gadget will sell for is around $750-$800, but by sticking an eye watering price on the item in month one they can claim discounts in following months.  Dick Smith and now JB do exactly the same.


And Briscoes style, they will make a bonus $200 profit off the handful of suckers that purchase during months 1&4

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  Reply # 2109199 17-Oct-2018 06:36
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This is how retail pricing cycles work.... high/low/super low   

 

They cant legally call it a 'sale/discount' if it hasnt been on a certain % of high price for a period of time (unless its advertised as an everyday low). 


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  Reply # 2109219 17-Oct-2018 07:48
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Goosey:

 

This is how retail pricing cycles work.... high/higher/super high

 

 

Fixed it for you.





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Reply # 2109289 17-Oct-2018 09:19
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Goosey:


This is how retail pricing cycles work.... high/higher/super high



Fixed it for you.





Bah hahah



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  Reply # 2109853 17-Oct-2018 15:03
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Ok after talking to them and pointing out the picture they have is of a galaxy watch I was able to pick one up from Albany. It seems the 20% off for galaxy watches is instore only

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  Reply # 2110948 19-Oct-2018 13:04
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JB's catalogue:  'Long Weekend Price Frenzy'

 

Noel Leeming: 'Long Weekend Price Smash'

 

Would be funny if they had the same slogans!


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  Reply # 2111888 21-Oct-2018 16:06
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Harvey Normam... Looking for a new dishwasher, The website says "free removal" and "installation $49"... What they don't say is the delivery fee for "free removal" is $22 and the delivery fee plus installation comes to $132.

 

Bought from 100% Newbolds which, with delivery, installation and removal of the old one came down to $250 cheaper than Harvey Norman best price... Actually the total price at 100% Newbolds was $92 cheaper than the item price alone at Harvey Norman.

 

 

 





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  Reply # 2111910 21-Oct-2018 16:34
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Pricing on websites is a starting point folk... going in-store and getting staff to price-match is step one, getting them to beat the deal and then sweeten the pot is the ideal result.

 

 

 

Hiding stock on a website is one thing, taking it off the floor is a whole other can of worms!


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  Reply # 2111912 21-Oct-2018 16:49
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HN is only good if you want to get things on tick or sometimes small appliances.
If they eased back on their tvc media spend I’m sure they could save some $$$ and charge their franchisees less fees.


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  Reply # 2111920 21-Oct-2018 17:22
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You lot do know you can haggle at said retailers with these margins right? Never pay listed price at HN or NL even for a 'special'


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  Reply # 2112069 22-Oct-2018 05:23
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Slightly off-topic but Smiths City seems to have cut back on the advertising just of late.  I seem to remember that poor old Dick Smith did the same not long before the final curtain..


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  Reply # 2112070 22-Oct-2018 06:24
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You lot do know you can haggle at said retailers with these margins right? Never pay listed price at HN or NL even for a 'special'



I’m not a contributor to this thread hitherto but I find the expression ‘you lot’ quite rude.

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