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  Reply # 495868 20-Jul-2011 18:41
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Huge fail. Not all products are cost + GST, and I'm talking about stuff that aren't on the exclusion list. Everything is discounted but by varying degrees. This is false advertising.

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  Reply # 495871 20-Jul-2011 18:46
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Half the blu-rays I took up they just said "Already at cost, no discount" Some of the TVs "Sorry, already below cost" GGRRR. Nowhere near as good as I was hoping.

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  Reply # 495873 20-Jul-2011 18:49
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Some of the TVs "Sorry, already below cost" GGRRR.


There's a Tui ad in that...

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  Reply # 495876 20-Jul-2011 18:55
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heavenlywild: Huge fail. Not all products are cost + GST, and I'm talking about stuff that aren't on the exclusion list. Everything is discounted but by varying degrees. This is false advertising.


I guess the flyer doesnt say all products storewide, it just says products storewide.

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  Reply # 495878 20-Jul-2011 19:00
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Got a good deal on an Onkyo receiver and DishTV, before 6pm and without a flyer.  Didint even have to stick around to see whether the place packed out or not.

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  Reply # 495883 20-Jul-2011 19:15
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Wellington store, got NUTS. I lined up at 5:50 to make sure I missed the queue, glad I did. Took an age to OUT of the store.

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  Reply # 495903 20-Jul-2011 19:37
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I went to the St Lukes one in Auckland. There were some good bargains on TVs. Bought 3 Blu-rays which had a couple of $$s off. The Galaxy S2 was $999. Not enough off to part with my money for that..




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  Reply # 495904 20-Jul-2011 19:38
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Picked up Turtle Beach X41 headphones for $221, rrp $296. have seen cheaper than that, dick smith website says 237 but none in stock in any store.
New Lynn store was BUSY, no need for the flyer.

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  Reply # 495932 20-Jul-2011 20:48
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Kopkiwi: So that sale sucked. Rango $39 down to $37, The Incredibles $28 down to $22


how much margin do you think they make?

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  Reply # 495941 20-Jul-2011 21:03
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bayfair , mt maunganui was OK.

Not too busy, turned up at 6.30pm and grabbed a free sales assistant.

checked out the kef 5.1 'satellites', they wanted $897. Tempting but got a large tax bill next month ha ha.

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  Reply # 495942 20-Jul-2011 21:07
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I went along to the Wellington store at around 7.45, not expecting much after some of the comments here. In this case I think it was better to go later unless you knew what you wanted had a very limited stock. I was able to have a person come around with me and price the products I was interested in. 

Looked at some hard drives, interesting to see that a 320gb portable hard drive, currently on special for $74 at cost price is $84 (selling below cost apparently). A 500gb portable hard drive retailing for $99 at cost price was $93, I didn't end up buying either but was still interesting to see.

In the end I bought some edifier M3200 speakers, current store price was $109, at cost price they were $70.50, cheapest in stock ones on price spy are $93 so I feel as though I got a good deal.

I have mates that bought CD's and Vinyl for much less than it would usually cost. One friend got 3 CD's that would usually cost $90 for $59.

Obviously I wasn't looking for any high value items, if I was I might have viewed it a little differently but I steered clear of the TV section. 

I'd just like to say I was happy with the sale, you can understand how the savings on lower value items such as CD's and DVD's wouldn't be particularly high.

Good job JB-HIFI

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  Reply # 495948 20-Jul-2011 21:25
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Was really good. Walked out with $25 Sony in-ears for $13.97, and was going to get some Skull Candy in-ears too which were $15 down from $32 or something. Rediculous mark ups >.< but glad I found out on here about the sale because I needed new headphones soon anyways. Thanks guys :D




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  Reply # 495977 20-Jul-2011 21:59
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Bought a GPS which was on sale in the day for cheaper than cost price and after much bargining i managed to get them to lower it to the sale price again.

Also got a 1TB external hard drive for $99 which was also below cost.

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  Reply # 495991 20-Jul-2011 22:18
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jbard: Bought a GPS which was on sale in the day for cheaper than cost price and after much bargining i managed to get them to lower it to the sale price again.

Also got a 1TB external hard drive for $99 which was also below cost.


you go ripped off 2tb hdd cost $135NZD

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  Reply # 495999 20-Jul-2011 22:27
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mrbig:
jbard: Bought a GPS which was on sale in the day for cheaper than cost price and after much bargining i managed to get them to lower it to the sale price again.

Also got a 1TB external hard drive for $99 which was also below cost.


you go ripped off 2tb hdd cost $135NZD


I think he means a 2.5 not a 3.5" drive 

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