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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #555 on: February 1, 2010, 10:56 AM »

Our local store almost fooled me as they had both the AT-STs and Dewbacks in the clearance aisle, with red tags, but they were still full price.  I hate when they do that.  I already have two of each, and don't necessarily need more, but if I saw a nice deal (like 50% off or more) I'd probably consider it.

And they have stick out flag style price tag on the shelf that declares in big bold letters that the item is 'NOW: (the regular price)' and the smaller 'Reduced From:' is always blank.  I'm always tempted to find a pen and write the regular price in that blank spot to show other people what a "deal" they are getting.

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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #556 on: February 2, 2010, 09:37 AM »
I asked about that and one of the supervisors told me that they do it intentionally to make people think they're on clearance.  >:(
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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #557 on: February 2, 2010, 11:31 AM »
I asked about that and one of the supervisors told me that they do it intentionally to make people think they're on clearance.  >:(

Yeah, its a giant trick by Walmart, and the sad thing is, it sometimes works on people who have no clue.

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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #558 on: February 2, 2010, 12:31 PM »
Funny, that reminds me of the old KB Toys pricing strategy.  They put price stickers on toys saying $9.99, then use a red pen to cross it out and mark $7.99.  It was still a buck or two higher than Wal-Mart or Target pricing, but unfamiliar shippers thought they were getting a great deal.   ::)
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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #559 on: February 2, 2010, 12:36 PM »
They could always use TRU's "clearance" pricing stategy by increasing both the original price and the "clearance" price.
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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #560 on: February 11, 2010, 02:50 PM »
TRU.com has marked their basic figs down to $6.99 online.  Doesn't indicate any kind of "sale" price, so I'm wondering if their retail stores have lower pricing now as well.  Apparently they also have the BOGO packs, though it's a mixed bag of what you will get.
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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #561 on: February 12, 2010, 12:26 AM »
I saw a whole endcap of AT-ST's at Wal-Mart last night at a new price of $49.96

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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #562 on: February 12, 2010, 12:43 AM »
I saw a whole endcap of AT-ST's at Wal-Mart last night at a new price of $49.96

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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #563 on: February 24, 2010, 11:34 AM »
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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #564 on: March 5, 2010, 01:59 PM »
One of the two Walmarts I stopped at this am had fairly fully stocked pegs of figures, with flags marking them at $6 each.  Might be worth your time to stop in.
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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #565 on: March 5, 2010, 03:04 PM »
WM pricing generally varies, but it'd make sense that they're starting now nationwide trying to clear out the tons of figures (mostly Legends here) they've got to get rid of before August.  And I do believe it'd take till August and steeper discounts to get rid of these, haha.

My local WM has 2 separate Star Wars sections at this point.  One dedicated to all 3 lines jumbled together in a mess, and 1 that is a complete endcap of pegs with nothing but Legends.
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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #566 on: March 8, 2010, 04:45 PM »
thanks to Jediknutt over at RS.com - $5 off your purchase of $20 or more on page 3

http://print.coupons.com/couponweb/Offers.aspx?pid=15162&zid=st48&nid=20

there is an Iron Man 2 coupon in there too.  Both expire 4/15/10

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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #567 on: March 8, 2010, 04:47 PM »
Thanks!  Nice to see those coupons return...
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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #568 on: March 8, 2010, 04:50 PM »
yeah - coupled with the current TRU sale for Iron Man 2 figs (off SW topic sorry) of 2 for $10.99 - if you buy 4 figs at that price and use the coupon you are getting figures for $4.25 each!

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Re: Legacy Prices - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #569 on: March 8, 2010, 04:56 PM »
Glad to hear these are back.  I was planning on 2 Iron Man figs at TRU with their BOGO sale, but looks like I'll try 4 now with the coupon.  Now if I can just find some SW stuff to buy out there.   :-\
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