Author Topic: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!  (Read 51998 times)

Offline Jesse James

  • Staff Member
  • Grand Master
  • *
  • Posts: 31565
  • Slippery When Poopy
    • View Profile
    • JediDefender.com
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #135 on: November 22, 2010, 02:10 AM »
K-Mart's running a BOGO sale this week.  Huzzah.
2011 Rebel Fleet Trooper Gets My Seal Of Approval!  But Where's The Friggin' Holster On Him!?
Jedi Defender.com Contributing Editor, Twitter @JediDefender & @Jesse_James77

Offline JediJman

  • Jedi Sentinel
  • *
  • Posts: 13984
  • I'm a dude.
    • View Profile
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #136 on: November 22, 2010, 12:45 PM »
K-Mart's running a BOGO sale this week.  Huzzah.

My Big K had a case of the new ROTJ figs to go along witht he BOGO this morning.  $48 for ten figs...not bad!
"If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason. " -Jack Handey

Offline Jesse James

  • Staff Member
  • Grand Master
  • *
  • Posts: 31565
  • Slippery When Poopy
    • View Profile
    • JediDefender.com
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #137 on: November 22, 2010, 09:18 PM »
Unfortunately for me, neither KM here had much to pick from.   :-\  I got a couple Admiral Snackbar's, but that was it.  I was hoping to get some Gammies and Rebels with the sale, but only Luke and R2 remained after I nabbed the Ackbars.
2011 Rebel Fleet Trooper Gets My Seal Of Approval!  But Where's The Friggin' Holster On Him!?
Jedi Defender.com Contributing Editor, Twitter @JediDefender & @Jesse_James77

Offline Jeff

  • Administrator
  • Jedi Council Member
  • *
  • Posts: 20328
  • i stay down with my demons
    • View Profile
    • www.JediDefender.com
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #138 on: November 22, 2010, 11:57 PM »
Unfortunately for me, neither KM here had much to pick from.   :-\ 

My local K-Mart has 6 pegs of figures - two pegs of 2009 Clone Wars figures; two pegs of TLC Bail, Breha, and Yarna; and two pegs of assorted Saga Legends and Jodo Kasts.   ::)
Editor-in-Chief  - www.JediDefender.com
Follow me on Twitter - @jedidefender / @jlsmentek

Offline Jesse James

  • Staff Member
  • Grand Master
  • *
  • Posts: 31565
  • Slippery When Poopy
    • View Profile
    • JediDefender.com
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #139 on: November 23, 2010, 02:26 AM »
Wow, now that's far worse than me...  One KM had a smattering, so I picked up army builders, but the other one I hit frequently had hardly any figures at all.  Like 5 figures on all the SW figure pegs.  It was the most bare I've seen it in a while there.

I'm going to pop in and hope they get ROTJ wave in.  If not, such is life I guess.
2011 Rebel Fleet Trooper Gets My Seal Of Approval!  But Where's The Friggin' Holster On Him!?
Jedi Defender.com Contributing Editor, Twitter @JediDefender & @Jesse_James77

Offline JediJman

  • Jedi Sentinel
  • *
  • Posts: 13984
  • I'm a dude.
    • View Profile
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #140 on: November 23, 2010, 11:54 PM »
Anyone hear of any good Black Friday deals on the Clone Wars S2 DVD?
"If trees could scream, would we be so cavalier about cutting them down? We might, if they screamed all the time, for no good reason. " -Jack Handey

Offline shmashwitdaclub

  • Jedi Apprentice
  • *
  • Posts: 2089
    • View Profile
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #141 on: November 24, 2010, 08:49 AM »
Just curious, but does Sears also do BOGO's like K-Mart is currently doing?  ie, could I walk into Sears today and expect the same deal because K-Mart is running the sale?

While we are on it, has anyone gone to a Sears to see if they have any SW figures?

Offline Jesse James

  • Staff Member
  • Grand Master
  • *
  • Posts: 31565
  • Slippery When Poopy
    • View Profile
    • JediDefender.com
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #142 on: November 24, 2010, 03:47 PM »
Not necessarilly, and last time I was at Sears they had barely any SW in stock.  They'd really cut back what they carried.
2011 Rebel Fleet Trooper Gets My Seal Of Approval!  But Where's The Friggin' Holster On Him!?
Jedi Defender.com Contributing Editor, Twitter @JediDefender & @Jesse_James77

Offline Diddly

  • Jedi Knight
  • *
  • Posts: 4638
  • SECede
    • View Profile
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #143 on: November 24, 2010, 04:38 PM »
Ok, scored the ROTJ wave earlier at a different WM. Though the pegs had the $6 rollback tags, they rang up at $6.96. I didn't feel like arguing the price since it was late but if this is just a regional thing I'm definitely going to go back tomorrow and get a few dollars back.

Just wanted to update that I finally went back to WM to argue the price the other day, and apparently the $6 price tag was only good on November 7. There was reeeeeeally tiny text on the tag on the pegs. I'd say they should have taken that tag off, but it's WM. I think $6.96 is the "permanent" seasonal price.

Offline Jesse James

  • Staff Member
  • Grand Master
  • *
  • Posts: 31565
  • Slippery When Poopy
    • View Profile
    • JediDefender.com
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #144 on: November 24, 2010, 08:29 PM »
That's technically bull**** on their part though.  Tags displaying a price should be honored.  I still say you got hosed on that Diddly, and I'd be irked.  I'll be irked for you.
2011 Rebel Fleet Trooper Gets My Seal Of Approval!  But Where's The Friggin' Holster On Him!?
Jedi Defender.com Contributing Editor, Twitter @JediDefender & @Jesse_James77

Offline Diddly

  • Jedi Knight
  • *
  • Posts: 4638
  • SECede
    • View Profile
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #145 on: November 24, 2010, 10:51 PM »
Heh, thanks Jesse... I SHOULD be irked but for some reason I don't really mind since I'd only be getting back $4 anyway.

Offline Dressel Rebel

  • Jedi General
  • *
  • Posts: 8434
  • En Sabah Nur
    • View Profile
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #146 on: November 25, 2010, 10:13 PM »
Ok, scored the ROTJ wave earlier at a different WM. Though the pegs had the $6 rollback tags, they rang up at $6.96. I didn't feel like arguing the price since it was late but if this is just a regional thing I'm definitely going to go back tomorrow and get a few dollars back.

Just wanted to update that I finally went back to WM to argue the price the other day, and apparently the $6 price tag was only good on November 7. There was reeeeeeally tiny text on the tag on the pegs. I'd say they should have taken that tag off, but it's WM. I think $6.96 is the "permanent" seasonal price.

On my last trip to Walmart, I got 2 x Gamorreans, 2 x Endor Rebels, and 1 Sandtrooper.  The Sandtrooper rang up $6, and the other 4 figures $6.96.


As far as I'm concerned, that's good prices on all of 'em and I sure as hell am not going to argue with a Walmart employee over $4.  My time is more valuable.
This is what happens when you invade Wakanda

Offline shmashwitdaclub

  • Jedi Apprentice
  • *
  • Posts: 2089
    • View Profile
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #147 on: November 28, 2010, 08:03 AM »
In the ad this week at TRU

2 for $9.99 All Star Wars, Iron Man, Marvel or GI Joe Action figures.

While vintage are not shown in the ad, neither is a price range.  So, if TRU isn't intending to include vintage figures in this sale they are going to have a lot harder time saying "no".


edit:  Was also surprised to see a Walmart ad where it states all SW action figures are now $6 - and it does mention vintage.
« Last Edit: November 28, 2010, 08:27 AM by shmashwitdaclub »

Offline Greg

  • Jedi Apprentice
  • *
  • Posts: 1870
    • View Profile
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #148 on: November 28, 2010, 10:31 AM »
I've priced matched Vintage at Wal-Mart using the TRU ads (2 for $10.99 last week, 2 for $9.99 today) with no problems. That might be a good option if they're the only store in your neighborhood getting ROTJ figures.

And just a shameless plug, I have extra Gamorean Guards and Rebel commandos for $8.00 shipped apiece.

Offline Jesse James

  • Staff Member
  • Grand Master
  • *
  • Posts: 31565
  • Slippery When Poopy
    • View Profile
    • JediDefender.com
Re: Vintage Collection Pricing - Sales, Discounts, Price Hikes!
« Reply #149 on: November 29, 2010, 01:28 AM »
Usually 2-fers aren't comped here, but I'll have to give it a go.  The price may get them to cave.  Worth it for Sandtroopers if nothing else.  Thanks Greg, I'll hang onto the ad and try it.
2011 Rebel Fleet Trooper Gets My Seal Of Approval!  But Where's The Friggin' Holster On Him!?
Jedi Defender.com Contributing Editor, Twitter @JediDefender & @Jesse_James77