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Mandalorian Candidat
10-15-2001, 01:21 PM
Well, I'm going to go out a limb here and post this thread in the EP1 section even though it will probably get noticed by one or two other people since the line is dead.

Has anyone else run across goofy and inconsistent pricing at TRU on clearance EP1 stuff? I'm specifically talking about the Invasion Force line. My TRU in Orem, UT has a bunch of Invasion Force Mauls with Sith Attack Speeder (an EU vehicle/figure set). They've priced them at $4.97 each and they pop up as something like 'Maul & Obi-Wan' on the price scanners. TRU's also received some Mini-AATs w/Battle Droids and Gungan Sub w/OB1, but they scan at $1.97 even though they are put in the same display basket with the $4.97 price sign.

I talked with some store employees and they swear up and down that the pricing is like that because the Mauls are so much more popular. If that were the case then all the Mauls would be gone instead of the other two types. I think they just forgot to change the price and are blowing smoke.

Anyone else come across this?

GNT
10-16-2001, 03:55 AM
We have the Jar Jar Binkls w/cannon and the Battle droid warming here still at full price,TRU doesn't learn?

Mandalorian Candidat
10-16-2001, 12:36 PM
Originally posted by GNT
We have the Jar Jar Binkls w/cannon and the Battle droid warming here still at full price,TRU doesn't learn?

I didn't realize there were TRUs in Aussie land. Do they use a Kangaroo instead of a giraffe as their mascot? :)

GNT
10-17-2001, 02:58 AM
Originally posted by Mandalorian Candidat
I didn't realize there were TRUs in Aussie land. Do they use a Kangaroo instead of a giraffe as their mascot? :)

We have TRUs,K-Marts,Target and Big - W who sell Star Wars stuff! Unlike America we *dont* have Wal-Mart and KayBee.

But the only problem here is the price of Star Wars stuff

Eg.

The B-wing here costs AU$99 (which is $49-$50 US) unlike in the US where stores are selling them for US$28 (Just below AU$60)
so the stores here are making a huge profit on them!

And that mainly the reason why the Skiffs,B-Wing,Tie interceptor are shelfwarmers!

master jedi
10-17-2001, 11:57 AM
Originally posted by GNT

The B-wing here costs AU$99 (which is $49-$50 US) unlike in the US where stores are selling them for US$28 (Just below AU$60)
so the stores here are making a huge profit on them!
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Well American currency is worth more than a lot of other countries currency.

We rich American snobs. Dang us.