Dreadwing at Retail??

Discussion in 'Transformers Robots In Disguise / Prime Discussion' started by Stygian360, Jul 24, 2012.

  1. Stygian360

    Stygian360 Well-Known Member

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    So, the SDCC placard in front of the Voyager Dreadwing toy said July '12, so why have we not seen this toy yet at retail? I find that in general the placards are about 2 months late from when the toy will see retail release (i.e., a Sept placard means we may start seeing them as early as July at retail), so this means that we should have started seeing Dreadwing back in June or late May, but obviously not. Anyone heard anything on when DW should start hitting?
     
  2. Ratchets Hatch

    Ratchets Hatch Cannot Hold Weapon

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    Whenever stores order more cases, I suppose. All the ones near me still have Wave 1 and 2 Voyagers on shelves.
     
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    Considering Hasbro's decisions as of late. They must mean July 2013.
     
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    kaijuguy19 Keyblade Wielder

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    He'll probably be here around the last week of July/the first week of August.
     
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    All I know is, I want my Dreaders.
     
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    which decisions would those be?

    The release of the Voyager Grimlock fans have been clamoring for?
    The remolding of 5 toys into the Wreckers?
    The release of 2 Masterpiece figures?

    Please...tell me which "Decisions" you mean.
     
  7. Sideways77

    Sideways77 oh shoogah

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    And my Quaker.
     
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    I mean't in context of delaying and/or cancelling most of the promising products. Not to mention the horrible product distribution.

    Don't get me wrong, the products that have been revealed in the past month or so have been Fantastic at least. It's just we are not getting them in they way we should be getting them.
     
  9. PlanckEpoch

    PlanckEpoch Just a regular old plumbus

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    Which is...? :confused: 

    Product distribution has nothing to do with Hasbro. It has everything to do with retailers ordering what they want and don't want. You must mean case ratios, in which yeah, it was pretty bad in DOTM, but the Prime wave 4 case distribution got better with the existence of the revision case.

    Targets, Toys R Us and Fred Meyers around Oregon are starting to get in FoC stuff. If there's such a bad distribution problem then why are almost all major retailers in Oregon are getting the newest and hottest product...? :confused: 
     
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    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I've only seen wave 2 once, so I can't comment.
     
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    Well if worst comes to worst there's always online retail.
     
  12. Aaron

    Aaron Master of Crystalocution Moderator Content Contributor

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    The dates that Hasbro gives are usually their projected dates based on retailer orders. The problem is if a store doesn't order then they don't show up regardless of Hasbro trying to sell it or not.
     
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    Autovolt 127 Get In The Titan, Prime!

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    Well the Cyberverse figure is already out now.
     
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    Not where I live. :cry 
     

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