I gotta question about Hasbro distribution.

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  1. Sideways77

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    I was wondering about something. People have been getting TFP Deluxe wave 5, and even the FEs. But that's in the east. I was wondering: how does Hasbro's distribution to the Northwest work? I haven't seen wave 3 on of TFP deluxes. It's just the same pegs of Bumblebees and Cliffjumper's.

    If anyone could answer this, I'd appreciate it.
     
  2. bignick1693

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    I think it based on the retail store. They put out the new stuff when they want to.
     
  3. bellpeppers

    bellpeppers A Meat Popsicle

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    No.
    They don't order it until there's room for it on the shelves- and at that, they don't order particular figures. They get a case shipped to them, and that's what's stocked.
     
  4. QmTablit

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    Wait, what? You haven't seen Wave 3 and on? I've seen plenty of Hot Shot, Knockout, the Bumblebee redeco, and Dead End.

    If your stores are sitting on old stock and not ordering new cases, then that's on the stores. But we've been getting them up here.
     
  5. DrTraveler

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    This. So until that stock you see on the shelves is burnt off enough for space you're out of luck.

    There is an exception. New toylines (Like FoC) get put out during resets of the section.

    I saw the title and thought someone was going to comment on how bad Hasbro case breakdowns are. I like to never found two of the main Rescue Bots for my son, while Bumblebee and Optimus are overflowing. Those two aren't even on the show!
     
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    It's definitely just your stores. I live in NJ and for most of the summer and through September, I had never even seen a Knock Out, Hot Shot or Vehicon. I luckily found 1 in a Toys R Us and then about a month later, Wave 3 was all over my Target. The stores dont order things until other stock starts to clear up, so with bees and cliffs all over your stores, they probably see no incentive to get more.

    As for wave 5, I have been coming across it a lot and been getting vehicons thanks to it, but I think it's because things in my target move quickly. That TRU I mentioned constantly has the same crap, all the time (no Prime stuff at all now).

    And what? People have started finding the First editions AT RETAIL, already?
     
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    all my stores fully stocked on Prime Bees and FOC Primes

    :l
     
  8. Dansproject

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    Hasbro have distribution?
     
  9. Jazz342

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    Yes, but tru doesn't.
     
  10. Autobus Prime

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    D:

    Yes, but it's fictional, and exists in a reality apart from our own.

    Distribution - Transformers Wiki

    (To find Mattel, descend 2 more levels. To find madness, descend 1.)
     
  11. LegendAntihero

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    Could be worse. It least it's not overstocked on Jazzes.
     

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