Toy prices to increase

Discussion in 'The Toyark' started by Croaker, Feb 15, 2008.

  1. Croaker

    Croaker Well-Known Member

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    awesome...more money for big corporations, less toys for me....
     
  3. Robogeek28

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    Looks like I'll be cutting my collecting down quite a bit.
     
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    Just collect more G1.
     
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    TENIME_art Ethically Challenged

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    Agreed on many levels. Still, I don't mind the prices of toys going higher for wage increases in China or anywhere else. Oil companys have the highest prophet increases ever- even with inflation and all other unforseen events taken into consideration, and keep it up by making everyone else pay more, not only to cover new cost, but to line their wallets even more then the 300 mile lining they already have. But, to ease working class peoples problems in China or really any other country, I'd happily pay more.
     
  7. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    So in a Transformer sense in the US, we're talking $11 deluxes, $22 Voyagers, $44 Leaders? Not much of an increase.
     
  8. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Get ready for £15 deluxes, £30 Voyagers and so on over here. :lol 

    Yippee, I'll be able to cut down.
     
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    I've noticed a few walmarts here already doing these prices. And then there's TRU with their $13 deluxes....
     
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  12. Dirge121

    Dirge121 Eat the chikums

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    Those arent the actual figures, it was an attempt at humour. Which went badly wrong.
     
  13. Soundblaster1

    Soundblaster1 The Heisenberg of Toys

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    I'm thinking Walmart and Target will quickly turn into the ONLY places to buy any toys at all, since everyone else already has markup... Increase in price won't help everyone else at all.
     

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