Toys R Us raises the prices of deluxes to $15.99!!!

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Zildjian, Dec 6, 2012.

  1. Tripredacus

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    I think even worse is that Bot Shot single packs are $5. You know how small those things are.

    Is this price increase just a TF thing? Are other Hasbro items like Star Wars or GI Joes going up too? What about other toys?
     
  2. dsprks75

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    Even though I've been collecting since 84. I remember the Beast Wars price structuring the best:

    Basic- $5
    Deluxe- $10
    Mega- $15
    Ultra (leader) -$20

    I stand by previous posts I've made on this subject where I said that current prices are a result of the people in charge setting prices at whatever they want because fuck you.
     
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    GI Joe saw price increases last year to $10 for single figures up from $7 at WM. Lately it looks as though the point is moot since the local Walmarts are nearly completely bare, no GI Joe, very few TF's of any size and even very little Star Wars junk and have been that way since well before last Christmas. TRU is the only place reliably stocking.
     
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    Just remember..if you just wait a bit..they all go on sale or discount. Just be patient.
     
  5. Soundwinder

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    Only thing I'm really worried about is Kickback. Shortpacked, new mold, late-wave army builder. Plus a fairly popular character in his own right.

    Kinda exactly like Vehicon, but even he eventually became easy enough to find. Of course TFs in general are moving slower now so... we'll see.
     
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    I ordered 2 Kickbacks yesterday for $15.99 each. Today I noticed they're listed at $16.99.
     
  7. soybean56

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    Prime deluxes at Targets here are $18 each. We really don't have any room to complain though.

    Deluxes have been $10 since Beast Wars days. Enjoy all the years we had of no price increases. :) 
     
  8. yesidoknow

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    If it was from hasbro, thats fine. But its on TRU's part. They even had a clearance sticker on a Ultra magnus that said original price of "14,99". They're pushing it to a point that I'd rather pay more for the import version with better paint instead. But maybe thats just me.
     

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