What happens to toys that don't sell?

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  1. Leather Elbows

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    DOTM toys left over in lots of shops I've been to. I know they're not gonna sell them all. Do they just throw them away? Burn them or something. Give them to poor kids? I know they lower the price but eventually they get rid of them. Like what will hasbro do with all the HA Soundwaves they made? Since they are cancelled
     
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    Retailers put them on clearance and a horde of penny-pinching grandmas descend.

    If Hasbro has unsold stock, it's sold to discount retailers either domestically or overseas. Google "Ross Dress for Less" :lol 
     
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    The ones that were made ARE being sold, in Asia. The ones that would have been made for the US probably were never produced in the first place.
     
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    Like what will hasbro do with all the HA Soundwaves they made? Since they are cancelled[/QUOTE]

    Please. Don't remind me.

    :cry 
     
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    They go to the Island of Misfit Toys.
     
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    Retailers either take the unsold stock and:
    A. Put it on clearance.
    B. Send it back to the manafacturer.
    C. Sell it to department stores like TJ MAXX, ROSS, FIVE BELOW, and the like.
    D. Combination of all three.

    Sometimes retailers will send Hasbro back their stock, and then Hasbro will play the middle man and sell it to the department stores.
     
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    Well, at my TRU the unsold DOTM toys sit there on the pegs collecting dust. Forever. Not selling, not being clearanced, not being exiled to Ross. Sitting there, eternally, for ever and ever. And ever. :banghead: 
     

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