How long has Best Buy been selling TFs in physical stores?

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  1. jignat

    jignat Well-Known Member

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    The sighting thread on TFW2005 and a post on another forum say that ER figures are showing up in Best Buys n the US at retail prices.
    Is this new?
     
  2. Cheetatron

    Cheetatron Drat, outsmarted by a Lorry, I am disgraced

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    where are they in the stores
     
  3. Jtprime17

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    I want to say they’ve been selling Cyberverse figures in store since the show started. They sold siege Omega and Jetfire last year but via their online store only. This is the first year they started carrying generations figures in store.
     
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  4. ziltama

    ziltama Mods, molds, and casts. Also full of hot gas.

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    More of a recent phenomenon. The local ones here didn't get the memo yet and just had old Cyberverse figures.
     
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    Didn't best buy sell some transformers for the 07 movie under a premium line?
     
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    Venixion Its always the middle of the night in Moonside

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    Uhh for several years.
     
  7. optimus124

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    Before you all get excited about grabbing the WFC Figures from Best Buy, it's a series SKU. Meaning that there are different products under that one code. I thought I bought Prime and this is what they had when I picked it up.

    In the title it says "Styles may vary".
     

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  8. LegoLover58

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    As @Jtprime17 said, around Fall 2018 when Cyberverse was coming out.
     
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  9. SWAGE66

    SWAGE66 Nah

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    They've randomly carried Transformers since at least ROTF, although they didn't keep it as normal inventory all the time like Walmart or Target. So yeah, over ten years give or take.
     
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    before that even, I mean the 07 movie had figures exclusive to best buy
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    They did this and stopped
    I want to say when Cyberverse and bumblebe came out, i remember when the first ones i saw were the 3rd wave of movie tiny turbo changers and wave 3 of Cyberverse warriors
     
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    They pull that crap with Marvel Legends and Star Wars too. It's a fine tradition going all the way back to KMart's old storefront that's so popular the company totally isn't crashing and burning. May as well not even have an online presence if all you do is throw all of your garbage in a box labeled "styles may vary."
     
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