How well are the AOE figures selling in your area?.

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  1. hallofwave

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    The aisles here are small and not selling well at all. I'm afraid it will be a while before I see deluxe Lockdown.
     
  2. RandomGuy

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    Around me they sell out of the AoE Generations stuff pretty quickly. The gimmicky stuff, however, is clogging pegs pretty badly.
     
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    It'll pick up once the movie is actually watched by kids and parents.
     
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    Gimmicky stuff is clogging.

    I saw 2 kids the other day looking at the toys, one said "Ew" to the one-steps, and the other said "This," (referring to voyager grimlock) "is way better than this" (referring to one-step grimlock)

    So, Hasbro. Nice approach.
     
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    Haha this is funny. What a good read to start my day.
     
  6. Scar04c

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    Similar over here, the Generations ones are selling quite well, and my local TRU has an amazing setup, with the local Target having a pretty decent amount of stock as well. Walmarts are pretty bad though.

    The one-steps and such are shelfwarming pretty hard though. We'll see what happens when the movie comes next week though.
     
  7. AutoBobby

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    The only place they're selling well here is Walmart and that's only because the Deluxes are $9.97. The Voyagers aren't selling for crap anywhere.
     
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    They're moving decently in my area, although it looks like all the stores around me have FINALLY reached saturation. I can readily find AoE stuff anywhere I go now.

    I can only imagine it'll pick up even more once the movie hits.
     
  9. strangeguy32000

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    The stuff that's selling are the non-Gimmicky AOE Deluxes and Voyagers.
    It's the Gimmicky "Aimed at children" crap that ain't selling. So much for the assumption that the "Aimed at little little kids" will sell, uh?
     
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    and then you threw the happy meal box in the manager's face?
     
  11. fake

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    The dinobot deluxes seem to be the only figures moving here. Everything else is peg warming. I thought the evasion Prime would sell well, but I am seeing them also stacked up at the TRU.
     
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    It seems the deluxes are selling well here. However everything else (including voyagers) are shelfwarming.
     
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    AOE Generations are selling well. One steps, Power attackers, and titan guardians are peg/shelfwarming HARD to the point where they are leaking over onto the Generations pegs.
     
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    Non-Generations aren't selling at all locally here. Generations AoE and regular classics stuff are both selling pretty well. Mostly Deluxes and Voyagers. Haven't seen Leaders go at all anywhere other than two Grimlocks at Target.
     
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    The deluxes move fast. The voyagers appear to be slow sellers. Gonna have to wait how that changes after the movie comes out.
     
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    My walmart moved the deluxes and voyagers pretty quick, they just restocked and filled an entire end section with a ton of stuff. All wave one unfortunately. They also have probably three cases of Generations deluxes.

    I'm worried that they over stocked on wave one and it's going to take forever to get wave two on the shelf. But more importantly I'm worried about the Rattrap/Tankor generations wave. Every time they stock the generations figures they move out slower and I'm pretty sure most of the ones that have been sitting there have been there since the AOE stuff came out. It looks like they just added an extra case. It was a really stupid more on hasbro's part to delay the next wave as the longer the last wave is out the less likely it is to sell. Plus all of the same figures are being brought forward to the next wave so they're just going to sit there longer. Doesn't bode well for finding them at retail methinks.

    And yeah, the simplified lines don't appear to being moving at all. But like other posters have said we'll see what happens after the movie come out. (personally I'm not expecting too much)
     
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    The deluxes are selling with only Crosshairs peg warming. I can't even find leaders, so they may be selling. Then the isles are overflowing with voyagers, 1steps, flippy things, action punch things, and large unpainted shampoo bottles.
     
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    Both Deluxe waves sold out as well as the Voyagers. The One-Step Changers are keeping the shelves warm.
     
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    My Target was all out of Scorns but had a ton of Slugs and voyagers left.
     
  20. anotheran

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    The non-transformable Titan figures are starting to clog the aisles in my areaalong with the many big ass starscream armada mold and old TFP beast hunter stuff