Is Scalping a dying trend!?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Cybertronian idiot, Apr 15, 2024.

  1. fanbase0000

    fanbase0000 Well-Known Member

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    The last reliable report from leakers said SS86 Grimlock will be reissue in October 2025.
     
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    GizmoTron Roobaticon Commander

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    Got to get with the times. Due to decreased demand and the nickel and diming of would be resellers on eBay or Amazon with fees, scalping is old hat.

    Now swapping is the new hotness for scumbags. Faster, easier and, since the world owes you and you deserve to have all the toys without paying, a victimless crime.
     
  3. Bakarina

    Bakarina Unapologetic Megatron Fangirl

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    There's plenty that can be done. The arch nemesis of scalpers is supply. All hasbro has to do is keep producing supply until it reaches saturation. It is not like TFs are made of rare earth metals and semiconductors like the PS5 is around its launch. Once the design and tooling is in the can, reissues are repacks aren't that complicated. Thankfully there might finally be some hope on this front because after an agonizing eternity Hasbro finally appears to be getting the hint, actually repacking figures that were short packed or poorly distributed that are still in high demand instead of churning out yet another batch of ER Arcees and Black Series Landos and Jyn Erso peg warmers for the third or fourth time that were poor sellers the first time around.
     
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