Is Target the only place selling Battle Masters in the U.S.

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  1. zalten

    zalten Well-Known Member

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    Title says it all. I am in Florida and the only place I have seen Battle Masters is Target. They are all clogged with Wave 1 stuff. Anyone else have this problem?
     
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    That's most of it around here in Indiana too.
     
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    Meijer in Michigan is all over the place. Some still carry them, some got rid of the Battlemasters and Micromasters with the last reset. And I’ve never seen any WFC stuff outside of deluxes and the occasional Voyager at Walmart.
     
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    Now that you mention it, I don’t think I’ve seen them in brick-and-mortar stores other than Target either.
     
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    Seems like Target is the only brick and mortar store that still sells Micromasters and Battlemasters. Dunno why Walmart stopped, except if course that it's Walmart and they are cheap and chincy with their space. :rolleyes: 

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    Got Caliburst at Target.

    If I can't find the -Masters at Target, I'll order them online from Amazon or a specialty retailer.
     
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    And Micromasters, Walmart gave up on them.
     
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    ^ I wonder if it was to make room for the G1 reissue minibots and cassettes?
     
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    There's no room for the smaller bots at my local WM. Not even the G1 cassette.
     
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    Here in Texas our local grocery store HEB still carries them as well. But as you would expect they mostly have wave one. I missed finding Aimless on shelves and now either he is $13 by himself or $14 for him and pteraxadon together. Tried amazon but they cancelled my order after 2 months of it not coming back in stock.
     
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    Only ones I have found here are at a local toy chain but they are choking with wave 1 figures.
     
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    Seems to be. Couple of my Walmarts won't even stock Leaders.
     
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    My main Walmart doesn't carry Leaders either. Not that it does much good if you want anything other than Shockwave...
     
  13. zalten

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    Does Walgreens or CVS have any
     
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    I've seen battlemasters only at Target and nowhere else. Well actually a collectible toy shop but other than that, it's Target all the way.
     
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    only wave 1 and only at target here as well
     
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    I've seen Battlemasters at my local Walmarts. Not recently though.
     
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    See them at Meijer and Target. I don't recall Walmarts around here having them.
     
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    Walmart does and will always give priority to movie toys. With no movie on the horizon, Transformers will always feel the squeeze and lack of product there.

    Target seems to usually give more priority to Transformers. But even then, they're media centric. With Cyberverse out there in season 2, that's where they like to hang their hat, although they seem equally enthusiastic about War For Cybertron, thankfully.
     
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    I’m in Canada and my local Walmarts pegs are bursting with battle and micro masters. But I’ve never seen Ravage and Laserbeak in any store including Toys R Us and my Soundwave is very lonely. I can’t find them for a decent price online either. Very frustrating.