Transformers Holiday hot or not?

Discussion in 'Transformers Toy Discussion' started by Ash from Carolina, Dec 1, 2012.

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Transformers on the local shelves.

  1. It's a Transformers wonderland with new toys flooding the shelves.

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  2. An uptick in stock but it doesn't seem like the store is pushing Transformers.

    8 vote(s)
    29.6%
  3. Stock is about the same as it's been all year.

    7 vote(s)
    25.9%
  4. A little less on the shelves than you'd normall find.

    4 vote(s)
    14.8%
  5. Almost empty shelves that never got restocked.

    3 vote(s)
    11.1%
  6. Sorry I don't walk into stores to buy my Transformers any more.

    5 vote(s)
    18.5%
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  1. Ash from Carolina

    Ash from Carolina Junior Smeghead

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    Hey guys my car has been acting up so I haven't hit very many stores for the holidays, but the few local places I've been to really don't look like places that are pushing Transformers as a hot toy this year. Very little stock on the shelves and no real effort to restock for the holidays.

    So what does it look like other places? Are some of you flooded with loads of new Transformers toys on the local shelves like it was a new golden age of Transformers or is it slim pickings on the local shelves? Are kids asking for Transformers this Christmas or has new toy line taken the crown this year?
     
  2. Shockwave9227

    Shockwave9227 A real stand-up guy

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    Every kid I've seen looks at Monsuno or whatever Pokemon rip-off there is out here in the states, and is displayed next to the Transformers section which hasn't sold very much.
     
  3. NeilJam

    NeilJam Resident Audiophile

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    I'd say stores I've been to have more up-to-date stock than last year with a lot of leftover ROTF movie toys. There's still some older stuff left, but stores finally sold through most of it.

    It seems there is finally a decent effort to get Rescue Bots out there. The newest wave with Hoist and Medix is everywhere. My TRU got at least 4 cases of that wave just a couple days ago, after getting a couple cases of it (and some previous waves) in the previous week. Every character was actually on the shelf there yesterday except for Heatwave.
     
  4. Snake_eyes1975

    Snake_eyes1975 Well-Known Member

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    I work at a TRU, and I cannot believe how much transformers stuff we have NOT sold. The other stores I go into don't seem to move much either.
     
  5. Scantron

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    I'm seeing generally increased stock at my local stores, but TFs don't have quite as much shelf space as some of the other franchises. At my local Target, they're well-stocked with Cyberverse, Bot Shots, FoC Deluxes and Prime Voyagers...with the latter having an especially high turnover, it seems. My local K-Mart finally got some FoC toys, and a few other items, after not restocking the TFs at all for months.
     
  6. SPLIT LIP

    SPLIT LIP Be strong enough to be gentle

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    My Wal Mart dumped every TF thing it had (as well as many other brands) into the aisles. Even has these fancy new cardboard overhangs and endcap settups.

    Too bad it's all stuff I don't want. i_i
     
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    Mehrry Christmas
     
  8. PrimusVsUnicron

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    all I see is FOC Wave 1 and BBs

    I WANT MY FRUITICUS!!!!!!!