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Kindle Fire HD sold at Walmart and Target?


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Initial post: Oct 3, 2012 5:02:19 PM PDT
Tanya says:
I was wondering if the new kindles will be sold at Walmart or Target? I know that you can get it from best buy and amazon.com but can you buy them anywhere else?

Posted on Oct 3, 2012 5:09:30 PM PDT
I believe Staples is carrying them. Personally I would buy through Amazon to get the 30 day return policy.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 3, 2012 5:10:21 PM PDT
I'm pretty sure Target is no longer carrying any Kindles.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 3, 2012 5:16:32 PM PDT
Patti (PBP) says:
Neither is Wal-Mart

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 3, 2012 5:19:43 PM PDT
Now that you mention it, I'd heard that, too.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 3, 2012 6:23:55 PM PDT
M. says:
The Staples local to me has the Kindle Fire HD on display, can't confirm every store does but the company is carrying them.

Definitely agree about buying through Amazon though, that was my plan when I went to take a look at them in person.

Posted on Oct 3, 2012 6:28:54 PM PDT
Bixillarla says:
Target and Walmart no longer sells Kindle products. Staples and Best Buy have them if you want to see them in person before purchasing.

In reply to an earlier post on Oct 3, 2012 8:36:14 PM PDT
Lady Reader says:
I work for Target and they are no longer selling the kindles, they made some kind of agreement with apple.

Posted on Dec 2, 2012 10:07:35 PM PST
barbiedoll says:
i think its stupid to stop sell them at walmart and target i thought the customer came first and please all customers

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 2, 2012 10:11:49 PM PST
JES says:
This wasn't an Amazon decision. Walmart and Target sell Nooks and Apple merchandise. Nook and Apple didn't want the competition at the Walmart and Target stores.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 2, 2012 10:15:00 PM PST
Bixillarla says:
Each company has the right to decide which products it wants to carry, it was not a decision by Amazon.

I personally would not buy from anywhere but Amazon, you have a 30 day return period to check it out and send it back if you don't like it for a full refund.

Posted on Dec 2, 2012 10:52:03 PM PST
Apple is setting up a "Store within a store" concept at WalMart and Target and worked out an arrangement to block Kindle sales. Of course, Apple did a similar "Store within a store" at CompUSA back about 15 years ago... remember CompUSA? The "Store within a store" will not have dedicated staff knowledgable of Apple products, it will be mostly self-serve.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 3, 2012 5:30:03 AM PST
Sarida says:
The Apple guy at Best Buy I talked to didn't have a blue shirt on, and frankly, acted like he'd never touched an iPad before, so I thought he was a BB employee.

I frankly think it is a really poor business decision of Apple's!

Posted on Dec 3, 2012 6:14:52 AM PST
mdholm says:
The Apple rep at our BB was very knowledgeable and helpful when my boyfriend went to purchase his Macbook. She was able to answer all of his questions.

Posted on Dec 3, 2012 6:28:16 AM PST
Arieswoman says:
Glad I got my baby Kindle at Walmart when I did. It was $79 but got a $30 gift card to use at Walmart. I love this Kindle. I was told it was a corporate decision by Walmart.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 3, 2012 3:54:15 PM PST
Sarida says:
That's a good thing!
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