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how come Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) [Blu-ray] priceincrease


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Initial post: Sep 27, 2011, 12:37:35 PM PDT
how come Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Episodes I-VI) [Blu-ray] price increased it use to be $79.99 now it is $82.99 plus tax but not good math is it because Christmas sales or is so popular of the clone wars i don understand why the price increased can some one help that

In reply to an earlier post on Sep 27, 2011, 12:48:37 PM PDT
Last edited by the author on Sep 27, 2011, 12:49:54 PM PDT
$79.99 is actually a pretty good discount from the list price, if you didn't notice. My guess is, now it's been out a little more than a week, they're moving back from bargain prices to charge through the nose. Most things seem to get more expensive after the initial discounts are ended, and then less expensive after a while has passed, when it's consider less of a hot, new item, if you take my meaning.

Either way, I hope people don't belly ache too much over a $3 price increase. It hardly seems drastic as yet to me.

Posted on Oct 23, 2011, 10:16:35 PM PDT
David Harris says:
Good Zod man it went up even two MORE dollars! Horrors! ;) Ahh, it's probably hover around the same price through Xmas. Though I'm sure they have a "formula" to calculate sales vs. expected sales vs. the season etc. and basically... even though this is a big blu-ray release, Amazon and the studios know what they're doing.

I would expect at least a one-day sale on it where it drops BIG. Or maybe one of those limited hour sales. $59.99? $49.99?

Posted on Oct 28, 2011, 2:22:29 PM PDT
David Harris says:
AHHHHHH!!! It's $86.99 now! Only the 1% can afford that! OCCUPY Amazon!

Posted on Oct 28, 2011, 3:55:05 PM PDT
HardyBoy64 says:
Too funny, James!

Posted on Nov 15, 2011, 2:12:56 PM PST
David Harris says:
$89.99 and rising!

Is there no limit to the dollar-by-dollar gouging they're having to do to make up for all the people who didn't buy it...?!

Posted on Dec 8, 2011, 8:49:46 AM PST
Fer says:
$98.99

Posted on Dec 8, 2011, 4:16:27 PM PST
Now it's just as well to buy it from Best Buy. And no waiting for delivery. Plus I would get the points toward my BB Rewards program. So much for Amazon as the cheaper alternative.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 9, 2011, 6:50:02 AM PST
Gus Hound says:
Amazon offered it for $79.99 since January 2011. Not really their fault that you didn't get around to ordering it until now.

Posted on Dec 9, 2011, 12:23:16 PM PST
David Harris says:
Nope, back up to $99.99 today! :p

Posted on Dec 10, 2011, 2:44:02 PM PST
David Harris says:
Yay! $89.99 again today!!!

Posted on Dec 11, 2011, 11:58:34 PM PST
crockwell94 says:
Target has this advertised for $79.99 this week.

In reply to an earlier post on Dec 12, 2011, 9:57:14 AM PST
Miami Nights says:
It looks like Amazon has now matched that $79.99 price.

Posted on Dec 12, 2011, 1:22:04 PM PST
Corporate Greed ruins everything.

Posted on Dec 25, 2011, 8:37:37 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 25, 2011, 8:37:57 PM PST
Elrasiel says:
I was just about to buy it when I saw the $99.99. Look like we gotta wait till the pricing settles again -.-
Where can we contact Amazon about this?

Posted on Dec 27, 2011, 8:06:40 AM PST
David Harris says:
Every retailer changes prices. Supply and demand, or competitive pricing. Sometimes they want to beat the competitior, sometimes they keep them at an even keel because they know you'll buy from them anyway.

Just a quick look at the time of typing this, Target and Best Buy's SW:TCS online are also at $99.99. For the moment that is! So given a choice, a regular Amazon customer is probably going to spend that $100 bucks here on Amazon.

Posted on Dec 28, 2011, 1:21:11 PM PST
Price dropped to $89.99 - should I wait and hope for another ten dollars off?

Posted on Dec 28, 2011, 4:22:30 PM PST
Last edited by the author on Dec 28, 2011, 4:22:52 PM PST
David Harris says:
The Amazon marketplace sellers have it for as much as $15 less, new... Not that I'd encourage anyone to buy it, but I do encourage people to always shop around! :)

Posted on Jan 12, 2012, 11:03:23 AM PST
David Harris says:
$79.99 then $85.49 now up to to $99.99...!!! Amazon keeps sending me e-mails about this, must be my sci-fi purchases or something.

In reply to an earlier post on Jan 12, 2012, 4:27:31 PM PST
And it just went up from $79.99 to $99.99 from last night to today! what's going on Amazon?

Posted on Jan 12, 2012, 5:46:02 PM PST
CAMREBIRTH says:
Was $69.99 yesterday !!!!!! OMG Finally I can buy this
and now it's $100 !!!! wow whats going on?

Posted on Jan 13, 2012, 5:40:03 PM PST
I was finally about this get this set for $70, but as CAMREBIRTH said, it's back at $99,99.
The only reason I'm passing on the Region 2 release (EU) is because it doesn't have as nice a packaging as the US release. If only PlanetAxel reduced their price I could get it there without having to fear import taxes.

Posted on Jan 14, 2012, 1:20:24 AM PST
CAMREBIRTH says:
yeah was at $70 for just a few hours

Posted on Nov 24, 2012, 1:17:19 AM PST
kimkim says:
gosh... like watching stock market going up and down.. i'll continue to wait till it drops to the $70 mark coz i missed it zzz... -,-'''

Posted on Nov 24, 2012, 11:27:35 PM PST
David Harris says:
Holy Cow... $134.99 now, for real.
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