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Black Friday in Canada is a joke

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Black Friday in Canada is a joke

Most of the items have been the price before or will be this price in a few weeks :lol:
Dont think ill be picking up anything.
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If you want a really funny joke, check out Boxing Day!
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mjavor wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 1:03 am
If you want a really funny joke, check out Boxing Day!
Boxing day last year wasnt too bad what what i call recall. The stuff iv seen for black friday here so far isnt even luke warm.
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wwedx wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 2:09 am
Boxing day last year wasnt too bad what what i call recall. The stuff iv seen for black friday here so far isnt even luke warm.
Very few good deals.

How much % off were video games last year on Boxing Day?
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why would retailers here blow their load on black friday when canadians will be looking south?
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should add in your topic "Boxing Day in USA is a joke"
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The OP should be greatful that Canadians get a Black Friday.
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I do agree that Black Friday sucks in Canada. US Black Friday is also far better than our Boxing Day (Which gets weaker with every passing year).

One thing I do realize though is that the problem with expensive prices is pretty systemic in Canada. It goes way deeper than the retail level. IE manufacturers charge different amounts for their goods in different regions (meaning US retailers often acquire them at cheaper prices than Canadian ones). I think this means the Canadian retailers aren't in as strong as a position to slash prices.

It's a win/win for the manufacturers. They can sell to the cheaper people south of the border, and charge a premium up here. They still sell their stuff.

I do realize it goes beyond this (How much incentive can their be to lower prices on electronics when the same company owns both of the major Canadian electronic chains... ie future shop/best buy).

Here's hoping Target puts some pressure on the Canadian market when they come in.
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In canada retailers know we will pay what ever ***** they throw at us..... in the usa they are more picky and have no choice than to bring out more people to the shops.....


sucks but offer & demand people here buy more than the us for 10x more too
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Ryo_hazuki wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 6:22 am
In canada retailers know we will pay what ever ***** they throw at us..... in the usa they are more picky and have no choice than to bring out more people to the shops.....
I wonder when retailers in Canada go from being in the red to black. Probably happens the first week of the year seeing as they charge us so much. I'm kidding of course.
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guardianflash wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 4:50 am
The OP should be greatful that Canadians get a Black Friday.
Why i wont be picking up anything.
t6lock wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 4:39 am
should add in your topic "Boxing Day in USA is a joke"
Boxing day in the USA is actually the real deal. The items for sale there are Hot
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guardianflash wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 4:50 am
The OP should be greatful that Canadians get a Black Friday.
Yes we should all be so grateful that the selfless and wonderful retailers are willing to sell us products on sale. You might even call them heroic.
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t6lock wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 4:39 am
should add in your topic "Boxing Day in USA is a joke"
Qft hahahaha.
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wwedx wrote:
Nov 21st, 2012 12:59 pm
Why i wont be picking up anything.

Boxing day in the USA is actually the real deal. The items for sale there are Hot
Unless u start lining up now which some people already, u won't get the hot items
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