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StockTrack - Inventory Checker tool for some Canadian B&M stores

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RichRFD wrote: Since the inventory level isn't 100% accurate, I'd say it's very YMMV if it's showing 5 or fewer. I personally wouldn't bother since there's a good chance you won't be able to find it but it's up to you if you want to check anyways. Just wanted to warn you so you don't spending too much time looking for ghost inventory or arguing with employees.
Had an employee say basically this as well. They checked an item on their scanner for me and said stock numbers 5 and under can be highly suspect.
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Krrrong wrote: Had an employee say basically this as well. They checked an item on their scanner for me and said stock numbers 5 and under can be highly suspect.
My personal threshold is probably at least ten for most items or seven if it was something I really wanted. If it's below those numbers then I'll only check it out if I'm planning on doing groceries there anyways.
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i am wondering how accurate is the stock numbers are? i placed an order and (walmart.ca) the store had stock for it, but when it was time to pick up my items, walmart canceled the item
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Hi @seafish , I saw a walmart small bookcase that was on clearance for $9 on stocktrack last week but I forgot to save the UPC. Now that I check again I can't find it anymore. Can you please help?
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thunderbolt wrote: Hi @seafish , I saw a walmart small bookcase that was on clearance for $9 on stocktrack last week but I forgot to save the UPC. Now that I check again I can't find it anymore. Can you please help?
If you remember store where it was for $9 and part of the product name ('bookcase'?) then try "Deals" type section in the main parameters form
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seafish wrote: If you remember store where it was for $9 and part of the product name ('bookcase'?) then try "Deals" type section in the main parameters form
Thanks it's awesome feature that I never know existed.
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Hey @seafish when do you update your sportchek list, or better yet, how do you find these price drops, seems like I’m always late when they are added on stocktrack.ca.

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FayadA97 wrote: Hey @seafish when do you update your sportchek list, or better yet, how do you find these price drops, seems like I’m always late when they are added on stocktrack.ca.

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Sportchek sometimes updates prices but removes them from online listings so you won't be able to purchase at that price. It's still possible to see the price, but the product page is missing.
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Hey Seafish, did the Best Buy section stop working properly this week? It doesn't appear to be updating at all anymore.
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+1 on BB..stocktrack shows an item with 20 in stock but BB shows not in stock..first time i'm using this tool for BB so not sure how it behaves
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Thank you OP.
For Walmart, can we call to place an order ahead and/or hold the product and then complete the order in store?
Or do we just have to go to the store and search for the product ourselves and buy it?
Thank you!
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iwlso wrote: For Walmart, can we call to place an order ahead and/or hold the product and then complete the order in store?
No

https://www.walmart.ca/en/walmart-pickup
iwlso wrote: Or do we just have to go to the store and search for the product ourselves and buy it?
Yes

Walmart inventory numbers can be behind up to 3 hours or inaccurate due to different circumstances. Do NOT use StockTrack to argue with Walmart employees.
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iwlso wrote: Thank you OP.
For Walmart, can we call to place an order ahead and/or hold the product and then complete the order in store?
Or do we just have to go to the store and search for the product ourselves and buy it?
Thank you!
Dhanushan wrote: No

https://www.walmart.ca/en/walmart-pickup



Yes

Walmart inventory numbers can be behind up to 3 hours or inaccurate due to different circumstances. Do NOT use StockTrack to argue with Walmart employees.
Before Stage 1 reopening in Ontario I saw a sign at Walmart near non-essential items behind yellow tape that you can call and order them by phone. Not sure if that's still the case.
If it's a really good deal on a clearance item I wouldn't call as Walmart employees are likely to snag it and tell it's OOS.
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seafish wrote: Before Stage 1 reopening in Ontario I saw a sign at Walmart near non-essential items behind yellow tape that you can call and order them by phone. Not sure if that's still the case.
If it's a really good deal on a clearance item I wouldn't call as Walmart employees are likely to snag it and tell it's OOS.
Thank you seafish. Good point regarding deal on clearance items.
Guess we will have to look for the item ourselves then.
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seafish wrote: Some updates to IKEA.
Shows restock information: how many are coming and when (if you mouse over) I don't think this info is visible on IKEA website.
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Questions to my fellow StockTrack brothers, who are always on a hunt for some great deals.

I am wondering
  • If I am able to find the STORE that has the sale price using StockTrack?
This comes came up today. At each of the Homedepot site, it still says the original price at $749.

Thanks again in advance.
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