Thursday, March 30, 2006


So i work at compusa. I handle the returns of defective merchandise as well as factory recalls.
One of the perks of this job is (besides fucking around in my office all day) is that i get to see all of the old discontinued merchandise. Why is this good? You ask? Because compusa drastically reduces the prices on old discontinued merchandise. Example...
A HP dv1175us laptop with a Pentium M 1.6, 1 Gig of ram and a 100gig hdd and a dual-layer dvdburner... Decent specs right? Guess the price. 1000 dollars?, 800? Nope.

599.98 Retail Price. That's right 599.98 why you ask? Because the new models are better, faster, and cheaper then this old laptop. I mean, would you pay 1500 dollars for this notebook
when you could get a Core duo for 100 dollars more?

of course there are only a handful of these computer left in stock though out the entire company.
but this is just one example of old stock being sold for way less then what compusa paid for it
(by the way compusa paid 1529.07 for this laptop the are losing 154% of margin or gross profit)
sucks for them but great for me!
until next time... Guy


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