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Old 05-03-05, 11:37 AM
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Best Price for Pochantas and National Treasure?

Maybe this question has already been answered in a different thread. In any case, can someone please let me know the best brick & mortar store price for Pochantas SE and also National Treasure?? Thanks
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Old 05-03-05, 01:00 PM
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walmart probably has them for 14.88
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Old 05-03-05, 01:29 PM
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Pocahontas is disappointingly high, $19.99 at most of the usual places like Best Buy, Target, etc. It was posted somewhere that Sears (of all places) may have it for $15.99, but I'm waiting to see some actual confirmation of that.
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Old 05-03-05, 01:47 PM
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http://www.sears.com/sr/javasr/searc...=searchresults

Sears has it for 15.99 online....not sure about in store....
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Old 05-03-05, 05:44 PM
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The ad in the paper on sunday just shows the picture of the DVD with no price.
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Old 05-03-05, 06:19 PM
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I went to Sears and all 3 new releases were marked $15.99.

National Treasure, Pocahontas and Phantom of the Opera.
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Old 05-03-05, 07:05 PM
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just got back from my local sears - same... all 3 new releases were marked 15.99 - as well as snickets, still signed at 15.99.
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BB has Pocahontas for $19.99 but also offers 10,000 Reward Zone points with purchase. So that gives you 12,000 points for Pocahontas, 3,000 shy of a $5 certificate. Not a great deal, but makes some sense if you do a lot of purchases at BB.

National Treasure is $16.99 at BB, and Good Guys (West coast retailer) has it advertised for $14.99. So got the price match there and the bonus disc (woo-hoo).

Costco apparently has them for $18.29 each (thanks, as always, blade!)
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Old 05-03-05, 08:02 PM
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Circuit City has National Treasure for $14.99. I got mine at Best Buy with the bonus disc and PM'ed it to CC's price.

FYE has Pocahontas for $19.99 + Tax - $5 MIR.
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Price matched both at Best Buy, National Treasure $14.99 CC and Pocahantas $15.99 Sears + 10,000 bonus points.
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Old 05-03-05, 10:58 PM
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Of late it's getting a little old hearing about people pricematching stuff at BB when key competitors do not have advertised prices. Such as National Treasure.

My Best Buy requires a copy of the ad and the price in the ad - which coincides with their written policy.

So this one-off stuff seems just like bragging about beating the system rather than being helpful to the majority of us.
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Old 05-03-05, 11:06 PM
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I got National Treasure in a pack with the book 'Don't Know Much About American History' for $13.96 at WalMart (SD/Clairemont Mesa) today.
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Originally Posted by ctyankee
Of late it's getting a little old hearing about people pricematching stuff at BB when key competitors do not have advertised prices. Such as National Treasure......
CircuitCity clearly has National Treasure advertised at $14.99 on the front cover of the ad.

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Old 05-04-05, 01:16 AM
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Originally Posted by ctyankee
My Best Buy requires a copy of the ad and the price in the ad - which coincides with their written policy.

So this one-off stuff seems just like bragging about beating the system rather than being helpful to the majority of us.
You need to use a different BB. I've never had a problem price matching CC or anyone else (BB knows what everyone else is charging)


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Originally Posted by ctyankee
Of late it's getting a little old hearing about people pricematching stuff at BB when key competitors do not have advertised prices. Such as National Treasure.

My Best Buy requires a copy of the ad and the price in the ad - which coincides with their written policy.

So this one-off stuff seems just like bragging about beating the system rather than being helpful to the majority of us.
it seems like YOU are in the MINORITY, not us

bring in the ad and have them call the store if they want. You can also bring in a website printout to back up your claim if you want
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Originally Posted by dvd-fanman
CircuitCity clearly has National Treasure advertised at $14.99 on the front cover of the ad.
......and here's the proof

National Treasure Ad
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Old 05-04-05, 06:21 PM
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As mentioned in a previous topic post, $11.95 for National Treasure at Ultimate Electronics (limit one, also includes a $5 giftcard for future use),

I took in the $5 GC I got when they previously promo'd The Incredibles at the same deal, so got "Treasure" for $6.95+ tx., plus have another $5 GC for the next deal. Nice!
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I went to Ultimate Electronics today to get National Treasure and my store is going out of business. They are not getting any new dvds. They said 30 stores are going out of business, so if your store is one of them, they probably won't have it. I ended up getting it at wal-mart for $14.97.
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I went to Ultimate Electronics today to get National Treasure and my store is going out of business. They are not getting any new dvds. They said 30 stores are going out of business, so if your store is one of them, they probably won't have it. I ended up getting it at wal-mart for $14.97.
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Old 05-05-05, 05:36 PM
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Originally Posted by tjn007
......and here's the proof

National Treasure Ad
Correct, it does support my point. The $14.99 price is showing on the Phantom of the Opera DVD not on National Treasure and not on the internal page of the ad either. CC pulls this all the time to make it look like it might be the price which they wait to set for Tuesday. They've done this for years.

Not just my opinion, anyone that's been in this forum for a while knows this. That's why the thread starter on this week's prices left question marks by the price for National Treasure at CC and BB:

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=420289

However, I do take back the bit about the boasting stuff. If it worked for you on National Treasure it can work for others - particularly on how deceptive this specific ad was done.

BB and CC will generally only call if they want to check to see if someone has stock on a sale item. That's why their policy calls for an advertised price because if there is no advertised price they won't honor it - thus no reason to make a call no matter what the price is down the street.
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Originally Posted by ctyankee
Correct, it does support my point. The $14.99 price is showing on the Phantom of the Opera DVD not on National Treasure and not on the internal page of the ad either. CC pulls this all the time to make it look like it might be the price which they wait to set for Tuesday. They've done this for years.

Not just my opinion, anyone that's been in this forum for a while knows this. That's why the thread starter on this week's prices left question marks by the price for National Treasure at CC and BB:

http://www.dvdtalk.com/forum/showthread.php?t=420289

However, I do take back the bit about the boasting stuff. If it worked for you on National Treasure it can work for others - particularly on how deceptive this specific ad was done.

BB and CC will generally only call if they want to check to see if someone has stock on a sale item. That's why their policy calls for an advertised price because if there is no advertised price they won't honor it - thus no reason to make a call no matter what the price is down the street.
Best Buy & Circuit City both do this to circumvent the Minimum Advertised Price. 100% of the time the price next to the item will be the price of the item in question. Again, if the store wants, they can call the store to confirm the price but most of the time they won't unless it's a HUGE price difference.
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To pricematch Pocahontas at Best Buy, the lady at BB called Sears for their price, but no one at Sears would answer the phone. So after 5 minutes, she hung up and wrote $14.99 down on the ticket and told me to take it to the front registers. She then looked at me and asked if that was the right price. I told her it was $15.99. She then said, ah forget about it.

So I got Pocahontas for $14.99 and got 10,000 RZ bonus points + 1,500.

As for National Treasure, pricematched at BB to get the Bonus DVD $14.99.
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walmart probably has them for 14.88
Eugene (OR) W. 11th store had it for about that, but YMMV from store to store.
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RC Wiley Ad on Thursday has National Treasure for $9.95. (Las Vegas Review-Journal)
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ddd has national treasure for 16.14 shipped no tax . have to wait for camel caravan delivery. i like to wait. like waiting for homemade wine to prime...... slick.
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