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Old 07-25-04, 03:40 PM
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Blockbuster match prices?

Does Blockbuster still match new release sale prices?

I knew for awhile they were matching, but I don't know if this is still current. What do you have to do for them to match a price (competitor's ad, etc.)?

If they do, is this corporate policy or do you find it on a store-by-store basis?
Old 07-25-04, 05:13 PM
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YMMV depending on the store.
Old 07-26-04, 10:19 AM
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most stores eliminated this a long time ago. Most corporate-owned stores won't have this anymore. Although a nice manager might allow it.

However, some franchised stores may still have. It all depends on your store.
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Some of you may be correct in that some stores MAY price match, but my experience is to the contrary.

I went to 4 different stores in the Indianapolis area and all told me that they DO NOT match prices.

I was going to buy 13 GOING ON 30 & HIDALGO from them. Best store prices for both titles was $15.99, but BB wanted $21.99.

I just did not want to hand over $12 to them!
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A follow-up to my previous post:

I responded to Blockbuster in their "Contact Us" section on their web site and asked them to consider price-matching in order to be more competitive.

After a week I received their standard response thanking me for my input.

Probably means nothing will change!
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Since there is a Blockbuster just a two-minute walk from my front door, I bought quite a few DVDs from them during their price-matching days. Since they stopped price-matching, I have bought nothing from them, because their pricing is always higher than even other place's non-sale prices.

Hey, if they don't want my business....

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