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When do 24-hour stores put out new releases?

Old 02-10-09, 04:25 AM
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When do 24-hour stores put out new releases?

I work odd hours, getting out at 1:30 AM. There's a couple 24-hour Wal-Marts that aren't right on the way home but easy to get to if I need to go there, so I'm wondering if they would have the new releases out by then on Monday night, when it's technically Tuesday, or if they wait until more 'normal' hours to put them out. Does anyone know?
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Old 02-10-09, 05:57 AM
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Re: When do 24-hour stores put out new releases?

I'm sure it varies widely from location to location. The overnight hours are used to restock, some stores might get around to it early, some might wait until the morning. I know the one Wal*Mart in my area that is open 24 hours doesn't usually have the new stuff out until 10AM some weeks.
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Old 02-10-09, 09:20 AM
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Re: When do 24-hour stores put out new releases?

the 24hour WM I worked at, did it around 12-1am for big releases. Catalog stuff was sometimes around 7-8am
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Old 02-10-09, 03:42 PM
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Re: When do 24-hour stores put out new releases?

When I worked in retail dvd sales, I always put out the new releases at like 7 pm. I only held the big titles back. Of course we closed at 9 and put the big stuff out then.
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Old 02-10-09, 04:01 PM
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Re: When do 24-hour stores put out new releases?

Another issue is that I have frequently run into an issue with new releases being delivered separate from the regular deliveries. Ergo, they can't put them out just after midnight because they arrive via Fed Ex in the morning. Why this happens, no one has explained to me yet.
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