[Novalug] Why I no longer shop at Best Buy [was] Singing the Domain Space Blues
James Ewing Cottrell 3rd
JECottrell3 at Comcast.NET
Sat Jun 30 23:40:07 EDT 2007
Kevin Dwyer wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 16, 2007 at 01:41:02AM -0400, James Ewing Cottrell 3rd wrote:
>> I rarely if ever look for prices online. Perhaps that's because I grew
>> up without the net (altho I got on it way before most of you, in 84,
>> when I was 30...add another 10 years until the advent of the Web, and
>> another 5 before Internet Commerce really got going) so my shopping
>> habits are we established.
>> In any case, my good buddy Ed used to talk about New Egg and Zip Zoom
>> Fly. Well gee, whenever I wanted to look for memory or disk I never
>> found anything as good as Best Buy on sale.
>> Of course, they do beat the regular prices, so there is room for both,
>> and googling for an item lets you look thru many online stores.
> On the average, you'll do better by shopping at a place like NewEgg.
> BestBuy typically charges the MSRP, which is sort of like the baseline
> of what not to pay.
Buy stuff on sale! there is a flyer in the newspaper every Sunday. Best
Buy, CompUSA, Circuit City, Office Depot, and Staples.
>> Best Buy has decent service and return policy too.
> You may be the first person I know to hold this opinion. But first, a
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I agree here. The PSP plans are pretty worthless, and you are correct,
they people DON'T know the policy.
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