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$99.99, and sticker show 84.99, and the cashier said since the system no longer have the part, so she would go with the sticker
Target is also playing a bit of game with their 30% off. On many items, not all, they show a higher original price on the clearance sticker and then the clearance price 30% off that.
Scooby Doo #75900 original sticker price is marked up 20% before the 30% off. They even have the original $14.99 sticker still on the shelf, lol but clearance sticker shows "was" price as $17.99 marked down to "now" price of $12.99. The Target clearance on Scooby Doo is still higher then Walmart's off the shelf price. Set #75900 plane also has the "was" price $22.99, "now" clearance price $19.54...but shelf price still shows it at $19.99...a huge savings of $.45!
A photo illustration of what I was trying to describe...$19.99 on the shelf, but a sticker telling us it was $22.99
Another game I've been seeing more and more of is "bulk" items that actually cost more per unit than the standard item. Like a case of cookies for $10 "on sale" instead of the standard box for $2, and finding on closer examination that you get more cookies buying 5 of the $2 packages than 1 of the $10 packages.
or some lazy Target employee forgetting to pull the shelf tag of $19.99.
i really don't want Target to become TRU when they mark up set prices once a year or two passes.
And yet a third Target below....
Sales at Amazon reflect this same sort of pricing. If they advertise an item one week at 10% off and the next week at 20% off, they don't advertise 20% off the previously discounted price, it is 20% off the highest price they ever charged.
discount progressions at Target for those not in the know: 15% ... 30% ... 50% ... 75%
This made #71310 Umarak the Hunter an even better deal. #70737 Titan Mech Battle and #70794 Skull Scorpio were already a good deal at 30% and I picked those up.
This was the first time using my redcard.
#10587 Cafe is acceptable at 30% (especially now that I branched into BrickLinking DUPLO and want to build up inventory)., I'll go back for that Monday. Yet City sets still weren't worth it.
I noticed that 5% off and 8% sales tax works out to 102.6% of the price on the sign. I also noticed that the discount percentage is a small black number in the upper right corner of the clearance sticker.
Kylo Ren's Shuttle $59
Resistance Troop Transport $35
First Order TIE $35
First Order Snowspeeder $19
FO Snowspeeder Microfighter $5
Shadow Troopers $9
Iron Man v Ultron or Carnage Attack $5
Batboat Pursuit $21
Rhino and Sandman $19
Tiger Widow Island $35
Chain Cycle Ambush $15
Master Wu Dragon $19
Ronin Rex $25
Misfortune's Keep $40
Police Station $54
Deep Sea Vessel $59
Targets around in Iowa are still 30%.....except for the Scooby-Doo Mystery Mansion dropped today to $44.98....but I think it was because this particular store had 13 on hand...another Target store in Iowa also did this. Stores with 1, 2 or 3 left them at $62.98.
They also had #60086 City Starter Set at 30% discount for $27.99... from $39.99, not the RRP of $29.99. Beautiful!
On Monday, I noticed my local Target rearranging an aisle in the toy section for clearance items, and they already had moved some of the LEGO there. They were still at only 30% off, but there's a good chance that will increase to 50% tomorrow. Even if it does, though, a lot of sets were bought at 30% off, so there's not a lot left.