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Old 10-09-2016, 08:32 AM
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I see so many websites (primary arms being one) that advertise "too hot to show price, must ad to cart to see price". What a pain in the ass. I generally just exit the site when I see this stuff as it just pisses me off to no end!!!

Ok, i'm done now :
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Most times that is because they are contractually forbidden to advertise below a certain price point.
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Originally Posted by mitchk View Post
Most times that is because they are contractually forbidden to advertise below a certain price point.
Yup, it's the retailers way of giving you a nicer price and stay in line with the manufacturers policies.

Sometimes, it's a good thing.
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What Is Minimum Advertised Price?
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Yeah, that extra click is a real bitch....
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I hate it too.
Along with stores that don't put prices on stuff ! Just tell me what it's going to cost or I'm buying it elsewhere !
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Most times I see a hidden price I don't waste my time, usually the price on the things I shop for is not a bargain.
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Originally Posted by sharktripper View Post
Yeah, that extra click is a real bitch....
More then that, you have to enter your CC info first.
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Never saw one where you had to enter your credit card first.
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Originally Posted by Sneaky Snooker View Post
More then that, you have to enter your CC info first.
Yeah now those are indeed irritating and I will move on down the road...
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I love it when you add it to the cart and it's only a few bucks off. I agree it pisses me off also.
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Originally Posted by phillipgo View Post
Never saw one where you had to enter your credit card first.
You have to give your CC # at checkout BEFORE it shows discount. You can still cancel the sale, but it's BS.
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Originally Posted by Sneaky Snooker View Post
You have to give your CC # at checkout BEFORE it shows discount. You can still cancel the sale, but it's BS.
Never seen it either, simply add to cart.
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It's also a pain for us retailers, I have a small company and online store, certain manufacturers require us to do this step if we want to offer a special price. I just try to offer the best price,and service after the sale that I can. If a site requires a CC to see a price, that seems fishy to me, almost like they know if you go to all that effort you'll hit the buy button.

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