[LINK] ASUS Eee PC, $499 in Myer for Christmas
sjenkin at canb.auug.org.au
Thu Nov 22 14:42:16 AEDT 2007
Pilcher, Fred wrote on 22/11/07 9:52 AM:
> I've been following this with some interest. Can anyone think of a
> reason, besides good old-fashioned price gouging, why a box that's
> selling for ~A$230 in the US is selling for A$500 here?
1. Oils ain't oils - they have different models & the press articles
2. (bulk) "education" pricing vs retail.
Add 30% of RRP [less GST] for Myer ($454 -> $318), and (say) $0.87
exchange rate => US$276
Ballpark agreement ;-)
Steve Jenkin, Info Tech, Systems and Design Specialist.
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