devnull
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2006-12-01T15:44:44Z
The Law of Supply and Demand.

What's your experience on this?

Any factual data with some price comparisons of a product before, during and after Christmas?
giantjoebot
2006-12-01T18:01:17Z
Prices to me seem to stay steady. Maybe a little on the high end. You probably won't see any prices drop until after Christmas.
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2006-12-01T21:27:09Z
I suppose consoles would be a good example. High before Christmas and low afterwards. Even computers ridiculously fluctuate through the Christmas holidays. Watch the price of the Wii and XBOX360 today and take note of them at the end of January.

Wii = $250
XBOX360 (Premium)- $400
BaLLZaCH
2006-12-04T21:21:46Z
In my personal opinion, I have generally seen lower prices before/at Christmas.
Examples:

After Christmas: Comcast high speed internet (Regular, $44/month, + $80 Motorola Modem + either self install ($15) or installation $45)

Before/Durring Christmas: Comcast HSI $19.99 first 6 months, FREE modem, free self install kit, $75 gift card.


Pretty obvious to me.
:-)
pcthuglife
2006-12-05T13:10:33Z
It's all about the mail in rebates during the christmas season. The price you pay out the door will probably be the same, but retailers offer some killer rebates during this time of the year.
andy04
2006-12-05T15:20:27Z
everything in my openion sells for a lower pirce during the christmas season. Lots of Mail-in-Rebate !! yeah Baby!!

Oh BTW my rig is turning 1 on 15th !!
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2006-12-05T20:33:08Z
How can you say that prices are lower before Christmas. Do you not have January sales in America? Many shops wish to clear out remaining stock.
giantjoebot
2006-12-06T00:44:48Z
Some stuff goes on sale, and some stores do have after christmas sales, but aren't we talking about computer parts. I've built computers for people for christmas before, and in my experience the prices go down a few weeks after christmas.