Skeptical of on-line golf store pricing

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I won’t name the online retailer, but I received one of their emails today for their “Black Wednesday 20% off” sale. I’ve been looking on their website the past two months at some HL3 pre-owned like new hybrids that started out two months ago at $48, then the priced jumped to $50, then to $55, and today at $65 (with 20% discount would put the hybrids at $52 dollars each.) I’m a little peeved that they keep jacking their prices around and attempt to lure you with a “discount.” Yes, I’m a tightwad but skeptical of their pricing schemes. If I’m not getting something, please tell me. Thanks. Happy Thanksgiving!
 

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The price is whatever it costs me. I can do the math. Sales are a marketing device and it's not uncommon to have some slieght of hand in advertising.
 

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Onus on the buyer to know pricing IMO. If you don't like the practice, don't give them your business.
 

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If you pay attention, it's not jut online retailers. It's up to us as consumers to be savvy enough to navigate the marketing mine fields. 🤷‍♂️
 

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I’m consumer, hear me roar! There’s an abundance of retailers out there and I enjoy doing my research to determine which one gets my business.
 

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It's not uncommon for sellers of anything to mark their stuff up prior to offering a discount. Golf stuff outlets are no different. This is a normal selling practice. Has been for quite a while.

The value of the sale price is totally on the purchaser. If the purchaser thinks it's a good deal, then it is. If the purchaser thinks it's not a good deal, the purchaser will, or should move on.
 

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I won’t name the online retailer, but I received one of their emails today for their “Black Wednesday 20% off” sale. I’ve been looking on their website the past two months at some HL3 pre-owned like new hybrids that started out two months ago at $48, then the priced jumped to $50, then to $55, and today at $65 (with 20% discount would put the hybrids at $52 dollars each.) I’m a little peeved that they keep jacking their prices around and attempt to lure you with a “discount.” Yes, I’m a tightwad but skeptical of their pricing schemes. If I’m not getting something, please tell me. Thanks. Happy Thanksgiving!
This is a common practice across the board form big to small sellers. This practice is not just online too.
 

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