Reply to post: Re: Ebuyer / Amazon Hard disk prices

Currys PC World given a spanking for misleading laptop savings ads

Steve the Cynic

Re: Ebuyer / Amazon Hard disk prices

"it's being £126.98 for a good few weeks now, to make this the 'normal price'"

Careful with this. The regulations have probably changed, but back in the day, the "normal price" had to have been charged for the item for at least 28 days of the previous six months, meaning that, of course, a brand-new item can't be advertised as "marked down from X" until it has been offered at X for four weeks... (So yeah, they stick it in one store on a weird shelf in the back somewhere so that nobody ever finds it, but if you stumble across it you could in theory buy it, and of course there's a "Beware of the Leopard" sign in front.)

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