Reply to post: Indeed

Margin mugs: A bank paid how much for a 2m Ethernet cable? WTF!

vtcodger Silver badge

Indeed

Ironically the supplier is probably losing money on the £10 battery as well.

Sounds credible to me. Decades ago I was a fly-on-the-wall observer of a group of middle managers in a major US defense contractor discussing whether they could profitably manufacture and deliver an aircraft toilet seat for $600 under the existing US government procurement rules. Their conclusion -- almost certainly not.

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