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Target Clearance Thread XXIV


#301 shiningslade   Master Of Pinball CAGiversary!   765 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

shiningslade

Posted 29 January 2019 - 02:01 AM

Games rarely go higher than 70% off on clearance. If you see one at that price, get it if you want it as its most likely going to salvage soon.


Yes I know this, was just making an observation known to everyone.

#302 Josef   Touched the dead CAGiversary!   12107 Posts   Joined 15.0 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2019 - 05:47 AM

Saw :ps4: Sonic Mania Plus repackaged for $14.01. This is the base $20 game (that was digital only) plus the $5 dlc. Current retail is $30, so this is about 53% off. I haven't played a Sonic game in ages so I passed, but seems like a good price.

That's an awesome price actually as I don't believe physical Sonic Mania has gone on sale much, if at all, since its release last summer.



#303 inverted_fray  

inverted_fray

Posted 29 January 2019 - 07:29 AM

Bought one of the acer white tablets. They were 70% off at $38.98. Was told they had 17 on hand.

https://brickseek.co...sku=056-01-0334



#304 intelligentidiot   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   795 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

intelligentidiot

Posted 29 January 2019 - 02:57 PM

Bought one of the acer white tablets. They were 70% off at $38.98. Was told they had 17 on hand.

https://brickseek.co...sku=056-01-0334

Still at $65 around here, plenty available. It's on Android 5.1, which is almost 4 years old. I would not expect support for it much longer. Probably fine for basic usage.



#305 Moofboy   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   345 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Posted 29 January 2019 - 07:50 PM

Saw :ps4: Sonic Mania Plus repackaged for $14.01. This is the base $20 game (that was digital only) plus the $5 dlc. Current retail is $30, so this is about 53% off. I haven't played a Sonic game in ages so I passed, but seems like a good price.

I'd grab it at that price.
Anyone else seen this, or is it highly ymmv?

#306 pan_theonjuno  

pan_theonjuno

Posted 30 January 2019 - 04:17 PM

*Late to the party chime in on the Target "Repackage" conversation*

 

In a nutshell:

 

As you may or may not know, Target items are "scheduled" for clearance.  Those items get the clearance sticker.

 

Other things can be reduced in price, but won't have the clearance sticker.  Instead, they may have the "Repackage" or "As Is".  So, yes, these items may be perfectly fine, just reduced to sell for whatever reason (slow seller, but not yet clearanced, but want to sell before expiration, let's say).  However, the problem is the words "Repackage" and "As Is" carrying with them the connotation that there's "something wrong" with the item when it may be brand new, as stated by others here.

 

Anywho, my point is, my understanding is they can't (won't) do the clearance sticker since it's not yet clearance, but they could do "As Is" or "Repackage", but hesitate on that (especially the "As Is") because of the psychology of the inherent doubt carried in those words (well, that may be giving the higher ups too much credit), if that makes sense.

 

But, then again, they may just not want to bother with it at all, and instead, let it lapse into salvage state and out the store.

 

My two cents from working there and what I've seen/discussed.

 

As always, thanks for reading, and thanks to all the fine contributors of the site.  I've leaned on you for many things over a great while.  You are appreciated.

 

Below is my long-winded stream of consciousness on the matter, if you're so inclined:

 

 

Spoiler

 

 



#307 Dashey10  

Posted 30 January 2019 - 04:19 PM

You're not even gonna thank me for coming to your Ted Talk?



#308 pan_theonjuno  

pan_theonjuno

Posted 30 January 2019 - 04:21 PM

You're not even gonna thank me for coming to your Ted Talk?

My sincerest gratitude and deepest apologies as I farted and fell down on my first time using the spoiler tag.  As they say, I don't know what I'm doing.



#309 SirMikael   Touch Not This CAG CAGiversary!   431 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 06:03 AM

I'd grab it at that price.
Anyone else seen this, or is it highly ymmv?

My local store had a few recently. I'm sure there are plenty out there.

#310 deadtrees   ... CAGiversary!   338 Posts   Joined 13.2 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 01:09 PM

:switch:
Rayman Legends 207-30-0110 $39.99 -> $27.98
 
:ps4:
Just Dance 2016 Gold 207-34-9632 $39.99 -> $27.98
Hasbro Family Fun Pack 207-34-1635 $19.99 -> $13.98
 
:xb1:
Don't Starve Mega Pack 207-32-9116 $29.99 -> $8.98
 
:pc:
Mass Effect: Andromeda 207-28-1641 $19.99 -> $5.98
 
:vinyl:
Purple Rain 012-17-0314 $24.99 -> $17.48
The Chronic 012-17-9314 $11.48 -> $5.74
Born in the USA 012-17-0392 $24.99 -> $12.98
To Pimp a Butterfly 012-17-0069 $22.99 -> $14.98
Jack White - Boarding House Reach  012-17-0401 $26.99 -> $13.48 
Bob Dylan's Greatest Hits 012-17-0396 $20.99 ->  $10.48
Pink Floyd - Animals 012-17-0325 $29.99 ->  $20.98
The Last Jedi 012-17-0400 $24.99 -> $12.48
Pet Sounds - 012-17-0328 $24.99 -> $17.48
Guardians of the Galaxy 012-17-0415 $29.99 -> $20.98
Nevermind 012-17-9978 $24.99 -> $12.48
Appetite for Destruction 012-17-0319 $24.99 -> $12.48
Stranger Things 012-17-0398 $12.48 -> $6.24
Al Green Greatest Hits 012-17-0337 $8.98 -> $4.48
Dave Matthews Band - Come Tomorrow 012-17-0404 $21.99 -> $10.98
Christina Aguilera - Liberation 012-17-0419 $19.99 -> $9.98
Sam Smith - The Thrill of It All 012-17-0369 $20.99 ->  $10.48
Khalid - American Teen 012-17-0417 $20.99 -> $10.48
Ed Sheeran - Divide 012-17-0309 $14.99 -> $7.48
Lindsey Stirling - Warmer in the Winter  012-17-0422 $22.49 -> $11.48
Man of the Woods 012-17-0387 $20.99 -> $10.48


#311 Josef   Touched the dead CAGiversary!   12107 Posts   Joined 15.0 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 02:48 PM

When I was in my local store a couple days ago I noticed that winter clothes (hats, gloves, scarfs, coats, etc) were on clearance for 50 - 70% off.  Perfect timing as I desperately needed a new pair of gloves, and I ended up getting two pair.



#312 Romeo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4378 Posts   Joined 15.4 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 03:06 PM

When I was in my local store a couple days ago I noticed that winter clothes (hats, gloves, scarfs, coats, etc) were on clearance for 50 - 70% off.  Perfect timing as I desperately needed a new pair of gloves, and I ended up getting two pair.

 

 

I find this funny. I was walking through a jcpenny's in a mall the other day when I overheard a customer asking an employee where the winter coats are. The employee said "they're over there in the clearance section since coats are out of season". I was floored. It's January, 25f outside that day... hell this morning was -5f! Out of season my ass.



#313 n64ra   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   2310 Posts   Joined 11.5 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 03:19 PM

I find this funny. I was walking through a jcpenny's in a mall the other day when I overheard a customer asking an employee where the winter coats are. The employee said "they're over there in the clearance section since coats are out of season". I was floored. It's January, 25f outside that day... hell this morning was -5f! Out of season my ass.

Are they starting to stock swimsuits?



#314 Renzler   Dude CAG Veteran   1304 Posts   Joined 0.8 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 03:21 PM

I find this funny. I was walking through a jcpenny's in a mall the other day when I overheard a customer asking an employee where the winter coats are. The employee said "they're over there in the clearance section since coats are out of season". I was floored. It's January, 25f outside that day... hell this morning was -5f! Out of season my ass.

Clothing has been this way for a while. Retailers try to get you to buy next seasons clothes before the season starts.

Edit: it's almost like preordering! Reserve your copy now to be guaranteed a copy on release day!

#315 Alice_Wii  

Alice_Wii

Posted 31 January 2019 - 04:38 PM

Quick question. I bought 2 games from target during the B1G1 sale last week. If I returned one of the games, would they change the charge on the other game that i am keeping?



#316 emg28   esteeohpee CAGiversary!   3068 Posts   Joined 11.6 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 05:33 PM

Quick question. I bought 2 games from target during the B1G1 sale last week. If I returned one of the games, would they change the charge on the other game that i am keeping?

Check the receipt for the game’s return value.

#317 Jodou   Infamous CAGiversary!   14084 Posts   Joined 10.2 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 05:42 PM

I find this funny. I was walking through a jcpenny's in a mall the other day when I overheard a customer asking an employee where the winter coats are. The employee said "they're over there in the clearance section since coats are out of season". I was floored. It's January, 25f outside that day... hell this morning was -5f! Out of season my ass.

That's right, people would have bought a coat by now so the season for buying is over. If they waited until the actual season they would be late to market when people have already buying for that season.



#318 Romeo   CAGiversary! CAGiversary!   4378 Posts   Joined 15.4 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 05:52 PM

That's right, people would have bought a coat by now so the season for buying is over. If they waited until the actual season they would be late to market when people have already buying for that season.

 

 

Oh I get the retailer 'logic' behind it. I just find it quite funny to live in a winter climate where it's constantly below freezing now, will be for the next 1-2 months, and to hear the words "coats are out of season" uttered.



#319 chnandler_bong   Unofficial CAG Headless Mad Comber of Comb Mountain CAGiversary!   10129 Posts   Joined 8.4 Years Ago  

chnandler_bong

Posted 31 January 2019 - 06:09 PM

Oh I get the retailer 'logic' behind it. I just find it quite funny to live in a winter climate where it's constantly below freezing now, will be for the next 1-2 months, and to hear the words "coats are out of season" uttered.

Same for electric blankets at Walmart (and probably other retailers).

#320 elessar123  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 06:57 PM

Are they starting to stock swimsuits?

Here in SoCal, they've had the swimsuits up by the front for the last 6 months.



#321 Derrick1979   I think I've been here to long ! CAGiversary!   5695 Posts   Joined 12.7 Years Ago  

Derrick1979

Posted 31 January 2019 - 07:56 PM

Is something wrong with brickseek? wont show any stores and such when you try to search just says no locations in this area



#322 patcrazystar64   Human Android CAGiversary!   627 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

patcrazystar64

Posted 31 January 2019 - 08:40 PM

I saw a bunch of Video Game Merch clearance today. 3ds accessories, switch accessories, overwatch action figures, fallout merch and Xbox One controllers. My store had Sport White and Phantom Black on clearance.

#323 Renzler   Dude CAG Veteran   1304 Posts   Joined 0.8 Years Ago  

Posted 31 January 2019 - 08:52 PM

I saw a bunch of Video Game Merch clearance today. 3ds accessories, switch accessories, overwatch action figures, fallout merch and Xbox One controllers. My store had Sport White and Phantom Black on clearance.


Thanks. Sport White is $45.48 at Culver City, CA, otherwise MSRP all around me.

https://brickseek.co...sku=207-00-0229

#324 patcrazystar64   Human Android CAGiversary!   627 Posts   Joined 7.2 Years Ago  

patcrazystar64

Posted 31 January 2019 - 10:57 PM

Nindroid figures were also on clearance but I think they were previously mentioned. Overwatch, BotW Guardian and Mario.

#325 RPGamer246   I Game You Game We Game CAGiversary!   979 Posts   Joined 10.9 Years Ago  

Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:37 AM

Nindroid figures were also on clearance but I think they were previously mentioned. Overwatch, BotW Guardian and Mario.


Thanks for the heads up, had my eye on guardian nendoroid once it drops a little more!

#326 shiningslade   Master Of Pinball CAGiversary!   765 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

shiningslade

Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:52 AM

Just found the following XB Wireless Controllers for 32.48
Phantom Black 207-00-0221
Sport White 207-00-0229
Gray/Green 207-00-2332
Black 207-00-0181 (41.98)

Also found these:

Linksys Whole Home WiFi 056-02-0375 99.98
Xbox Stereo Headset 207-00-2005 24.98
Super Mario Alumi Case 207-00-0149 12.48
XB1 Power A Wired Controller Nebula 207-00-0772 14.98
XB1 Power A Wired Controller White 207-00-0769 14.98
XB1 Stealth Series Wired Controller Phantom Black Camo 207-00-0120 12.48
Skullcandy Venue Wireless Noise Canceling Headset 008-07-0927 89.98
Skullcandy Hesh2 Headset 008-07-0264 29.98
Razer Kraken Headset 207-00-0325 49.98
Razer Naga Trinity Mouse 207-00-0317 49.98
Logitech Trackman Wireless Mouse 056-00-0010 19.98
Logitech F310 Gamepad 056-00-0100 13.98
Sony Wireless Home Audio System 008-03-0332 59.98

#327 Nobodygrotesque   CAG in Training CAGiversary!   62 Posts   Joined 6.6 Years Ago  

Nobodygrotesque

Posted 01 February 2019 - 05:14 AM

Has Far Cry 5 gold merged yet with regular price?



#328 shiningslade   Master Of Pinball CAGiversary!   765 Posts   Joined 13.1 Years Ago  

shiningslade

Posted 01 February 2019 - 01:31 PM

So anyone that lives near the Boston area, you can find everything I listed at the Watertown Target. They had a whole end cap of the controllers so there's plenty for everyone! Not much for games on clearance though.

#329 Touch3  

Posted 01 February 2019 - 03:30 PM

So anyone that lives near the Boston area, you can find everything I listed at the Watertown Target. They had a whole end cap of the controllers so there's plenty for everyone! Not much for games on clearance though.

Did that Target happen to be going through a remodel?  I ask because the only store around me that has the controllers discounted (but sold out) is being remodeled, and I wonder if it's a "temporarily reducing the assortment at these locations" type move.



#330 deanventure  

deanventure

Posted 01 February 2019 - 05:46 PM

I remember some people posting about price changes on the app whether inside or outside of the store. Guess you aren't the only ones who noticed.

 

https://www.11alive....00-c15cff0a0514