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Online electronics seller Kogan is expanding its digital storefront to New Zealand, offering most of the same products that it already has for sale in Australia. Kogan’s own-brand products join electronics and homewares from brands like Samsung and Sony, with Kogan claiming prices up to 75 per cent lower than New Zealand retail competitors.
The excitement of Dick Smith Electronic’s game sale yesterday was, in many ways, off-set by the anger from customers who felt that they’d lined up for nothing. The Dick Smith sale was characterised by miscommunication: from when the sale was meant to begin, to what was actually available and in stock, to how much people could buy. A Dick Smith employee who worked during the sale has offered to answer a few questions for us.
Dick Smith has now confirmed plans for a “massive $7 million gaming clearance” starting April 2nd, after leaked price sheets emerged today. The retailer hasn’t confirmed if the prices are indeed correct, but so far, it hasn’t denied them either. I’m talking about PSPs ($40), Xbox 360 250GB Slim ($100), Nintendo DSis (starting from $20), Super Smash Bro. Brawl ($15), Assassin’s Creed 2 for 360 ($5), and more.
Who pays RRP these days? Lenovo has a three-day sale on its ThinkPad laptops that ends today, offering between 10 and 30 per cent off the recommended retail price, depending on how much the laptop costs. Considering Lenovo make some of the best Windows notebooks on the market, it’s a great chance to grab a good deal on a new machine. [Lenovo via OzBargain]