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The biggest sales days of the year in the US are just around the corner — Black Friday is this week (November 26), and next Monday is Cyber Monday — with many retailers offering discounts of up to 80 percent off of retail prices. If you want to take advantage of this from right here, even with retailers that don't ship to Australia, Shipito is the answer you've been looking for.
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.
Yesterday's Dick Smith Games sale was something of an object lesson in how not to manage social media or sales. There's definitely a case for better control of your information channels, but could the sale have been handled better?
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.
It's not surprising given we're less than three weeks from Christmas, but JB Hi-Fi is having a mega sale tonight only. Stores are closing at 5:30pm and reopening at 6:00pm just to accommodate the massive savings. There's a huge list of savings on offer below the jump, but worth mentioning up front is the 4GB Xbox 360 Console for a paltry $169!
Remember how bummed everyone was about the new iPhone being a 4S and not a 5? Well they must not have been that upset: Apple just sold an impossible four million in three days — double the iPhone 4's record.