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    I'm really disappointed in GoLite's price hikes. I've been waiting several months for their new 3-season quilts to arrive. And the price on their web site has been listed at $150 for all those months, with the note, "Temporarily out of stock." Then, when the quilts are finally available, the price goes up over 30% to $200. And it seems like most everything went up $50, since I was also eyeing the 3-season bag at $200. It's now $250.

    I think it would have more ethical to list what the items would cost while we were waiting for them to become available.

    Jim

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    Quote Originally Posted by siskiyousummit View Post
    I'm really disappointed in GoLite's price hikes. I've been waiting several months for their new 3-season quilts to arrive. And the price on their web site has been listed at $150 for all those months, with the note, "Temporarily out of stock." Then, when the quilts are finally available, the price goes up over 30% to $200. And it seems like most everything went up $50, since I was also eyeing the 3-season bag at $200. It's now $250.

    I think it would have more ethical to list what the items would cost while we were waiting for them to become available.

    Jim
    Can't say I agree. They had a sale on their available/allotted stock. The sale ended at the end of August, they replenished their stock, and prices went back to normal. Can't really call that a price "hike" as I don't think the prices are any higher now than before the sale.

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    If you had contacted customer service they stated that the sale price would still be in effect when stock was replenished on 08/01/12 and they didn't honor that. You can call it whatever you want; staying competitive, ending the "sale", whatever. They led people to believe something that was not true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by brownham View Post
    If you had contacted customer service they stated that the sale price would still be in effect when stock was replenished on 08/01/12 and they didn't honor that. You can call it whatever you want; staying competitive, ending the "sale", whatever. They led people to believe something that was not true.
    Interesting, I called in early July and was told the sale ended in August and prices would return to normal at that point. YMMV, apparently.

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    GoLite lists their TQs with a "suggested retail" price and a "sale price." When the quilts were listed as out of stock, the suggested retail was $300 and the sale price was $150 (rounded off). Now that they're in stock, suggested retail is $400 and "sale price" is $200.

    So they're still technically half price ... just a third more expensive than they were.

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