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Old Feb 26, 2013, 07:34 PM   #1
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What do retailers make on an iPad sale?

This is a big mystery. I've purchased base iPads on a $40 or $50 off sale and there's usually a limit of one per household. Why? Is it actually a loss leader at that point?
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Old Feb 26, 2013, 07:38 PM   #2
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i imagine that they're making minimal profit at most. i recently got a mini with 20% off RRP and i imagine they defiantly either broke even or took a hit on it. either way at normal rrp the retailers must be making a decent profit to even bother selling the item
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Old Feb 26, 2013, 08:24 PM   #3
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My friend used to work at Best Buy and told me that they hardly make any money off them; they make the most off accessories.
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Old Feb 27, 2013, 12:41 AM   #4
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I work for an apple reseller - the retailer (in australia) makes exactly 10%. Any sales we have are usually loss leaders
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Old Feb 27, 2013, 01:02 AM   #5
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Simple answer: not a lot.
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