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Old Mar 2, 2013, 07:00 PM   #1
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Best buy open box for MacBook

So best buy has a MacBook Air for $818.99. It is the 2012 11 inch model. Bestbuy.com has said they have had 1 available only for awhile now. Now my question is has anyone ever been able to make a better deal? Like if I said I had $650.00 cash I could buy right now would they sometimes do that? Any good stories of haggling and getting a really good deal? Thanks
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 07:04 PM   #2
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Yes there have been people that were able to negotiate with a manager - dropping it 20% is unlikely.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 07:08 PM   #3
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I wish our local BB had Macs in stock. They are an order-only store. Have iPads , iPhones, and iPods, but not Macs. Price doesn't sound too bad to me, but depends on the specs.
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I know that had that 10% off open box coupon awhile ago so I was thinking maybe 20% might not be to far off if I offered cash on the spot on a item that's been there for awhile.
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Try it - its just unlikely - unfortunately. Otherwise I would be flipping more Macs.
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 07:40 PM   #6
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Anyone have any luck haggling?
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Old Mar 2, 2013, 09:06 PM   #7
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Best Buy doesn't care if you offer them cash on the spot or a credit card, makes no difference to them. It's not like you're buying stuff at a flea market.

$650 is going to be well below their cost price, $800 sounds fair.
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Best Buy doesn't care if you offer them cash on the spot or a credit card, makes no difference to them. It's not like you're buying stuff at a flea market.

$650 is going to be well below their cost price, $800 sounds fair.

I know but sometimes they really want to get rid of there open box items because they are harder to sell. I've heard of some people haggling and getting very good deals.
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I know but sometimes they really want to get rid of there open box items because they are harder to sell. I've heard of some people haggling and getting very good deals.
Then go to BestBuy!
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Then go to BestBuy!
Lol I will be. I was just also wondering if anyone has haggled before. Wanted to hear some stories.
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nothing wrong with going to best buy and asking if they would haggle down the price to something you want.
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Lol I will be. I was just also wondering if anyone has haggled before. Wanted to hear some stories.
try it and report back please!
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