Lego city  passenger train £67.50 @ Asda
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Lego city passenger train £67.50 @ Asda

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Found 15th Apr
Asda have these in stock again. Cheapest price aroumd at the moment
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At 109.99 on lego.com this is almost half retail!.....but two of them to make a longer train with 5 carriages! Looks awesome
yikes I remember when........!
Bleugh1 h, 20 m ago

At 109.99 on lego.com this is almost half retail!.....but two of them to …At 109.99 on lego.com this is almost half retail!.....but two of them to make a longer train with 5 carriages! Looks awesome


Yeah... It makes you wonder why people shop at a LEGO store at sll! The promos these days are rubbish and VIP points is hardly a discount
TabbyBoy1 h, 53 m ago

Yeah... It makes you wonder why people shop at a LEGO store at sll! The …Yeah... It makes you wonder why people shop at a LEGO store at sll! The promos these days are rubbish and VIP points is hardly a discount


What’s more worrying is the business model...the Lego.com prices likely represent a reasonable markup on cost to cover expenses and provide a profit.....the ASDA price is likely below actual invoiced cost to reduce inventory holding costs....every item any company holds on a shelf in stock has a cost associated to it....by selling at a loss, Asda is actually reducing ongoing costs and that’ll be manipulated to reflect a paper profit....I.e. a £12 cost item, it may cost £1 a month to hold on the shelf...(admin, depreciation, physical space, transport, etc) if it costs £12 and held for a year, the actual cost to Asda is £24....so by selling it for £12 after 12 months, they’re still making £12 in savings by not holding for 12 more months...even though it’s zero actual profit!
Edited by: "Bleugh" 15th Apr
Would imagine this will drop further as there is a new model of this and the cargo train due out very soon and places will be clearing stock.

Given that normally means the older sets then start to go for higher prices on eBay, could be a good investment!
Ordered! Now just have to hide it from the boy till Oct ha ha
Bleugh7 h, 49 m ago

What’s more worrying is the business model...the Lego.com prices likely r …What’s more worrying is the business model...the Lego.com prices likely represent a reasonable markup on cost to cover expenses and provide a profit.....the ASDA price is likely below actual invoiced cost to reduce inventory holding costs....every item any company holds on a shelf in stock has a cost associated to it....by selling at a loss, Asda is actually reducing ongoing costs and that’ll be manipulated to reflect a paper profit....I.e. a £12 cost item, it may cost £1 a month to hold on the shelf...(admin, depreciation, physical space, transport, etc) if it costs £12 and held for a year, the actual cost to Asda is £24....so by selling it for £12 after 12 months, they’re still making £12 in savings by not holding for 12 more months...even though it’s zero actual profit!


AFAIK.... Asda's wholesale purchase price of LEGO is 70% off RRP so they still break even after having a dud on the shelf for a year and then selling it at 50% off RRP. I've also heard that LEGO will soon be doing sale-or-return which means that we'll stop seeing crazy low deals. LEGO are in big, big trouble and face huge losses this year
TabbyBoy47 m ago

AFAIK.... Asda's wholesale purchase price of LEGO is 70% off RRP so they …AFAIK.... Asda's wholesale purchase price of LEGO is 70% off RRP so they still break even after having a dud on the shelf for a year and then selling it at 50% off RRP. I've also heard that LEGO will soon be doing sale-or-return which means that we'll stop seeing crazy low deals. LEGO are in big, big trouble and face huge losses this year


Umm, 70% of RRP? Then profit at 50% off....let’s take a £100 item....that’s £16.67 VAT...leaving retail price of £83.33 ex VAT....70% of that is £58.33....cost....I’ll leave the reader to calculate the VAT on this sell price and understand the losses involved
Bleugh13 m ago

Umm, 70% of RRP? Then profit at 50% off....let’s take a £100 it …Umm, 70% of RRP? Then profit at 50% off....let’s take a £100 item....that’s £16.67 VAT...leaving retail price of £83.33 ex VAT....70% of that is £58.33....cost....I’ll leave the reader to calculate the VAT on this sell price and understand the losses involved


I get your point but he said "70% off RRP" as.opposed to "70% of RRP" what a difference an F makes to those sums, if the statement is fact of course..
canaryruss36 m ago

I get your point but he said "70% off RRP" as.opposed to "70% of RRP" what …I get your point but he said "70% off RRP" as.opposed to "70% of RRP" what a difference an F makes to those sums, if the statement is fact of course..


Aye! Makes ‘em much worse :-p
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