Official Sales Alert thread

Discussion in 'Streetwear and Denim' started by LA Guy, Jun 22, 2007.

  1. althanis

    althanis Senior member

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    You should see a line on the bill saying something like "Bond" or "Brokerage Fees" or some garbage like that; that's the fee that FedEx charges on top of the actual taxes/duties.
     


  2. London

    London Senior member

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    If you order from overseas, you're always taking a gamble.
     


  3. zippyh

    zippyh Senior member

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    Remember that removing VAT doesn't result in a price that's 20% less than the British price.
    Divide the British price by 1.2 to get the price without VAT.
     


  4. HAL 9000

    HAL 9000 Senior member

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    Yeah, waiting for a couple of items to ship in. Gambling on USPS to just clear customs without checking.
     


  5. ThomSquared

    ThomSquared Senior member

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    Just a heads up from the previous discussion from a couple days ago... I picked up my fed ex package from END... Not a word about customs.
     
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  6. karmaguy

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  7. HAL 9000

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    You still paid taxes... right?
     


  8. BLAUGRANA

    BLAUGRANA Senior member

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    Correct. The site where it reduced the price when you converted to USD did so by exactly 20%. Most of the sites I've seen (including the one I used the other night) simply used pounds as the currency and dropped the price by 20%. I'm sure it varies from site to site.

    I have to say, plenty of shops over there to choose from.
     


  9. xander_horst

    xander_horst Senior member

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    Steven Alan currently has an online sample sale. Not just Steven Alan stuff on sale either, some Engineered Garments, Wings + Horns, Grei scarves, Howlin' by Morrison, etc. Some of this stuff was on sale there already, but I think there's been some price drops as well.
     


  10. smashwindow

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    Just a heads up from the previous discussion from a couple days ago... I picked up my fed ex package from END... Not a word about customs.[/quot]
    the bill comes in the mail a couple weeks later just you wait.
     


  11. VLSI

    VLSI Senior member

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    TBS shipped my order with fedex. I thought I was safe with them :(
     


  12. snake

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    quite the opposite, fedex is the worst offender of them all.
     


  13. VLSI

    VLSI Senior member

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    I meant TBS, not fedex.
     


  14. ThomSquared

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    Don't worry about TBS, I've been ordering from them for years and have NEVER been hit with customs while they have been using FedEx.
     


  15. afixedpoint

    afixedpoint Crossfit

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    Somebody buy the polka dot Andover jacket!
     


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