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Old 10-30-2012, 08:27 AM   #6
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Originally Posted by Ainmemphis
I'm not a retailer so this is pure speculation but I heard the pre-order amount is pretty high and the wait is long so my theory is a retailer has to shell out more$$ and wait awhile before they get product to sell and make a return. I'd love to hear from an actual retailer to fill us in.
This is probably likely. When ordering items you have get invoiced and have a certain amount of time to pay the bill. And sometimes it percentages of the bill in several phases. If they require that you order such a high amount, that you can't pay the amount within that time frame from sold merchandise, then you have to pull from other areas. I paid invoices for a long time and the terms were often really interesting with some companies.
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