- Posted by Johanna on August 29, 2006 at 5:00 pm
- Category: Comic News
He says he’s been “victimized”, calling it “sleaze” and talking about filing an FTC complaint.
It’s not fun to find out that you could have gotten a better deal, sure, but is variable pricing all that unusual to a retailer? I don’t know the specifics of Biggers’ store, having never had the pleasure of visiting, but any retailer with his years of experience knows that comic pricing, especially on back issues, is highly variable. Amazon just does it backwards to the comic market, where long-standing subscription customers are the ones who get the better price, usually.
I also don’t know that it’s a great idea for a comic retailer to be demanding that Amazon offer the same low price to everyone … does he want to compete with 35% off publications?