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Old 02-13-2009, 11:13 AM   #1
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What's you best guess on new AS mark-up?

Okay, it's a bit of a game, I'm really curious to what streamers are thinking on this... I'm guessing there's a 60% increase from what the dealer pays to MSRP... what do you all think?
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Old 02-13-2009, 11:32 AM   #2
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Old 02-13-2009, 11:38 AM   #3
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it's in the low 30% range..
If I told you the actual price, I'd have to watch my back...lol
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Wow, I'm suprised!!! My experience with furniture is that mark-up is in the 65% range, I thought an RV would be similiar. especially when you see how much more AS costs compared to other RVs out there!
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Old 02-13-2009, 11:43 AM   #5
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Can vs USA

I wonder if there may be a difference between Canadian dealers and US dealers. I know the CDN dollar plays a huge part on the price.
Only my two cents is all
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Old 02-13-2009, 02:01 PM   #6
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it's in the low 30% range..
If I told you the actual price, I'd have to watch my back...lol
That about right, 28% was what I got off of MSRP from a dealer going out of business.

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Old 11-25-2009, 09:49 AM   #7
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Markup similar to cars...

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Wow, I'm suprised!!! My experience with furniture is that mark-up is in the 65% range, I thought an RV would be similiar. especially when you see how much more AS costs compared to other RVs out there!
Remember this is a matter of affordability...

The more expensive the item, especially if it is a common item...house, car, etc.
They already cost alot and to be affordable to the common person they have lower margins or they would cost even more. Example: 20% on a candy bar is 20 cents, 20% on a 30k RV is 6k. Same percentage, more dollars on the RV because it has more base value.
So, a small margin on a big ticket is the best way to make lots of money efficiently. One build, one sale, 6K on the RV. How many candybars to do 6K? See what I mean? 30,000 candy bars to make the same amount of money...
Build and sell RVs.

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Old 11-25-2009, 11:07 AM   #8
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How many children in North America buy a candy bar each day? How many people buy an Airstream each day? I think, I'd make candy bars.
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Old 11-25-2009, 11:20 AM   #9
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How many children in North America buy a candy bar each day? How many people buy an Airstream each day? I think, I'd make candy bars.
Your absolutely correct.

If you made just candy bars, you would eliminate the need to balance the running gear, etc.

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Old 11-25-2009, 12:10 PM   #10
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If you made candy bars, you would run to Mexico to lower production costs, of course you would have written in spanish and we wouldn't understand you. Nice to be able to buy an American product.
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If you make candy bars, you will be looking at a future sugar tax, and lawsuits from diabetics.
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I would imagine the only part of those candy bars that would be still on the road in 60 years, would be the wrapper.
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You guys are way off. The margin on most grocery goods like candy bars is closer to 28%.

Same as an Airstream.
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It's about 150% for fireworks. Think about that while you are loading up on sparklers for that New Year's celebration.
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