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Costco - No Longer "Selling" Receivers?


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#1 OFFLINE   MadMac

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 10:37 PM

At least, it looked like it in my local one this evening. No sign of any receivers/DVRs on the shelves. A check of their website showed none either, although there is still a "deal" for new subscribers. Have they decided it's not worth the hassle of returns etc.?

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#2 OFFLINE   inkahauts

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 10:41 PM

At least, it looked like it in my local one this evening. No sign of any receivers/DVRs on the shelves. A check of their website showed none either, although there is still a "deal" for new subscribers. Have they decided it's not worth the hassle of returns etc.?


My Costco has units some weeks, and none the next, but the display is almost always there... Check back in a week and see whats there.. You never know...

#3 OFFLINE   MadMac

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 10:45 PM

That's the interesting part...you wouldn't know they'd ever offered them at my local one. No sign of anything relating to D*.

#4 OFFLINE   wildbill129

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Posted 28 September 2009 - 11:05 PM

They had them at mine a few days ago.

#5 OFFLINE   Drew2k

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 05:36 AM

As of two weeks ago my local Costco had a full pallet of HR22s sitting there, so I'd say it's a local issue.

As to never knowing Costco carried them, well Costco is like that near me: if they run out of something they immediately fill the gap with something else. They just don't like the empty gaps...

#6 OFFLINE   Yoda-DBSguy

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 06:02 AM

My local Costco had 2 full pallets when I went yesterday.

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 06:38 AM

To those that still see them in the store:

Please check the pricing label. Is there an * on it? If so, that means they will not be getting any more product.

My local doesn't have the labels. It just says to go over to the wireless phone kiosk for more information. There was a crowd on saturday so I didn't get to ask them about it.

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 10:34 AM

None at the Madison, WI Costco as of last week.

Usually there is a pallet or two.

At the time I thought they just might be out, but apparently it's nationwide and not just local.

Let the speculation begin -- temporary shortages, stopped selling altogether, or clearing out old stock to make make way for the brand new HR30s with TiVo just in time for Christmas! :D:grin::D

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 12:12 PM

At least 2 skids on the floor in Union NJ at 1PM today ... no "asterisk" with the SKU.

To those that still see them in the store:

Please check the pricing label. Is there an * on it? If so, that means they will not be getting any more product.

My local doesn't have the labels. It just says to go over to the wireless phone kiosk for more information. There was a crowd on saturday so I didn't get to ask them about it.



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Posted 29 September 2009 - 01:17 PM

I saw a pallet of HR22's when I recently went to my local Costco in the Dallas area. Also, they still advertise Directv on their website [Link]
HR34-700, HR22-100

#11 OFFLINE   Movieman

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 03:37 PM

My Costco has plenty.

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 07:54 PM

None here but then I don't have a Costco either. :D

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 08:12 PM

My Costco seems to have only had the HD DVR for the last several months. They used to carry the both the HD DVR and the HD box. They do still have the plenty of the HD DVR boxes and no * on the tag.

#14 OFFLINE   rudeney

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Posted 29 September 2009 - 09:53 PM

My local Costco has only sold HD-DVR's and nothing else. They seem to either have a whole palette, or none at all. They had a full palette today.

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 12:15 PM

Full pallete of DVR's here in Burlington last nite.
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#16 OFFLINE   MadMac

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Posted 30 September 2009 - 06:51 PM

I found a somewhat inconspicuous pallet of HD-DVRs at a different Costco today. From some informal discussion with the staff there, they now only carry those, although some warehouses may have a few receiver-only units left over from when they used to stock them.

#17 OFFLINE   Rich

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Posted 01 October 2009 - 09:32 AM

At least 2 skids on the floor in Union NJ at 1PM today ... no "asterisk" with the SKU.


I had a feeling that you were from NJ. :lol: Very sensible, well thought out posts.

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