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Costco - No Longer "Selling" Receivers?

Discussion in 'DIRECTV General Discussion' started by MadMac, Sep 29, 2009.

  1. MadMac

    MadMac Legend

    Feb 18, 2008
    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.?
  2. inkahauts

    inkahauts Well-Known Member

    Nov 13, 2006
    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. MadMac

    MadMac Legend

    Feb 18, 2008
    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. wildbill129

    wildbill129 Godfather

    Dec 22, 2006
    They had them at mine a few days ago.
  5. Drew2k

    Drew2k New Member

    Aug 16, 2006
    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. Yoda-DBSguy

    Yoda-DBSguy Hall Of Fame

    Nov 4, 2006
    A Galaxy...
    My local Costco had 2 full pallets when I went yesterday.
  7. beer_geek

    beer_geek Legend

    Jun 14, 2007
    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.
  8. ATARI

    ATARI Hall Of Fame

    May 10, 2007
    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
  9. TBlazer07

    TBlazer07 Grumpy Grampy

    Feb 5, 2009
    At least 2 skids on the floor in Union NJ at 1PM today ... no "asterisk" with the SKU.

  10. RACJ2

    RACJ2 Hall Of Fame

    Aug 2, 2008
    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]
  11. Movieman

    Movieman Hall Of Fame

    May 8, 2009
    My Costco has plenty.
  12. BKC

    BKC Icon

    Dec 12, 2007
    None here but then I don't have a Costco either. :D
  13. phat78boy

    phat78boy Hall Of Fame

    Sep 12, 2007
    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. rudeney

    rudeney Hall Of Fame

    May 28, 2007
    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.
  15. Matman

    Matman Legend

    Mar 24, 2008
    Full pallete of DVR's here in Burlington last nite.
  16. MadMac

    MadMac Legend

    Feb 18, 2008
    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. Rich

    Rich DBSTalk Club DBSTalk Club

    Feb 22, 2007
    Piscataway, NJ
    I had a feeling that you were from NJ. :lol: Very sensible, well thought out posts.


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