Wal-Mart here now has the shelf space also.
Originally posted by Jacob S
This is one of the worst things that could happen to retailers in a LONG LONG time, look forward to hearing lots of complaints by retailers of this. They have already destroyed a business me and my dad has in which we have been in business for about 40 years. We had taken in 1,000-3,000 a day some days and now we are lucky to take that in every several months. They pretty well took us out of business. Now with satellites since they sold DirecTv and for so cheap there at last they really hurt my business that way and the customers would come to me wanting me to install it and I would make them take them back or give them a little credit for the systems just to get the sale so they would not think they were losing any money not getting to take it back.
Now that they are going to sell the same brand and for who knows how much less, its going to be awful hard to compete. I talked to another Dish dealer that also sold electronics and appliances and tv's and it put him out of business once on that and it will probably hurt him pretty bad if not put him out this time as well again. The bad thing is that they dont service what they sell and I do, and wha do I get in return? NOTHING but complaints and so forth.
I also know someone that sells lawn equipment and he did sell Snapper but a lot if not all Snapper dealers went on strike when Wal-Mart started selling them in which was not as good as the ones that the dealers sold and they wanted the dealers to service what Wal-Mart (their competition) sold and they all refused.
When it comes to these big chain stores espeically the big one like Wal-Mart getting this product comes more problems and less customer service. I will charge double to those that get their system there and not off of me for a service call or not service them at all. I am not going to help out my competition that put me and many other small businesses out support their customers, no way no how.
With both Target and WalMart in the neighborhood, I get a chance to visit both and I agree that it's easier to find things at Target. The aisles are wider and there aren't nearly as many other customers in the way...Originally posted by Kagato
I shop at target and the isles are wide, stuff isn't clutter all over the place. It's easy to find things.
Scott, I sense that you are a former Wal-Mart/Target employee. I worked at Target for 9 years and that's the only place I ever heard the word "Planogram." I was in charge of planograms for a while...Originally posted by Scott Greczkowski
I guess it is official that WalMart will sell Dish Network equipment, my local WalMart has shelf space with a Dish Network Planogram taped to the wall.