[kwlug-disc] Raspberry Pi

Chris Craig kwlug.org at ciotog.net
Thu Dec 12 13:06:28 EST 2013


Finally got a reply, here it is:

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Dear Chris,

Thank you for your e-mail.

Sayal Electronics strives to satisfy its customers.  Once in a while
because of our purchasers at the time of scarcity we end up paying
premium price, which in turn reflects in our selling price.  We would
love to have you as our customer and will do every thing possible to
adjust the price.

Please let us know what quantity would your organization wants to buy,
and we will adjust the price even for individual buyers.

Regards,

-- 
Paul Sayal
CEO
Sayal Electronics & Hobbies,
E-maill - psayal at sayal.com
Ph - 416-494-8999
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On 11 December 2013 09:44, Chris Craig <kwlug.org at ciotog.net> wrote:
> FYI, we'll see what they have to say ;)
>
> ---------- Forwarded message ----------
> From: Chris Craig <chris at ciotog.net>
> Date: 11 December 2013 09:42
> Subject: Raspberry Pi
> To: sales at sayal.com
>
>
> Hello,
>
> I'm a member of KWLUG, a highly active Linux User's Group for the
> Kitchener/Waterloo region, and we're having a discussion about the
> Raspberry Pi and available vendors.
>
> We noticed that you have the RaspPi 512MB model B available for $54.95:
> http://www.sayalhobbies.com/CatalogDetail.asp?link=233392
>
> But the same product can be purchased from Creatron for $39.99:
> http://www.creatroninc.com/index.php/raspberry-pi/raspi-001955.html
>
> We'd like to support the local Cambridge Sayal, but >35% (14.96/39.99)
> is quite a large price difference. Is there some flexibility in the
> price? One of our members is travelling to Toronto soon and has
> offered to buy us a bunch of kits from Creatron.
>
> Some members have already purchased from Cana Kit and Newark - had the
> price at Sayal been more reasonable, they would likely have bought
> locally.
>
> Thanks!




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