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I do this with electrical, furniture etc. what do you do? How much sometimes have you saved? We even had a family competition one day to see who got the best bargain… do you bargain when shopping?


Posted by Cynthea Jenke, 28th April 2015


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  • I know at some outlets they can give you a discount if you pay cash on the spot . We have done it at Bing Lee for example in the past . It is also a good incentive so you don’t reach for your credit card unneccesary which I don’t like anyway . Good shopping habit .


  • Without a doubt – always do on the more expensive items. If price doesn’t budge much, try getting a smaller item or delivery added added at no or reduced cost. I bargain less with small independent business though.


  • I do a heap of research and try and find the best possible price.


  • Only for big ticket items. Unless I’m in Asia some where.. Then it’s bargain everything!


  • For electrical I do as there is always a margin.


  • Ive never been really good at this, but Ive always gone by the saying “If you dont ask, you dont get”


  • I don’t have the knack for it,yet my brother is perfect at it!


  • For big ticket items we do! Furniture, cars, electrical and have found people to be quite flexible in their pricing!


  • My hubby is worse then me, he goes to every shop to get prices then picks the best deal and even trys to get it lower so we’ve saved hundreds. I will only buy clothes on sales which I’ve gotten as low as 25c, the clothes I get are even cheaper then second hand stores.


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