Price of Fujichrome Up and Down

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  1. dabsond

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    What is up with the price of Fujichrome films? Before the holidays I luckily scored a five pack of Velvia50 from B&H for $29 and some change. I was going to get another box, then they raised the price back to normal. Just the other day they were selling shot expiration Provia 100F for $6.99 a roll on special. I bought 8 rolls. Today I checked and the same short expiration Provia 100F was back up to $9.99. I understand Fuji raised their prices but, is B&H tying their prices to the BitCoin or what?
     
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    I believe B&H runs sales as an inventory management tool. They sold enough 5-packs of Velvia50 and rolls of Provia at lower prices to get their inventory back in line so now they are back up to regular price.
     
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    Offloading film near expiration date perhaps? And resupply their stock with fresher film that they'll sell at the normal price?

    EDIT: Oops, I missed the part where they increased the price of short dated film.
     
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    Velvia 50 in 35mm is $16.79/roll at Freestyle now...
     
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    You say you scored a ProPack of Velvia50 for $29.
    Nothing to complain about. At all.
    The usual price here is $89.00 for a ProPack RVP50 in 35mm, or $65 ProPack RVP50 in 120 format and that is for fresh, forward-date film.
    Stock that is close to expiry or end of batch is often heavily discounted to move it and make way for more.
     
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    The price is comming from you debsond.
    The regulation from offers and demand within a market economy is what ?
    It is the price !
    If you decide the nice price from B+H is fine to you - the pricing is just finished within this moment.
    So, if other sellers may offer Fuji E6 at $ 21,- a roll, you will say : " No way " - there should be no further demand from you - right.
    If this sellers do not intend to waste their highly price Fuji E6 they may offer nice prices soon.
    Thats the theory - but if it would be just as simple as described.
    The problem is : You are Not allone debsond....:cry::cry::cry:.
    So the price is NOT FROM YOU ?
    Yes pricing is made from All others.
    People who may say :" Fuj E6 ...$ 22,- a roll? Please give me just 8 rolls from this"

    An other theory is : The pricing is from the manufacturers - because the costs of production is increasing more and more.
    Thats nonsence - believe me.

    with regards
     
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