Samsung Galaxy S8 negotiating with pre-order retailers

Has anyone had any luck getting JBHIFI/HN/TGG/etc to reduce the price on say the Samsung Dex Station (RRP $199) when you pre-order the Galaxy s8? I'm wondering which retailer would be most likely to throw in something a little extra say $100 off another purchase.

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    good question but if so, i reckon so they would have posted their receipt as a deal lol

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    I honestly doubt you'd get $100 off the Dex unless there was a special from Samsung…

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      well $100 off anything.. they must be making money from the Galaxy S8. Surely they can bargain for my business. Why would I pre-order from a particular retailer when I could go through any other retailer who might give me cash off a bundle?

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        It's a new product that'll be very popular, and may even sell out. Retailers will have no problem selling S8s. You ask why you should pre-order from a particular retailer? You should instead ask why they should sell to you, when there are people willing to pay full price.

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    They know you want it( well everyone) so why do they need to be charitable? You can probably get extra stuff if you buy that windows Surface rt deal though…

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    I usually find HN easiest to negotiate but its random whether you'll find someone who will play ball or someone who won't really care. JBHIFI I find hardest to negotiate, you might get a few bucks off but they never give me any great deals negotiating with them.

    Honestly though it looks like it retails for $200 so I imagine retailers cost price is $100?, I doubt they'd sell it near cost price, so I'd imagine best you'd get is $20 off if your lucky since the phones are only just coming out. They probably would prefer having the stock and test their luck.

    Bigger problem is that the S8 has been reviewing really well, and from what I can see theres plenty of people happy to buy it at full retail price, so you lose the "I'm making a big purchase that helps your pay" edge (like edge as in giving you an extra edge, not edge like the sides of the s8 :p).

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      Any idea how much they probably make on the phone though? If you were like "I'll pre-order the phone with you if you give me the Dex for $100. Otherwise I'll go to the retailer next door".

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    when I last bought a phone (lg v20 around christmas they discounted the phone a tiny amount but told me they would do big discounts for other items (I didnt want anything else so didnt go any further). sounded like phone extras and memory cards is what they would have discounted.

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