|12-21-2012, 03:01 PM||#16|
Join Date: Jul 2004
Device: Nook HD+; Kindle for Android on HTC One SV
I read an article a few years ago about the price of things in the USA (I think the article was mostly talking about cell phones and how Europe is way ahead of us in technology). It was talking about DVDs in China and how most things are pirated over there. One line said "only in America are we dumb enough to pay $20 - $30 for a movie." The same article mentioned that Microsoft Office Pro sells for $27 in China, where here it's around $750.
Maybe Canadians are just dumb enough to pay more for ebooks.
|12-21-2012, 03:08 PM||#17|
Join Date: Dec 2010
Canadians pay more than Americans for almost every product. It is a shopper's paradise south of the border.
Reasons include economy of scale and historically low currency valuations.
|12-22-2012, 09:02 PM||#19|
Join Date: Oct 2010
Location: A sub-routine in the file
Device: Kindle Paperwhite 2 and a Kindle Basic
I had a pal once who lived in Toronto and another in detroit. They had an interesting arrangement. The detroit man shipped things to the toronto man things that he could get cheaper in detroit and the detroit man got health insuance in Canada via the toronto pal. One got cheaper heath care insurance and the other got cheaper things from Detrot. In cash value it came out to the same amount.
|12-23-2012, 12:57 AM||#20|
Join Date: Jul 2011
Location: Toronto, ON
Device: Kindle 3, iPad 3, Nexus 10, Nexus 5
I realize you may not know the details, I'm just thinking "out loud" really.
Last edited by K. Molen; 12-23-2012 at 01:02 AM.
|12-23-2012, 02:22 AM||#21|
Join Date: Sep 2011
Device: Sony PRS-T1
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