Good time to pick up a new camera?

1 month 4 weeks ago #680428 by Flash Steven
So, do you think we'll see some aggressive sales on camera bodies anytime soon to fire up some consumer spending?  I had been thinking about getting a new camera, paused the purchase due to Covid 19, now was just thinking about the economy.  Do you think we'll see some sales soon?

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1 month 4 weeks ago #680465 by Nikon Shooter
Agressive?

Overstock or newer version will incite agressive sales
possibly but not so if actual stock cannot be replaced.

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1 month 4 weeks ago #680482 by Flash Steven
As I see it,  consumer spending  might be down  temporary as  everyone is scrambling for toilet paper :rofl:

And camera stores want sales.  So random thought, or question rather.  

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1 month 3 weeks ago #680573 by Flash Steven
Update... I stand corrected.  I don't see many sales going on with camera makers.   The specials I have found are directly with the camera bag, tripod and various products directly.  Not with the normal distribution channels like B&H and Adorama.  

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1 month 3 weeks ago #680793 by Tristan R
The problem is that most camera retailers don't have that much margin in cameras to start with.  So I wouldn't go expecting mind blowing savings.  Used is where the savings will be as the used market might be booming right now. 


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