Kodak Online Store Sale - TRI-X Out of stock?

Discussion in 'Product Availability' started by eyetwist, Dec 6, 2010.

  1. eyetwist

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    Amusing holiday story.

    20% off everything in Kodak's online store today, so I attempted to buy 40 rolls of TX 400 in 120, was around $3.30 a roll with free shipping. Pretty good deal, beats B&H.

    However, Kodak was unable to take the order as "the warehouse only has 2 rolls of Tri-X 120 in stock."

    That's a lump of coal in my stocking. Thanks Santa.
     
  2. Ken Nadvornick

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    Maybe they should contact the manufacturer regarding the need for increased production??

    Ken
     
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    Too funny.......
     
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    So, I assume that shop isn't run by Kodak themselves but is kind of sub-shop at another company, at another premises.
     
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    store.kodak.com does seem to have a wildly different IP address then www.kodak.com. Not sure if that proves anything but it makes the case it could be run by a third-party.
     
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    It definitely is. Digital River specializes in creating these sorts of e-commerce sites for corporate clients. If you go to their web site, it promotes the fact that Kodak is a client. They probably fulfill the orders from a distributor's warehouse. If that distributor happens to be out of stock on an item, then you gotta wait.
     
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    "That's so Kodak." :wink:
     
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    I feel your pain, but I still like to hear the term "out of stock" over "discontinued"
     
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    I'm not starting rumours here but sadly one often leads to another...
     
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    Perhaps it more often leads to an increase in production.
     
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    In this case that certainly seems more likely and I sure hope so.
     
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    Why that's impossible...everyone knows the private sector can do everything better. [/sarcasm]
     
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    Well, if it makes you feel better, I just ordered the "last" box of TXP-320 4x5, according to their inventory. Though with tax and shipping, the sale price was not much better than buying locally.
     
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    Huh? Neither Kodak nor Digital River are in the public sector. Are you saying the government should allocate film?:confused:
     
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    I just checked sheet film and "20% off" is the going rate everywhere else for Trix 4x5.. Marketing scams....
     
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    You should have ordered early, I got 10 rolls of 120 Tri-X about a month ago, also 10 rolls of 35mm Tri-X and some 120 Tmax 100 oh and the receipt I received with my shipment had no prices on it. It's a bummer that they are running out because I am running out as well.