Dell, which has scheduled a news announcement for July 13, is expected to reveal a revised PC pricing strategy that will present SMBs and consumers with a more straightforward menu of price options. The move, which doesn’t appear to affect large business accounts, comes as Dell attempts to recover from a series of missteps that curbed its growth during the first quarter of 2006. More on this at Ars.
Dell Takes On Pricing in Image Makeover
2006-07-13 Hardware 2 Comments
While Dell’s new strategy may make Joe Consumer a tad happier (paying a little less up front and not having to send in rebate forms), those of us who hold out for Dell’s 12-day sales, $750 off coupons, and decent rebates are going to be hit hard by the new pricing structure. There go the days of $250 computer + monitor bundles and $500 laptops.
On Dell’s “outlet” (aka refurbished, overstocks, scratch-and-dent) products.