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Old 03-29-2006, 07:14 PM
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Simplicity and Wal-Mart good read

Guys this is a long one but I'll sum it up for those that don't want to read it.

Simplicity bought Snapper some time ago. CEO of Simplicity tells Wal-Mart people no and pulls all snapper mowers from Wal-mart to keep a good product and to help independent dealers. Pretty cool if you ask me. He lost 20% of his sales right there. And Oh ya he was going to tell them he was pulling the mowers and Wal-mart wanted to go all out head to head with Homedepot.
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Old 03-29-2006, 07:16 PM
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Man, where have I been? I didn't know Sam was selling Snapper mowers !!
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Old 03-29-2006, 07:22 PM
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Guys this is a long one but I'll sum it up for those that don't want to read it.

Simplicity bought Snapper some time ago. CEO of Simplicity tells Wal-Mart people no and pulls all snapper mowers from Wal-mart to keep a good product and to help independent dealers. Pretty cool if you ask me. He lost 20% of his sales right there. And Oh ya he was going to tell them he was pulling the mowers and Wal-mart wanted to go all out head to head with Homedepot.


Yep.....but it is far from current news as it was 3 years ago he did that......
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Old 03-29-2006, 07:23 PM
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Yep.....but it is far from current news as it was 3 years ago he did that......
LOL..........
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Old 03-29-2006, 07:31 PM
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LOL sorry guys. My brother sent me this. I thought he knew everything.
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Old 03-29-2006, 07:42 PM
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Don't worry dude several other guys have also posted it on here over the past year thinking it was current also.
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Old 03-29-2006, 07:47 PM
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i would NEVER buy a mower at wal-mart. i support my local dealer. but i would pay $750 for a mower from my dealer rather than the same one at wal-mart for $500. i hate wal-mart. besides, shapper would have to come out with a cheaper series for wal-mart, like john deere for home depot
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Old 03-29-2006, 08:48 PM
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like john deere for home depot
Yeah, I hate it that Deere does that. . .
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Old 03-30-2006, 05:20 PM
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snapper, simplicity, walmart, home depot john deeres ........all junk anyway
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