Envelopes......really??????????

Discussion in 'Business Operations' started by jblawns123, Mar 29, 2009.

  1. jblawns123

    jblawns123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 340

    I have been buying boxes of 500 double window invoice envelopes from staples for about 8 years.

    I remember a box was about $28.95 way back.... Todays price??? $48.95!!!!

    Are you kidding me??? I mean really......:dizzy:
     
  2. Carolina Cuts

    Carolina Cuts LawnSite Bronze Member
    Posts: 1,152

    Someone will blame Obama for this one.... :cool2:

    so much for "Recycling" saving us money..
    was cheaper when we cut trees down.....
     
  3. ED'S LAWNCARE

    ED'S LAWNCARE LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 361

    Have you tried Sams club?
     
  4. Tim Johnson

    Tim Johnson LawnSite Member
    Posts: 135

    You should buy them thru a printing company. I get mine for cheaper than that and they have my logo and info on them.
     
  5. lilweeds

    lilweeds LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 595

    Unline is the cheapest I have found around $20. They don't have a huge selection, just number 10 I think.
     
  6. bohiaa

    bohiaa LawnSite Fanatic
    Posts: 5,220

    the money he's giving away has to come from somewhere......

    :)
     
  7. jblawns123

    jblawns123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 340

    Yea guys, I know I can get them cheaper online etc....

    My point was about the inflation in price.
     
  8. GravelyGuy

    GravelyGuy LawnSite Silver Member
    from Indiana
    Posts: 2,517

    Get them online from OfficeDepot.com. They ship next day for free if you spend $50 or more. They do not match their own online prices though, so don't try. I've ordered a bunch from them lately they seem to be cheaper than Staples on these types of things.
     
  9. jblawns123

    jblawns123 LawnSite Senior Member
    Posts: 340


    Thanks for the tip, yea they seem to be around 30 bux.... I am just going ebay for now on 1000 for the same price as 500 at staples and free shipping.

    I have been using Staples for 10 years and this is the first time I found a price rediculous.
     

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