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Re: CAT: Remember that Bonus Irises are FREE

  • Subject: Re: CAT: Remember that Bonus Irises are FREE
  • From: pbrooks@whidbey.net
  • Date: Mon, 03 Sep 2001 03:07:39 -0000

That fun and generosity -- as well as more-than-reasonable prices -- 
are more than apparent, and what makes Sutton's #1 with me.

Patricia Brooks


--- In iris-talk@y..., "Mike Sutton" <suttons@l...> wrote:
> Can only speak for ourselves.  Our prices would not go down, I feel 
that
> they are already pretty resonable (brushing the line of 
profitability too).
> Sending a bonus doesn't create much more expense other than in 
shipping and
> (very) small amounts of cultural costs.
> The fun I personally have sending out bonus plants more than 
offsets any
> monetary costs. :-)
> Mike Sutton
> 
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: Bill Shear <wshear@h...>
> To: IRIS <iris-talk@y...>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 28, 2001 10:11 AM
> Subject: Re: [iris-talk] CAT: Remember that Bonus Irises are FREE
> 
> 
> > On 8/28/01 12:24 PM, "Arnold Koekkoek" <koekkoek@m...> wrote:
> >
> > > Paul, I only want to comment, "Amen"!  The extras are gifts, 
and we
> really
> > > ought not to complain about a gift.  I'm always amazed that I 
get so
> much
> > > value for a small order, often catalog value far more than I 
paid.  And
> so
> > > many even ask what I'd like for extras.  Super bargain!!!!
> >
> > Pondering pricing...Schreiners', for example, publish a 
relatively high
> per
> > rhizome price for their irises.  BUT if your order tops $80 list 
price, a
> > 50% discount immediately kicks in, and your cost drops to $40.
> >
> > If you shop for a given variety, you can find prices that range 
over a
> > factor of 3, depending on your dealing with a bigtime nursery or 
a mom-and
> > -pop operation in West Widget.
> >
> > I would have to assume that bonus rhizomes are included in their 
costs by
> > the canny businessmen and women who run iris nurseries.  So are 
they
> REALLY
> > free?  If no bonus plants were distributed, would the costs of 
iris
> rhizomes
> > go down?
> >
> > Not looking a gift rhizome down the fan, you understand, just 
curious
> about
> > the economics of it all......
> >
> > Bill S.
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> > Your use of Yahoo! Groups is subject to 
http://docs.yahoo.com/info/terms/
> >
> >


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