Their order is coming from a distributor or Sonos themselves. I also don't understand how Costco selling 1000 units, for example, is a bad thing for Sonos. Would suggest skipping Costco and grab a Sonos Refurbished one - comes with the same warranty and their refurbs are just like Apple's, indistinguishable from new, How often are they available? Ladies and gentlemen, you have the unique pleasure of witnessing one of the rarest occurrences in consumer technology: a sale on Sonos speakers. Dec 2nd, 2018 9:03 pm Reminder that Play 1 is their older model for this speaker, the new one has Alexa integration etc. That is mainly due to the capital cost and resources required to do so. A large national account can purchase the whole inventory in one quick transaction. The play 1s more than hold their own in general but when you limit them to providing the background, side, and ambient noise in a 5.
I think I just talked myself into buying 2 more Play 1's! That means I very well could be completely wrong. In 15 years I have never once seen a shopping bag from Walmart, Target or anything similar at a clients home. If you want a state-of-the-art entertainment system, but are not willing to shell out a ton of money for it, then just get the Sonos Playbar with Wall Mount. We have product reviews, descriptions, Costco coupon books, deals, and price comparisons on items sold at Costco and tips on surviving and shopping at our favorite wholesale warehouse store. Does Costco offer a better return policy?. I know you are working hard on the distribution to the rest of the world, but i dont think people care from what store they buy it.
We make every weekend into a Costco weekend. Discuss everything about Sonos here! Imagine taking a bath or spa treatment with awesome music! I've always felt that manufacturers could control this if they wanted to, but they often claim they can't. Sonos is making or should be money from every sale, whether from an authorized dealer or not, however they very much want the sales to happen through authorized dealers for many reasons. This would seem to be a good option for a Sonos purchase, and I don't see a downside for Sonos, but perhaps I'm missing something. Costco is a good company, with a great return policy. My impression of Sonos is they are a company that very much cares about quality and users experience. Deal for a set of 2 Sonos Play:1 Wifi Speakers at Costco Sonos: The Home Sound System Two Room Set Play:1 The essential start to your Sonos home sound system.
Possibly because of 4 :. Sonos is neither the manufacturer nor the distributor. They do offer their guarantee to refund your purchase price if you are not completely satisfied - anybody know what time period, if any, this applies to? The Play 1's have more bass than the Play 3. There are advertising, trade shows, dealer education, sending units to reviewers, website, etc. Costco operates in nearly all 50 states, so you will most likely have to pay this sales tax. Having a good sound system just got easier with the Sonos Playbar.
Of course, that hasn't stopped other audio companies either, but I'm not sure it's good business. I know for sure, that when i see a site that sends outside the U. At that point the gray marketer loses interest in the unit, because without advertising and support the product is no longer attractive -- gray marketers want easy sales. Also, I dont really care about sonos being at costco. What I don't understand, like Anjrober, is where Costco is getting their Sonos units from? For a more budget-friendly multiroom audio setup, Amazon in its Echo lineup of products, which start at. Additional transit time may be required.
The flip side of being small is they have to make some sort of arrangements for manufacturing and distribution because their resources are limited. Everybody knows that a few units will fail and part of the selling price is reserved for honoring the warranty promise. What if there was a recall of some sort? Small companies may not have the resources to protect themselves from this sort of abuse. One could go after the seller and importing company, but it is expensive, and takes time. Costco offers its members a or. If one becomes an authorized reseller, Sonos will back you up with warranty and technical services.
Spoonman wrote: I'm seriously looking to get a Sonos, and I am a Costco customer, but I certainly don't want to do anything that is bad for Sonos. I'm seriously looking to get a Sonos, and I am a Costco customer, but I certainly don't want to do anything that is bad for Sonos. Quote from aus : Sonos is consider audiophile level gear. I enjoy providing interesting lifestyle, cars, how to, food, and shopping blog and vlogs! My Youtube vlogs may have associated affiliate links to products that I may earn from qualifying purchases. Sonos is by far the superior plug and play wifi speaker system.
Again this is totally a wild guess about Sonos. I can't compare directly because I've never used play 5s as rears but from what others have said here in the past I wouldn't think it worth it cost to upgrade from play 1 surrounds to play 5s is legit like 700 bucks. But the bottom line is that they are not an authorized reseller. Hurry though, because this rare sale on Sonos speakers ends on June 17. I might be devious enough to think this but I am way to stupid to know what I was looking at when I opened one.
You guys Sonos are gonna loose a bunch of customers. Thanks rockdragon2006 Note, offer valid for Costco Members only. An additional Shipping and Handling fee will apply to shipments going to Alaska, Hawaii or Puerto Rico. Both colours sold out right now. S, regardless of it being this official site or another, i am ordering it.