android
  #1  
Old 01-08-2011, 04:28 AM
Strider_Aus's Avatar
Strider_Aus Strider_Aus is offline
Windows Phone Moderator
 
Join Date: Mar 2010
Location: Melbourne, Australia
Posts: 498
Default WP7 Marketplace - All Markets are not created equal !

Story on the "rip-off" Surcharge Aussies and many other non-US residents are paying vs US customers in the WP7 marketplace:

http://wmpoweruser.com/microsoft-cre...n-marketplace/

App Cost in USA Country – $1.99
Microsoft’s charge – AUD $3
Excess in $ – $0.98
Excess in % – 47%

Ouch! Typical – but ouch!

Must be the higher costs of packaging, freight and inequalities of market scale for warehousing, supply to Aus ! NOT

Thanks MS!
__________________
<blank>
Reply With Quote

Advertisement [Remove Advertisement]

Reply

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off

Forum Jump



All times are GMT -5. The time now is 12:31 PM.