Originally Posted by Pip
All valid point but the markup is there for a reason, once you start looking at the various costs of import fees and licensing etc then you'll understand. Not to mention rental fees for the property....Things add up and it will cost a lot. Take a look at the contrywide target market, how many asc age verified users (who still play) are there? This is pretty much your market....canadian retailers can't have a similar mark-up as US retailers purely due to supply and demand. If we chould boost the number of airsofters in canada to the same number as in the states, then we might have an argument for prices to drop down to parity....or close...
IMHO if i was a retailer for airsoft guns in Canada i'll be doing the same thing: marking up the prices. its all about economics and the supply and demand. I wouldn't blame them for jacking up the prices...well... maybe a little