Re: Average price

Video Librarian (vidlib@kendaco.telebyte.com)
Thu, 7 Dec 1995 08:47:56 -0800 (PST)

Irene Wood of Booklist also makes a couple of good points. Unlike book
pricing, video pricing can be very fluid. I've talked to distributors who
publicly price their videos at $500, but also say they'd sell a copy to a
public library for $100 if they asked. I also agree that it's a shame to
miss some really good titles just because they fall outside of a
set-in-concrete price range. I don't want to sound like the Youngbloods,
but if everybody could kind of get together and consort(ium), group
purchasing could really bring the price down on some titles (now, you
you've just got to get those folks in the next county over to agree with
your tastes).

Randy Pitman

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