Just curious, as an REI member since the early '70s, I've always found it frustrating that certain things, like GPS (and usually bikes, right?) are almost always excluded from sales, whereas they are generally easy to find discounts on elsewhere. It's not the end of the world, I don't have to by *everything* from REI, but I'm a little curious why REI behaves so differently than other retailers in this regard. Are REI members fundamentally different than everyone else in that they have no price sensitivity to these items and offering the normal discounts would not increase sales?
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