- Why do a “fire sale” in the first place? That was pretty idiotic. What’s the hurry? If you have remaining stock, try to sell it for full price anyway, until you can’t.
- This will not affect tablet prices long term, but it can hurt HP’s image. On the other hand, HP will not sell gadgets anymore, so who cares. Their future customers (if they succeed in the conversion) are B2B.
Here’s a “Hitler episode” that sums up the HP situation pretty nicely, and it’s very funny too: