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Originally posted by DreiZ DreiZ wrote:

Originally posted by Ray Ray wrote:

Blade weights option requires a lot of work, especially when you have a large stock, so they would waste a lot of time measuring each blade, marking it and updating database. ROI = 0. Not cool feature from vendor's point of view at all. Providing you information of weight of blades in stock on demand is not enough anymore? Funny.



I agree.
It's hard to ask a big store for something like this. Every time I inquire about weights available for a particular blade I get a fairly quick response with all the weights in stock. There isn't much more they can do IMO.

I agree with you two 200%.  Marking each blade does take a lot of time.  De-shelfing, take out package, tare the scale, placement, put in package carefully not to damage box, shelving.  Each step takes at least 15 seconds for one blade, and when you multiply that by the number of blades that TT11 carries and excluding the time it takes to update the online store, one can imagine just how long this all takes.  While eating away costs while produces no extra profit in return.
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Originally posted by liulin04 liulin04 wrote:

Originally posted by DreiZ DreiZ wrote:

Originally posted by Ray Ray wrote:

Blade weights option requires a lot of work, especially when you have a large stock, so they would waste a lot of time measuring each blade, marking it and updating database. ROI = 0. Not cool feature from vendor's point of view at all. Providing you information of weight of blades in stock on demand is not enough anymore? Funny.



I agree.
It's hard to ask a big store for something like this. Every time I inquire about weights available for a particular blade I get a fairly quick response with all the weights in stock. There isn't much more they can do IMO.

I agree with you two 200%.  Marking each blade does take a lot of time.  De-shelfing, take out package, tare the scale, placement, put in package carefully not to damage box, shelving.  Each step takes at least 15 seconds for one blade, and when you multiply that by the number of blades that TT11 carries and excluding the time it takes to update the online store, one can imagine just how long this all takes.  While eating away costs while produces no extra profit in return.


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TT11 - Just do what you guys have been doing so superbly, and just ignore the weight option on the site.  Some people clearly lack the business sense of running a store like yours.  

KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!!
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Showing the weights of stock is not necessary for big retailers. Its easy for us forumers to forget that buyers who are looking for a certain weight are a small percentage of the people who buy stuff. And we all know that its easy enough for a buyer to just ask about available weights.

Advertising the weight of your stock is a bad business decision for a big retailer anyway, IMO. Buyers who don't normally think/care about weight will then be required to think about it. And then the retailer will inevitably get stuck with those 72g or 97g blades in their stock. You see it all the time in the For Sale section of this site, when sellers try really hard to avoid advertising or telling people the weight of their stuff. Why advertise the weight if you don't have to.

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Originally posted by liulin04 liulin04 wrote:

TT11 - Just do what you guys have been doing so superbly, and just ignore the weight option on the site.  Some people clearly lack the business sense of running a store like yours.  

KEEP UP THE GREAT WORK!!!

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Showing the weights of stock is not necessary for big retailers. Its easy for us forumers to forget that buyers who are looking for a certain weight are a small percentage of the people who buy stuff. And we all know that its easy enough for a buyer to just ask about available weights.

Advertising the weight of your stock is a bad business decision for a big retailer anyway, IMO. Buyers who don't normally think/care about weight will then be required to think about it. And then the retailer will inevitably get stuck with those 72g or 97g blades in their stock. You see it all the time in the For Sale section of this site, when sellers try really hard to avoid advertising or telling people the weight of their stuff. Why advertise the weight if you don't have to.

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Originally posted by LOOPMEISTER LOOPMEISTER wrote:

Showing the weights of stock is not necessary for big retailers. Its easy for us forumers to forget that buyers who are looking for a certain weight are a small percentage of the people who buy stuff. And we all know that its easy enough for a buyer to just ask about available weights.

Advertising the weight of your stock is a bad business decision for a big retailer anyway, IMO. Buyers who don't normally think/care about weight will then be required to think about it. And then the retailer will inevitably get stuck with those 72g or 97g blades in their stock. You see it all the time in the For Sale section of this site, when sellers try really hard to avoid advertising or telling people the weight of their stuff. Why advertise the weight if you don't have to.




there is always people who want light blade or heavy. I don't think its problem
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I find funny if not ridiculous that some people in this thread talk from a business owner perspective when the topic is what the customer wants. Advertising the blade weight IS a feature customer wants; customers saying it's not good for tt11 lack the elementary comprehension of the customer's needs. Sucking up TT11 IS NOT the topic. Suck up as much as you can does not change the fact the feature is still wanted and that it would add value to the business.
Now think of this: if tt11 stays stuck with those unsalable 72g and 97g blades then the manufacturer takes them back, period; it's the role of the business to tell the manufacturer about what does not sell. We pay for what we want; we do not care about TT11's time, that's their problem. Fighting with the manufacturers so the customers get what they want is THE business. Publicly telling us and them they do not have to do their job is plain awkward and paradoxical from a customer's perspective: it favors TT11 and the manufacturers and it bring less value to the customer.
Now of course if all businesses do the same and TT11 does it to (not weighting the blades and not advertising their weight), fine...but then stop praising them as special. They are just another store doing the same old.
I do recognize that if I email TT11 and ask the available weights of a given blade, I get an quick answer; that's great; other stores do it too though.


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SOLUTION: all stores must pressure manufacturers to PRINT the blade's weight on its box or the blade itself, preferably the latter with a margin of error to take humidity variation into account; like "88g +/-2g".
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Originally posted by fatt fatt wrote:

SOLUTION: all stores must pressure manufacturers to PRINT the blade's weight on its box or the blade itself, preferably the latter with a margin of error to take humidity variation into account; like "88g +/-2g".


This would be excellent.  I personally like my blades at the high end of the weight range (not Masunov territory, but still pretty heavy).  This actually matters a lot to me.  It wouldn't be that hard for manufacturers
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Originally posted by liulin04 liulin04 wrote:

TT11 - Just do what you guys have been doing so superbly, and just ignore the weight option on the site.  Some people clearly lack the business sense of running a store like yours.


Yes, TT11 is a good store.

No, "some people" here simply make suggestions. Store will decide for themselves whether it makes business sense for them to accommodate customers' requests for some features like weight or others.

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Advertising the weight of your stock is a bad business decision for a big retailer anyway, IMO. Buyers who don't normally think/care about weight will then be required to think about it. And then the retailer will inevitably get stuck with those 72g or 97g blades in their stock. You see it all the time in the For Sale section of this site, when sellers try really hard to avoid advertising or telling people the weight of their stuff. Why advertise the weight if you don't have to.


This doesn't make sense even from the retailer's POV. Not to mention, what you are saying is absolutely NOT how business is done.

Imagine you going to the website to buy a chair or a desk and not having the option of choosing or knowing the color. You will most certainly go to another store. And if the first website complains that if they showed the colors they would be stuck with "unpopular" poison-green or rainbow versions of the chairs then it would be their own fault they bought up ridiculous and unpopular items in the first place. That is, unless they can ship them back to the manufacturer - then it becomes their problem, and they should hire better marketing and design experts.

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Originally posted by fatt fatt wrote:

SOLUTION: all stores must pressure manufacturers to PRINT the blade's weight on its box or the blade itself, preferably the latter with a margin of error to take humidity variation into account; like "88g +/-2g".


Surely not on the blade, because that would possibly require some not-too-small changes in the manufacturing equipment. But certainly somewhere, and also that number should be mentioned somewhere in the (electronic) receipt so you can always check how heavy was this or that blade when you bought it.
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Originally posted by JimT JimT wrote:

Originally posted by fatt fatt wrote:

SOLUTION: all stores must pressure manufacturers to PRINT the blade's weight on its box or the blade itself, preferably the latter with a margin of error to take humidity variation into account; like "88g +/-2g".


Surely not on the blade, because that would possibly require some not-too-small changes in the manufacturing equipment. But certainly somewhere, and also that number should be mentioned somewhere in the (electronic) receipt so you can always check how heavy was this or that blade when you bought it.
a sticky note on the blade then? depending how difficult it would be to evaluate precisely the weight of a blade travelling on a conveyor belt it could be automated. Also if the weight of the box does not vary, the same can be done on the box itself after a basic subtraction.
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Originally posted by fatt fatt wrote:

SOLUTION: all stores must pressure manufacturers to PRINT the blade's weight on its box or the blade itself, preferably the latter with a margin of error to take humidity variation into account; like "88g +/-2g".


That's not going to happen, even if manufacturers switch to pricing per gram. Printing weight is impossible for mass produced blades. Remember Butterfly even had a box same for most of the blades sold in Europe and most of the world.

On the other hand, every Palatinus blade is sold with exact details marked.
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Originally posted by Ray Ray wrote:

Originally posted by fatt fatt wrote:

SOLUTION: all stores must pressure manufacturers to PRINT the blade's weight on its box or the blade itself, preferably the latter with a margin of error to take humidity variation into account; like "88g +/-2g".


That's not going to happen, even if manufacturers switch to pricing per gram. Printing weight is impossible for mass produced blades. Remember Butterfly even had a box same for most of the blades sold in Europe and most of the world.

On the other hand, every Palatinus blade is sold with exact details marked.
yes; same with BBC blades; or Borko blades.
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That is a good idea. We will consider it for sure! 
Originally posted by DreiZ DreiZ wrote:

Hi TT11, first of all love you guys and your service. Wanted to mention that maybe instead of posting coupon codes for "one time use" do a 24 hour sale for 5-10% off or coupon code that is active for 24 hours that is available to everyone. Maybe post a pre sale notification on fb/forum/email to let news letter subscribers know when its going to happen.
Its hard to grab one once its posted. They are usually gone within minutes-hours after posting.

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Agree.  Just can't wait for a whole week long to check out the new weekly special though....Wink


Yes you are right, we have many problems with this. We will try to find a solution to this asap. Thanks for bringing it up! 
Originally posted by kindof99 kindof99 wrote:

I actually have problems with the clothing section. I bought a short before, L size. But it is probably L size in chinese measurement and only a medium or smaller in US size. 
I hope TT11 can do more with the size measurement. Clearly indicating the size from which country and a matching table will definitely help. Amazon has this kind of similar table for size conversion.
 

About Weights of Blades
We will discuss it within our team to see if there is any possibility that we can start publishing approximate blade weights on our website. 

Thanks everyone!
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About Weights of Blades
We will discuss it within our team to see if there is any possibility that we can start publishing approximate blade weights on our website. 

Thanks everyone!
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maybe at least most popular blades ...
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If stores unite and ask manufacturers to provide weight of each blade and only some accept, then those would be put up front, advertised as taking care of the customer; other manufacturers would maybe follow(?)

If there is a button "Browse blades by exact personalized weight" and only those who did the work are listed then there is a potential loss of revenue for those manufacturers who did not bother.

I know I know...wishful thinking.
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One more thing is - corrected blade weight and thickness. I see for a lot of blades it is incorrect (i.e. Tibhar Fibretec 75). Hope you guys are going by official manufacturer measurements and not some third party reviews, which some might be incorrect.

Noticed it a lot for tibhar blades.

Thanks!

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We use official manufacturer measurements for all products we sell. 

Originally posted by DreiZ DreiZ wrote:

One more thing is - corrected blade weight and thickness. I see for a lot of blades it is incorrect (i.e. Tibhar Fibretec 75). Hope you guys are going by official manufacturer measurements and not some third party reviews, which some might be incorrect.

Noticed it a lot for tibhar blades.

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We discussed your ideas within our team and here are our comments.

1. Weights info
Unfortunately, we can not do much more than we are doing now. 

2. Clothing section problems with sizes.
We asked for size charts from all manufacturers that we stock and we plan to publish charts on product pages of clothing items. 

3. Top Products / Best Sellers page is coming soon. 

If you have any more suggestions then please let us know! :) 

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I think you people have done a wonderful job and to ask customers for their input puts TT11 heads up from the others.
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I appreciate how TT11 is always open to suggestions from customers and it is indeed a very good online tt store. Having said this, I do think there is one area which you can make improvements in, and that is your methods of offering discounts and delivering coupon codes. I totally agree with everything DreiZ  has said in a previous post he made about how discounts should be offered. I personally believe that if discounts are to be offered, it should be intended for all customers and not just a select group of individuals such as those who are active forum users. I, for instance, being a college student working 2 different jobs, simply do not have sufficient time to keep track of forum posts frequently and look out for the coupon codes that you post here in the forum. Typically by the time I discover the coupons you post they would already be long gone. Like DreiZ has mentioned, I also suggest you to do flash 24-hour sales with a small discount rate (maybe around 3-10%) instead of giving out coupons valid for one-time use. You can send pre-sale notices via email to all your existing customers and alert them of the upcoming flash sales. I think this is much fairer than issuing coupon codes since not every customer can be alerted about them. I hope you can consider my suggestions and revise the way you distribute discounts. I will leave it to you to decide what makes more sense for your business.

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I appreciate how TT11 is always open to suggestions from customers and it is indeed a very good online tt store. Having said this, I do think there is one area which you can make improvements in, and that is your methods of offering discounts and delivering coupon codes. I totally agree with everything DreiZ  has said in a previous post he made about how discounts should be offered. I personally believe that if discounts are to be offered, it should be intended for all customers and not just a select group of individuals such as those who are active forum users. I, for instance, being a college student working 2 different jobs, simply do not have sufficient time to keep track of forum posts frequently and look out for the coupon codes that you post here in the forum. Typically by the time I discover the coupons you post they would already be long gone. Like DreiZ has mentioned, I also suggest you to do flash 24-hour sales with a small discount rate (maybe around 3-10%) instead of giving out coupons valid for one-time use. You can send pre-sale notices via email to all your existing customers and alert them of the upcoming flash sales. I think this is much fairer than issuing coupon codes since not every customer can be alerted about them. I hope you can consider my suggestions and revise the way you distribute discounts. I will leave it to you to decide what makes more sense for your business.

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Originally posted by penholdblocker penholdblocker wrote:

I think this is much fairer than issuing coupon codes since not every customer can be alerted about them

OK, a unpopular & insensitive rant beginning here (& it comes from a guy with liberal values):

Well, TT11 can be all politically correct about it as they want and say all the right things here, but these coupon codes are not really about fairness, are they? They shouldn't be.

We, as the public should be OK that they are not issued for altruistic reasons. They should be used to maximize profits.

Give discounts to the big spenders. And hand it to them where they hang out.

If I have lots of spare money, buy a lot of equipment that I don't really need just for the sake of trying stuff out (not saying that I'm any of these things) and if people like me like to hang around in these forums, then TT11 should put the coupon codes in here (so EJs get enticed by a 10 EUR coupon and end up buying $500 worth of goods that they never needed). Now, that is a good use of a coupon for any business.

What I mean to say is, it is OK to ask individuals to give back and help those in need (after all, most, if not all of us were out of money campus kids). I'm all for the rich paying higher taxes and donating to charity as individual people.

Just don't expect businesses to go that route. They exist to make profits.

That's life for you. And TT11 ain't no church. 




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In general, we think that we should try this 24-hours sale idea. We see it has worked well for some other stores and could work well for us too. Thanks for the idea! 

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Did you notice a few customers abroad are now shy to buy at tt11 since you switched to DHL shipping, mainly because the uncertainty about custom fees and other unexpected charges? Any chance we can choose the shipping method?

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Originally posted by fatt fatt wrote:

Did you notice a few customers abroad are now shy to buy at tt11 since you switched to DHL shipping, mainly because the uncertainty about custom fees and other unexpected charges? Any chance we can choose the shipping method?


I'm pretty sure you can choose between the postal service and DHL during checkout at TT11.
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