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Sahil Jain left a comment for Chris Anderson
"Hi Chris, I am in the process of designing a board which I want to sell through Sprakfun. I will probably give them the design for free, it'll be like a pilot project for me. I want the board to sell in the $80-100 price range. You have…"
Dec 4, 2009
Sahil Jain left a comment for Jack Crossfire
"so Chris is from Sparkfun? and you're from...? sorry, for asking these questions. I am trying to design a board that I want to sell in the $80-100 price range. so trying to understand the target costs. any help would be appreciated. Just for…"
Dec 4, 2009
Jack Crossfire left a comment for Sahil Jain
"Chris mentioned the 40% markup several times & most recently > Our own policy is to charge 2.6 times the cost of the hardware > (this allows one 40% margin for us and another 40% margin > for our retail partners), Do not stop buying…"
Dec 4, 2009
Sahil Jain commented on Chris Anderson's blog post All of Sparkfun's new UAV boards sold out in a week!
"Jack, how do you know that Sparkfun and such companies have a 40% markup?"
Dec 3, 2009

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At 3:00pm on December 4, 2009, Jack Crossfire said…
Chris mentioned the 40% markup several times & most recently

> Our own policy is to charge 2.6 times the cost of the hardware
> (this allows one 40% margin for us and another 40% margin
> for our retail partners),

Do not stop buying from sparkfun because of the markup.

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