Code of Conduct
Results 1 to 19 of 19
  1. #1

    Default Creed Price Rises in the UK

    I noticed today that Creed have increased their website prices in the UK. A 500ml bottle of Aventus now goes for £495 which is an extra £30 on the previous price and £60 on what they were charging 12 months ago. Milking that cow for all its worth, Creed?

  2. #2
    hednic's Avatar
    Join Date
    Oct 2007
    Location
    McLean, NYC, & Búzios
    Posts
    94,923

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    My guess is that price increase will be reflected soon everywhere.
    Remember that while it is perfectly acceptable to criticize the content of a post - criticizing the poster is not.
    Mean spirited, nasty, snide, sarcastic, hateful, and rude individuals on Basenotes don't warrant or deserve other individuals' acknowledgement or respect.

  3. #3
    Basenotes Plus
    PalmBeach's Avatar
    Join Date
    Apr 2012
    Location
    South Florida
    Posts
    3,206

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Yes, prices are going up in August in the US.

  4. #4

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Really dont see how they can justify them to be honest, certainly not so much so above the rate of inflation.

  5. #5
    Basenotes Institution dougczar's Avatar
    Join Date
    Mar 2012
    Posts
    11,113

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Damn.

    But it's not unique to Creed. Actually, it's not specific to fragrances.
    Seasonal favorites:

    1. Creed - Spice & Wood
    2. Creed - Aventus
    3. Ormonde Jayne - Black Gold
    4. by Kilian - Incense Oud
    5. Puredistance - Black
    6. House of Matriarch - Blackbird
    7. Armani Privé - Oud Royal
    8. by Kilian - Cruel Intentions
    9. Creed - Royal English Leather
    10. Brückner - Aoud 1

  6. #6
    Basenotes Institution sjg3839's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2012
    Posts
    13,441

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    This
    Quote Originally Posted by hednic View Post
    My guess is that price increase will be reflected soon everywhere.

  7. #7

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Time to start buying your own ingredients and making your own scents! LOL.

  8. #8
    Super Member FreshSmell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    467

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    That doesn't mean anything because its still easy to get deals on it... Price increase for everyone that doesn't know any better...

  9. #9

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Thats true for 120ml and smaller bottles but please show me where I can get a 500ml bottle lower than RRP?

  10. #10
    Unsuperintended Member
    Marais's Avatar
    Join Date
    Nov 2011
    Posts
    3,717

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Ridiculous prices. No doubt grey-market prices will also rise in response, given time.
    He boiled for our sins.

  11. #11

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Wonder what the mark up is?

    How much to produce one bottle of any fragrance? I've heard that the juice itself probably amounts to no more than £2 to £5.

    Then all the other factors come into play -- marketing, packaging, reputations to uphold, etc

  12. #12

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    As long as people buy them, prices will rise.

  13. #13
    Super Member FreshSmell's Avatar
    Join Date
    Aug 2013
    Location
    Chicago
    Posts
    467

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Let me guess, its because every country on earth is using FIAT CURRENCY and its not backed by any hard asset such as gold or silver. Im sure that'll cause inflation on "goods & services".

  14. #14

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by FlashingBlade View Post
    Thats true for 120ml and smaller bottles but please show me where I can get a 500ml bottle lower than RRP?
    BeautyEncounter, perfumedeals.com, eBay etc.

  15. #15
    Dependent magnus611's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2013
    Location
    NYC
    Posts
    4,884

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Can I also please see an increase to everyone's income irregardless of wage ....including lower level workers standard of living wage increase...I think NOT! This tide only rides upstream!!!
    "Thank GOD for the nose, for without it we would not be enjoying these beautiful created Scents" also Remember "Balance is everything and the key to appreciating "

  16. #16

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Why would anybody in the UK buy Creeds at retail?! Allbeauty baby!

  17. #17

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Because as I say, I tend to buy the 500ml flacons which are rarely available on the web at discounted price. Theres one on ebay at the minute in italy but the seller hasnt got back to me when I asked about it.

  18. #18
    Dependent Davem81's Avatar
    Join Date
    Jul 2011
    Location
    East Midlands
    Posts
    1,460

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by FlashingBlade View Post
    Because as I say, I tend to buy the 500ml flacons which are rarely available on the web at discounted price. Theres one on ebay at the minute in italy but the seller hasnt got back to me when I asked about it.
    There's also no alternative for the atomisers as far as I know, and they've jumped from £110 to £125! Awful.

  19. #19
    Super Member Omega1185's Avatar
    Join Date
    May 2013
    Location
    San Diego
    Posts
    336

    Default Re: Creed Price Rises in the UK

    Quote Originally Posted by FlashingBlade View Post
    I noticed today that Creed have increased their website prices in the UK. A 500ml bottle of Aventus now goes for £495 which is an extra £30 on the previous price and £60 on what they were charging 12 months ago. Milking that cow for all its worth, Creed?
    I honestly don't think there's any cologne I'd pay over 150 dollars American for, and it had better be something that would make angels weep. I've had my eye on a bottle of Polo Crest but those never go for under 120 dollars, and I've been mulling that over for a while, so we'll see; although there is a bottle of Creed Green Irish Tweed at a local wholesaler for 160 bucks, and I must admit I thought about getting it, but in the end I think I'd rather buy the Polo Crest.

Similar Threads

  1. Creed actual price vs discount stores price....LOL
    By comfortablynumbbg in forum General Fragrance Discussion
    Replies: 10
    Last Post: 8th September 2012, 09:19 PM
  2. Price of Creed GIT
    By tjokrohw in forum Just Starting Out
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 9th June 2011, 03:46 AM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts
  •  



Loving perfume on the Internet since 2000