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Discontinued Products?

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by rudy31, Jul 13, 2010.

  1. Hi everyone - I know that this topic has been part of the New Products thread, but figured maybe if we split the threads it would be easier for everyone to find... Any info on what's been discontinued in the new fall/winter catalog? Thanks so much for any information that can be provided by the attendees (wish I were there)! : )
     
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  2. Intrepid_Chef

    Intrepid_Chef Legend Member Silver Member

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    This info doesn't come out until the last day. Until then, it's impossible to ask people to notice what they didn't see in the catalog.

    Count on the things that have been restyled, like the towels, twix its, I-Slice and can opener. That can opener still looks pretty freaky to me ...
     
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  3. DebbieJ

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    we won't know til Thurs.

    the only thing I've noticed so far when paging through the F/W catalog is the 8qt SS Mixing Bowl is gone.
     
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  4. leftymac

    leftymac Veteran Member

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    Oh no! I've been wanting to get that. Guess I have motivation now!
     
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  5. Thanks for sending the 8 qt info.

    I was hoping to find some people as crazy as our group - when we attended conference we would sit there at lunch and go through the current and new catalogs just to compare what's gone! The price increase for the DCB was found that way, as per the other thread.

    Agreed - the cranberry / white color combos will likely be gone for next season.
     
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  6. Nep2nfly

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    Oh NO! I sell at least one of these at every party! I need to buy one pronto and let a few of my customers know immediately that they need to get it before it's too late!
     
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  7. DebbieJ

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    The price increase on the DCB was on the big screen during opening general session this morning.

    The other glazed stones went up in price as well. A lot of other things went up 50 cents here, $1 there.

    Honestly, we (or at least I) haven't had time to sit down and do what you describe. We used to do this at Career Club lunch, but since it's no more....
     
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  8. WOW - I can't believe they got rid of the Career Club lunch - bummer! Thanks so much for sending this info again.
     
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  9. wadesgirl

    wadesgirl Legend Member Gold Member

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    We also noticed the wine charms are gone but didn't notice the 8 qt bowl.
     
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  10. Intrepid_Chef

    Intrepid_Chef Legend Member Silver Member

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    I hoped the charms were gone last time. Alas, they were just harder to find!
     
  11. Bren706

    Bren706 Senior Member Gold Member

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    Guess it's time for me to spend the money and get the SS set. I have been using the 8qt bowl at my shows.
     
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  12. leftymac

    leftymac Veteran Member

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    Get it now because the set is increasing to $84.
     
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  13. pampcheflisa

    pampcheflisa Advanced Member Gold Member

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    thank goodness! these annoyed me (sorry if anyone absolutely loves them), and never sold one set (but maybe that's my own fault)!
     
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  14. MissChef

    MissChef Senior Member Gold Member

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    wow! really Deb?! Do they do anything to reward us career club people!?! I think that that sucks...but I don't know enough to really pass judgement! lol! what do you think and is there anything else instead?!
     
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  15. thehaleykitchen

    thehaleykitchen Member Gold Member

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    Any word on these yet???
     
  16. punkie1019

    punkie1019 Member

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    Today is the last day so hopefully we'll find out soon. I was hoping too.
     
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  17. MissChef

    MissChef Senior Member Gold Member

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    did I miss the list somewhere?!
     
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  18. The list of discontinued products is usually not officially handed out until the end of the last general session at NC... It is in the Fall/Winter Consultant Connection that they hand out first to attendees.
     
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  19. MissChef

    MissChef Senior Member Gold Member

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    When does conference get over this year? I have been to about 7 conferences.. but I know things were different with it all being one conference this year!
     
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  20. According to the agenda posted on the HO site, it looks like it ended at 1 pm CST, but my guess is that everyone is trying to get to the airport to make it home. ; ) Or, doing the booking blitz.
     
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  21. punkie1019

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    Today is the last day but no idea what time it all get said and done. We'll have to be patient.... imagine that. lol :)
     
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  22. You're right - they spoiled us by giving us all that info over the last couple of days. : )
     
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  23. punkie1019

    punkie1019 Member

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    I know right!? :)
     
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  24. DebbieJ

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    here's the list....not a whole lot that is truly discontinued, more color changes and one redesign

    1739 8 qt Stainless Bowl
    1745 Flexible Funnels (changed color to Cranberry)
    2651 Twix It (color change)
    2758 Smooth Edge Can Opener (redesign)
    2981 Microfiber Towel (color change)
    2997 i-Slice (color change)
    2154 Drink Charms
    1336 Cranberry Deep Dish Baker
    1351 White Mini Baker
    1352 White DCB
    1353 White Rectangular Baker
    2362 Sweeten it up gift set
    2371 Pizza Party set
    2372 Sauce it up set
    (there are new gift sets that are very similar)
    1258 Quikut Paring Knives (color change)
    1923 Season's Best
    2943 RUFTH Trivet

    Half Price Combos
    hp62 Self Honing Knife Collection
    hp71 Scraper Collection
     
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  25. kam

    kam Legacy Member Staff Member

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    Thank you!!!

    I wonder if the 8qt SS Bowl just got too expensive?? It is a really great size to have.

    I will miss the Deep Dish Baker! I use that one a lot.

    And it looks like they aren't keeping the white glazed around. Hmmm....how long has the white been out? A year?

    Other than that, you are right, not much is truly leaving.
     
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  26. Thanks Deb! : )
     
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  27. PampChefJoy

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    I'm at work right now but will work on a Going Going Gone tonight when I get home. I'll have both email version (for subscribers) and printable (will attach here).
     
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  28. punkie1019

    punkie1019 Member

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    yes indeed Thanks Deb!
     
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  29. DebbieJ

    DebbieJ Legend Member

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    Joy do you want me to scan that page and email it to you? Or is this list sufficient?
     
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  30. punkie1019

    punkie1019 Member

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    That will also be super. Thanks You.
     
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  31. msmileyface

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    Should we expect to see the stainless bowl on the outlet?

    Also, what do you all use that huge bowl for? I'm considering picking it up but need some convincing :)
     
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  32. jendill

    jendill Member Gold Member

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    when will HO let all of us know???
     
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  33. DebbieJ

    DebbieJ Legend Member

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    let you know what?
     
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  34. cookingwithdot

    cookingwithdot Advanced Member Gold Member

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    Debbie, where did you get this at conf? How did I miss it????
     
  35. DebbieJ

    DebbieJ Legend Member

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    It's in the Special Edition Consultant News that was handed out along with the new paperwork as we left general session.
     
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  36. jendill

    jendill Member Gold Member

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    sorry, i didn't hit refresh after walking away for a while.
     
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  37. DebbieJ

    DebbieJ Legend Member

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    that's okay....everything will be on Consultant's Corner by Monday July 19th.
     
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  38. kam

    kam Legacy Member Staff Member

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    Anything you make large batches of. Also, do you find that you sometimes run out of mixing room in 6 qt? The large bowl helps.

    Mostly, I use it for Potato Salad and Stuffing - since I make pretty large batches and need a lot of mixing room. I have some HUGE Thatsa Mega Bowl (or something) from Tupperware that I used until I got my 8 qt SS. The SS is SO much nicer!

    JMO
     
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  39. PampChefJoy

    PampChefJoy Veteran Member Gold Member

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    This is fine if it's copied straight from the CN... I'll start working on GGG and the Fall Flash from all the info that's been posted and then finalize it once they upload the CN to CC on Monday. (wow, that's alot of abbreviations!)
     
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  40. pamperedharriet

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    Thanks for the updates!
     
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