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I think the folks at Canon have completely lost their minds. Talk about counterproductive - sales are down, let's raise prices!
I do not see sales are down. And they did not raise prices. They just use a tool to try to keep "regular" prices "up" to a kind of level of their announced retail prices. Thery do not lose 1 $ if "sales companies" reduce their own margins to sell quick an amount of gear. But their products value feel lower if they are sold much beneath their suggested retail price. If customers stop purchasing their products THEY themself will offer better prices.
But it does not look to me, that people do stop, although many are whining in all fori.
The actual rank of 5D III at amazon germany is 12 (tendency rising). At 3.048 € (3943,50$, including tax). Nikons D600 at 1.849€ ranks on place 18, still falling ($ 2392,24 tax incl.).