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HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 Wireless Color Inkjet All-in-One Printer $70 after PM - Staples YMMV

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Last Edited by annie930ny July 24, 2016 at 09:01 AM
I was looking for a price match on the HP OfficeJet Pro 8710 to use the VISA checkout (VCO) promo, but got a better deal. This is what I did:

1. Called Staples at 800-333-3330.
2. Selected the option for other questions.
3. Asked for a price match with Amazon on Staples item #2091478. Staples [staples.com] has a list of $199.99 with a sale price of $129.99. Amazon [amazon.com] has it for $99.99.

The rep told me that with the price guarantee I could order the printer for $70. Not sure how she calculated that, but it seemed like a better deal than VCO so I agreed to order it via phone. Shipping is free for rewards members. A screenshot of the order summary is attached. The criteria to get $70 is not clear, so YMMV.

No other offers (including VCO) could be applied. Yet accrued Staples rewards could be used for payment, which can't be used for the first $100 on purchases with the VCO promo.

The HP 8710 has 4.1*/5 on 80 reviews at Amazon where it is the #4 seller in Electronics > Computers & Accessories > Printers > Inkjet Printers. It replaced the popular HP 8610, which had 4.2*/5 on 2,592 reviews.
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before anyone jumps on this, see how cheap you can get the 8720. Even if you pay a little more up front, the amount you save over time will more than make up for it. I work at an office supply store. the 8620 and 8640 can use the 960 (I think) cartridge for black. it is only ten bucks more but yields 1000 more pages.
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I think you got lucky somehow,even with extra 10% with list price $199.99 it would be $89.99.
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Quote from mattssecondpriority View Post :
see how cheap you can get the 8720
The HP 8720 uses 952/956 cartridges vs 950/941 for the HP 8710. I don't see a deal history at SD for the HP 8720. Current price for the HP 8720 is $240 at Amazon and Best Buy, so it requires a significantly higher investment than the $70 for the HP 8710.
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Quote from dshop View Post :
I think you got lucky somehow,even with extra 10% with list price $199.99 it would be $89.99.
You're probably correct. I didn't question the Staples rep how she calculated $70 so the deal should be tagged as YMMV.

IMO Staples shouldn't block VCO after a price match. That would lower the printer price to $75 without the 10% bonus, still lower than than the recent $88 at Frys.
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Actually the 8720 is $199 right now at Staples, OfficeMax, etc.

Does the 8710 print borderless? I just picked up the new 8740 yesterday and I can't figure out how to print a document borderless to save my life. HP's tech support can't figure it out for shit either. This is a must-have feature for my intended use.
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Quote from lvjeff View Post :
Actually the 8720 is $199 right now at Staples, OfficeMax, etc.
Did you use a coupon to bring the HP 8720 down to $199? I mentioned Amazon and Best Buy prices because the Staples [staples.com] and OfficeMax [officedepot.com] sites currently show the HP 8720 at $300.

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Does the 8710 print borderless?
The specs [hp.com] indicate the HP 8710 supports borderless, but I have not tried it. Our main use is printing reports and business forms.
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Thank you so much. I did the same call and ask for a price match. They came back with a price of $73.49, so I didn't quibble, I just shut up and took the deal.
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Not laser printer
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How about we skip all this, walk into a store and purchase a 8620 (YMMV) (159210) for 69.50. Apply the 25% back in Rewards (code 16119) and net it for 52.12?
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I was able to get it for $56

Went through chat and price match there. They found amazon price was $80.xx, since online i was able to use $25 off through visa checkout.


Hp Officejet Pro 8710 All-in-one Printer
Item: 2091478 Model: M9L66A#B1H

1 at $ 199.99 Each$199.99
Discount-$49.50
Save $70 Instantly-$70.00
$25 off your online purchase of $100 or more with Visa Checkout.-$24.39
$56.10
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Quote from uspeed View Post :
I was able to get it for $56

Went through chat and price match there. They found amazon price was $80.xx, since online i was able to use $25 off through visa checkout.


Hp Officejet Pro 8710 All-in-one Printer
Item: 2091478 Model: M9L66A#B1H

1 at $ 199.99 Each$199.99
Discount-$49.50
Save $70 Instantly-$70.00
$25 off your online purchase of $100 or more with Visa Checkout.-$24.39
$56.10
Can I ask how did you apply VCO in combination with price match via chat?
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Quote from geofunner View Post :
Can I ask how did you apply VCO in combination with price match via chat?
first use chat to price match..somehow they do upto 80. then do regular checkouts provide order no in chat and they update the order with price match.
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Thanks my final total came out to be $65! that's including VCO
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