Originally Posted by BodenM
This isn't just physical products, this is digital download products too. Here's two screen grabs of Adobe CS6 Master Collection, first is on Adobe's Australian web store, second is on the US one. Coming from the exact same server, yet nearly double the price:
Well there goes my theory!
Originally Posted by andrews2547
The price of fuel is the same everywhere (if you don't include tax), China to Australia (4600 miles), from China to the US (7000 miles). The huge price difference has nothing to do with Australia being further away (which requires more to ship to) because it isn't.
I would still think that the larger market and consumer per capita is larger in the US than in AUS. But I'm no economist!
The fact that digital goods are also much higher is really eye opening.. Wow.