Hewlett Packard and Lexmark recently announced price increases effective January 1st, 2012.
HP will increase the price of toner cartridges by approximately 2%. In addition to the 2% increase, HP will increase list prices on twenty-seven (27) select HP legacy toner cartridges from 12-17%. This announced increase does not include ink. Additionally, HP is increasing the price on select parts, drums, and maintenance kits. According to HP, these price increases are in response to global economic conditions, including currency volatility.
Lexmark is announcing an inkjet and laser supplies price increase of 3-7% across the majority of their product line. According to Lexmark, they experienced a higher than expected increase in supplies product costs, specifically materials and transportation.
Our suggestion - BUY REMANUFACTURED OR REFILL YOUR OWN CARTRIDGE! Save over 50% and help the environment. We sell the original cartridges too, but we like to save you money and we hope you do too.