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2021 NFL playoff races, standings: Vikings back in NFC race with win over Packers; Colts still out in wild AFC

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It was another crazy week in the NFL, as first-place teams continued to fall at an alarming rate in Week 11. Over the last three weeks, there have been 11 wins by teams with a .500-or-below winning percentage against division leaders, the most such wins to occur during Weeks 9-11 of a single season since the merger.

The AFC is as crazy is it will likely ever be, as 12 teams are .500 or better through 11 weeks of the season. The Tennessee Titans are currently the No. 1 seed in the conference, yet the No. 8 seed Pittsburgh Steelers are just one game behind them in the loss column. The NFC has five teams are within a half-game for the No. 6 and No. 7 playoff spots. This is what the NFL was seeking when it expanded the playoff field to 14 teams last year. Add the 17th game to the schedule and more chaos ensues. 

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Below, you can find a division-by-division breakdown of the current standings, how each club performed in Week 11 and what they have next on the schedule.

AFC East

New England Patriots

What to know: The Patriots took over the AFC East lead thanks to their win over the Falcons and the Bills getting blown out by the Colts. They are currently the No. 3 seed in the AFC playoffs thanks to better win percentage over Kansas City in conference games.

Remaining schedule: vs. Titans, at Bills, Bye Week, at Colts, vs. Bills, vs. Jaguars, at Dolphins 

Buffalo Bills

What to know: The Bills fell out of first place in the AFC East with their loss to the Colts, but still keep the No. 7 seed in the AFC playoffs by a half game over the Steelers. The Chargers have the tiebreaker over the Bills based on a better win percentage in conference games. 

Remaining schedule: at Saints, vs. Patriots, at Buccaneers, vs. Panthers, at Patriots, vs. Falcons, vs. Jets 

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Miami Dolphins

What to know:  The Dolphins have won three in a row and are still three games out of first place in the AFC East. They’re 2.5 games out of the final playoff spot in the AFC, currently sitting 13th in the conference. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Panthers, vs. Giants, Bye Week, vs. Jets, at Saints, at Titans, vs. Patriots

New York Jets

What to know:  The Jets are last in the AFC with a 2-8 record, behind the Jacksonville Jaguars and Houston Texans. Houston and Jacksonville have a better win percentage in conference games. 

Remaining schedule: at Texans, vs. Eagles, vs. Saints, at Dolphins, vs. Jaguars, vs. Buccaneers, at Bills

AFC North

Baltimore Ravens

What to know: The Ravens sit at the No. 2 seed in the AFC, a half game behind the Titans for the top spot, after Sunday’s win over the Bears. Baltimore leads Cincinnati by a game in the AFC North. 

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Remaining schedule: vs. Browns, at Steelers, at Browns, vs. Packers, at Bengals, vs. Rams, vs. Steelers 

Cincinnati Bengals

What to know: The Bengals trail the Ravens by a game in the AFC North and are currently the No. 5 seed in the conference standings. Cincinnati has the same record as Los Angeles and Buffalo, but the Bengals own the tiebreaker over the Chargers based on having a better win percentage in common games. They win the tiebreaker over the Bills based on a better win percentage in conference games. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Steelers, vs. Chargers, at 49ers, at Broncos, vs. Ravens, vs. Chiefs, at Browns 

Pittsburgh Steelers

What to know: The tie is certainly hurting Pittsburgh’s chances in the AFC playoff race (for now), as the Steelers currently have possession of the No. 8 seed in the conference after Sunday’s loss to the Chargers. Pittsburgh is a half game behind Buffalo for the final playoff spot and 1.5 games out of the division lead. 

Remaining schedule: at Bengals, vs. Ravens, at Vikings, vs. Titans, at Chiefs, vs. Browns, at Ravens 

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Cleveland Browns 

What to know: The Browns have a winning record, yet are out of the AFC playoff race. They’re actually 10th in the conference due to losing a tiebreaker to the Colts (better win percentage in conference games). Cleveland is 1.5 games out of the division lead and a 0.5 game out of the final wild card spot. 

Remaining schedule: at Ravens, Bye Week, vs. Ravens, vs. Raiders, at Packers, at Steelers, vs. Bengals 

AFC South

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Jaguars 

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Tennessee Titans 

What to know:  The Titans still lead the Colts by two games in the AFC South, and hold the tiebreaker since they swept Indianapolis this year. They also hold the No. 1 seed in the AFC by a half game over the Ravens, even with the loss to the Texans.

Remaining schedule: at Patriots, Bye Week, vs. Jaguars, at Steelers, vs. 49ers, vs. Dolphins, at Texans 

Indianapolis Colts

What to know: The Colts have rebounded from an 0-3 start to win six of eight and get over the .500 mark. Here’s the issue — Indianapolis is still out of the playoff hunt in the AFC. The Colts are a half game behind the Bills for the final playoff spot, but hold the head-to-head tiebreaker. Indianapolis is currently the No. 9 seed in the AFC, holding the tiebreaker over Cleveland based on a better win percentage in conference games.

Remaining schedule: vs. Buccaneers, at Texans, Bye Week, vs. Patriots, at Cardinals, vs. Raiders, at Jaguars

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Houston Texans

What to know: The Texans snapped an eight-game losing streak by upsetting the Titans. They are tied for the worst record in the AFC, but are 14th in the conference based on beating Jacksonville in Week 1 and having a better win percentage in conference games than the Jets. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Jets, vs. Colts, vs. Seahawks, at Jaguars, vs. Chargers, at 49ers, vs. Titans

Jacksonville Jaguars

What to know: The Jaguars are tied for the worst record in the AFC. They lose a tiebreaker to Houston since the Texans beat them in Week 1 — giving Jacksonville a better draft position. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Falcons, at Rams, at Titans, vs. Texans, at Jets, at Patriots, vs. Colts

AFC West

Chiefs

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Kansas City Chiefs

What to know: The Chiefs remain in first place of the AFC West with Sunday’s win over the Cowboys, leading the Chargers by a half game (Los Angeles beat Kansas City earlier this year). Kansas City has the No. 4 seed in the AFC based on New England having a better win percentage in conference games.

Remaining schedule: Bye Week, vs. Broncos, vs. Raiders, at Chargers, vs. Steelers, at Bengals, at Broncos

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Los Angeles Chargers

What to know: The Chargers have one of the wild card spots in the AFC after Sunday’s pivotal win over the Steelers. The Chargers are currently the No. 6 seed in the AFC based on having a better win percentage in conference games. The Bengals have a better win percentage in common games, which gives them the tiebreaker over the Chargers for the No. 5 seed. 

Remaining schedule: at Broncos, at Bengals, vs. Giants, vs. Chiefs, at Texans, vs. Broncos, at Raiders 

Las Vegas Raiders

What to know: The Raiders are 1.5 games behind the Chiefs for the division lead, and lost the first matchup with Kansas City. They’re a game behind the Bills for the final playoff spot in the AFC, yet are just 11th in the playoff standings. Vegas has the tiebreaker over Denver based on beating the Broncos earlier in the year. 

Remaining schedule: at Cowboys, vs. Washington, at Chiefs, at Browns, vs. Broncos, at Colts, vs. Chargers

Denver Broncos

What to know:  The Broncos are 1.5 games behind the Chiefs for the division lead — and haven’t faced Kansas City yet this season. They’re a game behind the Bills for the final playoff spot in the AFC, yet are just 12th in the playoff standings. Denver lost the tiebreaker to Vegas based on the Broncos losing to the Raiders in their first meeting. 

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Remaining schedule: vs. Chargers, at Chiefs, vs. Lions, vs. Bengals, at Raiders, at Chargers, vs. Chiefs 

NFC East

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Dallas Cowboys

What to know: A loss to the Chiefs means the Cowboys have dropped two of their last three, yet are still up 2.5 games on the Eagles for the NFC East lead. Dallas is the No. 3 seed in the NFC and will remain there no matter how Tampa Bay fares Monday night (due to owning a better conference record).  

Remaining schedule: vs. Raiders, at Saints, at Washington, at Giants, vs. Washington, vs. Cardinals, at Eagles 

Philadelphia Eagles

What to know: The Eagles have won three of their last four and are becoming a factor in the wild NFC playoff race. Philadelphia is a half game behind New Orleans for the No. 7 seed in the NFC playoffs — and the Eagles beat the Saints Sunday. The Eagles are currently the No. 9 seed in the NFC, holding a tiebreaker over the Panthers (Philly beat Carolina in Week 5). 

Remaining schedule: at Giants, at Jets, Bye Week, vs. Washington, vs. Giants, at Washington, vs. Cowboys

Washington Football Team 

What to know: Washington has won two in a row after a 2-6 start to the season, and are just a game behind New Orleans for the final playoff spot in the conference (lost head-to-head tiebreaker to New Orleans earlier in year). The Football Team is 11th in the conference standings, owning the head-to-head win over the Falcons. 

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Remaining schedule: vs. Seahawks, at Raiders, vs. Cowboys, at Eagles, at Cowboys, vs. Eagles, at Giants

New York Giants 

What to know: The Giants were routed in Tampa on “Monday Night Football.” They are currently 13th in the conference. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Eagles, at Dolphins, at Chargers, vs. Cowboys, at Eagles, at Bears, vs. Washington

NFC North

Packers

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Bears

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Green Bay Packers

What to know:  A loss to the Vikings cut the Packers’ division lead to 2.5 games in the NFC North, but Green Bay still controls the division. Green Bay is a game behind Arizona for home-field advantage in the NFC — and holds the head-to-head tiebreaker. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Rams, Bye Week, vs. Bears, at Ravens, vs. Browns, vs. Vikings, at Lions

Minnesota Vikings

What to know: The Vikings are in the NFC playoffs thanks to their win over the Packers. Minnesota is currently the No. 6 seed in the NFC, holding a tiebreaker over New Orleans and San Francisco based on a better win percentage in conference games. All three teams have a 5-5 record. 

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Remaining schedule: at 49ers, at Lions, vs. Steelers, at Bears, vs. Rams, at Packers, vs. Bears

Chicago Bears

What to know: The Bears have lost their fifth straight game and are falling out of the NFC playoff race. They have the 14th-best record in the NFC, holding the tiebreaker over the Seahawks based on a better win percentage in conference games. 

Remaining schedule: at Lions, vs. Cardinals, at Packers, vs. Vikings, at Seahawks, vs. Giants, at Vikings 

Detroit Lions

What to know: The Lions are still seeking their first win, having the worst record in football. They are two losses away from being eliminated from the playoff hunt and hold a 1.5 game lead for the No. 1 draft pick. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Bears, vs. Vikings, at Broncos, vs. Cardinals, at Falcons, at Seahawks, vs. Packers

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NFC South

Buccaneers

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Saints

5

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Panthers

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Falcons

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.400

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Tampa Bay Buccaneers

What to know: The Buccaneers rolled over the Giants on “Monday Night Football.” 

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Remaining schedule: vs. Giants, at Colts, at Falcons, vs. Bills, vs. Saints, at Panthers, at Jets, vs. Panthers

New Orleans Saints

What to know: The Saints fell to the Eagles for their third straight loss, yet are still the No. 7 seed in the NFC playoffs. They hold the tiebreaker over the 49ers based on strength of victory and lost the three-way tiebreaker to the Vikings, who have a better win percentage in conference games. A Tampa Bay loss keeps New Orleans a game out of the NFC South lead. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Bills, vs. Cowboys, at Jets, at Buccaneers, vs. Dolphins, vs. Panthers, at Falcons

Carolina Panthers

What to know: A loss to Washington dropped Carolina to 10th in the conference standings, even though the Panthers are only a half game behind New Orleans (who Carolina has beaten) for the final playoff spot in the NFC. 

Remaining schedule: at Dolphins, Bye Week, vs. Falcons, at Bills, vs. Buccaneers, at Saints, at Buccaneers

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Atlanta Falcons

What to know: The Falcons are just a game out of the final playoff spot in the NFC playoffs, even if they were blown out in back-to-back games. They are currently 12th in the NFC standings, falling on a tiebreaker to Washington based on the head-to-head matchup. 

Remaining schedule: at Jaguars, vs. Buccaneers, at Panthers, at 49ers, vs. Lions, at Bills, vs. Saints

NFC West

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49ers

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Arizona Cardinals

What to know: The Cardinals take over the No. 1 seed in the NFC thanks to their win over the Seahawks and the Packers’ loss to the Vikings. Arizona is 1.5 games up on Los Angeles for the NFC West lead with the head-to-head tiebreaker in hand. 

Remaining schedule: Bye Week, at Bears, vs. Rams, at Lions, vs. Colts, at Cowboys, vs. Seahawks

Los Angeles Rams

What to know:  The Rams were off this week, so they lost a half game to the Cardinals after Arizona beat Seattle. Los Angeles holds the top wild card spot at 7-3, two games up on the No. 6 seed. 

Remaining schedule: at Packers, vs. Jaguars, at Cardinals, vs. Seahawks, at Vikings, at Ravens, vs. 49ers

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San Francisco 49ers

What to know: The 49ers had an impressive win over the Jaguars to get back to .500 and back into the NFC playoff race. Even though the 49ers have the same record as the Vikings and Saints, they are out of the NFC playoffs as of now. San Francisco lost the strength of victory tiebreaker to New Orleans and the conference record tiebreaker to New Orleans and Minnesota. 

Remaining schedule: vs. Vikings, at Seahawks, at Bengals, vs. Falcons, at Titans, vs. Texans, at Rams

Seattle Seahawks

What to know: The Seahawks have the second-worst record in the NFC after their loss to the Cardinals. Seattle is two games out of the final playoff spot in the conference and is 15th in the conference standings (loses conference record tiebreaker to Chicago). 

Remaining schedule: at Washington, vs. 49ers, at Texans, at Rams, vs. Bears, vs. Lions, at Cardinals 

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Why Is Scentsy So Expensive? (10 Reasons)

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If you have a lot of fragrances, you probably know Scentsy.

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Scentsy specializes in making waxes, oils, body products, cleaning products, and air purifiers that produce its trademarked fragrances.

Their goal is to help connect people with past, positive, memories through fragrance alone.

When shopping on Scentsy, however, you’ll quickly find that their fragrance products tend to cost a bit more than others.

What about Scentsy makes its products so expensive?

 

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Why Is Scentsy So Expensive? (10 Reasons)

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Scentsy products range from as little as $5 to over $200.

Its warmers regularly cost anywhere from $25 to $75.

Several factors such as the fact that their products come from the United States, their affiliation with certain intellectual properties, and their collectability make Scentsy’s products expensive.

Let’s look at these factors in more detail.

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1. Licensed Partnerships

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One of the reasons Scentsy is expensive is because it partners with certain brands.

In particular, some of its biggest licensed partnerships include:

  • Disney
  • Harry Potter
  • NFL

Within Disney, Scentsy also has licenses with several of its own IPs.

For example, it has partnerships with Star Wars and Marvel.

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This makes Scentsy expensive for a few reasons.

The first is that some partnerships require a certain percentage of the sales to go to the partner.

Other partnerships allow a company to use licensed material for a certain price.

Whatever the deal Scentsy made with Disney, Harry Potter, and the NFL, they’re not going to make as much money on those products as they would their own products.

To correct this, Scentsy markets those products at more expensive prices.

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That way, even though they might have to give money to the partner, they’re still making enough from the sale.

Another reason Scentsy’s partnerships make it more expensive is because of the marketing.

People love Disney, Harry Potter, and the NFL.

If they can get a candle or product with their favorite character or sports team on it, they’re going to buy it.

That means Scentsy is going to earn more money on those particular items because they sell more.

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They’re recognizable and fun.

Since Scentsy knows those products are probably going to sell well, they put them at a slightly more expensive price point than its other items.

 

2. Affiliation With Disney Resorts

CHIBA, JAPAN: View of Tokyo Disneyland Hotel located in Tokyo

 

Scentsy doesn’t just have a licensing agreement with Disney.

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It also has an association with its resorts.

Disney Resorts have a reputation for being expensive.

You get the full Disney treatment when staying at one of its famous resorts.

The guest service tends to be extremely helpful.

The rooms are usually spacious and themed.

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Each resort also usually has a restaurant that serves incredible food.

You might also find that your room smells particularly wonderful.

Even in other areas of the resort, there may be a unique scent that makes the area seem luxurious.

There’s a good chance that the fragrances you’re smelling come from Scentsy.

Scentsy provides certain products to Disney resorts.

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This makes the store expensive for a few reasons.

The first is that it connects your memories to your Disney experience.

Some people are willing to pay more money to rekindle those fond memories.

Secondly, because Disney resorts tend to make people think of luxury, the fragrance is also seen as luxurious.

Scentsy is thus able to charge luxury-level prices on some of its products.

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There’s also just the association with Disney.

Practically everything at Disney costs more.

Since Scentsy has an association with Disney, some buyers may think that it’s just the Disney price they’re paying for their products.

Scentsy is expensive because it’s the fragrance of choice in Disney resorts.

 

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3. Wax Lasts A Long Time

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Scentsy is also expensive because its wax lasts a long time.

It uses a thick wax that takes a while to burn through.

The same goes for its warmers.

Its products simply last longer.

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This makes Scentsy expensive for a few reasons.

The first is that people enjoy products that last a long time.

They don’t want to spend a good amount of money on something that only lasts a day, for example.

Most people want to get their money’s worth.

Since Scentsy’s products tend to last longer than the average scent product, people are more willing to spend more for their products.

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This reinforces the price since Scentsy knows its customers are still buying from them.

Another reason is that customers end up buying fewer products.

When a product lasts longer, an individual needs to buy fewer of them.

That means Scentsy isn’t earning as much money as it might if it sold waxes that don’t last a long time.

To make up for that loss of money, they have to put a higher price tag on their products.

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They focus on quality rather than quantity to earn their profit.

Other companies tend to focus on quantity.

They produce a lot of smaller and lesser quality scents with the expectation that customers will need to buy more scents sooner rather than later.

They’re able to put a cheaper price tag on their products because they’re selling their scents in bulk.

Scentsy’s products are bigger and last longer.

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Since they’re able to last longer, they have to make more money per product.

To do so, they sell their products at higher prices.

 

4. Lifetime Replacement Warranty

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Another reason Scentsy is expensive is that it has a lifetime replacement warranty.

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If you buy a product from Scentsy and discover that it’s defective, you can return the item to Scentsy and get a new one for free.

You don’t have to pay for the replacement product.

Scentsy doesn’t provide cash returns.

Instead, they’ll replace your product with the same one to ensure you still get the experience that you wanted originally.

This makes Scentsy expensive because they’re putting a bit of risk on their company by providing a lifetime period on it.

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In most cases, customers know immediately if their product has a defect or not.

However, they may choose not to report the defect until a few months after purchasing it.

Some customers may buy a Scentsy product as a gift.

As such, the recipient may not receive the gift until several months after the purchase.

When they open it, they may find that the product has defects.

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Even if it’s several months later, you can still report the product to Scentsy.

They’ll give you a free replacement.

This may end up making Scentsy lose money.

Since they’re not able to charge you for the new product, they have to dip into their reserves to get you a new one.

To ensure they have enough reserves to handle this sort of situation, they put a higher price tag on their products.

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5. Processing Fees For Defected Products

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Scentsy is also expensive because it does charge processing fees for certain defective products.

There are a few products that Scentsy sells that they guarantee will be defect-free.

Those products include:

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  • Scentsy diffusers
  • Scentsy Go
  • Scentsy Go Solid
  • Scentsy air purifiers

They state that the products should remain defect free for as long as the product lifetime.

However, in the rare case that you do end up with a product defect in one of those products, you can return it.

Scentsy will give you another product in return.

The problem with Scentsy’s return policy for these products is that they come with a processing fee.

For some of the products, the processing fee is quite high.

According to Scentsy’s policies, here are the fees you’ll need to pay if you want to return one of the products listed above:

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  • Scentsy Air Purifier: $45
  • Scentsy Go: $18
  • Scentsy Go Solid: $15
  • Deluxe Diffuser: $20
  • Mini Fan Diffuser: $5
  • Premium Diffuser: $20
  • Wall Fan Diffuser: $12

This makes Scentsy expensive because you not only bought a defective product, but you also have to pay an additional fee to get Scentsy to give you one that works.

 

6. American Manufacturing

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Scentsy produces its wax in America.

It also makes its products in America.

Since they use American manufacturing, it means they have higher labor costs.

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American workers have higher wages than some other countries.

Since the American dollar tends to be higher than other currencies, Americans need to earn certain wages to afford to live in their own country.

Many also expect benefits, retirement savings, and health insurance.

Without those things, employers aren’t always able to entice American workers into working for them.

Or, at the very least, the workers might not be of the best quality.

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Those sorts of expenses require the company to add more costs to its operations.

They need a safe environment in which to work.

They need to pay their workers fairly.

They also need to provide benefits.

Since labor costs are quite expensive, they have to make a certain amount of revenue to cover those costs and make a profit.

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Scentsy does so by selling its products at higher prices.

A lot of consumers also like to support American-made products.

They don’t mind paying higher prices because they’re supporting American workers.

Scentsy understands that, too, which is why they’re mindful of how expensive their products become.

After all, their customers are only willing to pay prices that are so high.

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7. Rare Fragrances

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You can buy a vanilla-scented candle almost anywhere, but you can’t buy some of Scentsy’s fragrances anywhere but at Scentsy.

That makes the company expensive because they, essentially, have a monopoly on certain fragrances.

Their partnerships with certain licenses add to this.

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When they come out with a product that’s supposed to smell like Gryffindor from Harry Potter, for example, that’s not a scent that you can get anywhere else.

The same goes for some of its original scents.

You can only get them at Scentsy.

This makes Scentsy expensive because if you really want that particular fragrance, you have no choice but to buy it from them.

You can’t get it anywhere else.

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Another reason their fragrances make them expensive is that they use unique ingredients.

Scentsy isn’t afraid to push boundaries and try new things.

They might use an ingredient that other fragrance companies would have normally stayed away from.

Rare ingredients cost money.

For one, there usually aren’t that many of those ingredients available on the market.

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The particular ingredient may only bloom once a year, for example, if it’s a rare flower.

Other fragrance companies may also want to get their hands on certain ingredients.

It becomes a race to see who can put in the highest bid to get the ingredient.

If Scentsy has to pay a lot of money to use certain ingredients, they’re going to have to sell the product at an expensive price.

It covers the cost of manufacturing the product.

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Scentsy is expensive because it uses rare fragrances that sometimes use expensive ingredients.

 

8. Subscriptions

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Another reason Scentsy is expensive is that it offers a subscription service.

It calls it the Scentsy Club.

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While the subscription service doesn’t cost you anything extra to enroll in it, it does make shopping at Scentsy more expensive.

That’s because of its nature.

The Scentsy Club subscription is a program where you pick things that you want Scentsy to regularly ship to you.

You can choose how often they send you products, but it’s usually every month.

This is expensive because the subscription plan essentially has you buying their products every month.

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Even if you haven’t used up all of your previous shipment, you’ll get your next box of products.

At some point, you might find yourself with more wax and warmers than you know what to do with.

The subscription box is a way to get you to keep spending money at Scentsy even when you may not necessarily need the products.

If you forget about it, you could end up spending a lot of money each month without even realizing it.

The subscription service also makes Scentsy expensive because it requires workers to put those boxes together.

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They have to fill the box with your order each month and ensure it gets to you.

That means more labor costs.

Since it drives up the price of operations, Scentsy has to have higher prices to cover it.

 

9. Shipping And Distribution Costs

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As with any business, the cost of shipping and distribution also makes Scentsy expensive.

Scentsy doesn’t use other carriers to ship its products.

It has its own warehouses and distribution centers.

This makes the business more expensive because that’s more people that they have to employ.

If they were to contract shipping out to a third-party carrier, they might be able to pay a yearly price.

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They could even get different quotes from different carriers to go with the cheapest option.

Instead, Scentsy takes all those costs on itself.

Everything from paying truck drivers to truck maintenance is covered by Scentsy.

Because it makes their business more expensive to run, Scentsy has more expensive prices.

 

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10. Collectible Warmers

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A final reason Scentsy is expensive is due to its collectability.

It makes several products, particularly licensed products, that some might see as a collectible.

NFL enthusiasts, for example, might find that the NFL warmers are particularly collectible since each team has its own.

Disney fans might find certain Disney products collectible.

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That’s because Scentsy releases those products as parts of collections.

They’re only available for a certain amount of time.

Collectibles are always expensive because they’re small in number.

Only a few people can get their hands on them before they’re gone.

If Scentsy ever makes it big, those collectibles could be worth something one day.

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As such, savvy collectors might be in the market to pick them up for a good investment later.

Some of the items that you buy at Scentsy are expensive because they have a collectible price tag on them.

 

Conclusion

Scentsy is a fragrance company that makes warmers and waxes that don’t use flames to burn through the wax.

Their affiliation with Disney and other licensed companies tends to make their prices expensive.

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The fact that they’re an American-made business and have their own distribution centers also makes them expensive.

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Croatia's Incredible Run: No. 48 | Most Memorable Moments in World Cup History

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Coming in at No. 48 on the most memorable moments in World Cup History, Croatia makes an incredible run in the 2018 World Cup.



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