If they're the same price I don't care. Usually the price per bullet is lower with bulk. I like the fact that Sierra sells their heavy VLDs in 500s. The only advantage of small lots is when I buy just to see how they perform. For Sierra, Berger and Lapua I've always found applications where they perform well.
What I hate is when a company produces an excellent bullet, I work up loads and even build a custom rifle
specifically to shoot them and about that time the company discontinues it . HEY BERGER! What happened to molly coated 7mm 180 grain VLDs?
Lost River Ballistics did that with their 220 grain 30 cal J40 solids. In that case they closed the whole company.