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Tyson posts mixed 3Q gains; price-fixing inquiry disclosed | Arkansas Online

Tyson posts mixed 3Q gains; price-fixing inquiry disclosed | Arkansas Online

Tyson Foods Inc. posted third quarter earnings Monday that rose from last year’s results, but not as high as executives wanted. Tyson’s beef and prepared foods businesses bolstered earnings, while chicken and pork lagged behind for the quarter. The nation’s largest meatpacker reported a net income of $676 million, or $1.84 per share, in the […]

Amazon Penalizes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart.com | Fortune

Amazon Penalizes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart.com | Fortune

Amazon’s determination to offer shoppers the best deals is prompting merchants selling products on its marketplace to raise their prices on competing websites, a testament to the company’s growing influence over the e-commerce market. Amazon constantly scans rivals’ prices to see if they’re lower. When it discovers a product is cheaper on, say, Walmart.com, Amazon […]

Tyson Foods hits record high after beating estimates, prepares for China profit boost | Reuters

Tyson Foods hits record high after beating estimates, prepares for China profit boost | Reuters

The Justice Department said in June it launched a criminal probe related to price-fixing allegations against Tyson and other poultry processors, which the companies have denied. Slideshow (3 Images) Tyson subsequently received a grand jury subpoena from the Justice Department “seeking additional documents and information related to the chicken industry,” the company said in a […]

How marketplace sellers handle pricing on Prime Day | Digital Commerce 360

How marketplace sellers handle pricing on Prime Day | Digital Commerce 360

Nearly 60% of products had a price increase or stayed the same on Prime Day, according to a new study. However, many merchants fear being outpriced by Amazon. Many marketplace sellers increase their sales on Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime Day, but not all cut their prices, according to a new study by pricing software vendor Teikametrics. […]

Alleged price gouging suit settled for $22.5 million | Richmond Register

Alleged price gouging suit settled for $22.5 million | Richmond Register

Attorney General Andy Beshear announced Wednesday a 12-year-old lawsuit against Marathon Petroleum Company (MPC) and Speedway LLC over alleged gasoline price gouging has been settled for $22.5 million. The settlement resolves claims that Ohio-based MPC and Speedway violated Kentucky’s Consumer Protection Act by engaging in price gouging in the wholesale and retail sale of gasoline […]

Job: Accenture Strategy – Customer Insight and Growth Strategy – Pricing Manager | Accenture

Job: Accenture Strategy – Customer Insight and Growth Strategy – Pricing Manager | Accenture

This role resides in Accenture’s Client & Market career track. People in our Client & Market career track drive profitable growth by developing market-relevant insights to increase market share or create new markets. They progress through required promotion stages into market-facing roles that have a direct impact on our client’s growth agenda. Strategy professionals apply […]

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SaaS Pricing Models & Strategies Demystified | baremetrics

SaaS Pricing Models & Strategies Demystified | baremetrics

Pricing can be one of the most overwhelming and puzzling parts of business. SaaS businesses, in particular, have a unique challenge with pricing for a few reasons: There’s an almost infinite number of different ways to price a SaaS product. The cost to produce and maintain a SaaS product is generally unrelated to the value […]

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

While there’s certainly been consolidation in the airline industry as America West acquired US Airways and then American; Delta acquired Northwest; Continental acquired United; Southwest acquired AirTran and Alaska Airlines acquired Virgin America this hasn’t led to higher prices for consumers. Government should remove barriers to competition, but it’s a stretch to suggest that the […]

Higher price means higher quality in consumers’ minds: Study | Big News Network

Higher price means higher quality in consumers’ minds: Study | Big News Network

Washington D.C [USA], July 24 (ANI): Why are we willing to pay much more for a six pack of craft beer, a locally produced bottle of wine or a regional brand item, often choosing them over national brands? It’s because when people prefer to ‘buy local,’ they more frequently base their decisions on price as […]

Digby Solomon: Clarity in health pricing would serve consumers | pilotonline.com

Digby Solomon: Clarity in health pricing would serve consumers | pilotonline.com

YOU WOULD NOT purchase an airplane ticket, a new house or a new car without knowing beforehand what you will pay. But too often we willingly accede to medical treatments without benefit of a similar accounting from our doctors and hospitals. President Donald Trump raised hackles in the hospital and health insurance industries last month […]