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Fonterra and Synlait in war of words over dairy reform | RNZ News

Fonterra and Synlait in war of words over dairy reform | RNZ News

In a submission on the reform process, Fonterra said there was now plenty of competition, so many of those rules could be relaxed. But Synlait’s submission accused Fonterra of often paying more to farmers than market conditions for milk said it should. It funded this higher price by sacrificing the value of its own shares. […]

Pricer’s Points: Why Does Bottled Water Cost Significantly More than Tap Water?
 | Elena Galli

Pricer’s Points: Why Does Bottled Water Cost Significantly More than Tap Water?
 | Elena Galli

More or less one month ago I was at the airport, heading back to Barcelona after having spent some days in my hometown, Ferrara, a little city in Northern Italy. I was very thirsty so I headed to the first bar I saw and ended up spending an excruciatingly expensive price for my half a […]

Lilly, other insulin makers must face price-gouging lawsuit, judge rules | Indianapolis Business Journal

Lilly, other insulin makers must face price-gouging lawsuit, judge rules | Indianapolis Business Journal

Indianapolis-based Eli Lilly and Co. and two other insulin makers must face claims they gouged diabetes patients through deceptive price lists for their life-saving drugs. U.S. District Judge Brian Martinotti in New Jersey on Friday allowed a proposed class-action lawsuit filed by 67 diabetics against Lilly, Novo Nordisk A/S and the U.S. unit of French […]

TV Drug Ads Will Soon Include Prices: Will It Help Consumers? | HealthLine

TV Drug Ads Will Soon Include Prices: Will It Help Consumers? | HealthLine

Prices coming to television The whole purpose of direct-to-consumer (DTC) advertising is to get patients to go to their doctors and inquire about a brand-name drug, which is why most ads’ “action item” is telling you to “talk to your doctor.” DTC is also a practice that’s banned in every country except for the United […]

Stop Lowering Your Prices and Start Increasing Value | Fstoppers

Stop Lowering Your Prices and Start Increasing Value | Fstoppers

Pricing was the area of professional photography I struggled with the most in the early years. However, it was far too recently that I realized I had a fundamental error in my approach to pricing and value. I’ve always been completely open about my naivety towards business when I first jumped in to full-time photography. I […]

The decoy effect: how you are influenced to choose without really knowing it | The Conversation

The decoy effect: how you are influenced to choose without really knowing it | The Conversation

Price is the most delicate element of the marketing mix, and much thought goes into setting prices to nudge us towards spending more. There’s one particularly cunning type of pricing strategy that marketers use to get you to switch your choice from one option to a more expensive or profitable one. It’s called the decoy […]

Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

The amount that drivers are paid is determined largely by the distance from a store to the shopper’s home or location. For example, for all deliveries within 5 miles of the pick-up point, the retailer agrees to pay a certain amount. It works similarly for distances of 10 or 15 miles from the store as […]

Whole Foods to hike prices | Austin Business Journal

Whole Foods to hike prices | Austin Business Journal

After some widely publicized price cuts in 2017, Whole Foods Market Inc. is upping prices on a wide range of products, according to multiple media reports. The price hikes range from 10 cents to a few dollars. The Wall Street Journal reports the increases are because of demands from consumer-product makers to help cover their […]

Trump’s free market approach to drug pricing will help lower costs | TheHill

Trump’s free market approach to drug pricing will help lower costs | TheHill

During President Trump’s State of the Union speech, he spoke about the urgent need to lower prescription drug prices. He talked about global freeloading and the injustice of Americans paying more for drugs that are made here than foreign countries do. He discussed the need for price transparency, where drug manufacturers reveal their list prices […]

Canon announces EOS RP full-frame mirrorless camera at aggressive $1,299 price | The Verge

Canon announces EOS RP full-frame mirrorless camera at aggressive $1,299 price | The Verge

Canon has officially announced the EOS RP, its second full-frame mirrorless camera that joins the EOS R launched last year. This time, Canon is getting extremely aggressive on price and going after mainstream consumers: the EOS RP costs only $1,299 for the camera body alone or $2,399 for a kit with the 24-105mm RF-mount lens. […]