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Amazon revamps Fire HD 8, cuts price 40% to $90, says its tablet sales have more than doubled | GeekWire

Amazon revamps Fire HD 8, cuts price 40% to $90, says its tablet sales have more than doubled | GeekWire

Amazon unveiled a new version of its Fire HD 8 tablet this morning, with more memory and additional storage, and dropped the price to $89.99 — a 40 percent decrease from the $149.99 price for the previous version. The company also said overall sales of its Fire tablet sales have more than doubled year-over-year, demonstrating the success of its […]

Pricing News Daily > 1/7/15

Pricing News Daily > 1/7/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Wiser Wiser provides a complete suite of solutions to give retailers, brands, and manufacturers the edge to stay both competitive and most […]

The Real Story Behind Jeff Bezos’s Fire Phone Debacle And What It Means For Amazon’s Future | Fast Company

The Real Story Behind Jeff Bezos’s Fire Phone Debacle And What It Means For Amazon’s Future | Fast Company

Amazon’s victories had always come on the back of aggressive pricing: It was willing to sell products and offer services, such as Prime and its range of Kindle products, at cost—or even at a loss—to win customers and get them buying and consuming more Amazon goods and media. The strategy had enabled Amazon to swallow […]

Amazon’s changing hardware pricing strategy | Beyond Devices

Amazon’s changing hardware pricing strategy | Beyond Devices

That last point is the key here: Amazon can’t sell other products on the same basis as it originally sold Kindles because those other products don’t have the same positive effect on other sales as Kindles do. Even Kindles can only be discounted so far before they become loss-making, presumably, even taking into account e-book […]

Pricing News Daily > 11/3/14

Pricing News Daily > 11/3/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm helping clients with pricing strategies, data analytics, and pricing […]

Amazon exec blames lackluster Fire Phone sales on pricing, says project will continue | Apple Insider

Amazon exec blames lackluster Fire Phone sales on pricing, says project will continue | Apple Insider

  An Amazon executive on Thursday said the Fire Phone’s failure was a pricing issue and that the company plans to move forward with next-generation products, even after eating a $170 million charge largely associated with the device’s poor market performance and supplier costs. In an interview with Fortune, Amazon SVP of Devices David Limp […]

Pricing News Daily > 9/22/14

Pricing News Daily > 9/22/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]

Amazon Admits It Whiffed On Fire Phone Pricing | Huffington Post

Amazon Admits It Whiffed On Fire Phone Pricing | Huffington Post

The writing was on the wall. “We heard the feedback,” Dave Limp, senior vice president of devices at Amazon, said in an interview with The Huffington Post. “We … heard it from customers that they expected more value. We had had a plan to reduce the price. To be perfectly honest about it, it was […]

Pricing News Daily > 9/10/14

Pricing News Daily > 9/10/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]

Amazon Cuts Struggling Phone’s Price to 99 Cents | NYTimes.com

Amazon Cuts Struggling Phone’s Price to 99 Cents | NYTimes.com

On Monday, Amazon took a drastic step to avert disaster, announcing that it would charge 99 cents for the phone, basically giving it away if users signed a two-year contract with AT&T, the exclusive carrier. Amazon has money to burn, and a relentless determination. But some analysts still wondered if a price drop of almost […]