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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. […]

HP’s touchscreen Chromebook 14 returns to Prime Day pricing at $330 shipped | 9to5Toys

HP’s touchscreen Chromebook 14 returns to Prime Day pricing at $330 shipped | 9to5Toys

Amazon offers the HP Chromebook 14-inch 2.2GHz/4GB/32GB for $229.99 shipped. That’s a $70 savings from the regular going rate and a match of our Prime Day 2019 mention. This is also in line with the best prices we’ve tracked all-time. HP’s 14-inch Chromebook sports a 180-degree rotating touchscreen display, which is powered by an AMD dual-core […]

Pricing glitch allowed Prime Day customers to buy a $13,000 camera lens for $94 | TechSpot

Pricing glitch allowed Prime Day customers to buy a $13,000 camera lens for $94 | TechSpot

Facepalm: Amazon may have racked up record sales during its Prime Day event, but a software glitch may have cost it thousands when it only charged buyers $94 for various items worth thousands of dollars. One lens package that was erroneously marked normally sold for $13,000. Oops! Amazon’s Prime Day exceeded Black Friday and Cyber […]

Walmart to take on Amazon Fire with trio of cheap Android tablets | ZDNet

Walmart to take on Amazon Fire with trio of cheap Android tablets | ZDNet

We’ve known for a couple of months that Walmart was preparing to inject some life into the moribund tablet market by releasing its own branded tablets, but a trio of the devices with the Onn house brand are finally arriving this week, according to Bloomberg. While Bloomberg surmises that Walmart is looking to chip away […]

Hitting its prime: why brands like Amazon chase the subscription model | The Drum

Hitting its prime: why brands like Amazon chase the subscription model | The Drum

Price Control: If the dynamics of the business change, with a subscription model, you can immediately shift your prices from the next billing for the entire user base. You can also. Improved Cash Flow: You are getting some cash every month, rather than tons of money every two years when launching a new product and […]

4 Strategies for Sellers to Win Amazon Prime Day 2018 | multichannelmerchant.com

4 Strategies for Sellers to Win Amazon Prime Day 2018 | multichannelmerchant.com

Ultimately, the biggest Prime Day challenge for sellers is to determine the perfect harmony of product listings, pricing, inventory, and advertising spend, leading up to, during, and after the official holiday. Sellers cannot think about Prime Day as a singular sales day, but rather as an entire month of strategic customer acquisition. Lead-up activities — […]

Amazon launches discount program for Prime members at Whole Foods | 512tech

Amazon launches discount program for Prime members at Whole Foods | 512tech

“We’re thrilled for Whole Foods Market to be part of the Prime experience,” Whole Foods co-founder and CEO John Mackey said in a written statement. “Launching savings for Prime members is an amazing opportunity to bring our industry-leading quality standards and delicious food to more customers at a better price.” To use the program, customers […]

Will Amazon lose customers by raising Prime prices? Netflix and McDonald’s may hold the answer. | The Washington Post

Will Amazon lose customers by raising Prime prices? Netflix and McDonald’s may hold the answer. | The Washington Post

Hard-wired into the DNA of companies of all kinds is a fear of losing customers with even the slightest uptick in prices. Netflix watchers and McDonald’s eaters appeared undeterred by the rise in subscription and menu costs over the past seven months, with both companies reporting strong sales growth in the first quarter. That might be good news for Amazon.com, […]

Your annual Amazon Prime membership fees are about to increase | TechCrunch

Your annual Amazon Prime membership fees are about to increase | TechCrunch

On today’s wildly successful earnings call, Amazon CFO Brian Olsavsky dropped a bit of a bombshell for Amazon Prime subscribers. The retailer’s everything-and-the-kitchen-sink annual subscription plan is about to get pricier. On May 11, Prime annual memberships will jump $20, from $99 a year to $119. The news follows a similar announcement back in January, […]

Five Great Ways To Order Groceries From Your Couch | Washingtonian

Five Great Ways To Order Groceries From Your Couch | Washingtonian

The Kind Where Several Stores Go to You FreshDirect and AmazonFresh are like Peapod in that they deliver all manner of groceries, but they source items from different purveyors. FreshDirect’s emphasis is on fresh—as in produce, eggs, and the like. Delivery costs $7.99. Amazon­Fresh wins raves for customer service and selection, including Whole Foods fare. It charges $14.99 […]