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Amazon Accused of “Surge Pricing,” Misleading Consumers During Prime Day | Dealerscope

Amazon Accused of “Surge Pricing,” Misleading Consumers During Prime Day | Dealerscope

According to a recent report, a vendor who sells direct through Amazon has stepped forward to accuse the ecommerce giant of misleading business practices. Specifically, they said that Amazon jacked up the suggested retail price of their product on Prime Day 2017 to make it seem like the discount consumers were getting was far better […]

How Artificial Intelligence benefits companies and ups their game | Livemint

How Artificial Intelligence benefits companies and ups their game | Livemint

Predictive analytics, diagnostics and recommendations: Predictive analytics has been in the mainstream for a while, but deep learning changes and improves the whole game. Predictive analytics can be described as the ‘everywhere electricity’—it is not so much a product as it is a new capability that can be added to all the processes in a […]

Ejercito: LTFRB, Uber and Grab all have fault | Inquirer News

Ejercito: LTFRB, Uber and Grab all have fault | Inquirer News

The senator earlier chided the LTFRB for cracking down on Grab and Uber, which he said “offer far better and more convenient services than regular taxis.” Instead of banning TNVS, Ejercito said the LTFRB should take action first on the complaints against the taxi drivers. “Kung ganito kayo kaingay at kadesididong patawan ng service ban […]

T-Pro demystifies promotional sales data with predictive analytics | Dairy Reporter

T-Pro demystifies promotional sales data with predictive analytics | Dairy Reporter

Tapping into consumer behavior Consumers are basing their purchase decisions less on brand preference and more on other factors, according to Ziegler. “When you go into a grocery store or a CVS or Walmart, you buy things for a reason and some of those reasons are driven by price and the reduction of price,” Ziegler […]

Amazon Faces a Potential Existential Threat That Could Hammer Its Shares, Doug Kass Reveals | TheStreet

Amazon Faces a Potential Existential Threat That Could Hammer Its Shares, Doug Kass Reveals | TheStreet

As mentioned late yesterday, despite the enormous success of “Prime Day,” the continued expansion of product offerings and an all-time record stock price, Amazon.com Inc.  (AMZN) is likely to face its greatest existential threat from regulatory agencies and legislators in Washington, D.C., over the next year: “I am shorting Amazon today because I have learned […]

Freedom first when it comes to fitness | The New Paper

Freedom first when it comes to fitness | The New Paper

With close to 50,000 members here uncertain about the future of their paid memberships, the viability of the current rigid pricing structure in the fitness and wellness industry has never been in greater limbo. Once a statement of discipline, the pricey commitment of a fitness club membership is no longer as enticing as the flexibility […]

Juicero Lays Off 25% of Employees and Cuts Juicer Prices | Fortune.com

Juicero Lays Off 25% of Employees and Cuts Juicer Prices | Fortune.com

The San Francisco-based maker of countertop at-home and office cold-press juicers is undergoing a “strategic shift” to lower the cost of its $399 machines and juice packs filled with raw fruits and vegetables on an accelerated timeline. The new plan was laid out in a letter to employees from Juicero CEO Jeff Dunn, which was […]

Is Amazon Getting Too Big? | The Daily Caller

Is Amazon Getting Too Big? | The Daily Caller

Fresh off the heels of Amazon’s most lucrative Prime Day to date, investors and politicians alike are beginning to raise concerns over the enormous and burgeoning size of the consumer tech giant. In one specific case, hedge fund manager Douglas Kass believes that future government intervention is inevitable, MarketWatch reports. Kass wrote this week that […]

Back-to-school spending to remain flat at $27B | Retail Dive

Back-to-school spending to remain flat at $27B | Retail Dive

“At the end of the day, retailers need to remember that the key to capturing their share of wallet during the crucial back-to-school season is all about nailing the customer experience,” Shannon Andrick, vice president of marketing advancement for Alliance Data’s card services business, told Retail Dive in an email. “Digital-savvy consumers – college students […]

Uber’s £106 for 20 mile taxi trip in Northern Ireland slammed | Belfast Telegraph

Uber’s £106 for 20 mile taxi trip in Northern Ireland slammed | Belfast Telegraph

Uber’s ‘surge’ policy means some passengers have said they have been charged as much as eight times a normal taxi fare. Several passengers have said they were not aware of the cost of their journey until after they left the vehicle. Because a credit card is needed to set up an Uber account, the money […]