Tag: Competitor-based pricing

Walmart targets Cincinnati home delivery market with ‘transparency’ pitch | WCPO

Walmart targets Cincinnati home delivery market with ‘transparency’ pitch | WCPO

“The great low price you see on produce, on consumables, on soup and crackers, it’s always the same low price online as they are in stores,” said Walmart spokeswoman Molly Blakeman. “That’s a big deal.” Similarly, Walmart’s delivery fee of $9.95 per order doesn’t change if you hit a certain order threshold, she added, and […]

Using mobile predictive analytics to improve customer experiences | Mobile Business Insights

Using mobile predictive analytics to improve customer experiences | Mobile Business Insights

Predict customers needs and trends No one needs to tell retailers that they’re operating in a competitive landscape. Consumers now have more brands to buy from and more ways to buy than ever before. If a store doesn’t have the right item in stock, or the right price on that item, customers can find another […]

Jeremy Tauri: Charging the correct price | NZ Herald

Jeremy Tauri: Charging the correct price | NZ Herald

Do you have trouble determining an appropriate price for your businesses goods or services? You’re not alone. Many small businesses which assume price is the only factor that their customers consider tend to also assume that a high price strategy won’t work for their business. It can be hilarious to discuss prices with people. I […]

Walmart Earnings: More Signs It’s Fighting Hard on Pricing | Barron’s

Walmart Earnings: More Signs It’s Fighting Hard on Pricing | Barron’s

There’s more evidence that Walmart continues to fight hard on the pricing front. The retailer was recently cheaper, on average, than fellow Barron’s Next 50 stock Amazon.com (AMZN) in 8 of 10 categories studied by Guggenheim Securities, according to a Tuesday note. (Guggenheim checked prices on 10 baskets of 10 items.) In some cases, Walmart […]

Going Green: Student’s lawn care business takes root in Ardmore | Ardmoreite

Going Green: Student’s lawn care business takes root in Ardmore | Ardmoreite

He said another factor in his businesses’ growth is his willingness to do jobs for, at times, pennies on the dollar. His pricing strategy is cutthroat, but that’s not to say he’s being taken advantage of. Green said that’s the first thing he says when he enters a job with a new client. “When I […]

Supermarket price war: Weekly shop set to be slashed as retail giants go head-to-head | Express

Supermarket price war: Weekly shop set to be slashed as retail giants go head-to-head | Express

A SUPERMARKET price war is to ignite in the UK following the £14billion merger between Asda and Sainsbury’s that would ease pressure on household budgets following a recent squeeze on finances. Last week, Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe – who was filmed singing ‘We’re in the money’ – pledged to slash prices on everyday items by […]

T-Mobile-Sprint merger: Will this lead to higher prices and fewer jobs? | USA Today

T-Mobile-Sprint merger: Will this lead to higher prices and fewer jobs? | USA Today

NEW YORK — A $26 billion merger between T-Mobile and Sprint would unite the cell-phone carriers that have have battled for customers by abandoning long-reviled payment plans and adding a relentless stream of perks. The question for the government regulators who must bless the deal, and all of us: are the good times over? Under […]

Reports indicate Kroger is losing its ‘fresh’ pricing advantage | Food Dive

Reports indicate Kroger is losing its ‘fresh’ pricing advantage | Food Dive

Dive Brief: Price checks conducted by Barclays in Nashville, Tennessee, found that Kroger has ceded its pricing advantage in perishables to two key competitors: Walmart and Sprouts Farmers Market. When comparing a basket of 117 items, representatives from the investment firm found that Walmart’s “fresh” items were 6.6% cheaper than Kroger’s, compared to the Cincinnati-based […]

LETTER: Time for royal commission into fuel prices | News Mail

LETTER: Time for royal commission into fuel prices | News Mail

IF IT’S good enough for those running the banking and superannuation industries to face a Royal Commission then its time for those running the petrol industry to suffer the same scrutiny. For years the oil industry has played fast and loose with the hip pockets of Australian motorists, hiking up the price whenever it felt […]

P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product | Reuters

P&G, Nestle, Unilever forgo price increases to move product | Reuters

WANING PRICING POWER? Consumer goods makers and retailers are always in complex negotiations around pricing and promotions to suit their ambitions. If a manufacturer wants to take market share, it might discount; alternately, it may seek price increases to boost margins. Russ Mould, investment director at AJ Bell, said trends suggested Unilever and some of […]