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T-Mobile, Sprint merger hearing at House Energy and Commerce Committee | CNBC

T-Mobile, Sprint merger hearing at House Energy and Commerce Committee | CNBC

Executives from T-Mobile and Sprint faced tough questions from lawmakers on Wednesday about how the companies’ planned merger would affect prices and jobs, especially in rural America. The deal to combine the No. 3 and No. 4 U.S. wireless carriers, struck in April, was approved by both companies’ shareholders in October and has received national […]

Boss of price comparison site goes to war with UK’s biggest undertaker | Daily Mail Online

Boss of price comparison site goes to war with UK’s biggest undertaker | Daily Mail Online

A war of words between Britain’s biggest chain of undertakers and a specialist price comparison site has shattered the peace of the sombre world of funeral directors. The website beyond.life – whose slogan is Don’t Get R.I.P.’D Off’ – and its colourful boss Ian Strang have accused undertakers Dignity of ‘profiteering’ from grief and failing […]

Call to ‘shop around for funeral’ as sector faces major shake-up | This is Money

Call to ‘shop around for funeral’ as sector faces major shake-up | This is Money

Shopping around for a funeral is anathema to many people who lose loved ones or close relatives. But such inertia – understandable though it may be – is allowing some funeral directors to get away with sky-high prices. Last week, the Competition & Markets Authority confirmed it would be launching a full-blown probe into the […]

Price War Set to Hit the U.K. Funeral Sector Over CMA Probe | Bloomberg

Price War Set to Hit the U.K. Funeral Sector Over CMA Probe | Bloomberg

Shares of the U.K.’s largest publicly-traded funeral firm, Dignity Plc, dropped as much as 18 percent as the competition watchdog warned that recent tariff reductions by British undertakers haven’t been enough to tackle years of hikes in the industry. Price increases over the past decade, particularly by larger chains, can’t be justified by higher costs […]

Intel Penetration Pricing Strategy on Server Connectivity Tilts 10 Gbps Market Dynamics, According to Dell’Oro Group | SYS-CON MEDIA

Intel Penetration Pricing Strategy on Server Connectivity Tilts 10 Gbps Market Dynamics, According to Dell’Oro Group | SYS-CON MEDIA

REDWOOD CITY, Calif., Nov. 28, 2018 /PRNewswire/ — In a newly published report by Dell’Oro Group, the trusted source for information about the telecommunications and networking industries, Intel penetration pricing strategy on server connectivity tilts 10 Gbps market dynamics.  Broadcom, Marvell, and Mellanox shift focus to higher speeds and Smart NICs. “The revenue of the server […]

Think Tank: Five Steps to Win on Relevance, Not Just Price, This Holiday Season | WWD

Think Tank: Five Steps to Win on Relevance, Not Just Price, This Holiday Season | WWD

For retailers, Black Friday and Cyber Monday have largely become a race to the bottom — who can win pure volume with the lowest possible prices? With retail holiday spending expected to exceed $1 trillion this year according to Deloitte’s annual forecast, even a tiny share can mean huge revenues. The question is, how much […]

P&G shares surge on strong results, higher product prices | Reuters

P&G shares surge on strong results, higher product prices | Reuters

The maker of Tide detergent and Oral-B toothpaste had told retailers during the quarter it planned to raise prices on “several products” in U.S. home care, oral care and personal care, Chief Financial Officer Jon Moeller said on a call to discuss earnings. On Thursday, Nestle (NESN.S) and Unilever (ULVR.L),< UNc.AS>, two of the world’s […]

The Warehouse boss says sale-driven shopping is on the way out | Stuff

The Warehouse boss says sale-driven shopping is on the way out | Stuff

Chief executive Nick Grayston said the company had seen tangible improvements in the second half after implementing its “everyday low price” strategy. “Our customers told us because we changed our prices so often they were never sure that they were correct and if they bought something today, would it be cheaper tomorrow? “We wanted to take that uncertainty out […]

How the Germans are winning the supermarket war | Switzer

How the Germans are winning the supermarket war | Switzer

There has been a resetting in consumer’s attitudes post the global financial crisis (GFC). Prior to the GFC, shopping at ALDI might have been slightly frowned upon but shopping at ALDI can now mean you’re a frugal, savvy and switched on shopper. The hard-discounters, retailers with a limited product range, low prices and a convenient […]

Google Could Become A Bigger And Better Retailer Than Amazon | Forbes

Google Could Become A Bigger And Better Retailer Than Amazon | Forbes

#1 — Invest Like Hell In A Google Shopping Overhaul For all intents and purposes, all first product searches should happen on Google rather than Amazon. Why? Price transparency. On Google, a consumer should be able to see the prices of everything, all at once, even Amazon product, in comparison to one another. On Amazon, […]