Tag: Competitor’s Pricing

United Airlines Just Admitted That Its Sub-Cattle Class Isn’t Working So Well (American Seems to Like It) | Inc.com

United Airlines Just Admitted That Its Sub-Cattle Class Isn’t Working So Well (American Seems to Like It) | Inc.com

For airlines, good ideas often revolve around the idea of making money. Recently, then, both United Airlines and American Airlines thought they’d try something that they thought would be a hit. This was the notion of offering (allegedly) cheaper fares, while at the same time taking away what used to be basic privileges, like having […]

Celanese (CE) to Raise Prices of Selective Acetyl Products | Nasdaq.com

Celanese (CE) to Raise Prices of Selective Acetyl Products | Nasdaq.com

Celanese Corporation CE announced that it will increase the list and off-list selling price of certain acetyl intermediates products. The price hike is effective immediately or as contracts permit. In the United States, prices of Acetic Acid, Acetic Anhydride and Acetic Acid/ Acetic Anhydride blend will increase by 4 cents per lb. In Mexico and […]

United Keeping `Painful’ Discounts to Fend Off Low-Fare Airlines | Bloomberg

United Keeping `Painful’ Discounts to Fend Off Low-Fare Airlines | Bloomberg

United Continental Holdings Inc. vowed to keep discounting fares amid an expanding price war that contributed to a projected $400 million blow to third-quarter sales. The third-largest U.S. carrier will continue fighting low-cost carriers with cheap tickets at major hubs despite the short-term pain, Chief Financial Officer Andrew Levy told investors Wednesday. The clash is adding […]

Ford Struggles in China as Domestic Automakers Put Pricing Pressure | GuruFocus.com

Ford Struggles in China as Domestic Automakers Put Pricing Pressure | GuruFocus.com

Ford’s struggle in China continues as the company’s equity income from its two joint ventures in China dropped 34% in the second quarter of the year to $195 million. The company’s main challenge happens to be the domestic Chinese automakers that have started offering economical and competitive models using predatory pricing strategy in view of […]

AMD’s MCM Design Cost Savings Allow Aggressive Pricing | eTeknix

AMD’s MCM Design Cost Savings Allow Aggressive Pricing | eTeknix

According to AMD, the move to a MCM design is critical to their pricing strategy. By using a common silicon design, AMD is able to reap greater economies of scale. The top 5%  percentile get used in Threadripper with even better chips used for EPYC. Regular Ryzen gets lower end chips and defective ones are […]

V-Mart Retail’s volume push to fire up margins | Moneycontrol.com

V-Mart Retail’s volume push to fire up margins | Moneycontrol.com

Sale volumes, private label brands to drive growth V-Mart’s key strength lies in gaining market share through adoption of a penetrative pricing strategy. During the quarter ended June 2017, the company decreased its average selling price of apparel by roughly 3 percent from Rs 277 to Rs 269 per piece. Consequently, the transaction size witnessed […]

Hormel Foods Announces Third Quarter Results And Continued Progress Towards Key Strategic | Hormel Foods Corporation

Hormel Foods Announces Third Quarter Results And Continued Progress Towards Key Strategic | Hormel Foods Corporation

“We generated record pre-tax earnings this quarter even as we faced record-high input costs for two of our primary raw materials, pork bellies and beef trim,” Snee said. “Nevertheless the results did not meet our expectations. Our team is working to mitigate the effects of volatile commodity markets through increased pricing, strategic promotional activity, and […]

Falling pound post-Brexit forces 260 job losses at Tonbridge firm Southern Salads | Kent News

Falling pound post-Brexit forces 260 job losses at Tonbridge firm Southern Salads | Kent News

Some 260 jobs have been lost at Kent food supplier Southern Salads after the Brexit-hit pound forced the company into administration. FRP Advisory has been appointed administrators of the Tonbridge-based firm, which will cease trading immediately, leaving hundreds of staff out of work. The family-run company operated for 30 years, weathering “competitive pricing pressures from […]

Waste not, want not | The Kingston Whig-Standard

Waste not, want not | The Kingston Whig-Standard

One of the things I’ve been railing against lately is the growing number of “multi-buy” pricing strategies being used by Canadian supermarkets. These strategies include reduced prices when you buy two or more items, instead of offering discounts on single items. Nobody should be penalized for the “privilege” of purchasing one item. Multi-buy pricing puts […]

Indian retail market: H&M’s new pricing strategy pays off; sales zoom in H1 2017 | The Economic Times

Indian retail market: H&M’s new pricing strategy pays off; sales zoom in H1 2017 | The Economic Times

H&M, the world’s second-largest clothing giant, had said it will open 50 stores in India with an investment of 700 crore by 2020. The retailer stocks fast fashion items created in-house and teams up with designers for one-time collections. It keeps a large inventory of basic, everyday items sourced from places including India and Bangladesh […]