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Pricing Power Making a Comeback as U.S. Economy Improves | Bloomberg Business

Pricing Power Making a Comeback as U.S. Economy Improves | Bloomberg Business

“Prices are firming up, and it’s across a fairly nice breadth,” said Tom Porcelli, chief U.S. economist at RBC Capital Markets LLC in New York. “If that doesn’t convince people that inflation is not dead, I don’t know what will.” Core consumer prices, which leave out volatile food and energy costs, climbed 0.3 percent in […]

Foodservice Price Index Launches To Provide The Hospitality Industry With More Accurate View On Pricing Trends | CLH News

Foodservice Price Index Launches To Provide The Hospitality Industry With More Accurate View On Pricing Trends | CLH News

The Foodservice Price Index (FPI) has been developed as a more accurate and relevant alternative to the government’s Consumer Price Index (CPI), which until now has been the only inflation index available to food purchasing professionals to measure success. The FPI has now revealed that the deflationary trends in recent CPI statistics are only partially […]

Pharmaceutical Companies Buy Rivals’ Drugs, Then Jack Up the Prices | WSJ

Pharmaceutical Companies Buy Rivals’ Drugs, Then Jack Up the Prices | WSJ

On Feb. 10, Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc. bought the rights to a pair of life-saving heart drugs. The same day, their list prices rose by 525% and 212%. Neither of the drugs, Nitropress or Isuprel, was improved as a result of costly investment in lab work and human testing, Valeant said. Nor was manufacture of […]

UK deflation looms as supermarkets step up price war | Telegraph

UK deflation looms as supermarkets step up price war | Telegraph

Britain is on the brink of deflation, with a supermarket price war and energy price cuts expected to push the the country into its first period of falling prices in at least a quarter of a century. Inflation, as measured by the consumer prices index (CPI), fell to zero in February for the first time […]

Pricing News Daily > 3/27/15

Pricing News Daily > 3/27/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals, business owners, creative professionals, and independent contractors. This Edition is brought to you by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training […]

U.K. Poised For Deflation Dip As Consumer Prices Barely Rise | ESM Magazine

U.K. Poised For Deflation Dip As Consumer Prices Barely Rise | ESM Magazine

U.K. consumer prices probably barely rose in February, leaving the inflation rate poised to drop below zero for the first time in more than five decades. Price growth slowed to 0.1 in February from 0.3 per cent in January, according to the median forecast of economists before data on Tuesday. Bank of England Governor Mark […]

EU Consumer Prices Fall for First Time on Record | WSJ

EU Consumer Prices Fall for First Time on Record | WSJ

Europe edged closer to deflation in December, as consumer prices across the European Union fell for the first time since records began in 1997. The data released by the EU’s statistics agency add to fears that Europe could face a period of deflation, after separate data this month showed that consumer prices in the eurozone, […]

Pricing News Daily > 12/11/14

Pricing News Daily > 12/11/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Wiser Wiser provides a complete suite of solutions to give retailers, brands, and manufacturers the edge to stay both competitive and most […]

Let’s Talk Turkey – The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner | EconEdLink

Let’s Talk Turkey – The Cost of Thanksgiving Dinner | EconEdLink

TASK In this lesson you will what a price index is, what it represents, and how inflation and deflation are shown through the change in the price index. You will also explain that a price index is constructed by comparing current prices of a market basket of items to the prices of the same market […]

Pricing News Daily > 10/31/14

Pricing News Daily > 10/31/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: The PricingBrew Journal Whether you’re in sales, marketing, product management or a pricing professional, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest […]