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Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

The amount that drivers are paid is determined largely by the distance from a store to the shopper’s home or location. For example, for all deliveries within 5 miles of the pick-up point, the retailer agrees to pay a certain amount. It works similarly for distances of 10 or 15 miles from the store as […]

Dollar store customers unconvinced by proposed change to pricing | Financial Times

Dollar store customers unconvinced by proposed change to pricing | Financial Times

A Manhattan-based hedge fund manager thinks he knows what is best for Dollar Tree. Starboard Value’s Jeff Smith argues the US discount variety chain should stop insisting on pricing every item — from spatulas to sunglasses — at only $1. But 760 miles away in suburban Nashville, customers are unconvinced. “They’d lose a lot of […]

Tesla’s Model 3 pricing inches closer to $35,000 target | The Verge

Tesla’s Model 3 pricing inches closer to $35,000 target | The Verge

Tesla has reduced the price of the Model 3 by $1,100, bringing the starting price of its cheapest model down to $42,900 before incentives. All three versions of the car saw the same price reduction, including rear-wheel drive, all-wheel drive, and performance models. In a statement posted by Electrek a Tesla spokesperson said that the […]

The illusion and cost of drug rebates | Washington Times

The illusion and cost of drug rebates | Washington Times

President Trump and every declared candidate for the presidency want to lower drug costs. And, surprise, it’s the president who has made a bold move toward a workable free market solution. His new proposal cracks down on the price-gouging practices of middlemen in the drug supply chain — Prescription Benefit Managers (PBMs), the mega-corporations that […]

What expensive ketchup can tell us about Amazon’s grocery strategy | The Grocer

What expensive ketchup can tell us about Amazon’s grocery strategy | The Grocer

On the face of it, it’s a head-scratching offer. Six squeezy bottles of no-name ketchup for an eye-watering £10.34, more than three times the price you’d have to pay for six bottles of own-label ketchup in Tesco, where a 550g bottle costs just 65p. Own-label mayonnaise, yellow mustard and BBQ sauce under the same Solimo […]

Tesla cuts Supercharger prices back down after customer backlash over increase | Electrek

Tesla cuts Supercharger prices back down after customer backlash over increase | Electrek

Tesla Supercharger Price Increase As we reported last week, Tesla is moving away from its per state/region pricing structure to implement a per station pricing structure in order to get more comprehensive prices based on local electricity rates and demand charges. But the change in the structure is also coming with an overall significant increase in […]

Canada has to be more transparent in Class 7 pricing | Wisconsin State Farmer

Canada has to be more transparent in Class 7 pricing | Wisconsin State Farmer

As Congress prepares to review a new trade agreement replacing NAFTA, the U.S. dairy industry remains wary that a Canadian protectionist pricing policy could return under another name. U.S. Dairy Export Council President and CEO Tom Vilsack told Farm Journal Editor Rhonda Brooks that transparency in dealing with the Canadian government may be among the trade policy challenges facing the U.S. […]

Discussion: Is List Price Management more important that Discount Management?  | Jose Vela

Discussion: Is List Price Management more important that Discount Management? | Jose Vela

Time for list price review. If you price by discounting from a list price, managing list price can have an impact in profit even bigger than managing the way you discount. Would you agree? Top Comments Amit Bhatia, Team Lead – APJ Product Pricing & Strategy, Hybrid IT at Hewlett Packard Enterprise Definitely yes but […]

How Whole Foods competitor Thrive Market plans to beat Amazon | Digiday

How Whole Foods competitor Thrive Market plans to beat Amazon | Digiday

“Amazon buying Whole Foods has created a big opportunity for us,” said Nick Green, the co-founder and CEO of Thrive Market. “Whole Foods has been the standard bearer for natural foods and organic products, but the challenge it has had is that many people don’t live near one, and many people can’t afford it. When […]

Tesla adjusts Model 3 prices amid lowered $3,750 federal tax credit | Teslarati

Tesla adjusts Model 3 prices amid lowered $3,750 federal tax credit | Teslarati

To say that the past year has been monumental for Tesla is a gross understatement. By the end of 2018, the electric car maker had established itself as a leader in the premium EV market, and the Model 3, its most ambitious vehicle, continues to perform well. Seemingly as a means to ensure that the […]