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Amazon Accused of “Surge Pricing,” Misleading Consumers During Prime Day | Dealerscope

Amazon Accused of “Surge Pricing,” Misleading Consumers During Prime Day | Dealerscope

According to a recent report, a vendor who sells direct through Amazon has stepped forward to accuse the ecommerce giant of misleading business practices. Specifically, they said that Amazon jacked up the suggested retail price of their product on Prime Day 2017 to make it seem like the discount consumers were getting was far better […]

Amazon Faces a Potential Existential Threat That Could Hammer Its Shares, Doug Kass Reveals | TheStreet

Amazon Faces a Potential Existential Threat That Could Hammer Its Shares, Doug Kass Reveals | TheStreet

As mentioned late yesterday, despite the enormous success of “Prime Day,” the continued expansion of product offerings and an all-time record stock price, Amazon.com Inc.  (AMZN) is likely to face its greatest existential threat from regulatory agencies and legislators in Washington, D.C., over the next year: “I am shorting Amazon today because I have learned […]

Is Amazon Getting Too Big? | The Daily Caller

Is Amazon Getting Too Big? | The Daily Caller

Fresh off the heels of Amazon’s most lucrative Prime Day to date, investors and politicians alike are beginning to raise concerns over the enormous and burgeoning size of the consumer tech giant. In one specific case, hedge fund manager Douglas Kass believes that future government intervention is inevitable, MarketWatch reports. Kass wrote this week that […]

Amazon: Marginal Pricing, Marginal Business – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) | Seeking Alpha

Amazon: Marginal Pricing, Marginal Business – Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) | Seeking Alpha

For the balance 25-30% of the industry, where Amazon will compete, the company has no particular competitive advantage apart from a willingness to cut margins and sell on price. Pricing at the margins leads to creation of marginal businesses, which Amazon already is, apart from the AWS business. The company might come to provide logistical […]

Down to Business: Amazon hulking over retail landscape | The Daily Gazette

Down to Business: Amazon hulking over retail landscape | The Daily Gazette

With physical stores, Amazon will be “a new competitor for retailers,” says Ouimet. That will come in large part from Amazon’s “sophisticated, dynamic pricing” — flexible prices influenced by supply and demand. “Retailers are going to find themselves competing with a competitor that can react within 90 seconds . . . to a price change,” he said. […]

Are Online Prices really Cheaper than in-store? MIT Study on E-Commerce | eCommerce Nation

Are Online Prices really Cheaper than in-store? MIT Study on E-Commerce | eCommerce Nation

Economists at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Alberto Cavallo, published a new study entitled “Are Online and Offline Prices Similar? Evidence from Large Multi-Channel Retailers.” Appearing in the January issue of the American Economic Review, the study refers to the common feeling customers frequently have that prices online tend to be cheaper than in physical stores. […]

Bricks-and-mortar retailers have the edge over Amazon in final pre-holiday shopping days | MarketWatch

Bricks-and-mortar retailers have the edge over Amazon in final pre-holiday shopping days | MarketWatch

But shipping is not always everything. There are other factors that will drive shoppers to choose one retailer over another. “In the final stretch of holiday shopping, which typically results in a sales peak close to that of [the] Thanksgiving/Black Friday week, consumers will continue to look for deals, but they’re also looking for those […]

Amazon launches Prime Video with 9 original titles from India | Business Standard News

Amazon launches Prime Video with 9 original titles from India | Business Standard News

With this pricing, it is among the cheapest of OTT services in India, along with Zee’s Ditto TV. American peer and global competitor Netflix, which launched in January this year, offers three tiers of membership for Rs 500, 650 and 800 a month. Indian entities Eros Now (Rs 49 and Rs 99 a month) and […]

Amazon slammed for ‘misleading’ pricing by watchdog as it bans listing from its website | The Sun

Amazon slammed for ‘misleading’ pricing by watchdog as it bans listing from its website | The Sun

AMAZON has been slammed by the advertising watchdog for “misleading” savings claims for a product being sold on its website. A listing for self-adhesive enamel dots, which were sold by a third party seller through Amazon’s Marketplace, compared the current price to a recommended retail price – indicating the saving a shopper could make if […]

5 Key Learnings From Analyzing Top Ecommerce Pricing Strategies | Sellbrite

5 Key Learnings From Analyzing Top Ecommerce Pricing Strategies | Sellbrite

When you’re starting an ecommerce business or putting new products in your store, one of the most important things you need to decide on is price. In ecommerce, the right pricing makes all the difference. You can create fantastic products that you know are better than anything else on the market and you can build […]