Tag: Ecommerce

Do Airline Sites Track Your Habits? | Men’s Fitness

Do Airline Sites Track Your Habits? | Men’s Fitness

IT’S TRUE, SAYS Johnny Jet, of the travel site johnnyjet.com. It’s called “dynamic pricing”—firms track your online browsing, and adjust prices according to factors like your eagerness to buy, your online purchases, even where you live. Be wary, he says, of aggregator booking sites like Priceline, Kayak, and Orbitz, the last of which was found […]

Pets at Home Group PLC leaps higher as new pricing strategy helps boost top line | Proactive Investors

Pets at Home Group PLC leaps higher as new pricing strategy helps boost top line | Proactive Investors

Given that the lower pricing strategy is likely to put pressure on margins, investors will be looking for this revenue momentum to continue for a while yet. As for profits, Pets at Home said they remained on track to hit its full-year expectations. ‘Positive start’ but Pets still a ‘sell’ for Liberum “Overall, this appears […]

FedEx will not charge extra for most holiday home deliveries | Nasdaq.com

FedEx will not charge extra for most holiday home deliveries | Nasdaq.com

FedEx’s holiday pricing strategy steps up the Memphis-based company’s battle with UPS, the world’s largest package delivery company, for a greater share of e-commerce business driven by retailers like Amazon.com Inc <AMZN.O> and Wal-Mart Stores Inc <WMT.N>. UPS and FedEx have spent billions of dollars on upgrading their networks to handle rapidly rising e-commerce package volumes, […]

Bhopal: Not GST, dynamic pricing pain in the neck, say air travellers | Free Press Journal

Bhopal: Not GST, dynamic pricing pain in the neck, say air travellers | Free Press Journal

Bhopal: Business class passengers travelling to Delhi, Mumbai or Lucknow from Bhopal by air will have to shell out more money for their tickets after the implementation of Goods and Services Tax (GST). However, economy class travel has become cheaper. However, air passengers say it is not the GST but dynamic pricing that is the […]

Internet pricing 101: Why costs are all over the map | The San Diego Union-Tribune

Internet pricing 101: Why costs are all over the map | The San Diego Union-Tribune

There are 95 million American households with fixed — as in, not wireless — internet access, but few of us really understand why we pay what we pay, especially when we hear about a neighbor or relative with a cheaper rate and faster speed. The answer isn’t especially enlightening or comforting. In fact, we know […]

Birkenstock CEO Uses All Caps to Yell at Amazon | Racked

Birkenstock CEO Uses All Caps to Yell at Amazon | Racked

Beating Amazon at the e-commerce game is nearly impossible at this point. The company is notorious for using its algorithm to knock down prices, which can hurt a brand’s equity. Elaine Kwon, a former Amazon employee who now runs a business that helps brands get out of Amazon wholesale partnerships, told Racked last month that […]

Amazon likely to come to NZ – brokerage | NZ Herald

Amazon likely to come to NZ – brokerage | NZ Herald

Forsyth Barr said the arrival in Australia of the e-commerce giant would put increasing pressure on the retail landscape through its low-price model, adding that the likelihood of the company coming to New Zealand had increased. “Amazon is expected to physically enter the Australian market in late 2018,” Forsyth Barr said. “Consequently, the likelihood of […]

How Amazon uses “surge pricing,” just like Uber | CBS News

How Amazon uses “surge pricing,” just like Uber | CBS News

Consumers looking for the best deals on everything from clothing to TVs have been well trained to price-check online, often starting at e-commerce behemoth Amazon (AMZN), which trumpets its aim to match “the lowest prices.” But beware. So-called “dynamic pricing” has long bedeviled travelers by jacking up the cost of air fares and hotel rooms, […]

Avoid Amazon FBA Long-Term Storage Fees on August 15th | Tamebay

Avoid Amazon FBA Long-Term Storage Fees on August 15th | Tamebay

It’s that time of year again! The guys at RepricerExpress have reminded us that in just under four weeks (August the 15th to be exact), you could receive a hefty bill from Amazon for FBA long-term storage fees. FBA fees changed on 22 February 2017. If you’re an Amazon UK seller, you can learn more […]

Here’s why Amazon selling Kenmore appliances is great news for consumers | USA Today

Here’s why Amazon selling Kenmore appliances is great news for consumers | USA Today

Where should you buy Kenmore appliances: Sears or Amazon? Kenmore confirmed that the products sold on Amazon and Sears will be identical. This differs from a strategy used by some other appliance makers, where each retailer sells slightly different variations on a product, in order to discourage price-matching. Nobody is talking prices right now, although […]