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Should Dollar Tree Abandon Its One Dollar Roots? | The Motley Fool

Should Dollar Tree Abandon Its One Dollar Roots? | The Motley Fool

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) is known for its no-nonsense, everything-for-$1 pricing model. The company has been able to maintain it since it was founded in 1986, but given inflation and other pressures, some investors have called into question the long-term viability of this strategy. Embracing a willingness to test new ideas, the company announced it would experiment […]

Watch Your Coins, Dollar Tree’s Raising Prices | Forbes

Watch Your Coins, Dollar Tree’s Raising Prices | Forbes

Dollar Tree’s one dollar promise may be going away as the U.S. tariff war with China continues to play out. The discount chain has been testing pricier products in its “Dollar Tree Plus” collection in an effort to increase sales. CultureBanx reported minority communities across the country may be shelling out more money as they […]

$1.7 million settlement reached with Dollar General | Rutland Herald

$1.7 million settlement reached with Dollar General | Rutland Herald

BARRE — A $1.75 million settlement has been reached between the parent company of Dollar General stores and the attorney general’s office over price gouging of customers at stores in Vermont. News of the settlement came Thursday at a news conference at Barre’s Vermont Foodbank. The Vermont Foodbbank will receive $100,000 of the settlement to […]

Dollar Tree starts testing new prices, braces for tariffs | The Virginian-Pilot

Dollar Tree starts testing new prices, braces for tariffs | The Virginian-Pilot

Don’t be surprised if you walk into a Dollar Tree and see new products for $3, $4 or $5. Conversely, when you walk into a Family Dollar store, you might see a $1 section. The Chesapeake-based retailer that owns both brands began experimenting with new pricing in a limited number of Dollar Tree locations in […]

Why The Fed Needs To Pay Attention To The ‘Amazon Effect’ On Online Pricing | Forbes

Why The Fed Needs To Pay Attention To The ‘Amazon Effect’ On Online Pricing | Forbes

It’s no secret that fierce competition from Amazon puts downward pressure on prices charged by Walmart and other big multichannel retailers for the same items. However, the bigger “Amazon effect” relates not to the prices themselves but to the pricing behaviors of these more traditional retailers, according to Alberto Cavallo, the Edgerley Family Associate Professor […]

Don’t make these 5 costly mistakes when shopping on Amazon | CNBC

Don’t make these 5 costly mistakes when shopping on Amazon | CNBC

With no shortage of convenience and all the products you could possibly need, it’s no wonder shoppers love Amazon. In fact, the e-commerce giant constitutes over 50% of all online sales in the U.S. But size is a double-edged sword. With so many deals to sift through, it’s hard to tell if what you’re purchasing […]

The ‘Amazon Effect’ Is Changing Online Price Competition—and the Fed Needs to Pay Attention | HBS Working Knowledge

The ‘Amazon Effect’ Is Changing Online Price Competition—and the Fed Needs to Pay Attention | HBS Working Knowledge

It’s no secret that fierce competition from Amazon puts downward pressure on prices charged by Walmart and other big multichannel retailers for the same items. However, the bigger “Amazon effect” relates not to the prices themselves but to the pricing behaviors of these more traditional retailers, according to Alberto Cavallo, the Edgerley Family Associate Professor […]

Can Amazon Reinvent the Traditional Grocery Store? [Podcast] | Knowledge @ Wharton

Can Amazon Reinvent the Traditional Grocery Store? [Podcast] | Knowledge @ Wharton

The Journal said Amazon’s supermarket concept strongly resembles ideas from a 2013 report by former Deloitte consultant Brittain Ladd, who now works for AmazonFresh. That report sees Amazon’s supermarkets combining its discounting strategy with online capabilities, adding drive-through grocery pick-up and placing Amazon Lockers inside. The goal is to create “an ecosystem of channels centered […]

Why Retail Pricing Policy on Amazon Needs Reviewing | FXDailyReport

Why Retail Pricing Policy on Amazon Needs Reviewing | FXDailyReport

CNBC lately reported that retailers still chose Amazon when it comes to retail pricing policy. Why? The global marketplace provides the retailers with more spacious room to use their own price for the products. Of course, Amazon requires all brands to offer the most competitive price for all products they sell on the marketplace. In […]

Amazon Drops Lowest-Pricing Rule for Third-Party Sellers | E-Commerce Times

Amazon Drops Lowest-Pricing Rule for Third-Party Sellers | E-Commerce Times

Arguments Against the MFN Clause MFNs used by online platforms can harm competition by keeping prices high and discouraging the emergence of new platform rivals through both exclusionary and collusive mechanisms, wrote Jonathan Baker and Fiona Scott Morton in a Yale Law Journal article published last year. Government enforcers in the U.S. and private plaintiffs […]