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Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Omnichannel: A Major Growth Driver Walmart’s second-quarter fiscal 2020 results are likely to gain from its solid omnichannel efforts. To this end, the company’s focus on enhancing merchandise assortments and undertaking store remodeling initiatives bodes well. Also, its compelling pricing strategy is a sales driver. These factors along with Walmart’s strong e-commerce business have been […]

Amazon Penalizes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart.com | Fortune

Amazon Penalizes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart.com | Fortune

Amazon’s determination to offer shoppers the best deals is prompting merchants selling products on its marketplace to raise their prices on competing websites, a testament to the company’s growing influence over the e-commerce market. Amazon constantly scans rivals’ prices to see if they’re lower. When it discovers a product is cheaper on, say, Walmart.com, Amazon […]

Amazon vs. Target vs. Walmart: A study reveals who has the best prices | Business Insider

Amazon vs. Target vs. Walmart: A study reveals who has the best prices | Business Insider

A recent report from LendEdu compared prices on products across five categories at Target, Amazon, and Walmart to find which one actually offers the lowest prices. The report found that Walmart offers the lowest prices on average, followed by Amazon, then Target, though different retailers reigned supreme in different categories. Below, we break down the report to show you which retailer […]

How marketplace sellers handle pricing on Prime Day | Digital Commerce 360

How marketplace sellers handle pricing on Prime Day | Digital Commerce 360

Nearly 60% of products had a price increase or stayed the same on Prime Day, according to a new study. However, many merchants fear being outpriced by Amazon. Many marketplace sellers increase their sales on Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime Day, but not all cut their prices, according to a new study by pricing software vendor Teikametrics. […]

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 […]