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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 […]

Everything’s Not $1 at Dollar Tree Anymore, In New Pricing Test | Coupons in the News

Everything’s Not $1 at Dollar Tree Anymore, In New Pricing Test | Coupons in the News

It may cost you several dollars to buy something at Family Dollar, while Dollar Tree’s selling point has always been that every item in the store is just $1. Now, though, the common owner of the two dollar store chains is flipping the script – Family Dollar will begin selling more items for just $1, […]

‘Confusing’ pricing and too much inventory: JCPenney CEO reveals the company’s core problems after 4 months on the job (JCP) | SFGate

‘Confusing’ pricing and too much inventory: JCPenney CEO reveals the company’s core problems after 4 months on the job (JCP) | SFGate

Soltau said she has spent time walking through stores, engaging with customers, and analyzing data from shopper surveys to identify the company’s strengths and weaknesses, and to develop a plan for reinvigorating sales. Her top priorities going forward include clearing out unsold inventory, improving the stores’ product mix, and establishing a clear pricing strategy, among […]

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 […]

Activist wants Dollar Tree to raise prices [Video] | WRDW

Activist wants Dollar Tree to raise prices [Video] | WRDW

CNN — Have you ever wondered how the Dollar Tree is still able to continue selling everything in its stores for just a single dollar after all these years? According to one activist investor, it’s because the store has lowered the value of the products it sells. When you think about it, they sort of […]

How the Germans are winning the supermarket war | Switzer

How the Germans are winning the supermarket war | Switzer

There has been a resetting in consumer’s attitudes post the global financial crisis (GFC). Prior to the GFC, shopping at ALDI might have been slightly frowned upon but shopping at ALDI can now mean you’re a frugal, savvy and switched on shopper. The hard-discounters, retailers with a limited product range, low prices and a convenient […]

Discounting new discount concepts | CSA

Discounting new discount concepts | CSA

Others, meanwhile, experiment with new value concepts. Kohl’s is opening up Amazon return centers and selling specialty Amazon products (the Echo line of electronics, for instance) at a number of locations. The early returns are positive, as Kohl’s posted strong first quarter numbers, and traffic at Kohl’s stores featuring Amazon was up 8.5%. Experimentation in […]

Amazon already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills | The Star Online

Amazon already undercutting prices on over-the-counter pills | The Star Online

NEW YORK: As pharmacy chains await Amazon.com Inc’s entry into the prescription-drug market, the online retail giant is already undercutting them for non-prescription medicine for aches, colds and allergies. Median prices for over-the-counter (OTC), private-brand medicine sold by Walgreens Boots Alliance Inc and CVS Health Corp were about 20% higher than Basic Care, the OTC […]

Amazon Unveils Prime In Australia At Half-Price; Will Australian Consumers Respond? | Forbes

Amazon Unveils Prime In Australia At Half-Price; Will Australian Consumers Respond? | Forbes

Amazon launched Prime this past week in Australia at half the price it charges in the U.S. For $6.99 AUD (or about $5.15 USD)  a month or $59 AUD a year (or just under $44 USD), Australians will now be able to get free two-business day delivery on some products and access to videos, e-books […]