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Top restaurants slap on Sunday surcharge | The Sydney Morning Herald

Top restaurants slap on Sunday surcharge | The Sydney Morning Herald

Lucas says there are “absolutely” going to be more restaurants introducing Sunday surcharges across Melbourne bringing the restaurant industry into line with Sydney where surcharges are more common. It’s a business move Victor Liong has also imposed a 15 per cent surcharge on Sundays at his restaurant Lee Ho Fook to cover staffing costs. Lee Ho […]

Restaurants add minimum wage surcharge | Business Insider

Restaurants add minimum wage surcharge | Business Insider

For years, restaurant owners have argued that a higher minimum wage means pricier meals.Now some restaurants in states that recently raised the minimum wage — including Arizona, California, and Colorado — are putting the proof in customers’ checks. Surcharges of 3% to 4% to pay for higher labor costs are “the emerging new norm,” a […]

Maximizing revenue: Pricing lessons from South Florida’s best value meal | Miami Herald

Maximizing revenue: Pricing lessons from South Florida’s best value meal | Miami Herald

You might not have given it much thought, but odds are you’re part of a company’s smart bundled pricing strategy. I know I am. I really wanted blind spot detection in my new Subaru, so I bought that option as part of a bundle that included pre-collision braking, lane sway warning and adaptive cruise control. […]

Freddo chocolate bar price increases to 30p causing ‘outrage’ online | BBC Newsbeat

Freddo chocolate bar price increases to 30p causing ‘outrage’ online | BBC Newsbeat

The price of the Cadbury’s Freddo has risen, causing “outrage” among fans of the small chocolate bar. People are reporting seeing packets of the 18g treat labelled at 30p, up from 25p earlier this year. That’s an increase of 5p and to some it might only be a few pennies but to others it’s a […]

The prospective impact of food pricing on improving dietary consumption: A systematic review and meta-analysis | PLOS

The prospective impact of food pricing on improving dietary consumption: A systematic review and meta-analysis | PLOS

Background While food pricing is a promising strategy to improve diet, the prospective impact of food pricing on diet has not been systematically quantified. Objective To quantify the prospective effect of changes in food prices on dietary consumption. Design We systematically searched online databases for interventional or prospective observational studies of price change and diet; […]

McDonald’s Starts a Price War It Can Only Lose | The Motley Fool

McDonald’s Starts a Price War It Can Only Lose | The Motley Fool

It’s going to get a lot cheaper to get your drink on at McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD). Bloomberg is reporting that the chain is gearing up for a springtime promotion where it slashes prices on some of its more popular beverages. Soft drinks of any size will sell for $1 come April. McCafe beverages — including smoothies, frappes, […]

Rollback: Wal-Mart to focus more on everyday low pricing initiative | The Globe and Mail

Rollback: Wal-Mart to focus more on everyday low pricing initiative | The Globe and Mail

Wal-Mart Canada Corp. is going back to the future in its discount-pricing practices. The retailer is focusing more than ever on so-called everyday low pricing (EDLP), which was a foundation of its low-cost business model. In past years, it occasionally drifted to shaving weekly prices on a short-term basis and then raising them again, as […]

Sugar pricing: time for a sweeter deal? | CGA Peach

Sugar pricing: time for a sweeter deal? | CGA Peach

Turbulence in sugar pricing has led to challenges in the foodservice’s supply chain lately. And as the new Foodservice Price Index from Prestige Purchasing and CGA Strategy shows, there is more change—both positive and negative—still in store. As we shared in my blog post last week, wholesale price rises are being particularly keenly felt in […]

Trouble at till …Tesco’s pricing problems are a lesson to us all! | The Vision of the Pension Playpen

Trouble at till …Tesco’s pricing problems are a lesson to us all! | The Vision of the Pension Playpen

So what’s with all this? When we’re at the till, we’re spending a few pounds, when we buy financial services, we’re spending thousands. We see a rate and believe we’re getting it. There is no till receipt telling us what we’ve actually paid. We only find out what’s come out , years later, and then […]

Cheap Eats, Cheap Labor: The Hidden Human Costs Of Those Lists | NPR

Cheap Eats, Cheap Labor: The Hidden Human Costs Of Those Lists | NPR

This view of people of color as sources of “cheap” labor bleeds into our restaurant culture: Immigrant food is often expected to be cheap, because, implicitly, the labor that produces it is expected to be cheap, because that labor has historically been cheap. And so pulling together a “cheap eats” list rather than, say, an […]