Tag: food pricing

Pinnacle warns of ‘intensified competition’ in grocery as Conagra deal nears | Food Dive

Pinnacle warns of ‘intensified competition’ in grocery as Conagra deal nears | Food Dive

Still, Brittany Weissman, an analyst at Edward Jones, told Food Dive last week that the deal was good for Conagra. The company in recent years has jettisoned its private label business and frozen potato company Lamb Weston to focus on its core brands, using M&A to bulk up in areas such as snacking and frozen where it already […]

October 4: Corn Prices Edge Higher With October WASDE in Focus | FarmLead

October 4: Corn Prices Edge Higher With October WASDE in Focus | FarmLead

Corn prices ticked higher Thursday as traders and analysts began to speculate on next week’s release of the October WASDE report. Informa has estimated that the U.S. corn yield will come in at 182.1 bushels per acre. That figure would peg U.S. corn production at 14.89 billion bushels. Soybean prices dipped due to concerns about […]

‘Factories have torn the hell out of prices’: Farmers march on Kildare St to protest beef prices | The Journal

‘Factories have torn the hell out of prices’: Farmers march on Kildare St to protest beef prices | The Journal

THE IRISH FARMERS Association have called on the Minister for Agriculture to provide additional support for the beef sector in next Tuesday’s budget. The IFA organised a protest today to highlight that factories have cut beef prices to “loss-making” levels while prices rise in the UK market. The protest brought livestock farmers from around the country to Kildare Street, […]

Farmers and Minister cite need for increased beef price transparency 03 October 2018 Free | The Farmers Journal

Farmers and Minister cite need for increased beef price transparency 03 October 2018 Free | The Farmers Journal

Minister Michael Creed has asked Bord Bia to conduct a detailed examination of beef market dynamics as farmers called for increased price transparency. The Minister made the announcement as he chaired the 12th beef forum, which took place without farmer representation, with the IFA protesting outside. Speaking at the protest, Angus Wood chair of the […]

MII stands over current pricing ahead of Beef Forum | Agriland

MII stands over current pricing ahead of Beef Forum | Agriland

Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has stood over its current beef pricing and has confirmed that it will be in attendance at the Beef Forum taking place later today (Wednesday, October 3). MII senior director Cormac Healy commented ahead of the forum, defending current beef pricing in the current “challenging market environment”. He also reiterated his […]

The Warehouse boss says sale-driven shopping is on the way out | Stuff

The Warehouse boss says sale-driven shopping is on the way out | Stuff

Chief executive Nick Grayston said the company had seen tangible improvements in the second half after implementing its “everyday low price” strategy. “Our customers told us because we changed our prices so often they were never sure that they were correct and if they bought something today, would it be cheaper tomorrow? “We wanted to take that uncertainty out […]

Price of a Whole Foods basket of groceries has barely budged since Amazon took over | MarketWatch

Price of a Whole Foods basket of groceries has barely budged since Amazon took over | MarketWatch

Whole Foods had a high-priced reputation before retailing giant Amazon stepped in. Why hasn’t that changed? Even with the discounts offered to Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime members, the cost of a $400-plus broad basket of items purchased at Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market only yields $1.50 in savings over prices one year ago, Gordon Haskett Research Advisors […]

Pricing Strategies Should Endure, Individual Prices Should Not | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Pricing Strategies Should Endure, Individual Prices Should Not | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Five, five, five-dollar footlong.  Who doesn’t remember that jingle?  During the last recession, Subway announced their promotion for footlong subs priced at $5.00.  Now, nearly 10 years after they introduced it, Subway has ended $5.00 pricing on the big sandwiches.  It is about time!  It is also a good reminder that although we want pricing […]

RIP: Subway’s $5 foot-long sandwich deal is no more | The Washington Post

RIP: Subway’s $5 foot-long sandwich deal is no more | The Washington Post

Fast-forward to today: The $5 foot-long as the world knows it is no more. In an interview with USA Today, Subway CEO Trevor Haynes revealed that the company will no longer require franchisees to run the special. In recent years, the promotion had become a contentious point among store owners, some of whom felt the deal did […]

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 […]