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Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

The amount that drivers are paid is determined largely by the distance from a store to the shopper’s home or location. For example, for all deliveries within 5 miles of the pick-up point, the retailer agrees to pay a certain amount. It works similarly for distances of 10 or 15 miles from the store as […]

Whole Foods to hike prices | Austin Business Journal

Whole Foods to hike prices | Austin Business Journal

After some widely publicized price cuts in 2017, Whole Foods Market Inc. is upping prices on a wide range of products, according to multiple media reports. The price hikes range from 10 cents to a few dollars. The Wall Street Journal reports the increases are because of demands from consumer-product makers to help cover their […]

Turkish Food Fight Turns to Raids, Fines as Inflation Stings | Bloomberg

Turkish Food Fight Turns to Raids, Fines as Inflation Stings | Bloomberg

Turkey has found that fighting words alone aren’t enough to deter the people it blames for runaway food inflation. After weeks of bashing those deemed price-gougers as traitors and even terrorists, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party is backing up threats with deeds. Fines are on the way after raids of wholesale food markets in […]

Retailers Should Pay Extra Special Attention To Kroger’s Shelf Labeling Plans With Microsoft | Forbes

Retailers Should Pay Extra Special Attention To Kroger’s Shelf Labeling Plans With Microsoft | Forbes

While it is neat to see digital displays come to life within a store, and while the label shelving substrate alone is enough to make someone feel like they suddenly walked into an episode of Star Trek Next Generation, the “tech,” even with all its flashing fruit, should not overshadow why digital pricing displays are […]

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 […]

New milestone in moving towards True Price open standards! | True Price

New milestone in moving towards True Price open standards! | True Price

Imagine a world where every product is priced for its true price, a price which considers social and environmental costs too, such as underpayment of workers and air pollution. Last month, this world became one step closer as True Price took an important step in its mission to enable everyone to know the true price of a […]

Mercedes-Benz Stadium stopped ripping off fans at the concession stand and sparked a revolution [Video] | CBS News

Mercedes-Benz Stadium stopped ripping off fans at the concession stand and sparked a revolution [Video] | CBS News

When he co-founded the Home Depot chain, Atlanta Falcons owner Arthur Blank tried to make the customer experience and pricing the highest priority. He’s using that same model for concessions at Mercedes-Benz Stadium – and it’s having impact around the country. Two seasons ago, the stadium unveiled a grand experiment in professional sports: food and […]

What expensive ketchup can tell us about Amazon’s grocery strategy | The Grocer

What expensive ketchup can tell us about Amazon’s grocery strategy | The Grocer

On the face of it, it’s a head-scratching offer. Six squeezy bottles of no-name ketchup for an eye-watering £10.34, more than three times the price you’d have to pay for six bottles of own-label ketchup in Tesco, where a 550g bottle costs just 65p. Own-label mayonnaise, yellow mustard and BBQ sauce under the same Solimo […]

Why your Uber fares and Airbnb rental fees are about to skyrocket | Daily Mail Online

Why your Uber fares and Airbnb rental fees are about to skyrocket | Daily Mail Online

Uber drivers and Airbnb hosts will no longer be able to dodge taxes on their earnings under a controversial new rule set to see a huge jump in prices for consumers. The federal government will enforce a compulsory reporting system to ensure the 11 million Australians signed up with sharing-economy platforms have no choice but […]

Discussion: Pay-What-You-Want Pricing in Restaurants | Utpal Dholakia

Discussion: Pay-What-You-Want Pricing in Restaurants | Utpal Dholakia

Utpal Dholakia, George R. Brown Professor of Marketing at Rice University. One of the most fascinating pricing methods is Pay-What-You-Want pricing. Regardless of industry, I have yet to meet a manager who’s not intrigued by this model and doesn’t think for a moment, “Can I use this in some way in my business?” The restaurant industry […]