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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 […]

Food and beverage makers look to chocolate as premiumization trend grows | Food Dive

Food and beverage makers look to chocolate as premiumization trend grows | Food Dive

Dive Brief: Jared Koerten, a Euromonitor senior food analyst, sees premiumization as “a characteristic, trait or feature of a product that elevates consumer perception, creating a willingness to pay more,” Bakery and Snacks reported. Premiumization also conveys a commitment to the time and investment it takes to achieve premium product status for a brand such as Godiva or Lindt […]

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 1) | Medium Rare

We let sandwich prices get out of control (part 1) | Medium Rare

Five. Five dollar. Five dollar footlong. Those Subway commercials took the country by storm, but what we didn’t understand–at least not at the moment–was just how important this pricing strategy was for the future of all sandwiches. This wasn’t a simple gimmick. This wasn’t just a ploy for Subway to boost their annual sales. No, Subway […]

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 […]

Whole Foods Under Amazon Is Still The Priciest. Do We Care? | RetailWire

Whole Foods Under Amazon Is Still The Priciest. Do We Care? | RetailWire

Despite Amazon.com’s publicity push to promote price cuts at Whole Foods, the chain remains the highest price grocer in the land, according to a new study by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BOA). The study, which included the round of price cuts announced on April 3rd that the grocer claimed included deeper discounts and double […]

The Untapped Pricing Power of Costco | Guru Focus

The Untapped Pricing Power of Costco | Guru Focus

Many (web) pages have been filled about the concept of untapped pricing power but companies that have it are like unicorns. Everyone knows what they look like, and some people claim they once saw one. But there seems to be no opportunity to observe one at your leisure. This has bothered me for some time […]

The ‘green’ consumer has moved from fringe to mainstream, says Fair Trade USA | Confectionery News

The ‘green’ consumer has moved from fringe to mainstream, says Fair Trade USA | Confectionery News

Be clean, be green – and give back Premium chocolate has snagged an outsized role in recent years, as consumers show an increasing willingness to pay more for higher quality products – especially from producers that highlight their commitment to communities and sustainability. Clean-label chocolate in particular, which boasts simple ingredient lists free from artificial […]

Would You Pay More for Dinner on a Saturday Than on a Tuesday? | Heated – Medium

Would You Pay More for Dinner on a Saturday Than on a Tuesday? | Heated – Medium

Most people want reservations at peak times, which in Toronto, starts around 7:30 p.m. on Friday and Saturday night. Unless restaurateurs can convince customers to sit on each other’s laps, they often can’t satisfy demand. Meanwhile, seats can sit empty on Tuesday. So in March, Yang got creative with a solution by raising prices on […]

Whole Foods has highest prices despite cuts in April: Bank of America | CNBC

Whole Foods has highest prices despite cuts in April: Bank of America | CNBC

Whole Foods still has the highest overall prices among U.S. food retailers, despite the widely publicized discounts the Amazon-owned grocer made in April. Walmart continues to have lowest overall prices, momentum that will likely be unscathed by Whole Foods’ price cuts, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts wrote in a Tuesday report. Kroger narrowed its […]

Drug court to try firms refusing to cut prices | The Express Tribune

Drug court to try firms refusing to cut prices | The Express Tribune

ISLAMABAD: The government is expected to take up the issue of hike in drug prices at its next cabinet meeting while it intends to move the drug court against all those pharmaceutical companies who refuse to lower prices of their medicines in line with the recent policy decision of the government. This was disclosed by the […]