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Amazon revamps Fire HD 8, cuts price 40% to $90, says its tablet sales have more than doubled | GeekWire

Amazon revamps Fire HD 8, cuts price 40% to $90, says its tablet sales have more than doubled | GeekWire

Amazon unveiled a new version of its Fire HD 8 tablet this morning, with more memory and additional storage, and dropped the price to $89.99 — a 40 percent decrease from the $149.99 price for the previous version. The company also said overall sales of its Fire tablet sales have more than doubled year-over-year, demonstrating the success of its […]

AMZN Stock: Is This the Next Big Thing from Amazon.com, Inc.? | Profit Confidential

AMZN Stock: Is This the Next Big Thing from Amazon.com, Inc.? | Profit Confidential

Part of the success of the Fire tablet was its pricing strategy. With a $49.99 price tag or $250.00 for a six-pack, the device is less expensive compared to rivals. For consumers new to the tablet market, the low price point of Amazon’s Fire tablet looks like a great place to start. The company is […]

Pricing News Daily > 1/7/15

Pricing News Daily > 1/7/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Wiser Wiser provides a complete suite of solutions to give retailers, brands, and manufacturers the edge to stay both competitive and most […]

Amazon’s changing hardware pricing strategy | Beyond Devices

Amazon’s changing hardware pricing strategy | Beyond Devices

That last point is the key here: Amazon can’t sell other products on the same basis as it originally sold Kindles because those other products don’t have the same positive effect on other sales as Kindles do. Even Kindles can only be discounted so far before they become loss-making, presumably, even taking into account e-book […]

Pricer’s Points | August 2014

Pricer’s Points | August 2014

The “Pricer’s Points” blog series provides a forum for pricing professionals to share their insights and experience. Our guest bloggers share their knowledge about specific product or industry challenges, geographic complexities, strategies, tactics, and technologies. This Edition is Sponsored by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key […]

Pricing News Daily > 7/11/14

Pricing News Daily > 7/11/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. Today’s Headlines The Worst Kind of Customer… | The Sales Hunter They bought on price, not on the solution you’re providing them. This low-price customer is now […]

Pricer’s Points: Why the Amazon Fire Phone price isn’t cheap. | Matt Burnett

Pricer’s Points: Why the Amazon Fire Phone price isn’t cheap. | Matt Burnett

It’s been about three-weeks since Amazon unveiled its first smartphone to the world: the Fire Phone. Now the dust has settled it’s possible to try and understand exactly what Amazon is trying to achieve with the Fire Phone pricing. Some commentators have criticised the company for not doing what it’s done in the past with the […]