Tag: lowering prices

Unprecedented Pricing Pressure In Commercial Vehicles, Ashok Leyland Says | Bloomberg Quint

Unprecedented Pricing Pressure In Commercial Vehicles, Ashok Leyland Says | Bloomberg Quint

The pricing pressure in the commercial vehicle segment has reached ‘unprecedented’ levels, with all Indian automakers doling out discounts, Ashok Leyland Ltd. Chief Financial Officer Gopal Mahadevan told BloombergQuint in an interview. “The industry, excluding Ashok Leyland, seems to believe that the best way to acquire customers is to give discounts,” he said. The high […]

PVinsights: Shrinking Demand for Mono PERC Products Forces Suppliers Spur Pricing War | AltEnergyMag

PVinsights: Shrinking Demand for Mono PERC Products Forces Suppliers Spur Pricing War | AltEnergyMag

Overall polysilicon prices drop slightly this week with minor correction in Chinese market. Although demand and supply remained quite balanced currently, the suppliers have sensed downstream price pressure and some reacted faster in lowering prices to retain clients. Furthermore, as to maintain the relationship with certain strategic mono-crystalline wafer makers in China, some Korean polysilicon […]

Sainsbury’s sales growth cools in ‘competitive market’ | Financial Times

Sainsbury’s sales growth cools in ‘competitive market’ | Financial Times

Grocery sales increased 1.4 per cent year-on-year (including Argos in the base figure) in the most recent quarter compared to 3 per cent in the first three months of the fiscal year. General merchandise was worse: 1.6 per cent lower than last year in the latest quarter, taking half year sales down 0.1 per cent. […]

Amazon provided discounts for Christmas | HashtagME

Amazon provided discounts for Christmas | HashtagME

Amazon’s new strategy to provide discounts to its customers while paying sellers full price has been launched, as the Christmas season nears and the company aims to compete with ‘brick and mortar’ stores for customers. “When Amazon provides a discount, customers get the products they want at a price they’ll love, and small businesses receive […]

Experts Warn Amazon Will Stumble On Major Logistics and HR Issues In Oz | channelnews

Experts Warn Amazon Will Stumble On Major Logistics and HR Issues In Oz | channelnews

“When you start delivering beyond the metro centres into the regions, that is where the real challenge will be”. Dennis claims that eBay Australia will soon launch a guaranteed delivery service, plus a price matching program. The strategy is likely intended to increase eBay’s competitiveness amidst Amazon’s influence. Commentators speculate that Amazon’s prices will generally be […]

First, Amazon destroyed retail — now, it’s coming for Starbucks | ZDNet

First, Amazon destroyed retail — now, it’s coming for Starbucks | ZDNet

Let’s look at their customer engagement model. A typical customer might make a coffee at home with whatever system and brand of coffee they have (hopefully Starbucks) and perhaps pick up a drink at a Starbucks store on the way to work. If they are particularly addicted, they’ll buy a few during the day, but […]

Pricey New Space Age Perovskite Solar Cell Aims For Low-Cost Rooftop Solar Market | CleanTechnica

Pricey New Space Age Perovskite Solar Cell Aims For Low-Cost Rooftop Solar Market | CleanTechnica

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the University of Washington, have come up with a strategy for driving down the cost of solar cells while ramping up efficiency: start at the top. The team has developed a high cost, high efficiency quantum dot solar cell for space applications, where price is no obstacle. […]

Why wait? eBay Black Friday 2017 deals start this week | TechRadar

Why wait? eBay Black Friday 2017 deals start this week | TechRadar

eBay deals on Black Friday 2017 may not be here for a few more weeks, but the retail site is getting into the savings spirit early with some scary good sales the day after Halloween. And that’s just the beginning. You see, eBay wants you to be a “first-minute” shopper this year by saving big […]

HERO Sales Aggressively Smashed by Minimarket Operators | netral english

HERO Sales Aggressively Smashed by Minimarket Operators | netral english

“In the food business, competition is getting tighter as the minimarket operators continue to invest heavily in the development of their business networks,” Deutsch said, Saturday (10/28/2017), in a written statement. To anticipate this, he emphasized several initiatives to improve the company’s ongoing food business performance including reviewing the promotion and pricing strategy among the […]

Nordstrom Doubles Down on Discount Format as Retail Woes Deepen | Bloomberg

Nordstrom Doubles Down on Discount Format as Retail Woes Deepen | Bloomberg

Off-Price Popularity In the past 20 years, off-price shopping has grown significantly. T.J. Maxx entered the market in 1976 and is now seen as the dominant player, competing with apparel retailers of every kind. For Nordstrom, the format has drawn in new customers as well as boosting sales — McKibbin said Rack has generated about […]