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Apple accused of counter-revolutionary pricing in Russia | The Register

Apple accused of counter-revolutionary pricing in Russia | The Register

Russia’s anti-monopoly regulator has taken a bite out of Apple, finding that Cupertino’s local outpost fixed iPhone prices in the country. The Federal Antimonopoly Service’s (FAS) investigation found that the company fixed iPhone 5 and iPhone 6 products in the retail supply chain. Not only does the FAS say Apple set retail prices for 16 […]

Your contact lenses are about to get less expensive | CNN Money

Your contact lenses are about to get less expensive | CNN Money

The world’s largest contact lens manufacturer has dropped its minimum pricing requirements, paving the way for looming price wars. Johnson & Johnson announced this week that it would discontinue its controversial unilateral pricing policy for its Acuvue brand contacts, a policy that has become the subject of a major court battle. Discount contacts retailers, especially […]

Johnson & Johnson Ends Contacts Lens Policy Amid Price Wars | ABC News

Johnson & Johnson Ends Contacts Lens Policy Amid Price Wars | ABC News

“The important thing is that we make sure we keep a regulated contact lens industry so patients have a safe experience with contact lenses,” said Millicent Knight, Johnson & Johnson’s vice president of professional affairs. But opponents say that contact lens makers want to stifle competition, and that hurts customers. Discount retailers took aim at […]

Marblehead Board of Health takes tobacco issues head on | Marblehead Reporter

Marblehead Board of Health takes tobacco issues head on | Marblehead Reporter

“There are some really big additional policy changes that I need to tell you about,” Redford told the board. Redford said there is a new pricing strategy aimed at keeping cigars and cigarillos out of the hands of young people. Communities have the authority to raise the price of a single cigarillo or mini cigar to […]

Alphabet Inc (GOOG)’s Google to Reduce App Prices in Upcoming Markets | Opp Trends

Alphabet Inc (GOOG)’s Google to Reduce App Prices in Upcoming Markets | Opp Trends

Alphabet Inc (NASDAQ:GOOG)’s Google has lowered the prices of apps in emerging markets as part of adapting to the economic conditions and affordability. Google’s price adaptations especially target the third world regions. The company has 1.4 billion Android users, and most of them live in developing countries in Asia, Eastern Europe, Africa and South America. […]

China province fines Mercedes Benz $56 mn for price fixing | Yahoo7

China province fines Mercedes Benz $56 mn for price fixing | Yahoo7

Beijing (AFP) – Chinese authorities fined Mercedes-Benz 350 million yuan ($56 million) on Thursday for violating anti-monopoly laws and price fixing, investigators said.” After an investigation, Mercedes-Benz dealers in Jiangsu province were found to have implemented a fixed minimum price for E- and S-class vehicle parts in violation of the anti-monopoly law,” said a statement […]

Pricing News Daily > 12/4/14

Pricing News Daily > 12/4/14

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. 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 […]

Settlement reached in Steak n Shake franchisee suit | Indianapolis Business Journal

Settlement reached in Steak n Shake franchisee suit | Indianapolis Business Journal

Steak n Shake boss Sardar Biglari is so wedded to the company’s $4-meal strategy that, at many locations, the pricing is part of the permanent signage. Some franchisees have been just as entrenched, arguing in a wave of lawsuits last year that the Indianapolis-based chain overstepped its rights when it banned independent operators from setting […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/7/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/7/14

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. This Edition is Sponsored by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]

Senate subcommittee examines new pricing policies for contact lenses | Healio Optometry

Senate subcommittee examines new pricing policies for contact lenses | Healio Optometry

The Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust Competition Policy and Consumer Rights held a hearing July 30 to explore contact lens pricing strategies initiated recently by contact lens manufacturers that would affect retail price competition, Sen. Amy Klobuchar (D-Minn.) said as she presided over the proceedings. “This is intended as an exploratory hearing to give the subcommittee […]