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Should minimum calorie pricing be considered? | The Student

Should minimum calorie pricing be considered? | The Student

Following the announcement on Wednesday 15 November that the UK Supreme Court is backing the plans for the Scottish government to introduce minimum unit pricing on alcohol, should similar measures be considered for calorie consumption? The Scottish government had approved legislation five years ago to introduce a 50p-per-unit minimum on alcohol, but it had been […]

Rethinking price wars: Disruptive forces are reshaping how they start, get fought, and get resolved | Simon Kucher & Partners

Rethinking price wars: Disruptive forces are reshaping how they start, get fought, and get resolved | Simon Kucher & Partners

Introduction Roughly half of all companies around the world think they are involved in a price war. In almost 90 percent of those cases, they think someone else started it. At the same time, losing lots of money no longer necessarily means you have lost a price war. It can mean that you have won […]

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 […]

RECEIPE FOR A TOURIST BOOM | LankaWeb

RECEIPE FOR A TOURIST BOOM | LankaWeb

What is your opinion on revoking room rates for City Hotels? Minimum room rates were introduced during a buyer’s market to protect hotels and to ensure a decent rate based on quality and standards. The yardstick used was the Star grading. In the mid 1980’s 5 Star hotels charged ridiculously low rates (US$27.00), which compelled […]

Pricing News Daily > 2/5/15

Pricing News Daily > 2/5/15

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: Strategic Pricing Associates SPA is the leading provider of pricing analytics to 100′s of complex companies of all types: manufacturing, distribution, equipment, […]

Bottle shops angry over Smirnoff price packaging stipulation | The Sydney Morning Herald

Bottle shops angry over Smirnoff price packaging stipulation | The Sydney Morning Herald

Bottle shop owners have blasted liquor multinational Diageo for attempting to “dictate” their profit margins by printing a set price on the packaging of a new Smirnoff range. Diageo late last month launched Smirnoff-branded wine-based coolers in packs of four with “$14.99” printed on the front. Industry observers say it is the first time that such a pricing move […]

Pricing News Daily > 12/19/14

Pricing News Daily > 12/19/14

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: Strategic Pricing Associates SPA is the leading provider of pricing analytics to 100′s of complex companies of all types: manufacturing, distribution, equipment, […]

Developing a Pricing Strategy | Docstoc

Developing a Pricing Strategy | Docstoc

Determining the right price for products or services can be one of the most difficult tasks for small business owners. If prices are too low, you kill your chances of profit. But if they’re too high, you could alienate your customers. Either way, both scenarios can crush a business. Price is not determined by intuition. […]

Pricing News Daily > 9/10/14

Pricing News Daily > 9/10/14

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 […]