Tag: omnichannel retailing

Alibaba Could Take Kroger to the Next Level Fast | The Motley Fool

Alibaba Could Take Kroger to the Next Level Fast | The Motley Fool

A worthy opponent If a merger occurs, Kroger would become even more of a powerhouse in groceries, and a solid investment candidate. It’s already a quality company that has been knocked back due to the investments in pricing it needed to make to compete with Amazon and Walmart. The Amazon purchase of Whole Foods scared […]

Wal-Mart Sharpens Online Edge, Join Forces With Rakuten | Zacks.com

Wal-Mart Sharpens Online Edge, Join Forces With Rakuten | Zacks.com

With the objective of capitalizing on the booming online shopping, Rakuten and Seiyu GK, a subsidiary of Walmart have reached a new agreement to launch “Rakuten Seiyu Netsuper”, a new online grocery delivery service in Japan. The service is likely to be launched in the latter half of 2018. Through the partnership both the companies […]

Grocery shoppers could move online twice as fast as originally anticipated | CNBC

Grocery shoppers could move online twice as fast as originally anticipated | CNBC

The shift is already evident: 49 percent of all shoppers bought a packaged good online within the last three months. That includes 61 percent of millennials and 44 percent of baby boomers. It also includes 54 percent of affluent households and 40 percent of low-income households. Grocery stores, cognizant of the price transparency the web […]

Managing Inventory Turnover – A Key Operational Strategy for Retailers | ABL Advisor

Managing Inventory Turnover – A Key Operational Strategy for Retailers | ABL Advisor

Despite the recent record setting bull market, slower growth is becoming the new normal for a large portion of the retail sector. Competing reports outline strong holiday sales, while others maintain apocalyptic predictions. Retailers that are now flush with cash are shifting strategies into omni-channel development and experiential retail, while others are assessing the cost […]

Procter & Gamble and Nelson Peltz have a Pricing Problem: Gadfly | The Washington Post

Procter & Gamble and Nelson Peltz have a Pricing Problem: Gadfly | The Washington Post

  Looking at individual business segments, too, this report echoed other recent P&G quarters. Once again, the grooming business was the most challenged, with organic sales declining 3 percent from a year earlier, as lower-priced insurgents keep taking market share. And again the SK-II brand — a luxury skin-care line that includes products such as […]

Can dynamic pricing be a headache for brands? | Econsultancy

Can dynamic pricing be a headache for brands? | Econsultancy

But the thing that really stood out about the activity was this: there were no price tags in-store. Visitors to the pop-ups had to scan a product on the Amazon app in order to find out the price. Easy to see how this benefits Amazon. Not so easy to see how it benefits shoppers, or […]

Capping of air fares could raise prices: Government | newkerala news

Capping of air fares could raise prices: Government | newkerala news

New Delhi, Jan 6: The government on Saturday said that capping of air fares could “raise prices for the 98-99 per cent of the passengers”. The Ministry of Civil Aviation, in a statement, defended the domestic airline industry against the observations made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport which pointed to airline staff’s misbehaviour […]

Innovative companies have good reason to be optimistic | TTG

Innovative companies have good reason to be optimistic | TTG

The Payment Services Directive 2 changes will be important, and I have a feeling many travel companies are still undecided on their medium and long-term strategy and will watch the competition closely in a bid to give themselves the best chance to make the right strategic pricing move. Barclays’ travel customers in the luxury, adventure […]

Domestic airline industry follows global practice of dynamic pricing | Business Standard News

Domestic airline industry follows global practice of dynamic pricing | Business Standard News

Union Minister Jayant Sinha on Friday said the domestic airline industry follows the “global practice of dynamic pricing”. The Minister of State for Civil Aviation was defending the industry against the latest observations made by the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport which pointed to airline staff’s misbehaviour and over-pricing of air tickets. “Globally, airlines follow […]

Top 5 MDM Articles from 2017 | Modern Distribution Management

Top 5 MDM Articles from 2017 | Modern Distribution Management

As the largest industrial distributor in North America, Grainger is bound to garner attention when it makes a move as big as changing its pricing strategy. This past year proved that MDM readers were eager to learn as much as they could about the company’s hopes of acquiring more customers by adjusting prices. Three articles […]