Tag: Perceived Value

Herbalife: A Viable Short  | Seeking Alpha

Herbalife: A Viable Short | Seeking Alpha

If you go to Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) (US domestic), many of Herbalife’s (HLF) products are available. Two big factors that drive sales for supplemental food products are pricing and brand value. For one thing, Herbalife’s brand has been under scrutiny for sometime, which has had some impact on the company’s sales, particular since regulatory authorities around […]

Biz tip of the week: Are you charging the right price? | tucson.com

Biz tip of the week: Are you charging the right price? | tucson.com

Most startups and small businesses set prices too low, hoping to attract customers. In fact, very low prices can be a red flag to consumers and actually reduce sales. Implementing a low price strategy may disrupt the market and initiate a price war with your biggest competitor. Setting the correct price is critically important to […]

How predictive analytics is changing the game for real estate agents | RealtyBizNews

How predictive analytics is changing the game for real estate agents | RealtyBizNews

Martin Morzynski, chief marketing officer with HouseCanary, a real estate data analytics firm, told RISMedia that predictive analytics can “help agents get better at their jobs because consumer’s expectations and questions and getting more precise.” “It brings a level of accuracy and granularity into the process that changes the game,” he added. There are other […]

Silicon Valley real estate prices leap: new bidding wars | The Mercury News

Silicon Valley real estate prices leap: new bidding wars | The Mercury News

Six months ago, there was widespread talk about the flattening of the Bay Area housing market — its red-hot temperature had calmed to a simmer. That conversation appears to be ancient history. To wit, this example: Alain Pinel agent Mark Wong sent out an email blast Tuesday revealing that around 60 South Bay homes, mostly in Sunnyvale […]

The Cost of Living in New York City Just Got Even Higher | Newsweek

The Cost of Living in New York City Just Got Even Higher | Newsweek

The price rise has resulted in New York apartments selling at an average of $2.19 million a pop while median prices also hit a new record of $1.19 million. “The expectation for the second quarter had been more modest,” said Jonathan Miller, president of Miller Samuel, told CNBC Thursday. “We did see the market cool […]

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Technology is enabling supermarkets and other retailers to change their prices throughout the day, but why should they want to do this and what will customers think about it? Many know the dispiriting feeling when the summer holiday flight they had their eye on suddenly goes up £50, or the Uber they call on a […]

Coca-Cola hikes fizzy drinks prices | OdishaSunTimes.com

Coca-Cola hikes fizzy drinks prices | OdishaSunTimes.com

New Delhi: Beverages major Coca-Cola India on Tuesday announced that prices of its packaged drinking water brand Kinley will be cut while aerated drinks will get slightly more expensive. The new pricing strategy has been announced with the country’s biggest indirect tax reform — the Goods and Services Tax — just around the corner. In addition, […]

European duty free ‘poised for big gains post Brexit’ | Travel Retail Business

European duty free ‘poised for big gains post Brexit’ | Travel Retail Business

WILL THE OPPORTUNITY TO RESTORE REAL VALUE BE TAKEN UP? He said: “This type of analysis is imperative to both suppliers and retailers as their pricing strategy at some airports in particular will need to be adjusted. The restitution of duty free sales on these UK-Europe routes may well present an unprecedented opportunity to all […]

Elmer Fudd Should Not Lead Your Pricing Strategy| Strategic Pricing Solutions

Elmer Fudd Should Not Lead Your Pricing Strategy| Strategic Pricing Solutions

One of the more common things we see is pricing strategies and tactics succumbing to fear, uncertainty and d-doubt (FUDD).  When that happens, companies frequently begin a cycle of value-destroying pricing decisions.  You can prevent those decisions by recognizing the symptoms and stopping Elmer Fudd from leading your pricing strategies. The fear component of Elmer […]

10 Tips For Retailers Looking To Expand Into Wholesale | Multi Channel Merchant

10 Tips For Retailers Looking To Expand Into Wholesale | Multi Channel Merchant

Pricing strategy It’s important to understand the differences in pricing strategy between B2C and B2B. While B2C typically utilized fixed consumer prices, B2B buyers are buying as part of their job and often expect customer-specific prices. There are a number of strategies to consider when it comes to wholesale pricing, but it’s important to ensure […]