Tag: Price Comparisons

The Warehouse boss says sale-driven shopping is on the way out | Stuff

The Warehouse boss says sale-driven shopping is on the way out | Stuff

Chief executive Nick Grayston said the company had seen tangible improvements in the second half after implementing its “everyday low price” strategy. “Our customers told us because we changed our prices so often they were never sure that they were correct and if they bought something today, would it be cheaper tomorrow? “We wanted to take that uncertainty out […]

Businesses fined for selling goods above MRP, not displaying prices | Borneo Bulletin Online

Businesses fined for selling goods above MRP, not displaying prices | Borneo Bulletin Online

TWO businesses were each issued a compound fine of BND500 for selling price-controlled goods above their maximum retail price (MRP), including cooking oil, formulated powdered milk, and rice, while another two businesses were issued warning notices for not displaying price tags during an inspection. The inspection was conducted in Kampong Tanjung Bunut and Sengkurong by […]

Consumer Reports: What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Consumer Reports: What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

You’ve probably seen the promotions: used rental cars, low prices, big savings. “That low price can be attractive, and most rental companies do maintain their vehicles. But you still have to be a savvy consumer,” said Jon Linkov, Consumer Reports Auto Editor. Rental cars can rack up substantial miles. Hertz, Avis and Enterprise show mileage […]

New Mini comes with unusual pricing strategy | Malay Mail

New Mini comes with unusual pricing strategy | Malay Mail

LONDON, Sept 6 — Mini has just announced a brand new entry level trim for its 2019 Hardtop model that’s unashamedly aimed at a youthful audience. The new Oxford Edition will be the most affordable version of the Mini available to buyers in the United States, which all sounds very good. However, there is a […]

How the Germans are winning the supermarket war | Switzer

How the Germans are winning the supermarket war | Switzer

There has been a resetting in consumer’s attitudes post the global financial crisis (GFC). Prior to the GFC, shopping at ALDI might have been slightly frowned upon but shopping at ALDI can now mean you’re a frugal, savvy and switched on shopper. The hard-discounters, retailers with a limited product range, low prices and a convenient […]

Why aren’t more people using Alexa to shop? It may because we love to price compare | USA Today

Why aren’t more people using Alexa to shop? It may because we love to price compare | USA Today

Amazon holds its pricing algorithms close to the vest. But there is research that indicates the easiest route does not always end up with the best price, rewarding the customer who spends a little time digging around Amazon’s many offerings. And Alexa certainly qualifies as an easy route. According to a 2016 study from a trio of […]

Fake discounts in stores fool some shoppers more than others—here’s why | MarketWatch

Fake discounts in stores fool some shoppers more than others—here’s why | MarketWatch

It’s an experience most of us have had when shopping in a store. You’re rifling through the sales rack in search of a bargain. You find a shirt and trying to decide if it’s worth buying, so you look at the original price. But if you’re shopping at a dishonest retailer, what’s on the price […]

Visit to massive Pa. dealer auction shows car prices rising | WTOP

Visit to massive Pa. dealer auction shows car prices rising | WTOP

WASHINGTON — If you’re shopping for a car, it really helps to know the landscape. WTOP Car Guy Mike Parris got the inside story by visiting the world’s largest wholesale auto auction facility. While the Manheim, Pennsylvania, site is for dealers only, some insights from there could help save you money. “This is controlled chaos,” […]

Mercedes-Benz To Hike Car Prices From September 1 | CarDekho

Mercedes-Benz To Hike Car Prices From September 1 | CarDekho

Mercedes-Benz India to revise the ex-showroom price of its entire model range by up to 4% Ex-showroom prices of the entire Mercedes-Benz model range set to increase up to 4% w.e.f. September 1st,  2018 A combination of factors comprising rising input costs, increasing inflation and an upward moving forex rate have been consistently exerting significant […]

Litho Printers Now Paying Higher Prices for Printing Plates Due to Tariffs on Aluminum | piworld

Litho Printers Now Paying Higher Prices for Printing Plates Due to Tariffs on Aluminum | piworld

No matter which side of the aisle you find yourself standing on from a political standpoint, the 10% tariff that the Trump administration has imposed on imported aluminum is now being passed through as a surcharge by major lithographic printing plate manufacturers to their U.S. customer bases. And, while the cost of aluminum printing plates […]