Tag: Price Matching Policies

Walmart Earnings: More Signs It’s Fighting Hard on Pricing | Barron’s

Walmart Earnings: More Signs It’s Fighting Hard on Pricing | Barron’s

There’s more evidence that Walmart continues to fight hard on the pricing front. The retailer was recently cheaper, on average, than fellow Barron’s Next 50 stock Amazon.com (AMZN) in 8 of 10 categories studied by Guggenheim Securities, according to a Tuesday note. (Guggenheim checked prices on 10 baskets of 10 items.) In some cases, Walmart […]

Supermarket price war: Weekly shop set to be slashed as retail giants go head-to-head | Express

Supermarket price war: Weekly shop set to be slashed as retail giants go head-to-head | Express

A SUPERMARKET price war is to ignite in the UK following the £14billion merger between Asda and Sainsbury’s that would ease pressure on household budgets following a recent squeeze on finances. Last week, Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe – who was filmed singing ‘We’re in the money’ – pledged to slash prices on everyday items by […]

Walmart’s Low-Price Strategy Breaks Down Online | RetailWire

Walmart’s Low-Price Strategy Breaks Down Online | RetailWire

Walmart is known for its commitment to low prices, but the company is discovering that shipping the lowest-priced products is making it tough to turn a profit with e-commerce. So, the chain has begun encouraging consumer package goods vendors to provide higher-priced items to sell on Walmart.com. Earlier in February, Walmart eCommerce CEO Marc Lore […]

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 […]

Pricing Tactics – #Infographic | Digital Information World

Pricing Tactics – #Infographic | Digital Information World

Most online retailers don’t pay enough attention to their pricing strategy, they don’t see it as a game changer for their business, and hence they opt for other tactics that take cost more time and money. For example, they may spend weeks trying to fix their SEO and website optimization to increase their conversion rates, […]

Wal-Mart shrinks gap with Amazon, makes pricing more competitive | Business Standard News

Wal-Mart shrinks gap with Amazon, makes pricing more competitive | Business Standard News

Wal-Mart Stores Inc is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com Inc’s online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the “low price leader” title. Wal-Mart has aggressively invested in making its prices more competitive against brick-and-mortar rivals since the start of the year. Now, the shrinking gap is also […]

Walmart vs. Amazon: which is cheaper? | Business Insider

Walmart vs. Amazon: which is cheaper? | Business Insider

Amazon is losing its edge in the low-price wars online. A new price study spanning 700 days found that Walmart’s prices online are now just 0.3% more expensive than Amazon’s on average, Reuters reports. That’s down from a 3% premium last year. In some categories, Walmart’s prices were significantly lower than Amazon’s, the study by […]

Walmart’s Next Pricing Strategy Is…Raising Select Prices Online? | Retail TouchPoints

Walmart’s Next Pricing Strategy Is…Raising Select Prices Online? | Retail TouchPoints

“Providing a cheaper price or a discount for picking up an online order in-store makes sense — after all, it is cheaper for Walmart to fulfill in this way and it gets the potential benefit of incremental sales when the customer collects,” said Neil Saunders, Managing Director at GlobalData Retail, in a RetailWire discussion. “However, […]

Toys R Us Bankruptcy Casts Its Shadow on Hasbro and Mattel Earnings | The Motley Fool

Toys R Us Bankruptcy Casts Its Shadow on Hasbro and Mattel Earnings | The Motley Fool

But you have kids now these days, busier than ever. There’s less playtime. Children are turning to smartphones and electronics at really young ages, which means less of the traditional action figures, puzzles, and games at Toys R Us has previously featured heavily in their stores. But at the same time, the bankruptcy, I think it’s […]

Shopper highlights Walmart price inconsistencies | WAFF-TV

Shopper highlights Walmart price inconsistencies | WAFF-TV

HUNTSVILLE, AL (WAFF) – Price matching can save consumers the trouble of traveling to different stores, but some stores don’t even price match their own items. This is true for retail giant Walmart, however, it depends on the location and not necessarily what the item may be. WAFF 48 News stopped at five Huntsville area locations to […]