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Grainger Accelerates Pricing Actions After Q1 Sales Tick Up, Profit Slides | Industrial Distribution

Grainger Accelerates Pricing Actions After Q1 Sales Tick Up, Profit Slides | Industrial Distribution

“Overall, the first quarter clearly fell short of our expectations, driven primarily by the stronger than anticipated customer response to our U.S. strategic pricing actions, with a greater volume of products sold at more competitive prices,” Macpherson said in Grainger’s earnings release Tuesday, adding that the company will now accelerate those pricing changes going forward. “Based […]

Strengthening of the wholesale prices in 2016-17 also indicates a slow recovery in pricing power of industry | The Times of India

Strengthening of the wholesale prices in 2016-17 also indicates a slow recovery in pricing power of industry | The Times of India

The end of the fiscal year 2016-17 saw the wholesale price index (WPI) slump from a high of 6.6% in February 2017 to 5.7% in March. This is a respite from the persistent hardening of prices in the previous three months. But despite the gain the wholesale price index ended up at a three year […]

Construction Material Costs Outpace Contractors’ Pricing, AGC Says | Rental Equipment Register

Construction Material Costs Outpace Contractors’ Pricing, AGC Says | Rental Equipment Register

Double-digit price increases for key construction materials pushed up construction costs in March, while the prices charged by contractors remained moderate, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged policy makers to avoid adopting restrictions on international trade that would add […]

RIL, other Coal Bed Methane producers get pricing, marketing freedom | ET EnergyWorld

RIL, other Coal Bed Methane producers get pricing, marketing freedom | ET EnergyWorld

New Delhi: Reliance Industries and other producers of coal bed methane have been granted pricing and marketing independence as well as permission to sell fuel to affiliates after the formal policy notification. Through the April 13 notification, the oil ministry said a coal bed methane (CBM) producer has to call for open bids for sale […]

Opening up of coal sector may run into pricing hurdle | DNA India

Opening up of coal sector may run into pricing hurdle | DNA India

The government’s ambitious effort to open up coal mining to private and foreign players and end the virtual monopoly of Coal India Ltd (CIL) might come a cropper if some of the restrictive conditions put in the proposed guidelines are not reworked. Private miners – Indian or foreign – would be allowed to sell coal […]

A Look at Netflix’s Strategy in Developing Markets Like India | Market Realist

A Look at Netflix’s Strategy in Developing Markets Like India | Market Realist

Pricing strategy The company has also employed a pricing strategy in international markets, where its plans cost between $6 and $19 per month—closer to its US prices. Netflix noted that as it penetrates more international territories and has to appeal to households with various income levels, it could consider introducing various price tiers in international […]

Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #3 Pricing | The National Law Review

Top 5 Antitrust Issues Facing Companies in the U.S. Today: #3 Pricing | The National Law Review

Prices provide crucial information to buyers and sellers, and so have always been critical to a competitive economy and antitrust law. But the emergence of new online information-harvesting technology and instantaneous transmission of pricing information may lead to new versions of antitrust issues, including anticompetitive price fixing arrangements and disputes about distributors’ pricing. Pricing Algorithms […]

Revenue growth likely to recover, driven by pricing | The Financial Express

Revenue growth likely to recover, driven by pricing | The Financial Express

At an aggregate level, FMCG growth will see a strong recovery not only from Q3 which was impacted by demonetisation but also from the levels seen in Q2. The key driver is the return of strong price growth compared to deflation in H1 FY17, while volume recovery will likely be more modest. Stark divergence is […]

Why daily change in petrol and diesel prices will benefit consumers | Deccan Chronicle

Why daily change in petrol and diesel prices will benefit consumers | Deccan Chronicle

Mumbai: State run Oil Marketing Companies, Indian Oil Corporation, Bharat Petroleum Corporation and Oil India considering plans to bring in ‘dynamic pricing’ model for petrol and diesel. Under dynamic model of pricing, once in place, prices of petrol and diesel will change everyday on the lines of global oil prices that change on a daily […]

Major oil marketing companies mull daily fuel price change | Business Standard News

Major oil marketing companies mull daily fuel price change | Business Standard News

India’s state-run oil marketing companies, which control over 90 per cent of the retail fuel market in the country, are mulling a plan that would allow daily changes in the price of automotive fuels, Economic Times reported on Friday. State-owned and India’s biggest oil marketing company Indian Oil Corp Ltd and its two smaller peers […]