Tag: Price Pressures

Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Was China’s Second Best-Selling Smartphone in 2017 | Mac Rumors

Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Was China’s Second Best-Selling Smartphone in 2017 | Mac Rumors

Apple was the only foreign brand in China’s 2017 market top 10, according to the research, thanks to the success of its iPhone 7 series. An uptick in sales in the second half of the year was reportedly due to the implementation of price cuts, which increased Apple’s competitiveness against lower-cost local brands. For example, […]

Should the new Kia Cerato feature autonomous emergency braking? | Drive

Should the new Kia Cerato feature autonomous emergency braking? | Drive

Kia Australia Managing Director, Damien Meredith, told Australian media that “the need to put AEB into your base models is nearly compulsory”, however, sneaking it into a model priced under $20,000 may be a tough ask. “We will try very, very hard to have a Cerato in at $19,990 whether it be manual or auto […]

Fuel pricing: Kachikwu’s desperate options – Henry Boyo | Vanguard News

Fuel pricing: Kachikwu’s desperate options – Henry Boyo | Vanguard News

In retrospect, Kachikwu had, infact, told reporters in Abuja on 15th December 2015, that “fuel price would no longer be fixed” and also noted that “the price of crude would continue to determine what petrol price will be”. It is instructive that Kachikwu’s statement on fuel price ‘deregulation’, was made at a time when crude […]

Diesel Prices Burn Holes in Pockets on Account of Firming Crude Oil Price in the Indian Basket | News18

Diesel Prices Burn Holes in Pockets on Account of Firming Crude Oil Price in the Indian Basket | News18

Fuel prices are now dynamic and unregulated which means prices change on a daily basis based on the crude oil rates and the demand and supply mechanism. Under dynamic, or real-time, pricing, price of a product can vary as fixed by individual retailers across locations and duration of the day. Retail fuel prices in the […]

EU watchdog says pricing at derivatives reporting firms too opaque | Reuters

EU watchdog says pricing at derivatives reporting firms too opaque | Reuters

TRs can be accessed by regulators to see who is behind each trade. The aim is to apply lessons from the financial crisis when Lehman Brothers collapsed but it took time to find out who was exposed to the bank’s derivatives trades. ESMA reviewed fees charged by the TRs and in its report published on […]

The Importance of Pricing for UK Retailers | The Market Mogul

The Importance of Pricing for UK Retailers | The Market Mogul

Pricing Importantly, offering discounts must be combined with an effective digital marketing strategy – and this is where Debenhams went wrong despite the price cuts. Brick-and-mortar shops have been closing, including those of Marks & Spencer, Toys R Us and Forever 21. Retailers must become more flexible and adapt to consumers who are offered more […]

Coal India to charge customers on energy content in coal | The Economic Times

Coal India to charge customers on energy content in coal | The Economic Times

In technical terms, coal price will be based on Rupees per kilo calorie — that is Rupees per unit of energy. “It is a global system of coal pricing and we would put in place systems for measuring energy content for each consignment. It will lead to financial benefit for customers who pay for what […]

Red Robin Makes Nationwide Announcement On All 570 Locations — Direct Result of Failed Liberal Policies | Your Daily Breifing

Red Robin Makes Nationwide Announcement On All 570 Locations — Direct Result of Failed Liberal Policies | Your Daily Breifing

On Monday, the national restaurant chain Red Robin announced it would eliminate busboys at all of its 570 restaurants, as the company expects it will save $8 million in 2018 by doing so. Red Robin’s chief financial officer Guy Constant told attendees at the ICR retail conference, “We need to do that to address the […]

Oil rally ends as U.S. production expected to keep prices in check | The Globe and Mail

Oil rally ends as U.S. production expected to keep prices in check | The Globe and Mail

Global crude markets carried their end-of-year momentum into 2018, but will have trouble taking prices higher in the coming weeks barring a major geopolitical event, analysts say. Leading international and North American benchmark prices hit their highest levels in nearly two years near the end of last week, before a profit-taking selloff on Friday. Analysts […]

Nokia 6 (2018) Vs Xiaomi Mi A1 Vs Moto G5s Plus, Specs, Price | iGyaan

Nokia 6 (2018) Vs Xiaomi Mi A1 Vs Moto G5s Plus, Specs, Price | iGyaan

HMD Global’s pricing strategy for its mid-range and budget smartphones in India has baffled everyone. The Nokia 6 was launched in India in early-2017 and was heavily panned for its excessive pricing. However, it appears that HMD Global has learned its lesson and will be willing to rectify such costly errors with its new budget […]