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Predatory pricing win turns out to be double-edged sword for telecom operators | livemint

Predatory pricing win turns out to be double-edged sword for telecom operators | livemint

A lot can change in a year, especially in the hyper-competitive telecom industry, which has witnessed severe disruption and has seen operators publicly spar against each other and with the sector regulator, since Reliance Jio’s entry in September 2016. In yet another cruel twist of fate, incumbent telcos Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, which had […]

Whole Foods Under Amazon Is Still The Priciest. Do We Care? | RetailWire

Whole Foods Under Amazon Is Still The Priciest. Do We Care? | RetailWire

Despite Amazon.com’s publicity push to promote price cuts at Whole Foods, the chain remains the highest price grocer in the land, according to a new study by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BOA). The study, which included the round of price cuts announced on April 3rd that the grocer claimed included deeper discounts and double […]

Whole Foods has highest prices despite cuts in April: Bank of America | CNBC

Whole Foods has highest prices despite cuts in April: Bank of America | CNBC

Whole Foods still has the highest overall prices among U.S. food retailers, despite the widely publicized discounts the Amazon-owned grocer made in April. Walmart continues to have lowest overall prices, momentum that will likely be unscathed by Whole Foods’ price cuts, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts wrote in a Tuesday report. Kroger narrowed its […]

Google’s Upmarket Smartphone Move Was Poorly Timed | The Motley Fool

Google’s Upmarket Smartphone Move Was Poorly Timed | The Motley Fool

Reports surfaced last year that Google was working on midrange Pixel phones, dubbed “Lite” models at the time but now expected to be called the Pixel 3a and 3a XL. In shifting its focus back down to midrange price points, Google is implicitly acknowledging that its premium pricing strategy has not worked well. Apple has been raising […]

Top private label prices rising faster than brands | Financial Review

Top private label prices rising faster than brands | Financial Review

Prices for Woolworths’ premium private label groceries are rising faster than prices for national brands as Australia’s largest retailer attempts to protect profit margins amid rising costs. Woolworths, and to a lesser extent Coles, has been playing hardball with suppliers, resisting price rises stemming from the drought, rising energy costs and the weaker Australian dollar. […]

Smartphones Could Cost You 40% More if You Don’t Compare Prices | Benzinga

Smartphones Could Cost You 40% More if You Don’t Compare Prices | Benzinga

LONDON, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A study carried out by Minderest shows large differences in price when purchasing a new Smartphone from a range of online retailers. 127 cell-phones in stock at Amazon and Google Shopping were analysed on April 15th, simulating what a consumer would find looking for a cellphone online.  Sellers captured via […]

Basket CEO Neil Kataria: “Bringing price transparency to the grocery market can play a crucial role in tackling a major element of the world’s hunger problem” | Thrive Global

Basket CEO Neil Kataria: “Bringing price transparency to the grocery market can play a crucial role in tackling a major element of the world’s hunger problem” | Thrive Global

I had the pleasure to interview Neil Kataria. Niel is the co-founder and CEO of Basket. A graduate of University of North Carolina, Neil is highly analytical and never gives up until a problem is solved. Prior to building Basket, Neil founded newBrandAnalytics, a social analytics company, which he led through its acquisition by Sprinklr […]

How Businesses Are Reaching Price-Sensitive Millennials | My Total Retail

How Businesses Are Reaching Price-Sensitive Millennials | My Total Retail

Millennials are so price sensitive and deal conscious that they’ll even buy gift cards online for a percentage of the face value as a way to save extra money. It’s the chase for a deal that keeps them going. Some of the price sensitivity in millennials is bred out of need. Those between the ages […]

Research identifies new e-reader pricing strategy | Phys.Org

Research identifies new e-reader pricing strategy | Phys.Org

From Alexa to iTunes to Google Home, for the past few years, tech heavy hitters such as Amazon, Apple, and Google have been building strategic product combinations designed to lure in customers and lock down their loyalty. Now, new research released by Hui Li, assistant professor of marketing at the Tepper School of Business, suggests […]

Verizon Announces Pricing for First 5G Mobile Service | Fortune

Verizon Announces Pricing for First 5G Mobile Service | Fortune

The service starts on April 11 in the two midwestern cities and will be “rapidly expanding” to the other 28 cities this year, according to Kyle Malady, Verizon’s chief technology officer. “Not all 5G networks are the same,” Malady said in a statement. The move follows AT&T’s (T, +0.28%) December announcement of 5G mobile service […]