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Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

Why Walmart farms out same-day grocery deliveries to low-cost freelance drivers | WHTC

The amount that drivers are paid is determined largely by the distance from a store to the shopper’s home or location. For example, for all deliveries within 5 miles of the pick-up point, the retailer agrees to pay a certain amount. It works similarly for distances of 10 or 15 miles from the store as […]

Whole Foods to hike prices | Austin Business Journal

Whole Foods to hike prices | Austin Business Journal

After some widely publicized price cuts in 2017, Whole Foods Market Inc. is upping prices on a wide range of products, according to multiple media reports. The price hikes range from 10 cents to a few dollars. The Wall Street Journal reports the increases are because of demands from consumer-product makers to help cover their […]

Turkish Food Fight Turns to Raids, Fines as Inflation Stings | Bloomberg

Turkish Food Fight Turns to Raids, Fines as Inflation Stings | Bloomberg

Turkey has found that fighting words alone aren’t enough to deter the people it blames for runaway food inflation. After weeks of bashing those deemed price-gougers as traitors and even terrorists, President Recep Tayyip Erdogan’s AK Party is backing up threats with deeds. Fines are on the way after raids of wholesale food markets in […]

What expensive ketchup can tell us about Amazon’s grocery strategy | The Grocer

What expensive ketchup can tell us about Amazon’s grocery strategy | The Grocer

On the face of it, it’s a head-scratching offer. Six squeezy bottles of no-name ketchup for an eye-watering £10.34, more than three times the price you’d have to pay for six bottles of own-label ketchup in Tesco, where a 550g bottle costs just 65p. Own-label mayonnaise, yellow mustard and BBQ sauce under the same Solimo […]

Is GoPro Set for Success in 2019? | The Motley Fool

Is GoPro Set for Success in 2019? | The Motley Fool

Making the right play GoPro’s three action cameras currently range from $199 to $399. That’s a departure from the $199-$499 range that it was offering a couple of years ago, pointing toward waning pricing power for the company that pioneered this space. However, that’s also an indication of GoPro changing with the times. The lower pricing […]

How Whole Foods competitor Thrive Market plans to beat Amazon | Digiday

How Whole Foods competitor Thrive Market plans to beat Amazon | Digiday

“Amazon buying Whole Foods has created a big opportunity for us,” said Nick Green, the co-founder and CEO of Thrive Market. “Whole Foods has been the standard bearer for natural foods and organic products, but the challenge it has had is that many people don’t live near one, and many people can’t afford it. When […]

GoPro Betting on Discounts for the Holidays | The Motley Fool

GoPro Betting on Discounts for the Holidays | The Motley Fool

GoPro Inc’s (NASDAQ:GPRO) HERO7 lineup is unquestionably the best in the company’s history, but it faces a lot of the same challenges GoPro has faced in the past. Volume has been falling, and customers have been very price-sensitive, which makes it tough to make a profit. It puts GoPro in a Catch-22; it must either […]

Turkish Onion Prices Surge 51%, Defying Crackdown on Inflation | Bloomberg

Turkish Onion Prices Surge 51%, Defying Crackdown on Inflation | Bloomberg

Onion prices have surged in Turkey, defying a government crackdown on inflation. Prices surged 51 percent in November, the most of any component in a basket of prices whose gains decelerated in November to 21.2 percent from a 15-year high the month before. The government has been raiding storehouses where producers and dealers store onions, […]

Amazon undercuts Woolworths and Coles on food and grocery prices | AFR

Amazon undercuts Woolworths and Coles on food and grocery prices | AFR

Amazon’s assault on the $100 billion food and grocery market could reignite the battle between multinational food and grocery suppliers and Woolworths, which believes brand owners may be favouring the e-commerce giant with cheaper prices on brands such as Colgate, Huggies, Omo and Finish. After stepping up pressure on Woolworths and Coles by adding food and beverages to […]

Top Performers in Chemicals Use Dynamic and Value Pricing More Often | Bain & Company

Top Performers in Chemicals Use Dynamic and Value Pricing More Often | Bain & Company

Compared with other industries, chemical companies are among the least confident in their pricing decisions and the least likely to raise prices effectively. Until recently, they haven’t had to do so, but as the cost of raw materials begins to rise, they will want to build up their atrophied pricing muscles to preserve their margins. […]