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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. […]

Report: 5G Smartphone Costs Will Require Return to Subsidy Pricing | Telecompetitor

Report: 5G Smartphone Costs Will Require Return to Subsidy Pricing | Telecompetitor

The power of 5G won’t be cheap, Strategy Analytics points out in a new report about 5G smartphone costs. The phones are expected to sell for more than $1,000 ($750 wholesale) when they are introduced sometime next year, according to the analyst firm, which adds that 5G device prices will decline at a much slower […]

Price of a Whole Foods basket of groceries has barely budged since Amazon took over | MarketWatch

Price of a Whole Foods basket of groceries has barely budged since Amazon took over | MarketWatch

Whole Foods had a high-priced reputation before retailing giant Amazon stepped in. Why hasn’t that changed? Even with the discounts offered to Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime members, the cost of a $400-plus broad basket of items purchased at Amazon-owned Whole Foods Market only yields $1.50 in savings over prices one year ago, Gordon Haskett Research Advisors […]

Robert Morris Debuts Flagship Price Matching | Inside Highered

Robert Morris Debuts Flagship Price Matching | Inside Highered

Robert Morris University announced a new scholarship program Monday tying expenses including tuition, fees, room and board to the average cost of attendance at Pennsylvania’s flagship public universities — and undercutting their average price. The program will be available for students admitted to the main campuses of the University of Pittsburgh or Penn State and […]

Walmart’s size may not shield it from rising prices | Providence Journal

Walmart’s size may not shield it from rising prices | Providence Journal

It’s getting more expensive for retailers like Walmart to stock its shelves with household staples like diapers, paper towels and bottled water. The question now is whether that translates into more pain at the check-out line. Soaring costs for transportation and raw materials — some related to tariffs — have prompted Procter & Gamble, Nestle, […]

Kraft Heinz tops estimates with higher pricing, shares surge | Reuters

Kraft Heinz tops estimates with higher pricing, shares surge | Reuters

(Reuters) – Kraft Heinz Co (KHC.O) topped quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Friday as the Tater Tots maker raised product prices and posted higher-than-expected sales from the United States for the first time in several quarters. Shares in the Chicago-based company rose as much as 9.4 percent, the stock’s biggest percentage gain in 18 […]

Tire Pricing Strategy: Why You Shouldn’t Play the Match Game | Modern Tire Dealer

Tire Pricing Strategy: Why You Shouldn’t Play the Match Game | Modern Tire Dealer

Fallacies of price matching We have found that when customers mention they can find a lower price elsewhere, they are indirectly telling your salespeople, “I want to do business with you, but you have to make me feel like I am getting a better value.” Many consumers understand that if the dealership has the lowest […]

Intelligent pricing could help to eliminate waste from luxury brands, says Blue Yonder | Retail Times

Intelligent pricing could help to eliminate waste from luxury brands, says Blue Yonder | Retail Times

The recent news that luxury brands have destroyed millions of pounds worth of unsold merchandise to avoid their products falling into the wrong hands and being sold on the “grey market” at knockdown prices, illustrates the challenges that these brands face in matching pricing and customer demand. With Richemont, owner of Cartier and Mont Blanc, […]