Tag: Price Transparency

Amazon Accused of “Surge Pricing,” Misleading Consumers During Prime Day | Dealerscope

Amazon Accused of “Surge Pricing,” Misleading Consumers During Prime Day | Dealerscope

According to a recent report, a vendor who sells direct through Amazon has stepped forward to accuse the ecommerce giant of misleading business practices. Specifically, they said that Amazon jacked up the suggested retail price of their product on Prime Day 2017 to make it seem like the discount consumers were getting was far better […]

Boots Says It’s “Truly Sorry” For How It Responded To A Campaign To Lower The Price Of The Morning-After Pill | BuzzFeed

Boots Says It’s “Truly Sorry” For How It Responded To A Campaign To Lower The Price Of The Morning-After Pill | BuzzFeed

Boots has apologised for its handling of criticism over pricing of the morning-after pill and said it will work towards bring down the price of such drugs. In a recent letter to the British Pregnancy Advisory Service (BPAS), Boots’s chief pharmacist Marc Donovan said lowering the price of emergency contraception could lead the firm “to […]

Will Jio’s 4G feature phone be as disruptive as its pricing strategy? | Business Standard News

Will Jio’s 4G feature phone be as disruptive as its pricing strategy? | Business Standard News

 If Reliance Jio looks at wooing 100 million customers in the next 12 months to 4G features devices, it would mean its competitors could lose at least 10 per cent of their subscribers. A large number of those migrating are expected to be the low-paying customers of the three incumbents. The incumbents could see pressure […]

Amazon Faces a Potential Existential Threat That Could Hammer Its Shares, Doug Kass Reveals | TheStreet

Amazon Faces a Potential Existential Threat That Could Hammer Its Shares, Doug Kass Reveals | TheStreet

As mentioned late yesterday, despite the enormous success of “Prime Day,” the continued expansion of product offerings and an all-time record stock price, Amazon.com Inc.  (AMZN) is likely to face its greatest existential threat from regulatory agencies and legislators in Washington, D.C., over the next year: “I am shorting Amazon today because I have learned […]

Is Amazon Getting Too Big? | The Daily Caller

Is Amazon Getting Too Big? | The Daily Caller

Fresh off the heels of Amazon’s most lucrative Prime Day to date, investors and politicians alike are beginning to raise concerns over the enormous and burgeoning size of the consumer tech giant. In one specific case, hedge fund manager Douglas Kass believes that future government intervention is inevitable, MarketWatch reports. Kass wrote this week that […]

Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARLZ) Spikes on Zontivity Launch | Stock News Union

Aralez Pharmaceuticals Inc. (NASDAQ:ARLZ) Spikes on Zontivity Launch | Stock News Union

From Arlez Pharmaceuticals press release: “We are encouraged by the early data following the launch of Zontivity® and we will continue to monitor prescribing data closely over the next few quarters to determine whether this trend continues,” Aralez Pharmaceutical’s in a statement. Sales Force Reductions Aralez has carried out a 32% U.S sales force reduction […]

The price dilemma over a $16,000 drug | Fox Business

The price dilemma over a $16,000 drug | Fox Business

If the drug does pan out with regulators, Novartis would have to drastically cut its price to make it competitive with other cardiovascular drugs. That would mean jettisoning a small, but reliable, revenue stream on an uncertain bet that the drug could become a top seller as a cardiovascular medicine. “They’ve got a bit of […]

Daily oil price tweak hits petroleum dealers | The New Indian Express

Daily oil price tweak hits petroleum dealers | The New Indian Express

VIJAYAWADA: The recently introduced dynamic pricing of fuel by Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) has left both consumers and dealers in the State in a quandary. The exercise has made the consumers watchful, while the dealers are worried about their profit margins. However, the dealers have been incurring losses between `40,000 and `4 lakh a day since June […]

10 ways in which GST will change the lives of individuals, businesses | Livemint

10 ways in which GST will change the lives of individuals, businesses | Livemint

New Delhi: Collapsing 17 federal and state indirect taxes into a single goods and services tax (GST) across the country from midnight of 30 June is set to change the lives of individuals and businesses in many ways, some of them in a disruptive way. 1. Transparency For the first time, consumers will get to […]

A Former Amazon Employee Has a Warning For Brands | Racked

A Former Amazon Employee Has a Warning For Brands | Racked

A report last week suggested that Nike was close to inking a wholesale partnership with Amazon, causing many to cringe just thinking about the effects such a deal would have on struggling retailers. Nike, however, would come out ahead, as it could potentially see an additional $300 to $500 million in sales. Former Amazon employee […]