Tag: Price War

How ‘Gaming’ the System Helped This Business Get Thousands More Customers | Entrepreneur

How ‘Gaming’ the System Helped This Business Get Thousands More Customers | Entrepreneur

Sometimes it’s busy, sometimes it’s slow. Such is the nature of running nearly any kind of business. Off-season lulls seem to drag on forever, and bad weather causes customers to change their plans and spend their dollars elsewhere. Simply offering a coupon, sale, matinee price or happy hour doesn’t always cut it. Even dynamic, demand-based […]

After recent cut, HP raises price of Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile flagship by 23% in the UK | Neowin

After recent cut, HP raises price of Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile flagship by 23% in the UK | Neowin

HP has made a confusing mess of its pricing for the Elite x3 and Desk Dock in the UK since it launched there last year, originally priced at £706.80. Every few weeks, the company has been raising or reducing its prices, to as much as £757.20, or as low as £583.20, in addition to other […]

China’s ‘baijiu’ maker drinks to higher earnings | Nikkei Asian Review

China’s ‘baijiu’ maker drinks to higher earnings | Nikkei Asian Review

GUANGZHOU — Kweichow Moutai, the biggest producer of distilled Chinese liquor baijiu, is rapidly boosting earnings thanks to a strategic change toward targeting individual consumers. Kweichow, based in Guizhou Province, saw both sales and profit stagnate in 2014 and 2015 due to slower sales of baijiu, the most popular spirit in China, for entertaining bureaucrats […]

3 Terrible Reasons to Sell Netflix Inc. Stock | The Motley Fool

3 Terrible Reasons to Sell Netflix Inc. Stock | The Motley Fool

1. There’s no money in streaming. At a glance, Netflix doesn’t look like a profitable business. Operating income was $380 million last year, which translates to just 4.3% of its nearly $9 billion sales base. Its pricing strategy aims to make the service as affordable as possible, after all, and its most popular plans cost […]

How Will Disney Price Its New Streaming Services? (NYSE: DIS) | 24/7 Wall St.

How Will Disney Price Its New Streaming Services? (NYSE: DIS) | 24/7 Wall St.

The key word here is “distribution.” By taking control of the distribution of its own content, Disney could charge consumers what it charges pay-TV operators and still make money. It could charge consumers a higher price that is still below what a pay-TV service could charge and make even more money. But that might cause […]

Disney’s Streaming Dreams: How Disruptive Is Its New Netflix-Style Strategy, Really? | Variety

Disney’s Streaming Dreams: How Disruptive Is Its New Netflix-Style Strategy, Really? | Variety

The Mouse House is moving to cut the cord: Disney plans to launch at least two direct-to-consumer streaming subscription services, for ESPN and Disney movies and TV shows, in the next two years. But right now, it’s not clear how dramatic the change will be for Disney as a whole. More than anything, it looks […]

Spring Lake Park to leave municipal liquor | ABC Newspapers

Spring Lake Park to leave municipal liquor | ABC Newspapers

With the sale of Central Park Liquor, the city will exit municipal liquor. Hy-Vee is working through processes with the city, county and watershed district to bring a grocery store and convenience store to the Central Park Liquor site and adjacent land at the 81st Avenue Northeast and Central Avenue intersection along Highway 65. “There’s […]

Amazon India to foray into food retailing during Diwali, to launch private grocery label | The News Minute

Amazon India to foray into food retailing during Diwali, to launch private grocery label | The News Minute

After Amazon forayed into grocery, last year it launched its first private grocery label in the US which are exclusively available to Prime members. This label sells products like coffee and baby food. It is also working on opening offline Amazon Go stores that will let its customers checkout without queues with the use of […]

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Look out Netflix: Disney says today that it will end its theatrical distribution deal with Netflix beginning in 2019 to feed its releases to a new Disney-branded streaming service launching that year. The company also announced that its ESPN-branded streaming service, which it had previously discussed, will launch in early 2018. “We’re going to go […]

Soon, new fares for cabs | Bangalore Mirror

Soon, new fares for cabs | Bangalore Mirror

The transport department is making one more attempt to fix minimum fare for taxis operated by the taxi aggregator. A proposal will be sent to the state government in this regards. Transport commissioner B Dayananda claims the proposed fare structure would end the practice of surge pricing and peak time pricing by the aggregators. This […]