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DICK’S Sporting Goods now honors World Series merchandise… | Click2 Houston

DICK’S Sporting Goods now honors World Series merchandise… | Click2 Houston

HOUSTON – Online shoppers awoke the day after Christmas to find World Series Astros gear priced astronomically low on the DICK’S Sporting Goods website. Customers thought it was a sale, but it appears it was a glitch and now the athletic store is canceling those orders. “Very upset because if it was a mistake and it would have […]

Carmakers get pricing wrong as models crowd market | Business Standard News

Carmakers get pricing wrong as models crowd market | Business Standard News

Car manufacturers launched more than a dozen new vehicles in last five quarters in an effort to grow sales. But not everyone was able to get the pricing right. The result: price corrections to push sales and remain in the market. Pricing strategy and its execution is getting trickier for players as the market gets […]

Vodafone NZ fined NZ$165,000 for Red Essentials plan pricing error | ZDNet

Vodafone NZ fined NZ$165,000 for Red Essentials plan pricing error | ZDNet

Vodafone NZ has been fined NZ$165,000 for providing misleading information to its customers on its “Red Essentials” mobile phone plan, and overcharging them by a combined NZ$92,000. The fine, handed down by the Auckland District Court, came as a result of the New Zealand Commerce Commission (ComCom) filing charges in May for Vodafone’s breach of […]

Consumer Watch: Furniture pricing mistake exploited | MilitaryTimes

Consumer Watch: Furniture pricing mistake exploited | MilitaryTimes

Over New Year’s weekend, 5,006 customers ordered furniture at cut-rate prices from the ShopMyExchange.com website — then learned that their orders had been canceled. That’s because those discounts, totaling upward of 80 percent on many items, were a mistake made by the Army and Air Force Exchange Service, when some pricing was done on Jan. […]

Buying Frenzy At Balanciaga.com After Pricing Error Lists Expensive Designer Handbags For Under $200 | CBS San Francisco

Buying Frenzy At Balanciaga.com After Pricing Error Lists Expensive Designer Handbags For Under $200 | CBS San Francisco

The low-priced luxury bags sold out quickly and customers were even emailed confirmation numbers. It turns out it was a computer glitch, and Balanciaga.com issued an official statement, according to Refinery29. “Due to an issue with Balenciaga.com for orders placed within the United States, signature Balenciaga products were made available for a limited time with […]

Pricing News Daily > 3/23/15

Pricing News Daily > 3/23/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals, business owners, creative professionals, and independent contractors. This Edition is brought to you by: Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm […]

Pricing News Daily > 3/16/15

Pricing News Daily > 3/16/15

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals, business owners, creative professionals, and independent contractors. This Edition is brought to you by: Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm […]

4 pricing errors that will break your business | Inside Retail

4 pricing errors that will break your business | Inside Retail

Retail pricing can make or break your business. Coming up with RRP is 50 per cent science and 50 per cent art. The following symptoms and common strategies is evidence of poor pricing practices: Pricepoint proliferation This happens usually in multi-category stores. Stand in front of any merchandise category, say, the pen department in a […]

‘I spot and exploit pricing errors for a living’ | Telegraph

‘I spot and exploit pricing errors for a living’ | Telegraph

With as many as 40 Facebook posts on any given day, Mrs Swan’s followers can expect the latest information on everything from “flash sales” to how to buy one of Disney’s coveted Frozen dolls at a reduced price. But Mrs Swan’s biggest selling point is that she reports on price glitches, which have included a […]

Pricing News Daily > 11/14/14

Pricing News Daily > 11/14/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Strategic Pricing Associates SPA is the leading provider of pricing analytics to 100′s of complex companies of all types: manufacturing, distribution, equipment, […]