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Petrol stations to adopt Uber-style surge pricing? | The Car Expert

Petrol stations to adopt Uber-style surge pricing? | The Car Expert

British petrol stations will start introducing demand-based surge pricing within months, similar to the model used by taxi company Uber, according to media reports. The move is being driven by the major supermarket chains, who control more than 1,000 petrol stations across the UK. The supermarkets are also looking at plans to apply demand-based pricing […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock’s Whole Foods Buyout Is Strategically Smart | InvestorPlace

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Stock’s Whole Foods Buyout Is Strategically Smart | InvestorPlace

Market Caught Off-Guard Market participants clearly did not expect the WFM stock acquisition. Target Corporation (NYSE:TGT) and The Kroger Co. (NYSE:KR) fell 5% and 9%, respectively, following the news. Amazon.com’s aggressive pricing strategy and effective online business model will add even more pressure on those companies. Still, integrating Whole Foods with Amazon.com may have some […]

Amazon Didn’t Kill JC Penney And Sears Jobs, Bad Leadership Did | Forbes

Amazon Didn’t Kill JC Penney And Sears Jobs, Bad Leadership Did | Forbes

For decades, American retail icons Sears and JCPenney had one thing in common: they’d been serving the middle class working American family with quality merchandise at affordable prices; and providing thousands of jobs for cashiers and sales associates in the process. In the last decade, they developed something else in common: they both distanced themselves […]

Giants tickets reselling for close to Candlestick Park prices | SFGate

Giants tickets reselling for close to Candlestick Park prices | SFGate

All of those parents who have been complaining for years that it was too expensive to take the family to AT&T Park are in luck, the Giant’s failure is your boon. Assuming, of course, you don’t mind seeing a struggling team, Giants tickets are currently going for prices reminiscent of their years on Candlestick Point. Most […]

Alarmist Algorithms: Why Pricing Bots Won’t Be the End of Society | Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | JDSupra

Alarmist Algorithms: Why Pricing Bots Won’t Be the End of Society | Kelley Drye & Warren LLP | JDSupra

Federal Trade Commission Acting Chairman Ohlhausen and Commissioner McSweeny recently gave two very different speeches on algorithmic pricing. Commissioner McSweeny’s speech seemed to express concern that algorithms would lead to price fixing, coordination and higher prices.  The Chairman seemed less concerned.  The Chairman is likely correct.  Pricing bots are not a new, sinister specter haunting […]

Dynamic pricing fuels debate on pros and cons | The New Indian Express

Dynamic pricing fuels debate on pros and cons | The New Indian Express

In addition, there is another major challenge faced by the bunk owners. At present, there are around 4650 fuel stations in the State, of which a majority are not  automated.  Without automation, fuel stocks cannot be properly monitored, and prices can not be changed daily at 6 am. This then requires extra human resource, familiar […]

With Whole Foods Locations, Amazon’s Data and Pricing May Crush Traditional Supermarkets | Adweek

With Whole Foods Locations, Amazon’s Data and Pricing May Crush Traditional Supermarkets | Adweek

By margins, you are referring to pricing, right? It’s kind of ironic because Whole Foods’ recent stumble has to do with the fact that their prices are really high. And you can now find organic groceries almost anywhere outside of Whole Foods. One has to assume that Amazon is going to correct that and lower […]

10 Tips For Retailers Looking To Expand Into Wholesale | Multi Channel Merchant

10 Tips For Retailers Looking To Expand Into Wholesale | Multi Channel Merchant

Pricing strategy It’s important to understand the differences in pricing strategy between B2C and B2B. While B2C typically utilized fixed consumer prices, B2B buyers are buying as part of their job and often expect customer-specific prices. There are a number of strategies to consider when it comes to wholesale pricing, but it’s important to ensure […]

How holiday firms hike prices when they know you’ll pay up | This is Money

How holiday firms hike prices when they know you’ll pay up | This is Money

Hotels and airlines are hitting holidaymakers with huge price hikes when they know they can get away with it, Money Mail reveals today. Most larger travel companies now use sophisticated computer programs to track how many people are making bookings and browsing their deals online. When demand rises, the computer can trigger an automatic price […]

Tips to Keep Your Ecommerce Business Competitive | CIO Review

Tips to Keep Your Ecommerce Business Competitive | CIO Review

As the market increases for online customers, it’s never been more important to understand how real-time pricing decisions can decide the fate of online retailers in what is becoming an increasingly crowded and aggressive landscape. There used to be a time when all e-commerce retailers attracted buyers with “list prices” or “official prices” and would […]