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Apple ‘Underpricing’ Strategy for AirPods, Apple Watch: Analyst | Fortune

Apple ‘Underpricing’ Strategy for AirPods, Apple Watch: Analyst | Fortune

Apple has long been viewed as a “luxury” device maker with high prices. But now one analyst believes the company is changing its tack. The tech company has engaged in an “underpricing” strategy with its AirPods wireless earbuds and Apple Watch smartwatch, Above Avalon analyst Neil Cybart said this week. He believes Apple’s AirPods, which […]

The Curious State of Apple Product Pricing | Above Avalon

The Curious State of Apple Product Pricing | Above Avalon

As Apple pushes deeper into luxury brand territory, the company is making its products more accessible through lower pricing. At $159, Apple is underpricing AirPods. The same can be said for Apple Watch, priced at $269. In just ten years, we have moved from the “Apple Tax” days, when Apple was accused of pricing products artificially […]

Luxury Brands’ Pricing Strategy in China | Global Pricing Strategies

Luxury Brands’ Pricing Strategy in China | Global Pricing Strategies

With the economic boom, Chinese customers are becoming one of the significant groups for luxury companies among all different kinds of area from fragrance to cars. In the next five years, with the disposable incomes of consumers rising, the demand for premium brands had grown. However, the high import taxes, unstable currency and the huge […]

How to Shut Down Seller’s Tired Pricing Excuses | The Strategic Agent

How to Shut Down Seller’s Tired Pricing Excuses | The Strategic Agent

Financial Consequences Include: There are so many stats on the problem of overpricing but I’m going to start with one from the National Association of REALTORS. Of houses that are on the market more than 17 weeks, 45% of the sellers took less than 90% of the asking price. This stat essentially confirms that the […]

Pricing power returns for paper makers on costlier imports | OptionsTip

Pricing power returns for paper makers on costlier imports | OptionsTip

Since January, most paper companies have raised prices at least twice, believing they see a demand-supply balance returning and imports getting costlier. Prices of most varieties have gone up by three to four per cent; over a year, by eight per cent, on average. A higher price for wood pulp globally has had a big […]

Top 6 Myths About Pricing a Home For Sale | Max Real Estate Exposure

Top 6 Myths About Pricing a Home For Sale | Max Real Estate Exposure

We Just Need The Right Buyer “We just need to find the right buyer to sell our home for a great price.” Another misconception when it comes to the sale of a home. I am sure if I waited long enough dating a super model would be easy for me too. Fat chance! This myth […]

Costco raising membership fees | USA Today

Costco raising membership fees | USA Today

Costco Wholesale Corp. announced Thursday that it’s raising its membership fees, as the warehouse club operator released quarterly results that fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. Its shares fell more than 4 percent in after-hours trading. Starting June 1, annual membership fees for individual, business and business add-on members in the U.S. and Canada will […]

Oil Services Stocks Regaining Pricing Power | ClearBridge

Oil Services Stocks Regaining Pricing Power | ClearBridge

The stabilization of crude oil prices above $50 per barrel (bbl) for West Texas Intermediate, increasing capital spending by exploration & production (E&P) companies and rising rig counts have meaningfully improved the pricing and profit outlook for the oilfield services industry. Oil service companies that provide drilling equipment, completions technology, specialized labor and other services […]

Tesla Plans Single Pricing For Maintenance, and Insurance! | Auto World News

Tesla Plans Single Pricing For Maintenance, and Insurance! | Auto World News

Tesla proves itself in building the best cars in the world. Recently, the Model S hit 0-60 MPH in 2.28 seconds making it the fastest accelerating car defeating any hypercars in the market. Now, Tesla aims to provide not only the best cars in the world but also the most practical cars. The company plans to […]

Pricing power won’t return to the telecom sector in the short term: Fitch | The Economic Times

Pricing power won’t return to the telecom sector in the short term: Fitch | The Economic Times

MUMBAI: Bharti Airtel BSE 2.66 %’s buyout of Telenor’s Indian operations is the latest sign of a shakeout in the sector after Reliance Jio Infocomm’s entry spurred incumbents to consolidate and weaker telcos to exit altogether, ratings agency Fitch Ratings said, warning that even with fewer players, pricing power won’t return to the industry in […]