Tag: Pricing Power

Celanese (CE) Hikes Prices of Acetyl Intermediates Products | Zacks.com

Celanese (CE) Hikes Prices of Acetyl Intermediates Products | Zacks.com

Celanese Corporation (CE – Free Report) is raising the list and off-list selling prices of acetyl intermediates products — Ethyl Acetate, MIBK and MIBC. The price hike is effective from Feb 1 or as contracts permit, and is incremental to any prior hikes announced by the company. In USA & Canada and Mexico & South […]

Prices of imported phones, LED panels, beauty care products may rise on custom duty hike | The Economic Times

Prices of imported phones, LED panels, beauty care products may rise on custom duty hike | The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: Experts may say it’s a budget aimed at the upcoming elections, but upwardly mobile urban consumers will have to pay more for almost everything they covet— from cranberry juice and iPhones to sunglasses and lipsticks —due to higher customs duty. Not just the long list of items on which finance minister Arun Jaitley […]

Bitcoin mania is hurting PC gamers by pushing up GPU prices | The Verge

Bitcoin mania is hurting PC gamers by pushing up GPU prices | The Verge

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies like Ethereum, Ripple, and Litecoin have soared in value over the past year, thanks to continued interest from a range of investors. As the price of these cryptocurrencies has increased, graphics cards have also seen big price increases thanks to retail stock shortages. A range of mid- or high-end graphics cards […]

Seattle’s Soda Tax Is An Absolute Disaster – And Business Leaders Are Furious… | The Federalist Papers

Seattle’s Soda Tax Is An Absolute Disaster – And Business Leaders Are Furious… | The Federalist Papers

Local businesses are already providing feedback on the city of Seattle’s excessive new tax on sugary drinks and it’s not positive. The liberal-dominated City Council rammed through the 1.75 cents per ounce tax on sweetened beverages that affected sodas, energy drinks, sports drinks and non-milk-based products which went into effect on January 1st. The sticker […]

Ashland to increase prices for composites products in EMEA | GuruFocus.com

Ashland to increase prices for composites products in EMEA | GuruFocus.com

BARCELONA, SPAIN, January 26, 2018 – Ashland today announced it will increase the price of its portfolio of UPR and gelcoat products in Europe, the Middle East and Africa (EMEA) by 100 Euros per metric ton and its portfolio of epoxy vinyl ester products by 150 Euros per metric ton. This increase will take effect […]

Bitcoin price WARNING: Governments to end currency to stop ‘crooks’ | Express.co.uk

Bitcoin price WARNING: Governments to end currency to stop ‘crooks’ | Express.co.uk

BITCOIN price has begun to recover from a huge plunge driven by investors’ fears of a trading crackdown but the cryptocurrency world could be rocked by another crisis, according to financier Bill Browder. … “What we’ve seen over the last 10 years is technologies get ahead of regulation. It’s true with Facebook and Twitter with […]

P&G discount strategy rings alarm bells | Financial Times

P&G discount strategy rings alarm bells | Financial Times

Procter & Gamble, the consumer products giant targeted by activist investors, has raised alarm bells about its long-term profitability, reporting that its discounting strategy had squeezed margins during the most recent quarter. P&G unveiled quarterly profits that beat forecasts, which chief executive David Taylor said would keep the world’s second-largest consumer group “on track to […]

Apple to keep premium iPhone X pricing in 2018, Face ID is 2 years ahead of competition | phoneArena

Apple to keep premium iPhone X pricing in 2018, Face ID is 2 years ahead of competition | phoneArena

The iPhone X is a ‘strategic success’ for Apple as the device has established a new premium price point for phones and is two years ahead of the competition with its 3D sensing camera technology, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, a person with extensive knowledge of the Apple supply chain. “We believe the iPhone X […]

Netflix adds a record 8 million subscribers | CNN tech

Netflix adds a record 8 million subscribers | CNN tech

The company’s stock popped over 8% in after hours trading Monday following the earnings report. If those gains hold, Netflix would open Tuesday at a new all-time high and top a $100 billion market cap for the first time. Shares of Netflix soared more than 50% in 2017, and have continued to rise in the […]

Apple, Inc. Might Walk Back This Key iPhone Strategy | Madison.com

Apple, Inc. Might Walk Back This Key iPhone Strategy | Madison.com

For years, a key pillar of Apple’s (NASDAQ: AAPL) iPhone pricing strategy has been to sequentially cascade models down to successively lower price points each year following the release of new models. This has been crucial for a number of reasons. Doing so allowed Apple to address lower and more affordable price points, bolstering unit […]