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Why education, healthcare and some other things cost ten times more than they used to and ten times more than elsewhere | NextBigFuture.com

Why education, healthcare and some other things cost ten times more than they used to and ten times more than elsewhere | NextBigFuture.com

Andrew Swift identifies the areas where people are willing to be scammed or are vulnerable. What you observe is fifty years of optimization of wealth extraction. Price outcomes depend on the contributions of hundreds of participants. Every participant optimizes his/her earnings, exerting a constant upward pressure on price. Participants become ever more expert at getting […]

Factors That May Propel Coach (COH) to Achieve New Highs | Zacks.com

Factors That May Propel Coach (COH) to Achieve New Highs | Zacks.com

Catalysts As one of the leading American marketers of fine accessories and gifts, Coach boasts a proven strategy of investing in stores to enhance sales output through product innovation, a compelling pricing strategy, new merchandise assortments and a cost-effective global sourcing model. We believe that these strategies will help drive comparable-store sales and operating margins […]

Supreme Court restricts patent holder’s bounds | Albuquerque Journal

Supreme Court restricts patent holder’s bounds | Albuquerque Journal

A century ago, the corporate predecessor to Columbia Records sold its patented, cylinder-spinning Graphophones to a dealer with the condition that the dealer would retail them at a fixed price. When the dealer offered the machines at a discount, the corporation sued. But it didn’t sue for the broken contract (which was then illegal under […]

Online buying habits will ultimately shape our world | Concord Monitor

Online buying habits will ultimately shape our world | Concord Monitor

Amazon exists to sell stuff. The online retailing giant recently announced that it will pay nearly $14 billion to acquire the upscale Whole Foods grocery store chain. The impact of the sale for New Hampshire, at least in the short run, will be minimal. Whole Foods has just two stores in the state, in Manchester […]

The Cost of Living in New York City Just Got Even Higher | Newsweek

The Cost of Living in New York City Just Got Even Higher | Newsweek

The price rise has resulted in New York apartments selling at an average of $2.19 million a pop while median prices also hit a new record of $1.19 million. “The expectation for the second quarter had been more modest,” said Jonathan Miller, president of Miller Samuel, told CNBC Thursday. “We did see the market cool […]

The rise of dynamic pricing in UK supermarkets | Dispatch Weekly

The rise of dynamic pricing in UK supermarkets | Dispatch Weekly

Supermarkets are changing their product prices depending on the day, time, season or demand. Dynamic – or surge pricing is a common practice in the hospitality, and travel industries. It now seems the trend has made its way into online grocery stores and is now looking to enter brick and mortar supermarkets. Most people experience […]

10 Tips From Power Tool Masters | Hardware Retailing

10 Tips From Power Tool Masters | Hardware Retailing

Tip 2—Build a reputation for low prices. Go with low prices—that’s the reason Andrews is able to pull in such high sales numbers during his annual tool sale. He’s willing to lose margin dollars and sell his tools below big-box prices just so he can get customers in the door. “I’m selling these tools cheaper […]

Pricer’s Points: The Impact of Global Changes on Pricing | Jesper Hansson

Pricer’s Points: The Impact of Global Changes on Pricing | Jesper Hansson

We want to hear from you and how you see this impacting your daily activities. Dr.Stephan Liozu and Dr. Andreas Hinterhuber are conducting this short survey with PPS on the topic of global pricing. The results will be published in the Journal of Professional Pricing and the Journal of Revenue and Pricing Management. The survey […]

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Technology is enabling supermarkets and other retailers to change their prices throughout the day, but why should they want to do this and what will customers think about it? Many know the dispiriting feeling when the summer holiday flight they had their eye on suddenly goes up £50, or the Uber they call on a […]

A Former Amazon Employee Has a Warning For Brands | Racked

A Former Amazon Employee Has a Warning For Brands | Racked

A report last week suggested that Nike was close to inking a wholesale partnership with Amazon, causing many to cringe just thinking about the effects such a deal would have on struggling retailers. Nike, however, would come out ahead, as it could potentially see an additional $300 to $500 million in sales. Former Amazon employee […]