Tag: Pricing Tips

Common strategies to overcome rivalry in markets | NewsDay

Common strategies to overcome rivalry in markets | NewsDay

Price wars in a competitive environment arise from factors such as the number of firms in an industry; the rate of market growth that lies between fast and slow growing sectors; the costs associated with equipment that relates to fixed costs and storage costs and switching costs that are associated with the level of product […]

How to spot a good deal | NBC12 – WWBT

How to spot a good deal | NBC12 – WWBT

(WWBT) – We’ve all been there. You buy the present, and the next day, the price gets slashed. Don’t you wish the sales tag would tell you if it is really a good deal or not? Retailers are putting out all of the stops to get your business and beat the competition. First, do your […]

Take Advantage Of Fluctuating Prices To Unwrap Savings This Holiday Season | CBS New York

Take Advantage Of Fluctuating Prices To Unwrap Savings This Holiday Season | CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It used to be retailers would charge one price for a product, and maybe put it on clearance at the end of the season. Now, prices can fluctuate by the minute, but there is a way you can make it work to your advantage. Experts say ‘dynamic pricing’ is used on […]

Retailers and consumers view holiday shopping differently | FierceRetail

Retailers and consumers view holiday shopping differently | FierceRetail

“BDO’s CxO and Consumer surveys’ data shows that more than one-fourth of consumers plan to purchase the majority of their holiday gifts on Amazon this year, but retailers are more concerned about competition with big-box retailers than Amazon. Additionally, consumers’ plans to watch their budgets this holiday season also suggests that Amazon’s incredibly competitive prices […]

Pricer’s Points: Resist Excessive Price Discounting in B2B SaaS – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

Pricer’s Points: Resist Excessive Price Discounting in B2B SaaS – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

As explored in the last post, SaaS companies should learn from their experienced B2B counterparts to strive for value-based pricing and avoid spiralling into a price war. So how exactly does a modern SaaS company stand on the shoulders of these B2B pricing giants? The short answer: Don’t tolerate being treated as a commodity – prove differentiated […]

Pricer’s Points: B2B SaaS Pricing: New dog, old tricks? | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

Pricer’s Points: B2B SaaS Pricing: New dog, old tricks? | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but what about teaching a new dog new tricks? SaaS companies have become the darlings of innovation, embracing the latest technology platforms, new business models and modern marketing strategies – then why are these “new dogs” adopting outdated pricing practices that their traditional industry peers have […]

Halloween spending will hit a record high. Here are a few tricks to save. | USA Today

Halloween spending will hit a record high. Here are a few tricks to save. | USA Today

1. Costumes Tis the season for costly costumes. Americans are expected to shell out around $3.4 billion on Halloween attire. Men, on average, spend more than women. ($96 vs. $77.) But before you pull a Wednesday Addams and dress like everyone else, here are a few tips for frugal shoppers. Pop-up shops and Halloween-themed stores […]

Five Ways to Avoid Overpaying for Your Next Flight | Money

Five Ways to Avoid Overpaying for Your Next Flight | Money

2. Constantly Check Airfares While it’s nearly impossible to monitor airfares constantly, it’s important to set up some type of price-tracking system in order to nab the best airfares. There was a time when airlines had actual people adjusting the prices, but now they’ve automated all of that. So you also need automation on your […]

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 […]

Procurement strategies & dynamic pricing | Buying Business Travel

Procurement strategies & dynamic pricing | Buying Business Travel

Is the price right? In any case, there is evidence to suggest that companies are not always getting access to their negotiated rates with hotels. Research by hotel booking specialist HRS and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) found that around 25 per cent of negotiated rates were listed incorrectly on systems or did not […]