Tag: Product Pricing Strategy

Lab-grown diamond producers question De Beers’ pricing strategy | Professional Jeweller

Lab-grown diamond producers question De Beers’ pricing strategy | Professional Jeweller

While De Beers says its strategy will eliminate customer confusion over lab-grown diamonds and their natural counterparts, some producers are crying foul. According to Bloomberg, the lab-grown industry has filed a complaint with the U.S. Federal Trade Commission, accusing De Beers of price dumping and predatory pricing. “De Beers aren’t stupid,” said Chatham chief executive […]

The End Of The Oil Price Rally | OilPrice.com

The End Of The Oil Price Rally | OilPrice.com

Oil prices slipped this week as unexpected builds in gasoline inventories due to a drop in demand with driving season coming to an end. … Oil prices are set for their largest weekly loss since July, due to fears of emerging market contagion and some bearish data from the EIA. Mixed EIA report, oil prices […]

Analyst: Pricing power could help Apple combat the cost of tariffs | CNBC

Analyst: Pricing power could help Apple combat the cost of tariffs | CNBC

Apple’s brand power can help the technology giant cope with some of the pain of the trade war, D.A. Davidson senior research analyst Tom Forte told CNBC on Friday. “To the extent that the tariffs increase the price of their products to consumers … I would argue they could offset that to the extent they’ve […]

Oil should be at $52 per barrel says Emirates Tim Clark | CNBC

Oil should be at $52 per barrel says Emirates Tim Clark | CNBC

Airline fuel is overpriced, and the underlying cost of oil should sit around $52 per barrel, Tim Clark, President of Emirates told CNBC Friday. “I am one of these people that says it is hugely overpriced. If you are at $77 or $83 dollars (per barrel) it should be at $52. That’s where it needs […]

There’s more to pricing than hard costs | Woodworking Network

There’s more to pricing than hard costs | Woodworking Network

Editor’s note: Years ago, James Falk shared with readers of Cabinetmaker magazine and members of the Cabinet Makers Association his pricing theories of pricing work using the term “soft variables” to describe things that often affect the cost of work but seldom are accounted for in bidding spreadsheets. Today, Falk has expanded on this concept […]

Energy price cap could be a muddle that satisfies no one | The Guardian

Energy price cap could be a muddle that satisfies no one | The Guardian

Let’s be generous to the Ofgem chief, Dermot Nolan. He’s produced a respectable fudge, as he was told to. Parliament gave him the tricky job of setting an energy price cap at a level that prevents “rip-off” pricing but still encourages customers to switch suppliers, goals that pull in opposite directions. A figure of £1,136 […]

Consumer Reports: What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

Consumer Reports: What to Know About Buying a Used Rental Car | NBC 5 Dallas-Fort Worth

You’ve probably seen the promotions: used rental cars, low prices, big savings. “That low price can be attractive, and most rental companies do maintain their vehicles. But you still have to be a savvy consumer,” said Jon Linkov, Consumer Reports Auto Editor. Rental cars can rack up substantial miles. Hertz, Avis and Enterprise show mileage […]

Cryptocurrencies bleed money as prices tumble by 25%, bitcoin below $6,500 | Money Control

Cryptocurrencies bleed money as prices tumble by 25%, bitcoin below $6,500 | Money Control

Major cryptocurrencies, including bitcoin, tumbled as much as 25 percent in late trade on Wednesday and continued to slide further in early trade on Thursday. In effect, many of the currencies touched their year lows in the last 20 hours. Bitcoin was down by about USD 1,000 in last 24 hours dropping below USD 6500-level, […]

New Mini comes with unusual pricing strategy | Malay Mail

New Mini comes with unusual pricing strategy | Malay Mail

LONDON, Sept 6 — Mini has just announced a brand new entry level trim for its 2019 Hardtop model that’s unashamedly aimed at a youthful audience. The new Oxford Edition will be the most affordable version of the Mini available to buyers in the United States, which all sounds very good. However, there is a […]

New Argus price to bring transparency to growing US crude export markets | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

New Argus price to bring transparency to growing US crude export markets | Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide

“The US export market has needed an independent source of pricing to value light sweet crude exports,” Argus Media chairman and chief executive Adrian Binks said. “The new Argus WTI fob Houston price provides that solution for the oil trading community.” The new price will introduce transparency to the export market for light sweet crude. […]