Tag: Product Pricing Strategy

J.P. Morgan: OLED iPhone 8 will arrive on time in Sept. in small quantity, ASP of $1100 | 9to5Mac

J.P. Morgan: OLED iPhone 8 will arrive on time in Sept. in small quantity, ASP of $1100 | 9to5Mac

But just how many will be available at launch? To reflect a slower start for production of the OLED iPhone model, J.P. Morgan is adjusting its forecast for the device from 9m units to ~2m units for September. It will, however, also increase its Y18 unit forecasts “by about the same amount to reflect time-shifted […]

Apple Is Losing Its Luster, by Malcolm Berko | Creators Syndicate

Apple Is Losing Its Luster, by Malcolm Berko | Creators Syndicate

I don’t think Apple (AAPL-$150) will be selling many iWatches this year. AAPL’s iPad sales are down 19 percent year over year, and iPhone sales have begun retreating. AAPL’s premium pricing strategy helps the company maintain strong margins but it limits sales growth. While first quarter revenues are up 4 percent from the same quarter […]

Oil price recovers, but market is ‘on borrowed time’ | The Week UK

Oil price recovers, but market is ‘on borrowed time’ | The Week UK

Oil prices edged up today as traders recovered from anxiety about a surprise rise in US crude stockpiles. Morning trading in London saw Brent crude up 19 cents on its previous closing price at $49.03 a barrel. In New York, West Texas Intermediate was up 14 cents at $46.54. It followed yesterday’s announcement from the […]

Herbalife: A Viable Short  | Seeking Alpha

Herbalife: A Viable Short | Seeking Alpha

If you go to Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) (US domestic), many of Herbalife’s (HLF) products are available. Two big factors that drive sales for supplemental food products are pricing and brand value. For one thing, Herbalife’s brand has been under scrutiny for sometime, which has had some impact on the company’s sales, particular since regulatory authorities around […]

VW hopes an aggressive pricing strategy will help it kick Tesla’s butt | Digital Trends

VW hopes an aggressive pricing strategy will help it kick Tesla’s butt | Digital Trends

While Model 3 production began in early July, Tesla still hasn’t announced pricing information. We know, however, that it will start at approximately $35,000, meaning the I.D. will carry a base price of approximately $27,500. That’s before incentives are factored in, too. Depending on where you live and which incentives you’re eligible for, the price […]

Let’s Talk: Would you shop at midnight if groceries were cheaper? | Starts at 60

Let’s Talk: Would you shop at midnight if groceries were cheaper? | Starts at 60

Fixed pricing could be a thing of the past. The thought of shopping in the dead of night may sound unappealing but if it meant you could save hundreds on your monthly grocery bill, you may change your tune. It seems retail experts are predicting fixed prices will be virtually non-existent within five years. A […]

IBM dangles carrot of full encryption to lure buyers to new z14 mainframe | TechCrunch

IBM dangles carrot of full encryption to lure buyers to new z14 mainframe | TechCrunch

Peter Rutten, an analyst with IDC says all-encompassing encryption is clearly the key to this release. “It’s like a security blanket across the entire system — database, applications, data at rest, data in flight, APIs, etc. — that can just be turned on, rather than manually picking and choosing what to encrypt, which typically has […]

Surge pricing promises higher returns, but is it realistic for U.S grocers? | Food Dive

Surge pricing promises higher returns, but is it realistic for U.S grocers? | Food Dive

The hyper-competitive British supermarket scene often hatches trends and innovations that eventually make their way to the U.S. Surge pricing — also known as dynamic pricing — is the latest bid by retailers like Tesco and Marks & Spencer to entice customers while trying to maximize profits. It’s a tricky push-pull that has become increasingly […]

Thoughts on Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X: AMD’s enthusiast monster CPUs | TechSpot

Thoughts on Ryzen Threadripper 1920X & 1950X: AMD’s enthusiast monster CPUs | TechSpot

The 12-core 1920X spat out an impressive score of 2431 pts and to beat that the 7900X needs to be overclocked to 4.7 GHz, where it consumes enough power to embarrass your wall heater. Then the big guy, the 1950X turned in an incredible score of 3062 pts. While breathtaking, this wasn’t entirely surprising given […]

Juicero Lays Off 25% of Employees and Cuts Juicer Prices | Fortune.com

Juicero Lays Off 25% of Employees and Cuts Juicer Prices | Fortune.com

The San Francisco-based maker of countertop at-home and office cold-press juicers is undergoing a “strategic shift” to lower the cost of its $399 machines and juice packs filled with raw fruits and vegetables on an accelerated timeline. The new plan was laid out in a letter to employees from Juicero CEO Jeff Dunn, which was […]