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Top 5 MDM Articles from 2017 | Modern Distribution Management

Top 5 MDM Articles from 2017 | Modern Distribution Management

As the largest industrial distributor in North America, Grainger is bound to garner attention when it makes a move as big as changing its pricing strategy. This past year proved that MDM readers were eager to learn as much as they could about the company’s hopes of acquiring more customers by adjusting prices. Three articles […]

Amazon And Walmart Battle For Retail’s Future | Forbes

Amazon And Walmart Battle For Retail’s Future | Forbes

Amazon will soon cap off another banner year: The Internet giant is expected to win roughly half of all online shopping sales this holiday season. But Amazon’s greatest rival wants to beat the company at its own game: Walmart recently announced that it grew its online sales 50% YOY in Q3 2017. As the de […]

Can a strong holiday season save our favorite retailers from bankruptcy? | NBC News

Can a strong holiday season save our favorite retailers from bankruptcy? | NBC News

Struggling brick-and-mortar retailers could get some breathing room this holiday season — but will shopper confidence be enough to stave off bankruptcies in the beleaguered retail sector? So far this season, strategic discounting has encouraged shoppers to buy everything from sweaters to speakers, and analysts are optimistic that stores will be able to avoid the […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Pop-Up Stores Could Be the Future of Retail | US News

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Pop-Up Stores Could Be the Future of Retail | US News

This holiday shopping season, Amazon is teaming with Calvin Klein to open holiday-themed brick-and-mortar pop-up stores in New York City and Los Angeles. The pop-up stores may not move the needle much for Amazon investors this year in terms of revenue, but the technology Amazon is testing may serve as a blueprint for its long-term […]

Discount Pricing Strategy Explained | Unleashed Software

Discount Pricing Strategy Explained | Unleashed Software

A pricing strategy is an important element of a lucrative business. More than any other element, a pricing strategy directly impacts the amount of profit you make. Choose a pricing strategy that helps you meet your sales objectives, enhances your brand perception and provides the best profit point for market demand. A discount pricing strategy […]

How Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Is Trying To Change The Way You Shop | Benzinga

How Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Is Trying To Change The Way You Shop | Benzinga

In addition, consumers need to use their Amazon app to finalize a transaction, which shows the online giant’s attempt to “change consumer behavior/expectations in the offline world.” Despite the use of new technologies, the analyst’s firsthand checks at a store in New York City’s SoHo found the experience to be as if it is “operated […]

Amazon’s surprising new strategy could help address the retail apocalypse (AMZN, PVH) | Markets Insider

Amazon’s surprising new strategy could help address the retail apocalypse (AMZN, PVH) | Markets Insider

The Amazon-Calvin Klein pop-up stores in New York City and Los Angeles may be just what brick-and-mortar retailers need to bring online shoppers back to the real world, Morgan Stanley’s Brian Nowak said. Amazon is banking on its loyalty with consumers who rely on the company for the best prices, Nowak said. When it comes […]

Amazon may have patented the next big thing in online shopping | Quartz

Amazon may have patented the next big thing in online shopping | Quartz

There’s potentially another reason for Amazon to promote the use of video in e-commerce. It now has a way to offer customers discounts for watching ads. In October, Amazon was awarded a patent for “content-based price reductions and incentives.” The patent says that “customers in an electronic environment can be presented with the option to […]

Walmart closes in on Amazon in online price war | The Ledger

Walmart closes in on Amazon in online price war | The Ledger

Walmart is within striking distance of matching Amazon.com’s online prices for the first time, a key milestone in its effort to regain the “low price leader” title. Walmart has aggressively invested in making its prices more competitive against brick-and-mortar rivals since the start of the year. Now, the shrinking gap is also becoming noticeable across […]

Cyber Monday showdown – Walmart closes in on Amazon in online price war | CNBC

Cyber Monday showdown – Walmart closes in on Amazon in online price war | CNBC

Walmart has aggressively invested in making its prices more competitive against brick-and-mortar rivals since the start of the year. Now, the shrinking gap is also becoming noticeable across a broad range of product categories online, according to a price study conducted for Reuters, as well as interviews with pricing experts, retail consultants, vendors and company […]