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CBS blackout is the latest frustration for TV viewers caught in the middle of price wars | NBC News

CBS blackout is the latest frustration for TV viewers caught in the middle of price wars | NBC News

At issue is the cost to DirecTV to transmit the CBS channel. Such rates are routinely the subject of renegotiation, and it’s the second time this summer that DirecTV has been involved in a blackout. Earlier this month, consumers in 97 markets lost access to a range of broadcast networks after DirecTV failed to agree […]

The Race To Zero: Price Wars In The Asset Management Industry | Seeking Alpha

The Race To Zero: Price Wars In The Asset Management Industry | Seeking Alpha

Summary Price wars in the asset management business have driven commissions to zero in both the direct investing and managed portfolio segments. Charles Schwab’s price leadership in robo advisory has its advantages in terms of cross-selling and generational capture, but it faces risks related to upsetting industry pricing and alienating advisors. Industry players such as […]

AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report | HEXUS

AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report | HEXUS

In the HEXUS review of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super and RTX 2070 Super on Tuesday, the editor made special note of Nvidia’s launch and release timings. The Super series was summed up as a pre-emptive strike on AMD, to deliberately upstage it days before the launch of the first Navi-GPU powered graphics cards […]

Unfair Food Pricing Is Killing Family Farms and Regenerative Farming | Truthout

Unfair Food Pricing Is Killing Family Farms and Regenerative Farming | Truthout

Both mainstream parties advocate the neoliberal, free-trade policies that the ever more aggregated seed, food and chemical corporations have imposed upon the U.S. since World War II to the detriment of family-scale farms all over the world. The dairy farmers who got through the winter eating cereal and the new farmers who are eagerly starting […]

Pricing by Performance: It’s time to stop the race to the bottom | Tamebay

Pricing by Performance: It’s time to stop the race to the bottom | Tamebay

Chris from Chris Turton Ecommerce is an ecommerce and marketplace consultant passionate about understanding how online businesses tick. He writes from experience and tries to answer questions from sellers to improve and share his knowledge. Today, Chris shares his experience of pricing by performance to maximise margins. Pricing by Performance So, your competitor is beating […]

‘Confusing’ pricing and too much inventory: JCPenney CEO reveals the company’s core problems after 4 months on the job (JCP) | SFGate

‘Confusing’ pricing and too much inventory: JCPenney CEO reveals the company’s core problems after 4 months on the job (JCP) | SFGate

Soltau said she has spent time walking through stores, engaging with customers, and analyzing data from shopper surveys to identify the company’s strengths and weaknesses, and to develop a plan for reinvigorating sales. Her top priorities going forward include clearing out unsold inventory, improving the stores’ product mix, and establishing a clear pricing strategy, among […]

T-Mobile, Sprint merger hearing at House Energy and Commerce Committee | CNBC

T-Mobile, Sprint merger hearing at House Energy and Commerce Committee | CNBC

Executives from T-Mobile and Sprint faced tough questions from lawmakers on Wednesday about how the companies’ planned merger would affect prices and jobs, especially in rural America. The deal to combine the No. 3 and No. 4 U.S. wireless carriers, struck in April, was approved by both companies’ shareholders in October and has received national […]

US Has Some Of The Most Expensive Mobile Data Prices In The Developed World | Techdirt

US Has Some Of The Most Expensive Mobile Data Prices In The Developed World | Techdirt

While the U.S. wireless industry likes to talk a lot about how ultra-competitive it is, that’s generally not the case. While there’s more competition in wireless than in the fixed-line broadband sector (where there’s virtually no competition at faster speeds due to upgrade-phobic telcos and cable’s growing broadband monopoly), much of the competition in wireless […]

Walmart’s size may not shield it from rising prices | Providence Journal

Walmart’s size may not shield it from rising prices | Providence Journal

It’s getting more expensive for retailers like Walmart to stock its shelves with household staples like diapers, paper towels and bottled water. The question now is whether that translates into more pain at the check-out line. Soaring costs for transportation and raw materials — some related to tariffs — have prompted Procter & Gamble, Nestle, […]

Just announced: T-Mobile is launching a cheaper unlimited wireless plan | WSOC-TV

Just announced: T-Mobile is launching a cheaper unlimited wireless plan | WSOC-TV

On its website, T-Mobile describes Essentials as a plan for people who mostly use their phone in the United States. The carrier says those who travel internationally may be better off with T-Mobile One. T-Mobile One is $70/month for a single line and $160/month for four lines, with taxes and fees included. A lot of […]