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Sainsbury’s and Morrisons continue to battle in the UK supermarket price war | Investomania

Sainsbury’s and Morrisons continue to battle in the UK supermarket price war | Investomania

The first and most obvious reason is that investors, especially long-term buy-and-hold investors, may receive less income for holding Sainsbury’s shares. For many investors, the reason they hold shares is for gradual capital growth and a dividend that could exceed the income return they are able to achieve from a bank account. As far as […]

AMD Set To Drop Or Rally Into Earnings? – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. | Seeking Alpha

AMD Set To Drop Or Rally Into Earnings? – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. | Seeking Alpha

Summary Recently announced Ryzen 5 series pricing suggests better pricing mix in the volume segment of the PC market. AMD’s pricing strategy is very aggressive, and if Intel were to match AMD’s current pricing curve, it would diminish Intel’s gross margins too substantially. Furthermore, we anticipate better than expected MPU share gains versus Intel, because […]

India’s Jio introduces its first price plans | Telecom Asia

India’s Jio introduces its first price plans | Telecom Asia

Disruptive new Indian 4G operator Reliance Jio’s free services offer will soon be coming to an end, but the operator has announced an aggressive new pricing strategy in a bid to retain as many of its new customers as possible. Jio launched nationwide services in September last year, but made all services available for free […]

Expect T-Mobile to Continue Inflicting Pain on Verizon and AT&T | The Street

Expect T-Mobile to Continue Inflicting Pain on Verizon and AT&T | The Street

With the company charging $70 per month for 1 unlimited line, $100 for 2 lines and $160 for 4 lines — and with taxes and fees included as of January — T-Mobile’s unlimited pricing still undercuts that of its larger rivals. Not counting taxes/fees, Verizon charges $80 per month for 1 line, $140 for 3 […]

Brace up! India’s telecom pricing war will further intensify, says JP Morgan | IBT Times

Brace up! India’s telecom pricing war will further intensify, says JP Morgan | IBT Times

“The company’s (Jio’s) free scheme launched in September 2016 has been extended to March 2017. Jio has gathered around 52 million subscribers as of December end and the expectation is to hit 100 million subscribers by March 2017, after which the company would start billing commercially,” it said. However, it noted, given that most incumbent telcos are […]

Last word on telecom pricing war yet to be heard: JP Morgan | Daijiworld.com

Last word on telecom pricing war yet to be heard: JP Morgan | Daijiworld.com

JP Morgan said Jio should seek to maximize average revenue per user, than pricing go for a per-GB data offer. “To that extent, the initial price scheme launched by Jio was a positive one as the effective pack started at Rs 499 per month, although there is a lower priced plan of Rs 149 per […]

Why T-Mobile’s All-In Pricing Strategy Could Pay Off | Forbes

Why T-Mobile’s All-In Pricing Strategy Could Pay Off | Forbes

More Customers Could Migrate Towards The One Plan, Offsetting Fee Revenue Losses The T-Mobile One unlimited plans, which T-Mobile launched late last year to replace its tiered data plans, were priced slightly higher than the company’s existing base plans. For instance, a tiered plan with 6 GB of data and 4 lines cost $120 versus […]

4 Sales Techniques to Avoid Race-to-Bottom Pricing | HubSpot

4 Sales Techniques to Avoid Race-to-Bottom Pricing | HubSpot

1) Don’t Talk About Price Right Away HubSpot Research found nearly six in 10 prospects want to discuss pricing on the very first call. But introducing cost into the conversation before establishing value can commoditize your product. Rather than thinking, The first option does A, B, and C, while the second does A, B, and […]

AT&T Pulls Plug On Pay-For-Privacy Pricing | MediaPost

AT&T Pulls Plug On Pay-For-Privacy Pricing | MediaPost

AT&T will no longer charge some U-Verse subscribers higher fees to avoid targeted advertising, the company confirmed today. Instead, AT&T says it will charge all subscribers the lowest rates offered for their speed tiers. “To simplify our offering for our customers, we plan to end the optional Internet Preferences advertising program related to our fastest […]

Oracle is starting a price war with Amazon | Business Insider

Oracle is starting a price war with Amazon | Business Insider

So Amazon built a service that does it for them, called Amazon Web Services Database Migration Service (DMS) . It promises to easily move Oracle’s customers (and other databases) to Amazon’s database in the AWS cloud. Now, Oracle is fighting back. It has launched its own AWS-killer cloud service, (aka Infrastructure as a Service) and wants […]