Tag: race to the bottom

J.C. Penney’s (JCP) Awful Year Comes at the Hands of Brutal Discounting | TheStreet

J.C. Penney’s (JCP) Awful Year Comes at the Hands of Brutal Discounting | TheStreet

Ellison, whose company’s stock is lower over 57% year-to-date, was confident in stating that this year’s holiday season is shaping up favorably for the retailer while noting beauty, home refresh, omnichannel, pricing strategy, and women’s apparel are instrumental in generating positive same-store-sales. Ellison also told the analysts that investors should primarily focus on the company’s […]

HP clears out Omen gaming laptops with 25% off coupon | Destructoid

HP clears out Omen gaming laptops with 25% off coupon | Destructoid

The prices on all three models are significantly better than what they were just two months ago in our last roundup of Omen computer deals. For those who recall or are tracking gaming laptop prices, each of the deals above are at least $150 more in pricing. The top-end model with a discount comes in […]

Pricing: No One Wins a Race to the Bottom | Dealer Marketing

Pricing: No One Wins a Race to the Bottom | Dealer Marketing

If the extent of your future marketing plan and strategy is to see how much money you can lose advertising both new and pre-owned vehicles below your net cost—hoping to make it all back on the trade and in the finance office—this article is just for you. It seems that with many dealerships, ever since […]

Just Say No To Verizon’s New Discriminatory Behavioral Advertising Program | Shear on Social Media Law & Tech

Just Say No To Verizon’s New Discriminatory Behavioral Advertising Program | Shear on Social Media Law & Tech

According to The Wall Street Journal, Verizon Communications has a new rewards program, Verizon Up, that provides credits that wireless subscribers can use for concert tickets, movie premieres and phone upgrades. While this may sound great at first glance its really a wolf in sheep’s clothing that consumers should avoid. If you don’t want to […]

Target to slash prices on thousands of items, sending shares tumbling | CNBC

Target to slash prices on thousands of items, sending shares tumbling | CNBC

The cuts will be on items including cereal, paper towels, baby formula, razors and bath tissue, Target said. And the news comes just days after Amazon started cutting prices at Whole Foods’ stores across America. Target shares were trading around 3 percent lower Friday afternoon on the announcement. “We want our guests to feel a […]

What is T-Mobile going to reveal next week? | BGR

What is T-Mobile going to reveal next week? | BGR

The network has sent out invites to its next “Un-Carrier” event, happening next Wednesday. The Un-Carrier events tend to be where T-Mobile reveals big changes to its plans, devices, or network. Previous Un-Carrier events have brought us T-Mobile Tuesdays, the One unlimited plan, and a lot of magenta onesies. Right now, there’s no logical massive […]

Did Samsung Overprice The Note 8? | Forbes

Did Samsung Overprice The Note 8? | Forbes

Samsung Electronics unveiled its new flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 8, yesterday at an event held in New York. While the device looks impressive, with high-end specifications such as a 6.3-inch curved screen and dual cameras, it sports the highest-ever price for a Samsung flagship, starting at $930. The pricing strategy might appear opportunistic, as […]

AMD’s MCM Design Cost Savings Allow Aggressive Pricing | eTeknix

AMD’s MCM Design Cost Savings Allow Aggressive Pricing | eTeknix

According to AMD, the move to a MCM design is critical to their pricing strategy. By using a common silicon design, AMD is able to reap greater economies of scale. The top 5%  percentile get used in Threadripper with even better chips used for EPYC. Regular Ryzen gets lower end chips and defective ones are […]

After recent cut, HP raises price of Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile flagship by 23% in the UK | Neowin

After recent cut, HP raises price of Elite x3 Windows 10 Mobile flagship by 23% in the UK | Neowin

HP has made a confusing mess of its pricing for the Elite x3 and Desk Dock in the UK since it launched there last year, originally priced at £706.80. Every few weeks, the company has been raising or reducing its prices, to as much as £757.20, or as low as £583.20, in addition to other […]

Pets at Home Group PLC leaps higher as new pricing strategy helps boost top line | Proactive Investors

Pets at Home Group PLC leaps higher as new pricing strategy helps boost top line | Proactive Investors

Given that the lower pricing strategy is likely to put pressure on margins, investors will be looking for this revenue momentum to continue for a while yet. As for profits, Pets at Home said they remained on track to hit its full-year expectations. ‘Positive start’ but Pets still a ‘sell’ for Liberum “Overall, this appears […]