Tag: Retail

AI Setting A New Battlefield For Indian E commerce-Harshita Agrawal | BW Businessworld

AI Setting A New Battlefield For Indian E commerce-Harshita Agrawal | BW Businessworld

How AI will facilitate future growth of etailers: Currently, we see basic applications of AI in Indian e-commerce space. However, etailers need to take it to the next level to counter the competition from Amazon, allegedly their biggest rival. They can take inspiration from the developed markets, but the key will be to give global […]

Businesses fined for selling goods above MRP, not displaying prices | Borneo Bulletin Online

Businesses fined for selling goods above MRP, not displaying prices | Borneo Bulletin Online

TWO businesses were each issued a compound fine of BND500 for selling price-controlled goods above their maximum retail price (MRP), including cooking oil, formulated powdered milk, and rice, while another two businesses were issued warning notices for not displaying price tags during an inspection. The inspection was conducted in Kampong Tanjung Bunut and Sengkurong by […]

Is a taxi or Uber driver more likely to rip you off on the way to the airport? | MarketWatch

Is a taxi or Uber driver more likely to rip you off on the way to the airport? | MarketWatch

Uber drivers are not completely exempt from allegations that they’ve ripped off their passengers, however. The study found the drivers often seek out routes that are subject to surge pricing, Uber’s practice of increasing fares when there is high demand. They also occasionally tell the app that they’ve started a ride before a rider gets […]

Paying at the pump: the causes and consequences of soaring fuel prices | The Hindu

Paying at the pump: the causes and consequences of soaring fuel prices | The Hindu

Why are petrol and diesel prices continuing to rise? In June 2017, India’s state-run oil marketing companies switched to a dynamic pricing approach to set pump prices of petrol and diesel on a daily basis. The move was aimed at helping ensure a market-driven approach to fuel pricing by enabling oil firms to factor in […]

Amazon prices for cases of water fluctuate ahead of Hurricane Florence | Business Insider

Amazon prices for cases of water fluctuate ahead of Hurricane Florence | Business Insider

Amazon is being criticized for appearing to inflate prices as residents of North and South Carolina prepare for Hurricane Florence to make landfall. Many local grocery and warehouse stores have sold out of basics like cases of water, so some locals have turned online to buy goods to prepare for the storm. What they’ve found […]

Fuel prices continue northward march, climb to new highs | Business Standard News

Fuel prices continue northward march, climb to new highs | Business Standard News

Elsewhere, petrol prices on Tuesday breached the psychological barrier of Rs 90 and touched a scorching Rs 90.11 in Maharashtra’s Parbhani – a new record in India. Similarly, diesel prices rose in Delhi and Kolkata to Rs 72.97 and Rs 75.82 per litre respectively, while it climbed to Rs 77.13 and Rs 77.47 per litre […]

RIP: Subway’s $5 foot-long sandwich deal is no more | The Washington Post

RIP: Subway’s $5 foot-long sandwich deal is no more | The Washington Post

Fast-forward to today: The $5 foot-long as the world knows it is no more. In an interview with USA Today, Subway CEO Trevor Haynes revealed that the company will no longer require franchisees to run the special. In recent years, the promotion had become a contentious point among store owners, some of whom felt the deal did […]

Bitcoin: Widespread Adoption Could Drive Prices Much Higher | Seeking Alpha

Bitcoin: Widespread Adoption Could Drive Prices Much Higher | Seeking Alpha

Bitcoin’s Path To Widespread Adoption The world is a big place, unfortunately there are not that many Bitcoin (BTC-USD) to go around. Last winter we saw a prelude to what can happen when people in mass want to acquire Bitcoin, the price skyrockets. However, since then Bitcoin’s price has corrected by approximately 70%, and now […]

Politics heats up on fuel prices in poll-bound Rajasthan | Times of India

Politics heats up on fuel prices in poll-bound Rajasthan | Times of India

JAIPUR: The protest over rising petrol, diesel and cooking gas prices has sparked off a battle of words between the leaders of ruling and opposition parties in poll-bound Rajasthan. Chief minister Vasundhara Raje called the “Bharat Bandh” a drama by the Congress, while Pradesh Congress Committee president Sachin Pilot said the BJP leaders were insulting […]

E-commerce price discrimination | Yahoo Finance

E-commerce price discrimination | Yahoo Finance

Shopping for clothes online has generally become a positive experience for consumers, as the saturated landscape drives retailers to offer everything from free shipping and returns to competitive pricing. But sometimes the advertised price does not apply to all sizes. While not a new practice, Yahoo Finance has discovered that more e-commerce players are pricing […]