Tag: Retail

Uber plans to spend $10 million lobbying for new congestion pricing taxes on drivers | Daily Mail Online

Uber plans to spend $10 million lobbying for new congestion pricing taxes on drivers | Daily Mail Online

Uber has vowed to spend $10 million lobbying city governments across the U.S. to institute so-called ‘congestion pricing’ taxes on drivers. The company, which has already aggressively pursued a congestion pricing law in New York City, announced the three-year lobbying plan last month, saying it would pursue such policies in other cities. In a statement, […]

Experts say Florence’s flooding will trigger used-car price hike, warn consumers to avoid buying waterlogged vehicles | AccuWeather

Experts say Florence’s flooding will trigger used-car price hike, warn consumers to avoid buying waterlogged vehicles | AccuWeather

During 2017’s Harvey, more than half a million cars were estimated to have been flooded. “Using Katrina as an example, 200,000 units were totaled, and used-vehicle prices increased by as much as 3 percent, or $309, over the four-month period following the storm’s landfall,” Paris said. “Prices initially rise but then fall to parity,” he […]

The most expensive car to rent in America is $20,000 a day | CNBC

The most expensive car to rent in America is $20,000 a day | CNBC

A Bugatti – the French luxury car — isn’t cheap to own. There are only three models — Veyron, Chiron and Divo — and the prices range from $1.7 million to $3 million. In September, the new Divo hypercar sold out in one day, with the hefty price tag of $5.8 million. If you buy […]

eBay Reverses Unpopular Markdown Pricing Policy for Now | eCommerce Bytes

eBay Reverses Unpopular Markdown Pricing Policy for Now | eCommerce Bytes

eBay reversed an unpopular pricing policy that limited sellers who use its Markdown Manager tool. Don’t look for an announcement on the seller board, however – it was posted by an eBay moderator when sellers discussed the issue on the company’s forums on Monday. The initial policy restricted sellers when creating a markdown sale event […]

Pinnacle warns of ‘intensified competition’ in grocery as Conagra deal nears | Food Dive

Pinnacle warns of ‘intensified competition’ in grocery as Conagra deal nears | Food Dive

Still, Brittany Weissman, an analyst at Edward Jones, told Food Dive last week that the deal was good for Conagra. The company in recent years has jettisoned its private label business and frozen potato company Lamb Weston to focus on its core brands, using M&A to bulk up in areas such as snacking and frozen where it already […]

Ran NeuNer Suggests Bitcoin Price is Set to Explode with Upcoming ETF Approval | Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Ran NeuNer Suggests Bitcoin Price is Set to Explode with Upcoming ETF Approval | Bitcoin Exchange Guide

Neuner has always been very bullish and positive about Bitcoin’s future. A new rally in Bitcoin’s price could be related to an approval of a Bitcoin exchange-traded fund (ETF) by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC). In the coming months, a positive decision could be taken by the US agency. At the end of […]

Uber plans to lobby for road tolling in Seattle as part of $10 million policy campaign | The Seattle Times

Uber plans to lobby for road tolling in Seattle as part of $10 million policy campaign | The Seattle Times

Uber says it plans to spend money lobbying for congestion pricing in Seattle as part of a $10 million push for “sustainable mobility” policies in various cities. The ride-hail app company and its rival, Lyft, have previously expressed support for the idea of tolling downtown streets in Seattle, where Mayor Jenny Durkan’s administration is working to develop a […]

Costco Wants to Sell You a Car This Holiday Season | The Motley Fool

Costco Wants to Sell You a Car This Holiday Season | The Motley Fool

How does it work? Costco’s Auto Program offers prearranged pricing on new and used vehicles through a network of participating dealers. To take part in the holiday sales, event shoppers have to meet a number of requirements. First, if you’re not already a Costco member, you’re not eligible. Current cardholders for the warehouse club must […]

Trading Bots Used To Manipulate Cryptocurrency Prices – Wall Street Journal | Smartereum

Trading Bots Used To Manipulate Cryptocurrency Prices – Wall Street Journal | Smartereum

Price manipulations have been a major concern in cryptocurrency markets and have adversely affected the growth of the sector as well as regulatory acceptance of cryptos. The Wall Street Journal in an article on Tuesday, October 2, echoed this concern claiming that specialized automated robots are responsible for bitcoin price manipulations. The media outlet sampled the opinions […]

How Much Could You Actually Save by Not Owning a Car? | Yahoo! Finance

How Much Could You Actually Save by Not Owning a Car? | Yahoo! Finance

Is it Cheaper to Take Grab Rides Instead of Driving? Our research and calculations indicate that the average Singaporean would save about S$580 per year by taking Grab rides instead of driving their own car. We reached this conclusion by using Grab’s rates and our own estimates about average travelling behavior in Singapore. First, we […]