Tag: Retail

Amazon Offers New Discounts on Third-Party Sellers’ Goods | Fortune

Amazon Offers New Discounts on Third-Party Sellers’ Goods | Fortune

If you find more goods than usual on Amazon are discounted as the holiday season starts, that may not be because the sellers have chosen to cut their prices. Instead, as The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday, Amazon itself has started briefly discounting certain items sold by sellers, by as much as 9%. This only […]

Renault India launches new Captur crossover at Rs 999,000 | Autocar Professional

Renault India launches new Captur crossover at Rs 999,000 | Autocar Professional

Renault India, which is looking to rev up its performance in India and ride the ongoing SUV sales boom, officially launched the Captur crossover today with an aggressive pricing strategy. The model range starts at Rs 999,000 for the RXE petrol and goes up to Rs 13.88 lakh (ex-showroom all India) for the top-end Platine diesel […]

WA drivers queue for cheap petrol as residents say it’s a dangerous recipe for disaster | The West Australian

WA drivers queue for cheap petrol as residents say it’s a dangerous recipe for disaster | The West Australian

For bargain hunters it’s a lure that’s nearly impossible to resist — the promise of petrol at the cheapest price for the week. But some Perth residents say the weekly Monday free-for-all for cut-price fuel is a recipe for disaster and potentially even fatal accident on our roads. Local resident Simone says price fluctuations of […]

Amazon provided discounts for Christmas | HashtagME

Amazon provided discounts for Christmas | HashtagME

Amazon’s new strategy to provide discounts to its customers while paying sellers full price has been launched, as the Christmas season nears and the company aims to compete with ‘brick and mortar’ stores for customers. “When Amazon provides a discount, customers get the products they want at a price they’ll love, and small businesses receive […]

Avios to introduce “dynamic pricing” | Business Traveller

Avios to introduce “dynamic pricing” | Business Traveller

Frequent flyer programme Avios is to move towards a “dynamic pricing” concept from next year, its parent company International Airlines Group (IAG) has confirmed. IAG announced the plans during its annual Capital Markets Day presentation, in which it said that there would be a “Progressive introduction of Dynamic Pricing from 2018”. Full details have yet […]

Experts Warn Amazon Will Stumble On Major Logistics and HR Issues In Oz | channelnews

Experts Warn Amazon Will Stumble On Major Logistics and HR Issues In Oz | channelnews

“When you start delivering beyond the metro centres into the regions, that is where the real challenge will be”. Dennis claims that eBay Australia will soon launch a guaranteed delivery service, plus a price matching program. The strategy is likely intended to increase eBay’s competitiveness amidst Amazon’s influence. Commentators speculate that Amazon’s prices will generally be […]

Grocers of the future: Room enough for both Amazon and Aldi | YouGov

Grocers of the future: Room enough for both Amazon and Aldi | YouGov

If the Price is Right Retail revenue, particularly for food, has increased by as much as 86% between 1992 ($337 billion) and 2016 ($627 billion). Data from YouGov Profiles reveals that retailers like Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons, Costco, and Sam’s Club make up 40% of the market share, but competition is tight between these giants. Consumers […]

First, Amazon destroyed retail — now, it’s coming for Starbucks | ZDNet

First, Amazon destroyed retail — now, it’s coming for Starbucks | ZDNet

Let’s look at their customer engagement model. A typical customer might make a coffee at home with whatever system and brand of coffee they have (hopefully Starbucks) and perhaps pick up a drink at a Starbucks store on the way to work. If they are particularly addicted, they’ll buy a few during the day, but […]

How Much Energy Can You Cram Into Your Halloween Candy? | WIRED

How Much Energy Can You Cram Into Your Halloween Candy? | WIRED

All candies are not equal; some might have more stuff in them that does not add to the total calorie value. But overall, there seems to be fairly nice correlation between candy mass and candy energy. From the graph, candy has an energy density around 22 megajoules per kilogram. But how does this energy density […]

Harvey-related price-gouging complaints filed against 127 gas retailers | Caller-Times

Harvey-related price-gouging complaints filed against 127 gas retailers | Caller-Times

AUSTIN – More than 125 Texas retailers are accused of price-gouging for charging customers nearly $4 or more for a gallon of unleaded gas or diesel after Hurricane Harvey knocked out refinery capacity along the Gulf Coast in late August. Texas Attorney General Ken Paxton said Monday that he gave the retailers the option of resolving the matter […]