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Stores deny allegations of price gouging after Dayton-area tornadoes [Video] | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

Stores deny allegations of price gouging after Dayton-area tornadoes [Video] | WBNS-10TV Columbus, Ohio

In response to an open records request by 10 Investigates, the Ohio Attorney General’s Office sent 10TV data showing it received 31 storm-related complaints — nearly all about price-gouging following the storms that struck the Dayton-area in late May. A 10 Investigates review of those complaints found 11 occurred at the AM-PM convenience store off […]

Toyota Corolla sales slump as car rental companies shift to Kia and Hyundai | CarsGuide

Toyota Corolla sales slump as car rental companies shift to Kia and Hyundai | CarsGuide

Toyota has lost a massive rental car fleet contract that has put an 1800-car dent in its annual sales and contributed to an 8.5 per cent slide in year-to-date results. After 20 years with Corollas, one of the nation’s biggest independent rental car businesses has shifted orders to other manufacturers led by Hyundai and Kia. […]

Nisa offers the best opportunity for retailer pricing freedom | betterRetailing

Nisa offers the best opportunity for retailer pricing freedom | betterRetailing

Analysis of the top selling soft drinks, confectionery and snack lines shows that only 16.4% of price-marked packs (PMPs) lacked a non-PMP variety, compared with 32.9% at Bestway and 35.6% at Booker. Responding to the research, Nisa told betterRetailing: “Our offer gives retailers the freedom to choose the lines they want, but also to set […]

Consumers are less willing to pay for organic wine when given more info | Earth.com

Consumers are less willing to pay for organic wine when given more info | Earth.com

From the shampoo we put in our hair to the wine we drink, the ingredients that go into products can seem like an enigma for consumers. That’s why many people will pay top dollar for products labeled “organic” or “made from natural ingredients.” While we may put a lot of faith in a label, a […]

China seafood firm promises more pricing transparency with new trading platform | SeafoodSource

China seafood firm promises more pricing transparency with new trading platform | SeafoodSource

A major Chinese shrimp producer has set up an online trading platform it’s hoping will bring more price transparency to China’s seafood market. The Bohai Seafood Commodity Trading Platform is being readied for launch by the Bohai Aquatic Products Co. Ltd. (it also uses the English name Bohai Seafoods), which is part of a larger […]

Wheels for a steal: To buy or to rent? | LiveMint

Wheels for a steal: To buy or to rent? | LiveMint

Mumbai: To buy or to rent? The question can be asked for most things: homes, household appliances or vehicles. With changing lifestyles and growing frequency in change of job locations, more and more people are abstaining from buying cars. Automobile companies such as Hyundai, Mercedes, Mahindra and Mahindra, Fiat and Skoda are offering leasing services, […]

Nine Ways to Innovate with Your Pricing | destination innovation

Nine Ways to Innovate with Your Pricing | destination innovation

We tend to think of innovation in terms of new products and services. But the need for innovation applies to a far broader range of business activities. You can innovate with your methods, processes, route to market, supply chain, marketing, partnerships and indeed with your fundamental business model. One neglected area for innovation is pricing. […]

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Autos and Taxis will get a fair hike, Ola/Uber surge pricing to be capped | ThePOST24

Mumbai Transport will get a major overhaul as the transport department has decided to hike the fare of Autos and Taxi by Rs 2 for both the modes of Mumbai Transport. BEST has already got an approval from its Managing committee and will decrease the minimum fare to ₹ 5 as suggested by BMC Commissioner […]

The importance of precision pricing | Deborah Battsek PR

The importance of precision pricing | Deborah Battsek PR

Property Pricing : “Getting the asking price right is critical in today’s market.” says Marc Schneiderman, Director, Arlington Residential. DBPR asked London prime property experts to comment on the he importance of pricing correctly in today’s property market. … Brendan Roberts, Director, Aylesford International “There seems to be an oversupply of new build developments, resulting in downward […]

The Shared Economic Logic of SiriusXM and Higher Ed | Inside Higher Ed

The Shared Economic Logic of SiriusXM and Higher Ed | Inside Higher Ed

Question: How are the economics of satellite radio and higher education the same? Answer: Price discrimination. Before we get too upset, however, we need to define what price discrimination is.  The name makes it sound worse than it is.  All price discrimination means is that sellers will try to sell their product or service at […]