Tag: Staples

Don’t get duped by dynamic pricing | TheSpec.com

Don’t get duped by dynamic pricing | TheSpec.com

I’m staring at my online shopping cart in disbelief. I like to plan ahead and budget my purchases, so I added a $27 pair of kid’s runners to my cart last week. Three days ago the price jumped to $35. Today the price is $24. It’s the same pair of shoes sold through the same […]

Dynamic Pricing: Which Customers Are Worth The Most? Amazon, Delta Airlines And Staples Weigh In | Forbes

Dynamic Pricing: Which Customers Are Worth The Most? Amazon, Delta Airlines And Staples Weigh In | Forbes

Should a Mac user browsing a travel website pay more for a hotel than her PC-using counterpart? Is it plausible for an airline to charge a frequent flyer more for a plane ticket – because in all likelihood the travel is for business? Can a supermarket reduce the price of eggs for someone on a […]

Pricing News Daily > 7/28/14

Pricing News Daily > 7/28/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: The PricingBrew Journal Whether you’re in sales, marketing, product management or a pricing professional, it’s important to stay up-to-date on the latest […]

When Staples Offered Items for a Penny, State Workers Ordered Kleenex by the Pound | WSJ

When Staples Offered Items for a Penny, State Workers Ordered Kleenex by the Pound | WSJ

Big box retailer Staples scored a major contract to sell office supplies to the State of New York. But a penny-pricing arrangement on some items, and some savvy procurement agents, meant NYS made out like a bandit — and left Staples wondering what went wrong. Staples Inc. SPLS +0.18% made the State of New York quite a promise: Buy […]