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Target shares dive on earnings outlook, price cut plans | Reuters

Target shares dive on earnings outlook, price cut plans | Reuters

Target Corp (TGT.N) said on Tuesday it will rely more on low prices to compete with rivals like Wal-Mart and Amazon, admitted many of its stores needed freshening up, and told Wall Street its sales and profit estimates for 2017 are too high. Shares of the retailer plunged to 2-1/2-year lows in heavy trading. Many […]

Walmart Says Alleged “Pricing Conspiracy” Is Just A Simple Mistake | Rajasthan Patrika TV

Walmart Says Alleged “Pricing Conspiracy” Is Just A Simple Mistake | Rajasthan Patrika TV

In the past we’ve reported on Target’s fuzzy math, retailers failing to understand what “clearance” means, and department stores being sued for allegedly inflating the original price of items in order make discounts look more attractive. These issues appear to have combined at Walmart, where one shopper says the company is running a “clearance conspiracy”: […]

Behind Target’s traffic jam, a tougher line on pricing | Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Behind Target’s traffic jam, a tougher line on pricing | Minneapolis / St. Paul Business Journal

Target Corp. has started off the holiday season aggressively, with deeper-than-usual price cuts that have pressured Target’s rivals and, possibly, contributed to the retailer’s tech problems on Cyber Monday. Bloomberg reports on Target’s pricing strategy so far, which it says is broader and tougher than in previous years. Among other moves, Target (NYSE: TGT) cut […]

Pricing News Daily > 3/2/15

Pricing News Daily > 3/2/15

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 brought to you by: Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm helping clients with pricing strategies, data analytics, […]

Target undercuts Amazon on free shipping | Mashable

Target undercuts Amazon on free shipping | Mashable

Target is trying to hit Amazon where it hurts. The retail chain announced Monday that customers can qualify for free shipping on all orders of $25 or more placed through Target’s website “with virtually no exclusions,” down from a $50 minimum previously. … Target has previously attempted to compete with Amazon through holiday free shipping […]

Pricing News Daily > 2/18/15

Pricing News Daily > 2/18/15

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 brought to you by: Wiser Wiser provides a complete suite of solutions to give retailers, brands, and manufacturers the edge to stay both competitive […]

Target Agrees To $4M Settlement For Inaccurate Pricing | CBS Minnesota

Target Agrees To $4M Settlement For Inaccurate Pricing | CBS Minnesota

The suit, filed by prosecutors in California, claims Target also misrepresented the weights of products and that it didn’t check the accuracy of its pricescanners. A Target representative says some of the problems stemmed from promotional signs not being removed immediately after a promotion ended. Read complete article here: Target Agrees To $4M Settlement For […]

Pricing News Daily > 11/24/14

Pricing News Daily > 11/24/14

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: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]

Amazon.com, Inc. How Its Prices Compare To Competitors’ | Value Walk

Amazon.com, Inc. How Its Prices Compare To Competitors’ | Value Walk

Amazon still leads in toy pricing In a report dated Nov. 11, 2014, analyst Matthew Fassler and his team said that in general, prices of toys remained the same as last week. They report that Amazon’s pricing got more competitive this week, however, and the online retailer increased the gap between its prices and the […]

Pricing News Daily > 10/27/14

Pricing News Daily > 10/27/14

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: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the […]