Tag: Value Based Pricing

‘That’s not a revenue model’: firms stuck in factory age, says Tim Williams | Financial Review

‘That’s not a revenue model’: firms stuck in factory age, says Tim Williams | Financial Review

That costing model is driven by a Karl Marx-inspired labour theory of value, and Williams argues it’s economically unsustainable. So much so, he predicts within the next decade very few firms will price on billable hours. “Accountants would go into a factory and count the cost, and the owner would work out cost-plus pricing. That’s not pricing, […]

Report: Amazon BTS shoppers are overpaying by 15% | Retail Dive

Report: Amazon BTS shoppers are overpaying by 15% | Retail Dive

Much of Amazon’s successful disruption of the retail marketplace came from undercutting traditional retailers on price (notably books in its first retail foray). The stark price competition with brick-and-mortar retailers has largely dissipated as many now price-match (though price wars, especially in consumer products and groceries, continue). These pricing differences aren’t occurring just because legacy […]

BI:Radix Signs Leading Multifamily Operators To Provide The Industry’s Most Powerful Market Survey Platform | Benzinga

BI:Radix Signs Leading Multifamily Operators To Provide The Industry’s Most Powerful Market Survey Platform | Benzinga

“One of many benefits of BI:Radix for us at Alliance has been real time market survey rent data that updates market comps automatically at the same time you update your property each week,” says Brad Cribbins, President and COO of Alliance Residential, number 7 on the National Multifamily Housing Council’s ‘Top 50′. “It is crucial […]

Herbalife: A Viable Short  | Seeking Alpha

Herbalife: A Viable Short | Seeking Alpha

If you go to Amazon.com (NASDAQ:AMZN) (US domestic), many of Herbalife’s (HLF) products are available. Two big factors that drive sales for supplemental food products are pricing and brand value. For one thing, Herbalife’s brand has been under scrutiny for sometime, which has had some impact on the company’s sales, particular since regulatory authorities around […]

Freedom first when it comes to fitness | The New Paper

Freedom first when it comes to fitness | The New Paper

With close to 50,000 members here uncertain about the future of their paid memberships, the viability of the current rigid pricing structure in the fitness and wellness industry has never been in greater limbo. Once a statement of discipline, the pricey commitment of a fitness club membership is no longer as enticing as the flexibility […]

Amazon is getting too big and the government is talking about it | MarketWatch

Amazon is getting too big and the government is talking about it | MarketWatch

Fresh off its biggest Prime Day yet, the Whole Foods Market Inc. bid, and a slew of announcements including Amazon Wardrobe, Amazon.com Inc. was the subject of two investor calls Thursday that raised concerns that it is getting too big. In one case, hedge-fund manager Douglas Kass said government intervention could be imminent. “I am […]

Bipartisan Political Threat to Amazon May Be on the Horizon | The Street

Bipartisan Political Threat to Amazon May Be on the Horizon | The Street

As mentioned late yesterday, despite the enormous success of “Prime Day,” the continued expansion of product offerings and an all-time record stock price, Amazon.com Inc.  (AMZN) is likely to face its greatest existential threat from regulatory agencies and legislators in Washington, D.C., over the next year: “I am shorting Amazon today because I have learned […]

Factors That May Propel Coach (COH) to Achieve New Highs | Zacks.com

Factors That May Propel Coach (COH) to Achieve New Highs | Zacks.com

Catalysts As one of the leading American marketers of fine accessories and gifts, Coach boasts a proven strategy of investing in stores to enhance sales output through product innovation, a compelling pricing strategy, new merchandise assortments and a cost-effective global sourcing model. We believe that these strategies will help drive comparable-store sales and operating margins […]

Amazon is still inflating discounts despite new name, Consumer Watchdog says | LA Times

Amazon is still inflating discounts despite new name, Consumer Watchdog says | LA Times

In a bid to promote its deals to consumers, Amazon.com Inc. started displaying current discounts compared to their historic price tags — a strategy that it calls the “was” price. The “was” price was introduced as the e-commerce giant faced legal challenges and mounting criticism for allegedly exaggerating discounts through its previous pricing strategy, which […]

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Technology is enabling supermarkets and other retailers to change their prices throughout the day, but why should they want to do this and what will customers think about it? Many know the dispiriting feeling when the summer holiday flight they had their eye on suddenly goes up £50, or the Uber they call on a […]