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Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Walmart (WMT) to Report Q2 Earnings: Factors You Must Watch | Yahoo Finance

Omnichannel: A Major Growth Driver Walmart’s second-quarter fiscal 2020 results are likely to gain from its solid omnichannel efforts. To this end, the company’s focus on enhancing merchandise assortments and undertaking store remodeling initiatives bodes well. Also, its compelling pricing strategy is a sales driver. These factors along with Walmart’s strong e-commerce business have been […]

Amazon Penalizes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart.com | Fortune

Amazon Penalizes Sellers That Offer Better Prices on Walmart.com | Fortune

Amazon’s determination to offer shoppers the best deals is prompting merchants selling products on its marketplace to raise their prices on competing websites, a testament to the company’s growing influence over the e-commerce market. Amazon constantly scans rivals’ prices to see if they’re lower. When it discovers a product is cheaper on, say, Walmart.com, Amazon […]

Amazon vs. Target vs. Walmart: A study reveals who has the best prices | Business Insider

Amazon vs. Target vs. Walmart: A study reveals who has the best prices | Business Insider

A recent report from LendEdu compared prices on products across five categories at Target, Amazon, and Walmart to find which one actually offers the lowest prices. The report found that Walmart offers the lowest prices on average, followed by Amazon, then Target, though different retailers reigned supreme in different categories. Below, we break down the report to show you which retailer […]

How marketplace sellers handle pricing on Prime Day | Digital Commerce 360

How marketplace sellers handle pricing on Prime Day | Digital Commerce 360

Nearly 60% of products had a price increase or stayed the same on Prime Day, according to a new study. However, many merchants fear being outpriced by Amazon. Many marketplace sellers increase their sales on Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime Day, but not all cut their prices, according to a new study by pricing software vendor Teikametrics. […]

Detroit’s Afrofuture Fest drops plan to charge white festivalgoers higher ticket prices | The Washington Post

Detroit’s Afrofuture Fest drops plan to charge white festivalgoers higher ticket prices | The Washington Post

Should white people pay a premium to attend an Afrofuturist music festival in a historically black Detroit neighborhood? To the organizers of the upcoming Afrofuture Fest, the answer was clear: Yes, they absolutely should. Too often, they saw people of color getting shut out of events in their own communities because they didn’t have the […]

The calamari that sparked a rip-off crackdown in Greece | Stuff

The calamari that sparked a rip-off crackdown in Greece | Stuff

When an American tourist sat down with his friends for some food on the Greek island of Mykonos, little did he know he would start a crackdown on rip-off restaurants in the country. Last month the visitor from New York shared a photo on TripAdvisor of a receipt from DK Oyster restaurant showing he was charged €591 for the six […]

FedEx Reportedly Slashing Prices on Express Service | MultiChannelMerchant

FedEx Reportedly Slashing Prices on Express Service | MultiChannelMerchant

Close on the heels of its decision earlier this month to cut ties between Amazon and its Express air delivery unit, FedEx is reportedly offering big discounts on the service to draw in more ecommerce business and take it away from rival UPS, according to the Wall Street Journal. At the same time, FedEx is […]

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’ | The Washington Post

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’ | The Washington Post

FedEx Corp. may finally be waking up to the threat Amazon.com Inc. poses to its business model. The logistics company is offering big discounts to help fill the planes in its Express delivery network with more e-commerce shipments, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter. The deals are being […]

My Value Pricing Journey | Accounting Web

My Value Pricing Journey | Accounting Web

In my May 13, 2019 blog I declared my decision to convert my practice to Value Pricing. As part of my preparation, I interviewed someone who had already made the switch for her practice, Serah Blackstone-Fredericks of Books In Harmony. In this post, I share my thoughts on why Value Pricing is the right choice for […]

AWS Pricing Calculator promises better cost estimates, with limitations | TechTarget

AWS Pricing Calculator promises better cost estimates, with limitations | TechTarget

If you need to estimate the cost to run a new application on AWS, it often involves sorting out different components, such as compute, storage, load balancing, licensing and data transfer costs. In 2009, Amazon created the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator so users could generate a quick and dirty estimate of how these costs were […]