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Impact Of Pricing War On Wal-Mart – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. | Seeking Alpha

Impact Of Pricing War On Wal-Mart – Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. | Seeking Alpha

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) is making additional investments in its pricing strategy to ensure it remains the most affordable retailer within the U.S. A recent price comparison by Reuters in five cities for a basket of 15 items showed Wal-Mart offering the goods at 5% to 10% cheaper than Aldi. Wal-Mart’s new pricing strategy is being used […]

Walmart Gets Tough On Prices And Suppliers | PYMNTS.com

Walmart Gets Tough On Prices And Suppliers | PYMNTS.com

Walmart is launching a new price-comparison test in about 1,200 of its U.S. retail locations as it moves to try and close the pricing gap with rival grocery peddlers (like Kroger) and discounters (like Aldi). The move is widely expected to put pressure on packaged good suppliers. The test ranges across 11 states located in […]

Exclusive: Wal-Mart launches new front in U.S. price war, targets Aldi in grocery aisle | Reuters

Exclusive: Wal-Mart launches new front in U.S. price war, targets Aldi in grocery aisle | Reuters

Wal-Mart Stores Inc (WMT.N) is running a new price-comparison test in at least 1,200 U.S. stores and squeezing packaged goods suppliers in a bid to close a pricing gap with German-based discount grocery chain Aldi ALDIEI.UL and other U.S. rivals like Kroger Co (KR.N), according to four sources familiar with the moves. Wal-Mart launched the […]

How Customers Perceive a Price Is as Important as the Price Itself | Harvard Business Review

How Customers Perceive a Price Is as Important as the Price Itself | Harvard Business Review

Price wars have broken out in consumer industries around the world. Retailers such as ALDI and Walmart have used price to position themselves against traditional competitors in their markets, pinching margins all around. Financial asset managers have been out-price-cutting one another in exchange-traded funds in a bid to gain market share. Major U.S. telecommunications carriers now […]

Wal-Mart Killing Dollar Tree: Dream On| Seeking Alpha

Wal-Mart Killing Dollar Tree: Dream On| Seeking Alpha

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) delivered robust results in the third quarter which has led to over an 11% rise in the stock price. It was able to beat consensus estimates in earnings as well as comp growth. The company delivered EPS of 81 cents against estimates of 78 cents and gave comp store growth of 1.7% […]

Can Wal-Mart Price Its Way Back to the Top? | The Motley Fool

Can Wal-Mart Price Its Way Back to the Top? | The Motley Fool

Wal-Mart (NYSE:WMT) built its brand on being the low-price leader, the cheapest place to buy pretty much anything. In recent years, however, that pricing advantage has diminished, if not disappeared, as Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN), as well as other digital and physical retailers, have grown in scale. That has left the company without a key piece of […]

Wal-Mart Transfer-Pricing Tax Declared Unconstitutional | Caribbean Business

Wal-Mart Transfer-Pricing Tax Declared Unconstitutional | Caribbean Business

Fusté noted contradictions in the chain of events in the case. After his appointment to Treasury in late 2014, Juan Zaragoza wrote a letter to House Rep. Rafael Hernández Montañez, chairman of the Treasury and Budget Committee, advising the Legislature to modify the commonwealth’s alternative minimum tax (AMT) to “minimize its impact.” In the letter, […]

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Adapts Dynamic Pricing To Take On Rivals | Inside Stock Trader

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. Adapts Dynamic Pricing To Take On Rivals | Inside Stock Trader

Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is taking on Amazon.com, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMZN) as it strives to remain competitive on the pricing front. The retail giant’s ‘everyday low prices’ initiative is becoming an everyday price phenomenon as competition in the sector hits fever pitch. Vicious Pricing Strategies Wal-Mart Stores, Inc. (NYSE:WMT) is no longer going slow on its […]

How Wal-Mart Can Start Competing Online | BusinessMirror

How Wal-Mart Can Start Competing Online | BusinessMirror

Wal-Mart Stores Inc. recently lost $20 billion in market capitalization in one day, partly because the leadership admitted that the company needs to invest more in its e-commerce operations. Wal-Mart isn’t the only retailer struggling with online selling. In 2013 Target told the US Securities and Exchange Commission that “digital sales represented an immaterial amount…of […]

Wal-Mart Won’t Promote Free-Shipping Deals Over Holidays | WSJ

Wal-Mart Won’t Promote Free-Shipping Deals Over Holidays | WSJ

Short-term offers over the holiday shopping season can feel like gimmicks and confuse shoppers, said Steve Bratspies, the retailer’s newly appointed chief merchandising officer. “We are going to lead on price but without high, low pricing,” he said, referring to a common pricing technique used by most other retailers of offering some items at a […]