Tag: Warren Buffett

Pricer’s Points: Analytics for B2B Price Realization | Bhooshan Wabgaonkar

Pricer’s Points: Analytics for B2B Price Realization | Bhooshan Wabgaonkar

Warren Buffet famously said that “if you have to have a prayer session before raising the price by 10 percent, then you’ve got a terrible business”. However most businesses are facing an ever increasing pricing pressure, possibly due to lack of prayer sessions. The text-book answer to this situation is to increase value delivered to […]

Who are the Pricing Power Leaders? – Pricing Power as a Sustainable Competitive Advantage | Aalto EE

Who are the Pricing Power Leaders? – Pricing Power as a Sustainable Competitive Advantage | Aalto EE

Research reveals that there are top performers within each industry, confirming that some companies – facing similar competitive pressures and environmental challenges – are more profitable and growing significantly faster than their competitors. Times have been tough lately in Europe. A violent financial crisis, high volatility in inflation and exchange rates, increasing competitive pressure… How […]

How Buffett Caused Valeant Stock’s Latest Tumble | The Motley Fool

How Buffett Caused Valeant Stock’s Latest Tumble | The Motley Fool

As I mentioned, the investing legends also shared their opinion on Valeant Pharmaceutical, the much-maligned drugmaker that has fallen by 85% since August. In the wake of revelations stemming from scrutiny over its buy-reprice-relaunch M&A strategy and a too-close-for-comfort relationship with a specialty pharmacy, Valeant has drawn considerable ire from investors. According to Buffett, Valeant […]

Warren Buffett’s No. 1 Metric for Picking Winning Stocks (AAPL, CMG) | The Motley Fool

Warren Buffett’s No. 1 Metric for Picking Winning Stocks (AAPL, CMG) | The Motley Fool

“The single most important decision in evaluating a business is pricing power. If you’ve got the power to raise prices without losing business to a competitor, you’ve got a very good business. And if you have to have a prayer session before raising the price by 10%, then you’ve got a terrible business.”  Warren Buffett […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/13/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/13/14

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 […]

First Insight CEO Petro – Invest in Companies That Know How to Price Their Products | Newsmax

First Insight CEO Petro – Invest in Companies That Know How to Price Their Products | Newsmax

According to Buffett, “the single most important decision in evaluating a business is pricing power. If you’ve got the power to raise prices without losing business to a competitor, you’ve got a very good business.” But companies apparently aren’t devoting adequate attention to the issue, Petro, a former merchandising representative, writes in an article for […]