Tag: Warren Buffett

Auctions And Pricing Power | ValueWalk

Auctions And Pricing Power | ValueWalk

It’s a great time to discuss the distribution of power in auctions. Not only is this highly relevant for all users of Google paid search and our investment in TripAdvisor, but Leonardo daVinci’s Salvator Mundi just broke a record for the highest price paid for art at auction, clearing for $450.3 million (for a good […]

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 […]