Tag: Willingness to Pay

Feeling squeezed by pricing pressure? Here’s what to do | Advisor.ca

Feeling squeezed by pricing pressure? Here’s what to do | Advisor.ca

If you’re feeling pricing pressure, you’re not alone. At CFA Toronto’s Annual Wealth Conference this week, about two-thirds of audience members said they feel price pressure. (The question was asked and answered via smartphone, with responses tabulated.) In the current environment of low-cost online competition, that pressure comes as no surprise and will likely increase. […]

Brace For Surge In Pump Prices | OakdaleLeader

Brace For Surge In Pump Prices | OakdaleLeader

Average retail gasoline prices in Modesto have risen 7.1 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $3.53/gallon Monday, according to GasBuddy’s daily survey of 201 gas outlets in Modesto. This compares with the national average that has increased 5.7 cents per gallon in the last week to $2.86/gallon, according to gasoline price website GasBuddy.com. […]

Spireites CEO explains season ticket pricing strategy as details are released | Derbyshire Times

Spireites CEO explains season ticket pricing strategy as details are released | Derbyshire Times

Chesterfield hope their reduced season ticket prices will entice many supporters to renew for next season in the National League. The club’s CEO Michael Dunford has explained the thinking behind the reductions, with prices being made public today before the tickets are put on sale next Monday. Matchday tickets will range from £16 to £20, […]

Truck driver shortage sends shipping costs sky-high | CNN Money

Truck driver shortage sends shipping costs sky-high | CNN Money

Companies paid about 6% more for trucking in April than a year ago, the fastest growth in almost seven years, according to the Labor Department. Thomas Bene, chief executive of the food services company Sysco (SYY), told analysts last week that freight costs are “somewhat challenging” and “everyone is seeing that.” Tyson Foods (TSN) CEO […]

U.S. muni bond firms race to comply with new price transparency rule | Reuters

U.S. muni bond firms race to comply with new price transparency rule | Reuters

Trading in some corporate bonds, under an amendment to Financial Industry Regulatory Authority rules, will also be affected. Under the rule, muni brokers will be required to determine a baseline number, known as a “prevailing market price,” in order to show retail investors how much prices for a bond transaction were marked up or down. […]

More Advisors Experimenting with Alternative Pricing Models | Wealth Management

More Advisors Experimenting with Alternative Pricing Models | Wealth Management

Some advisors are content to ride out their careers with their current client roster, feeling little need to grow their practice by attracting the attention and assets of younger clients. But there are some that do feel the need, either because they understand it’s their fiduciary duty to steward their clients’ assets into the next […]

Going Green: Student’s lawn care business takes root in Ardmore | Ardmoreite

Going Green: Student’s lawn care business takes root in Ardmore | Ardmoreite

He said another factor in his businesses’ growth is his willingness to do jobs for, at times, pennies on the dollar. His pricing strategy is cutthroat, but that’s not to say he’s being taken advantage of. Green said that’s the first thing he says when he enters a job with a new client. “When I […]

Company Costs Are Rising, but Getting Shoppers to Pay More Is Hard | WSJ

Company Costs Are Rising, but Getting Shoppers to Pay More Is Hard | WSJ

Higher input costs are pressuring U.S. companies to raise prices—a potential precursor to more consumer inflation—but shoppers are resisting their efforts to do so. Businesses are facing higher costs for everything from fuel and freight hauling to steel to accounting services. Input price increases have outstripped consumer price increases since late 2016, with some pipeline […]

With Walmart’s imminent entry, Amazon may reset growth and profitability targets | Business Line

With Walmart’s imminent entry, Amazon may reset growth and profitability targets | Business Line

Pricing strategy While Amazon entered the Food & Groceries category four years ago, which it is betting on to make it the daily, weekly, monthly shopping site of choice for Indians who spend a substantial portion of their monthly income on food, groceries and other consumables, it will have to tweak its pricing strategy to […]

Thrifting saves pockets, recycles clothes | The Brookhaven Courier

Thrifting saves pockets, recycles clothes | The Brookhaven Courier

Thrifting is an example of one person’s trash being another person’s treasure. Thrifters have the opportunity to shop a variety of clothes at discounted prices. Racks are filled with rare fashion finds waiting to be worn. Thrifting is not a typical shopping experience, but it can lead to some unique finds if shoppers are willing […]