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Can Amazon Reinvent the Traditional Grocery Store? [Podcast] | Knowledge @ Wharton

Can Amazon Reinvent the Traditional Grocery Store? [Podcast] | Knowledge @ Wharton

The Journal said Amazon’s supermarket concept strongly resembles ideas from a 2013 report by former Deloitte consultant Brittain Ladd, who now works for AmazonFresh. That report sees Amazon’s supermarkets combining its discounting strategy with online capabilities, adding drive-through grocery pick-up and placing Amazon Lockers inside. The goal is to create “an ecosystem of channels centered […]

Against Aldi and Lidl, personalization is the smart move | SuperMarket News

Against Aldi and Lidl, personalization is the smart move | SuperMarket News

Knowing your customers and making relevant offers — not engaging in a price war — is the way for supermarkets to prevent fast-growing hard-discount grocers Aldi and Lidl from siphoning market share, according to Brick Meets Click. Because of their private label-driven, operationally efficient business models, Aldi and Lidl can offer prices 30% to 40% […]

Why Retail Pricing Policy on Amazon Needs Reviewing | FXDailyReport

Why Retail Pricing Policy on Amazon Needs Reviewing | FXDailyReport

CNBC lately reported that retailers still chose Amazon when it comes to retail pricing policy. Why? The global marketplace provides the retailers with more spacious room to use their own price for the products. Of course, Amazon requires all brands to offer the most competitive price for all products they sell on the marketplace. In […]

Amazon Drops Lowest-Pricing Rule for Third-Party Sellers | E-Commerce Times

Amazon Drops Lowest-Pricing Rule for Third-Party Sellers | E-Commerce Times

Arguments Against the MFN Clause MFNs used by online platforms can harm competition by keeping prices high and discouraging the emergence of new platform rivals through both exclusionary and collusive mechanisms, wrote Jonathan Baker and Fiona Scott Morton in a Yale Law Journal article published last year. Government enforcers in the U.S. and private plaintiffs […]

The Consequences of Amazon’s Pricing Power – Goods & Services | Medium

The Consequences of Amazon’s Pricing Power – Goods & Services | Medium

How Price Anchoring Works Whenever we are presented with a buying opportunity, whether at the grocery store, a restaurant, or shopping for jeans online- our brains have to estimate whether the price of the product (or service) is good or bad. If you’re going out for coffee, for example, and you see that a latte […]

Pressured by Amazon, retailers are experimenting with dynamic pricing | Digiday

Pressured by Amazon, retailers are experimenting with dynamic pricing | Digiday

While customers might expect price consistency when shopping at the same store online or in person, prices are actually varying across channels: A customer shopping on the Target app could arrive in the store just to see the same item selling at a different price. An online Target shopper, meanwhile, could be getting access to […]

Google G Suite Apps Continue To Evolve And Soon Prices Are Set To Rise | Forbes

Google G Suite Apps Continue To Evolve And Soon Prices Are Set To Rise | Forbes

If you are an avid G Suite user relying on Google’s answer to Microsoft Office and Apple iWork suites, you should be aware that Google will soon increase subscription pricing tiers for the service. However, there are good reasons for this as Google’s cloud-based productivity suite has really been seeing nice changes lately and continues […]

How Whole Foods competitor Thrive Market plans to beat Amazon | Digiday

How Whole Foods competitor Thrive Market plans to beat Amazon | Digiday

“Amazon buying Whole Foods has created a big opportunity for us,” said Nick Green, the co-founder and CEO of Thrive Market. “Whole Foods has been the standard bearer for natural foods and organic products, but the challenge it has had is that many people don’t live near one, and many people can’t afford it. When […]

U.S. Black Friday Sales See More Tradition, Less Frenzy | Seeking Alpha

U.S. Black Friday Sales See More Tradition, Less Frenzy | Seeking Alpha

U.S. consumers went out on Thursday, Nov. 22 – Thanksgiving evening – to shop for Black Friday deals, but it was not the same as previous years. A decade ago, shoppers rushed to the malls for doorbuster deals, and felt a sense of urgency to take advantage of the timely promotions before they disappeared. Today, […]

Is Amazon’s algorithm cashing in on the Camp Fire by raising the cost of safety equipment? | WIRED UK

Is Amazon’s algorithm cashing in on the Camp Fire by raising the cost of safety equipment? | WIRED UK

Amazon’s algorithm has allegedly been raising the price of fire safety equipment in response to increased demand during the California wildfires. The practice, known as surge pricing, has caused products including fire extinguishers and escape ladders to fluctuate significantly on Amazon, seemingly as a result of the retailer’s pricing system responding to increased demand. An […]