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Selling fast: the hidden world of online pricing | RTE

Selling fast: the hidden world of online pricing | RTE

CNBC explainer on how airlines price tickets Bait and switch One of the oldest tactics in pricing practice, the bait and switch approach is very effective online. Online sellers can offer a wide range of prices across any category, to make it inviting to prospects to come in and browse. Once engaged, customers often find that the […]

Amazon shows a 43% price difference in the same item shipped to the same address, but to a different account | Boing Boing

Amazon shows a 43% price difference in the same item shipped to the same address, but to a different account | Boing Boing

Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle (who also founded the company Alexa, now an Amazon division) ordered a pack of Sharpies from Amazon using the Internet Archive’s business account, then, minutes later, ordered another pa ck using his personal account, both to be delivered to the Internet Archive: the order for the Internet Archive was priced […]

Today in Apple history: Eddy Cue takes the stand to defend iBooks pricing | Cult of Mac

Today in Apple history: Eddy Cue takes the stand to defend iBooks pricing | Cult of Mac

History of the iBooks lawsuit Filed in April 2012, The United States of America v. Apple Inc. antitrust case alleged that Apple conspired with five book publishers to raise and fix the price of e-books. The publishers included Hachette Book Group, HarperCollins, Macmillan Publishers, Penguin and Simon & Schuster. All five settled their claims outside […]

Walmart’s New Pricing Tool Allows Suppliers to Factor in Cost of Tariffs | Transport Topics

Walmart’s New Pricing Tool Allows Suppliers to Factor in Cost of Tariffs | Transport Topics

Walmart Inc. has updated the information network used daily by its suppliers to let them submit cost increases that are directly attributable to higher U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods. The retailer introduced the tool, dubbed “Cost Change Scenario,” a year ago and has been rolling it out across product categories, according to internal memos and […]

Higher Pricing Will Likely Drive Procter & Gamble’s Sales | Market Realist

Higher Pricing Will Likely Drive Procter & Gamble’s Sales | Market Realist

Impressive performance Procter & Gamble’s (PG) top line has taken a hit due to currency fluctuations. However, the company’s organic sales have been impressive. Procter & Gamble’s organic sales have grown at a healthy rate in the first nine months of fiscal 2019. The company posted record organic sales during the last reported quarter. Procter & Gamble’s organic […]

Take It Or Leave It Pricing: No, You May Not Have a Better Deal! | Stop the Cap!

Take It Or Leave It Pricing: No, You May Not Have a Better Deal! | Stop the Cap!

Bloomberg News is reporting what many of you already know — it is getting tougher to get a better deal from your cable or phone company. As Stop the Cap! has documented since the completion of the Time Warner Cable/Bright House/Charter Spectrum merger in 2016, companies are pulling back on promotions, taking advantage of a […]

Are Online Shopping Algorithms Colluding the Prices? | CIO Review

Are Online Shopping Algorithms Colluding the Prices? | CIO Review

FREMONT, CA: While shopping online, it’s rare to witness a change in the price of a product within a short period. But as of recent, the trend is changing. The retailer’s pricing algorithm might be the underlying reason for the altered price. When deciding a product’s price, marketers consider the cost of similar products and […]

AWS Pricing Calculator promises better cost estimates, with limitations | TechTarget

AWS Pricing Calculator promises better cost estimates, with limitations | TechTarget

If you need to estimate the cost to run a new application on AWS, it often involves sorting out different components, such as compute, storage, load balancing, licensing and data transfer costs. In 2009, Amazon created the AWS Simple Monthly Calculator so users could generate a quick and dirty estimate of how these costs were […]

Amazon.com’s Ad Prices Could Soar Next Year | The Motley Fool

Amazon.com’s Ad Prices Could Soar Next Year | The Motley Fool

Amazon.com’s (NASDAQ:AMZN) ad business has grown extremely quickly over the past few years. While the retailer’s ad products have been around in one form or another since 2012, it’s only recently started investing more resources in the business. Amazon is now the third largest digital advertising company in the United States. A lot of Amazon’s […]

GOQii Sends Legal Notice To Flipkart Over Predatory Pricing | Inc42

GOQii Sends Legal Notice To Flipkart Over Predatory Pricing | Inc42

California and Mumbai-based fitness and wearable startup  GOQii is taking legal action against ecommerce giant Flipkart due to deep discounting of its products which allegedly violate the sales agreement between the companies. GOQii founder Vishal Gondal told ET that the company had an agreement with Flipkart for the sale of its fitness bands. However, the […]