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Whole Foods grocery prices haven’t notably decreased since Amazon acquisition, study finds | Consumer Affairs

Whole Foods grocery prices haven’t notably decreased since Amazon acquisition, study finds | Consumer Affairs

In the two years since Amazon acquired Whole Foods, the average cost of groceries for Prime members who shop at chain has dropped a mere ten dollars, according to a study released Wednesday by Gordon Haskett Research Advisors. After purchasing Whole Foods in 2017 for $13.7 billion, Amazon set out to help the notoriously pricey […]

Nisa offers the best opportunity for retailer pricing freedom | betterRetailing

Nisa offers the best opportunity for retailer pricing freedom | betterRetailing

Analysis of the top selling soft drinks, confectionery and snack lines shows that only 16.4% of price-marked packs (PMPs) lacked a non-PMP variety, compared with 32.9% at Bestway and 35.6% at Booker. Responding to the research, Nisa told betterRetailing: “Our offer gives retailers the freedom to choose the lines they want, but also to set […]

Unfair Food Pricing Is Killing Family Farms and Regenerative Farming | Truthout

Unfair Food Pricing Is Killing Family Farms and Regenerative Farming | Truthout

Both mainstream parties advocate the neoliberal, free-trade policies that the ever more aggregated seed, food and chemical corporations have imposed upon the U.S. since World War II to the detriment of family-scale farms all over the world. The dairy farmers who got through the winter eating cereal and the new farmers who are eagerly starting […]

Should Dollar Tree Abandon Its One Dollar Roots? | The Motley Fool

Should Dollar Tree Abandon Its One Dollar Roots? | The Motley Fool

Dollar Tree (NASDAQ:DLTR) is known for its no-nonsense, everything-for-$1 pricing model. The company has been able to maintain it since it was founded in 1986, but given inflation and other pressures, some investors have called into question the long-term viability of this strategy. Embracing a willingness to test new ideas, the company announced it would experiment […]

Watch Your Coins, Dollar Tree’s Raising Prices | Forbes

Watch Your Coins, Dollar Tree’s Raising Prices | Forbes

Dollar Tree’s one dollar promise may be going away as the U.S. tariff war with China continues to play out. The discount chain has been testing pricier products in its “Dollar Tree Plus” collection in an effort to increase sales. CultureBanx reported minority communities across the country may be shelling out more money as they […]

New York Advances a Bill to End Gender Discrimination in Product Pricing | Pacific Standard

New York Advances a Bill to End Gender Discrimination in Product Pricing | Pacific Standard

The New York state assembly passed legislation this week that seeks to eliminate product discrimination, or charging different prices for men’s and women’s products. Women’s products, on average, cost 7 percent more than equivalent products targeted to men, a study by New York City Department of Consumer Affairs found. The study found specifically that, for […]

Food and beverage makers look to chocolate as premiumization trend grows | Food Dive

Food and beverage makers look to chocolate as premiumization trend grows | Food Dive

Dive Brief: Jared Koerten, a Euromonitor senior food analyst, sees premiumization as “a characteristic, trait or feature of a product that elevates consumer perception, creating a willingness to pay more,” Bakery and Snacks reported. Premiumization also conveys a commitment to the time and investment it takes to achieve premium product status for a brand such as Godiva or Lindt […]

Dollar Tree starts testing new prices, braces for tariffs | The Virginian-Pilot

Dollar Tree starts testing new prices, braces for tariffs | The Virginian-Pilot

Don’t be surprised if you walk into a Dollar Tree and see new products for $3, $4 or $5. Conversely, when you walk into a Family Dollar store, you might see a $1 section. The Chesapeake-based retailer that owns both brands began experimenting with new pricing in a limited number of Dollar Tree locations in […]

Whole Foods Under Amazon Is Still The Priciest. Do We Care? | RetailWire

Whole Foods Under Amazon Is Still The Priciest. Do We Care? | RetailWire

Despite Amazon.com’s publicity push to promote price cuts at Whole Foods, the chain remains the highest price grocer in the land, according to a new study by Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BOA). The study, which included the round of price cuts announced on April 3rd that the grocer claimed included deeper discounts and double […]

The Untapped Pricing Power of Costco | Guru Focus

The Untapped Pricing Power of Costco | Guru Focus

Many (web) pages have been filled about the concept of untapped pricing power but companies that have it are like unicorns. Everyone knows what they look like, and some people claim they once saw one. But there seems to be no opportunity to observe one at your leisure. This has bothered me for some time […]