OnDemand WTP Pricing Research

Tag: lowering prices

Don’t make these 5 costly mistakes when shopping on Amazon | CNBC

Don’t make these 5 costly mistakes when shopping on Amazon | CNBC

With no shortage of convenience and all the products you could possibly need, it’s no wonder shoppers love Amazon. In fact, the e-commerce giant constitutes over 50% of all online sales in the U.S. But size is a double-edged sword. With so many deals to sift through, it’s hard to tell if what you’re purchasing […]

Unregulated gas-price ‘gouging’ means huge profits at the expense of drivers in Vancouver, says economist | The Star

Unregulated gas-price ‘gouging’ means huge profits at the expense of drivers in Vancouver, says economist | The Star

VANCOUVER—Is it time to cap gas prices? With consumers paying record-high prices in Metro Vancouver, Premier John Horgan said this month his government would consider “some relief” for those who can’t afford $1.70 a litre. At least one economist says assistance should come in the form of regulation. Marc Lee, a senior economist at the […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

2019 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle pricing: Puzzling economics | Green Car Reports

2019 Hyundai Nexo hydrogen fuel-cell vehicle pricing: Puzzling economics | Green Car Reports

Pricing for hydrogen fuel-cell vehicles, like the upcoming 2019 Hyundai Nexo, hasn’t meant all that much up until now. That’s because both of the other fuel-cell vehicles currently offered—and most of them offered to date—emphasize highly subsidized lease programs. But it’s actually not in this case here. Hyundai plans to sell the Nexo, not just […]

Better-than-Black-Friday Rift Deal Comes to Amazon & Best Buy | Road to VR

Better-than-Black-Friday Rift Deal Comes to Amazon & Best Buy | Road to VR

Missed out on Black Friday and Cyber Monday for some of the biggest deals in VR? You’re in luck—as a part of Best Buy’s ‘Door Buster’ deal, an even better deal has come to the Oculus Rift + Touch bundle for one day only. Update (10:50 AM ET, December 3rd, 2018): The Best Buy deal […]

Last-Minute Cyber Monday 2018 Travel Deals | Forbes

Last-Minute Cyber Monday 2018 Travel Deals | Forbes

Black Friday is so last week, although some of the best travel deals are on-going. Cyber Monday, the largest online shopping day ever with $7.8 billion in sales, is what’s happening now. A whole new set of travel vistas are open from the comfort of your computer screen, with these last-minute Cyber Monday travel deals. […]

Cyber Monday 2018 Sales: Target’s Biggest Deals | Forbes

Cyber Monday 2018 Sales: Target’s Biggest Deals | Forbes

While its Black Friday sales were a washout (ad scan), the Target TGT +1.78%’s Cyber Monday 2018 sale has taken a step up. The reason? While Amazon has many live Cyber Monday deals and Walmart’s Cyber Monday deals look strong, Target is the only store which is cutting prices further thanks to its secret weapon… […]