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India will not allow multi-brand retail by foreign firms, predatory pricing | liveMint

India will not allow multi-brand retail by foreign firms, predatory pricing | liveMint

NEW DELHI: The government will not allow foreign companies to operate in multi-brand segment and necessary action will be taken against people indulging in predatory pricing, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said Wednesday. The minister said this in a meeting with representatives of associations of kirana stores, traders and retailers here. He “reiterated that […]

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 […]

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 […]

What Is the ‘Pink Tax?’ New York Lawmakers Could Soon End Discriminatory Pricing of Women’s Products | Newsweek

What Is the ‘Pink Tax?’ New York Lawmakers Could Soon End Discriminatory Pricing of Women’s Products | Newsweek

The state of New York could soon pass a bill which would make it illegal for products to be priced higher when they are aimed towards women. Senate Bill S2679, sponsored by Democratic senator Shelley B. Mayer, hopes to address a long-standing issue of toys, clothing or personal hygiene products such as shampoo or razors […]

Shoppers ‘buy British’ to beat Brexit uncertainty with rise in sale of UK-manufactured goods | Wales Online

Shoppers ‘buy British’ to beat Brexit uncertainty with rise in sale of UK-manufactured goods | Wales Online

More consumers have started to ‘buy British’ since the EU referendum with Brexit uncertainty forcing more people towards goods manufactured in the UK. New research showed that 30 per cent of consumers polled said they were choosing more British products since the leave vote in 2016. The study by pricing specialists Simon-Kucher revealed that both […]

New York Considering Bill To Ban ‘Pink Tax’ Pricing Disparities | HuffPost

New York Considering Bill To Ban ‘Pink Tax’ Pricing Disparities | HuffPost

The New York state legislature is debating a bill this week that would ban the so-called “pink tax,” the designation for the additional charge that is often slapped onto products marketed for women. New York Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D), who first introduced the bill in 2017, experienced firsthand disparities in the pricing of products based […]

Bill would make women’s/men’s products same price | Times Union

Bill would make women’s/men’s products same price | Times Union

ALBANY — Legislation that is making its way through the Capitol might make it a little less expensive to be a female in New York. The measure would address the documented discrepancy between the price of men’s and women’s beauty products, like razors and shampoo, by prohibiting businesses from charging different costs based on the […]

$1.7 million settlement reached with Dollar General | Rutland Herald

$1.7 million settlement reached with Dollar General | Rutland Herald

BARRE — A $1.75 million settlement has been reached between the parent company of Dollar General stores and the attorney general’s office over price gouging of customers at stores in Vermont. News of the settlement came Thursday at a news conference at Barre’s Vermont Foodbank. The Vermont Foodbbank will receive $100,000 of the settlement to […]

Smart travel tips to save you money | The Globe and Mail

Smart travel tips to save you money | The Globe and Mail

If you’re booking travel online, both the day of the week when you make your purchase and the day you choose to fly can make a difference in what you’ll pay. For the best prices, it’s a good idea to purchase flights on a weekend, according to the 2019 Travel Pricing Outlook, compiled by Airlines […]

Benefits Of Artificial Intelligence Pricing Solutions | net life set

Benefits Of Artificial Intelligence Pricing Solutions | net life set

The key objectives of any business are reduction of expenses and maximization of profits. Having many employees implies that the business will be paying a huge amount of money as wages and salaries at the end of every month. Nonetheless, with the advancement in technology, systems have been created that can help out the business […]