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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 […]

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 […]

Libraries Are Unsatisfied With E-Book Pricing Models | Forbes

Libraries Are Unsatisfied With E-Book Pricing Models | Forbes

The past six months have seen quite a lot of activism around libraries’ ability to buy books for readers. The issue at hand: e-book pricing. Libraries currently pay more than general consumers (i.e. end users) for e-books. Publishers provide a variety of pricing models for their e-book products, but there are flaws with each of […]

Pricing by Performance: It’s time to stop the race to the bottom | Tamebay

Pricing by Performance: It’s time to stop the race to the bottom | Tamebay

Chris from Chris Turton Ecommerce is an ecommerce and marketplace consultant passionate about understanding how online businesses tick. He writes from experience and tries to answer questions from sellers to improve and share his knowledge. Today, Chris shares his experience of pricing by performance to maximise margins. Pricing by Performance So, your competitor is beating […]

Predatory pricing win turns out to be double-edged sword for telecom operators | livemint

Predatory pricing win turns out to be double-edged sword for telecom operators | livemint

A lot can change in a year, especially in the hyper-competitive telecom industry, which has witnessed severe disruption and has seen operators publicly spar against each other and with the sector regulator, since Reliance Jio’s entry in September 2016. In yet another cruel twist of fate, incumbent telcos Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, which had […]

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 […]

Whole Foods has highest prices despite cuts in April: Bank of America | CNBC

Whole Foods has highest prices despite cuts in April: Bank of America | CNBC

Whole Foods still has the highest overall prices among U.S. food retailers, despite the widely publicized discounts the Amazon-owned grocer made in April. Walmart continues to have lowest overall prices, momentum that will likely be unscathed by Whole Foods’ price cuts, Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts wrote in a Tuesday report. Kroger narrowed its […]

Google’s Upmarket Smartphone Move Was Poorly Timed | The Motley Fool

Google’s Upmarket Smartphone Move Was Poorly Timed | The Motley Fool

Reports surfaced last year that Google was working on midrange Pixel phones, dubbed “Lite” models at the time but now expected to be called the Pixel 3a and 3a XL. In shifting its focus back down to midrange price points, Google is implicitly acknowledging that its premium pricing strategy has not worked well. Apple has been raising […]

Top private label prices rising faster than brands | Financial Review

Top private label prices rising faster than brands | Financial Review

Prices for Woolworths’ premium private label groceries are rising faster than prices for national brands as Australia’s largest retailer attempts to protect profit margins amid rising costs. Woolworths, and to a lesser extent Coles, has been playing hardball with suppliers, resisting price rises stemming from the drought, rising energy costs and the weaker Australian dollar. […]

Smartphones Could Cost You 40% More if You Don’t Compare Prices | Benzinga

Smartphones Could Cost You 40% More if You Don’t Compare Prices | Benzinga

LONDON, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A study carried out by Minderest shows large differences in price when purchasing a new Smartphone from a range of online retailers. 127 cell-phones in stock at Amazon and Google Shopping were analysed on April 15th, simulating what a consumer would find looking for a cellphone online.  Sellers captured via […]