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Ticket prices have almost halved in Llanelli’s Odeon cinema | Wales Online

Ticket prices have almost halved in Llanelli’s Odeon cinema | Wales Online

Since its opening in 2012, Llanelli’s Odeon cinema has continuously been criticised for charging film fans on average £10 a ticket – nearly double the price of other nearby cinemas. But it seems that the cinema group have listened to their customers’ requests and cut the prices by almost 50% in the Welsh town. The […]

Oil prices inch up on Iran tensions and OPEC cuts | Nasdaq

Oil prices inch up on Iran tensions and OPEC cuts | Nasdaq

NEW YORK, July 5 (Reuters) – Oil futures rose on Friday as tensions over Iran and an extension to output cuts by OPEC and its allies boosted prices, but mixed economic data limited the rally. Brent crude futures settled at $64.23 a barrel, up 93 cents, or 1.47%. U.S. West Texas Intermediate (WTI) settled at […]

AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report | HEXUS

AMD has already cut Radeon RX 5700 series pricing says report | HEXUS

In the HEXUS review of the Nvidia GeForce RTX 2060 Super and RTX 2070 Super on Tuesday, the editor made special note of Nvidia’s launch and release timings. The Super series was summed up as a pre-emptive strike on AMD, to deliberately upstage it days before the launch of the first Navi-GPU powered graphics cards […]

FedEx Reportedly Slashing Prices on Express Service | MultiChannelMerchant

FedEx Reportedly Slashing Prices on Express Service | MultiChannelMerchant

Close on the heels of its decision earlier this month to cut ties between Amazon and its Express air delivery unit, FedEx is reportedly offering big discounts on the service to draw in more ecommerce business and take it away from rival UPS, according to the Wall Street Journal. At the same time, FedEx is […]

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’ | The Washington Post

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’ | The Washington Post

FedEx Corp. may finally be waking up to the threat Amazon.com Inc. poses to its business model. The logistics company is offering big discounts to help fill the planes in its Express delivery network with more e-commerce shipments, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter. The deals are being […]

AT&T Class Action Alleges Bait-and-Switch Pricing Scheme | Top Class Actions

AT&T Class Action Alleges Bait-and-Switch Pricing Scheme | Top Class Actions

A class action lawsuit says that AT&T charges customers an “administrative fee” on post-payment wireless plans, and does not notify customers of the fee in an attempt to boost their profits. Plaintiffs Ian Vianu and Irina Bukchin claim that when they signed up for an AT&T wireless plan, they were not notified that they would […]

Inflation Now: Five Below Not Alone Hiking Prices | Investor’s Business Daily

Inflation Now: Five Below Not Alone Hiking Prices | Investor’s Business Daily

Looking for real-life signs of inflation — despite what official statistics say? Just listen to what some corporate executives are already talking about. Five Below (FIVE) this week said it will start selling select items for more than five bucks. Meanwhile, Dollar Tree (DLTR)and Dollar General (DG) executives recently said higher prices are likely coming. […]

Five Below blames U.S.-China tariffs for possible price increases | The Philadelphia Inquirer

Five Below blames U.S.-China tariffs for possible price increases | The Philadelphia Inquirer

The discount retailer Five Below is where kids buy things they don’t need but surely want — unicorn-shaped ring holders, glitter cell phone cases, and a poop racing game with a fart button — for $5 or less. Now Philadelphia-based Five Below, which boasts low prices in its name, is considering charging more money. The […]

Weekly resin report: Some processors bank on PE supply surge that will send resin prices lower | PlasticsToday

Weekly resin report: Some processors bank on PE supply surge that will send resin prices lower | PlasticsToday

So, how busy were the spot resin markets last week? Well, at mid-month, resin trading was nearly double the historic average, reports the PlasticsExchange (Chicago) in its Market Update. Polypropylene  (PP) prices inched up another cent while polyethylene (PE) prices held firm, having consolidated recent gains at slightly elevated recovery levels. With the April PE […]

Less Cereal in the Box: The Secret Inflation of Goods | Newsmax

Less Cereal in the Box: The Secret Inflation of Goods | Newsmax

Here is a WSJ headline of April 29, 2019: “S&P jumps 17% this year, as economy picks up without driving up prices.” As a student of the U.S. stock market I always wondered why major companies were able to report a healthy profit increase, yet admitted to no, or only meager, increases in sales. What […]