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The Competition Bureau is Wide Awake: Hudson’s Bay Company to Pay $4.5 Million for Deceptive Advertising and Pricing Practices of its Sleep Sets | Lexology

The Competition Bureau is Wide Awake: Hudson’s Bay Company to Pay $4.5 Million for Deceptive Advertising and Pricing Practices of its Sleep Sets | Lexology

Hudson’s Bay Company has agreed to pay an administrative monetary penalty of $4,000,000 and $500,000 towards Competition Bureau costs to resolve a proceeding which started in 2017 relating to Hudson’s Bay Company advertising and pricing practices for its sleep sets The Competition Bureau (“Bureau”) initially took legal action against Hudson’s Bay Company (“HBC”) in 2017, […]

Avis and Hertz Struggle to Find Path to Car Rental Profit | Skift

Avis and Hertz Struggle to Find Path to Car Rental Profit | Skift

Avis’ struggles point to the reality that competition with ridesharing companies and its car rental rivals has made it difficult to raise prices while competing for customers. The company is seeing corporate customers renting for a longer span of time, but it lacks the ability to raise prices and drive more revenue. “Corporate… volume has […]

PXG’s New 0211 Irons: No Signature Weights And Pricing To Challenge Major Brands | Forbes

PXG’s New 0211 Irons: No Signature Weights And Pricing To Challenge Major Brands | Forbes

PXG’s latest golf club offering is a major departure – both in price point and looks. The signature tungsten and titanium perimeter weights are gone. So is the price tag of around $400 per iron. Those two things were perhaps PXG’s most visible differentiators from any other club manufacturer. The company’s new 0211 irons, set […]

Best and worst car hire companies revealed | Which? News

Best and worst car hire companies revealed | Which? News

Starting life in Alicante in 1985 with just four Ford Fiestas and an Escort, Goldcar has grown to become one of Europe’s biggest budget providers with offices in 17 countries. Despite offering attractive headline prices, from as low as £1.20 per day, the company received just two stars for value for money. Customers told Which? […]

Doughnut Chain Closes Stores With No Warning | KNSI

Doughnut Chain Closes Stores With No Warning | KNSI

In December 2017, seven Tim Hortons in the Twin Cities were sued by their parent company for not paying franchise fee payments. And in February, Tim-Minn, the franchise group that operates some Minnesota Tim Hortons, sued Tim Hortons for price gouging. The suit claims Tim Hortons made false and misleading statements, prompting Minn-Tim to invest […]

Report: Tim Hortons Looks To Be Leaving The Twin Cities – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Report: Tim Hortons Looks To Be Leaving The Twin Cities – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and donut shop, is apparently retreating from the Twin Cities after making a move into the metro market just three years ago. The Pioneer Press reports that an employee at the Eagan store confirmed Thursday it was closed, along with other Twin Cities stores under the same […]

Dunkin’ Brands sees revenue increase almost six per cent | Global Coffee Report

Dunkin’ Brands sees revenue increase almost six per cent | Global Coffee Report

“This solid performance, across both morning and afternoon, was driven by consistent, compelling national value promotions and continued beverage sales momentum.” “Going forward, the collaboration we have with our franchisees and licensees will remain our number one asset, and we will continue to work together to modernise our brands and deliver healthy growth.” Dunkin’ says […]

Is customized pricing more effective than a national strategy? | MultiBriefs

Is customized pricing more effective than a national strategy? | MultiBriefs

Pricing can vary as much as opinions. Sometimes, companies sell identical goods at different prices in different parts of the country. But is this the best approach, or should retailers follow a national pricing strategy? And what factors should be considered when determining a pricing strategy? Location-based pricing is profitable “In theory, it is always […]

New research: Airbnb’s impact on peak-season hotel pricing | EurekAlert!

New research: Airbnb’s impact on peak-season hotel pricing | EurekAlert!

As hotels experience increased pressure from the growth of hosting sites such as Airbnb, new research from the Tepper School of Business proposes strategies for hotels to cope with the competition while suggesting that government regulation is limited in its ability to control industry disruption. Hui Li, Assistant Professor of Marketing, and Kannan Srinivasan, H.J. […]

Ugh: British Airways Changing Partner Award Prices | One Mile at a Time

Ugh: British Airways Changing Partner Award Prices | One Mile at a Time

What could British Airways be changing? Currently British Airways has a distance based award chart. This can represent an exceptional value for short haul awards, while it can represent a not-great value for long haul awards. … Since British Airways isn’t revealing the changes here, my guess is that they’re following the industry trend. Maybe […]