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Feb
1

Amazon’s e-Book Pricing Problem

written by Dr. Duru

I intended to write a detailed examination of Amazon’s pricing problem with e-books. However after doing just a little research, I found there are plenty of people who have already provided excellent opinions and recommendations. So, instead of providing my classic unsolicited advice, I am posting links to the two most insightful pieces I found […]

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Jan
31

Pricing Program at the UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education

written by Dr. Duru

The UC Berkeley Center for Executive Education is offering a 4-day pricing program called “Pricing for Profitability in the Information Age“, April 27-30, 2010 and November 15-18, 2010. Here is the intro and program description provided by the program’s website: “Companies leave millions, sometimes billions, of dollars on the table every year through sub-optimal pricing […]

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Jun
20

Changing pricing and merchandising strategies in retail

written by Dr. Duru

Stephanie Rosenebloom writes in the New York Times: In Recession, Strategy Shifts for Big Chains (June 20, 2009). Retailers continue to re-engineer the industry to maintain positive profitability. The recession has forced the hand of several major retailers to bring prices and product offerings in-line with the new frugality of consumers.  Luxury retailers are broadening […]

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