Coke Joins Other Consumer Brands in Raising Prices to Offset Higher Costs

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If you’re one of those folks who need a mid-afternoon Coke to get the creative juices flowing again, your habit might soon get a little more expensive. On Monday, Coca-Cola said it will raise prices on its drinks to offset higher commodity costs. Read the full article: Apple Goes to Battle with Spotify in Premium Podcast Push […]

Procter & Gamble Plans to Raise Prices As Inflation Hits Grocery Shelves

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With manufacturing expenses climbing for products like diapers, the owner of the Pampers and Always brands has started implementing price hikes in the baby care, feminine care and adult incontinence categories. Read the full article: Procter & Gamble Plans to Raise Prices As Inflation Hits Grocery Shelves     Photo Credits: Unsplash/Nathan Dumlao

The Used-Car Bubble: How Sky-High Pricing Is Good for Auto Stocks

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And because the auto business is so big—trillions are spent every year worldwide at dealers, mechanic shops, gas stations and parts suppliers—anything that happens to one part of the car business, including used-car pricing, has a ripple effect that impacts millions of people. Read the full article: The Used-Car Bubble: How Sky-High Pricing Is Good for Auto Stocks   […]

The Role of Pricing in Changing Brand Loyalties at Grocery

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Inventory shortages, lifestyle changes and evolving purchasing behaviors have all contributed to changing brand loyalties during the pandemic, leading shoppers to buy new products and switch brand allegiances. According to Ketchum, 62% of people who have shifted their brand preferences will make that change permanent before the pandemic is over. Read the full article: The Role of Pricing […]

Hit with a Price Increase? Seven Tips for Negotiating with Suppliers

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The last couple of quarters have been particularly busy for these asks. Price increases come in all shapes and sizes from suppliers and in ways you might not expect.  Here’s a recent example. Read the full article: Hit with a Price Increase? Seven Tips for Negotiating with Suppliers     Photo Credits: Stockbakery/Dreamstime.com

6 Ways to Nibble Your Way to Higher Prices

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The exponential impact that raising prices can have on your profits and bottom line. The challenge is that inflation has been low for a couple of decades now. That makes it difficult for companies to push price increases for their products and services. Read the full article: 6 Ways to Nibble Your Way to Higher Prices     […]