Category Archives: eCommerce Pricing

5 Super Opportunities For Online Retailers To RAISE Prices & Be More Competitive Than Ever

We all talk about meeting or beating the competition’s prices, but that doesn’t ALWAYS mean pricing LOWER than your competitors. You’d be surprised how many times we’ve added new clients at Upstream Commerce — companies managing thousands of products — who had no idea how many opportunities they had to price competitively — until they began ...
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Top 10 Trends That Will Drive Online Competitive Pricing In 2012

The online retail world of 2012 will be daunting, challenging, awe-inspiring, fast-moving, and full of potential for the strong-hearted. Retailers are already ensconced in shopping of the future, which is being driven by “constantly-connected” consumers wielding literal fistfuls of mobile devices, tablet computers, store apps, and latest commun...
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Why Competitive Price Monitoring Really Matters

The age-old question “Does price matter?” is more and more compelling in today’s world of Ecommerce and online retailing.  Should retailers compare prices with all the online competitors they can find? Should they wonder if their competitors know what they’re doing with their own pricing? Most important, how does an online retailer determine the ...
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5 Basic Things Online Retailers Need To Know About Competitive Pricing

“In the world of online retail, properly pricing your products is critical to your business success and survival… Knowing your competitors’ prices, plus knowledge of what your competition is doing are key elements to pricing correctly… Pricing a product is a tricky job for an online retailer.” (Upstream Commerce).

Because the game is so new and...
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7 Tips To Be A Gladiator In The Online Pricing Arena

With the surge of online retailing, the watchword “Location, Location, Location,” has transformed into “Pricing, Pricing, Pricing” with many resources, consultants, and services to help with this subject. And with 78 percent of 1,000 shoppers (in a poll by America’s Research Group) saying they were more driven by sales than they were a year ago — ...
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Did Walmart, Best Buy & Amazon Cop Out on Special Pricing On Black Friday and Cyber Monday?


Almost every online retailer makes changes in their pricing in preparation for Black Friday and Cyber Monday.  But how significant are those price changes?  And what changes do the retail ‘Giants’ such as Amazon, Walmart and Best Buy make during this period? Research by analysts at Jefferies & Co. and other firms showed that many discounts ...
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