Category Archives: Holiday Retail Pricing

4 Ways Giving Consumers Something That’s Genuinely Free Can Help Retailers Profit In The Long Run

“Free” has many different meanings, and it is used in many different contexts, but free has a lot of weight when it is used in marketing. In an interesting book called Free: The Future of A Radical Price, best-selling author and Wired Editor-in-Chief, Chris Anderson, posits that consumers behave extremely differently to get a free product than th...
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How Retailers Can Attain Greater Holiday Profits Using Competitive Pricing Intelligence – Part 5

Our recent posts discuss ways retailers can compete most effectively in the upcoming holiday season. Sales, promotions, and desperation before their time are extremely detrimental to retailers’ bottom lines. Heavy discounting carries a price, the wrong price, particularly at the time of year when retailers typically earn much of their annual income...
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How Retailers Can Beat The Pricing Ghosts of Christmas Past – Holiday Shopping 2012 – Part 4

Today’s post adds to our series about How To Compete Most Effectively This Holiday Shopping Season.  So far we’ve discussed:  7 Significant Ways Retailers Can Create A Positive & Profitable Holiday Shopping SeasonWhy Retailers Should Have Good Attitudes, Not Discounts, For The Holiday Season8 Unique Factors Of The 2012 Holiday Shopping Season...
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8 Unique Factors Of The 2012 Holiday Shopping Season Every Retailer Should Know About – Part 3

The previous posts in this series about 2012 Holiday Retail Shopping discussed consumer thought-processes and what consumers might buy; how important retailer attitude and confidence will be without capitulating to any media hints of doom and gloom; and to start the season with value, not discounts. I stressed the importance of price tracking and mon...
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7 Significant Ways Retailers Can Create A Positive & Profitable Holiday Shopping Season – Part 2

 The winter holiday shopping season is recognized as a two-month period in which retailers can make up to 40 percent of their annual revenue. In my last post (Why Retailers Should Have Good Attitudes, Not Discounts, For The Holiday Season – Part 1), I looked at some current news articles to see if they were setting a (negative) tone that retailer...
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