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Upstream Commerce Unveils New MAP Monitor™ Solution To Track & Document MAP Pricing Violations

UC logo 200 x 190CHICAGO – Wednesday, June 11, 2014 — Retail Intelligence leader, Upstream Commerce, today, at the IRCE 2014 Conference in Chicago, unveiled the latest solution in their price intelligence toolbox, MAP Monitor™.  This tool gives retailers the capability to identify, document, and track corrections of MAP pricing violations. “In today’s hyper-...
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3 Simply Brilliant Fixes For Your Retail Pricing & Assortment Competitive Game Plan

Are poor metrics affecting the believability of your bundling? Sales force not executing your pricing properly? Is lack of a playing plan keeping you from saving money and making money? Here are some quick, easy, and brilliant tips from a recent podcast by President of Pricing Solutions Ltd., Paul Hunt. These ideas are all excellent. Just as a win...
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11 Artful Ways Retailers Can Maximize Profits Using Competitive Price Monitoring Software

Competitive pricing is about creating a set of strategies to maximize your company’s profits. To make wise, low-cost, high-result pricing decisions, retailers need to use competitive price monitoring software regularly, to track and analyze competitive pricing changes, i.e. both in real-time and over time to get the true picture of the competitio...
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How The Ideal Price Intelligence Solution Works

What makes a Competitive Pricing & Assortment Intelligence Company thrive and flourish?  What goes into capturing the pricing intelligence retailers need in order to compete effectively? Here’s a look behind the scenes at Upstream Commerce that reveals the challenges, uniqueness, and technology that drive the high-level, effective, successful pri...
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Vision Is The Secret To Competitive Pricing Success

Your competitive pricing environment is changing around you. Are your prices keeping up with market conditions? When it comes to maintaining your prices, you have 4 choices: Ignore, react, respond, and pre-act. Ignoring is used too often as the default price maintenance methodology. Reacting is using the ignoring strategy, until the consequences ar...
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6 MAJOR Reasons To Track Your Competitors’ Prices Every Day

“How often do you/your company track your competitors’ moves and pricing?” That was our recent poll question to our 1,858 members — primarily retail executives — on my LinkedIn group, Competitive Pricing for Online Retail.  Take a look at the results of the poll, below, plus a number of interesting responses from group members, followed by 6 MA...
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5 Ways To Improve Your Competitive Pricing By Learning About Your Competitors And Their Prices Online

We continue to harp on how important it is to know your competitors’ pricing at all times. Knowing what your competitors’ charge for what they sell is critical to the success of  your competitive pricing strategy and ultimately to your online retail business. With all the transparency today and the tools to get the information, the more you know...
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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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