SPain’s lemon sector has joined the chorus of voices calling on supermarkets to help fruit and vegetable growers bear the burden of soaring production costs. Ailimpo is leading demands for price increases from European retailers to support rising production and transport costs. “These are difficult times for the fruit andRead More →

Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) (BSE: 532540, NSE: TCS) has been positioned as a top performer in the IDC MarketScape for Global Retail Price Optimization Solution Provider Assessment 2021-2022. The company leverages TCS Optumera™, its award-winning AI-powered retail optimization platform, to help retailers adopt customer-centric omnichannel commerce strategies and make decisionsRead More →

Press release Retail price index | October 2021 November 5, 2021 Second-hand prices no sign of significant slowing as strong demand fuels 19th consecutive month of growth According to the latest results of the Auto Dealer Retail Price Index, which is based on a daily price analysis of around 900,000Read More →

Fairtrade announced that it was increasing its minimum price for bananas in response to rising export costs and falling import prices, which have negatively impacted the livelihoods of producers. Due to an entry into force on January 1, 2022, Fairtrade minimum prices for bananas are expected to increase by anRead More →

John Gilbo, a retail and e-commerce pricing expert at Pricefx, who previously led pricing strategy at Kirkland’s, Academy Sports + Outdoors and Safeway, explains why retailers need to focus on pricing strategies. The 2021 economic landscape is undoubtedly being shaped by the pandemic and the rollout of vaccines, with manyRead More →

A typical price fixing agreement usually takes the form of a cartel, that is, a price fixing agreement between competitors. Pricing is also prohibited for companies in a vertical relationship (active at different levels of the supply chain, such as a manufacturer and a retailer). In a vertical relationship, theRead More →

AFBF’s Market Intel series looked at the impact COVID-19 has had on the livestock, beef and pork markets during the pandemic. Food production has been significantly disrupted, especially at livestock processing facilities, where labor shortages and worker protection measures have slowed the throughput of factories across the country and evenRead More →