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Large price differences between EU banks

Brussels, Sept. 24th. In Italy you pay 253 euro’s per year to ‘costs’ for an ordinary bank account. In France is that 154 euro’s, in The Netherlands 46 and in Bulgaria 27. Research done by the European Commission von 224 banks in the European Union shows this. The Commission calls these differences “unacceptable”. The researchers … Continue reading

Starbucks’ New Pricing Strategy: The Beginning of the End?

Starbucks recently announced a revamped pricing structure. Prices for many of its popular (read: lower-end) products such as brewed coffees and lattes are headed downwards. A spokesperson claims that this is the first time in Starbucks’ history that prices have been reduced. According to an article written by Claire Cain Miller in the New York … Continue reading