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Analysis – Prices and savings shield food groups from milk surge

Price increases in emerging markets and cost-cutting will help Europe’s biggest food groups avoid a profit hit similar to that of the last milk crisis of 2007 when their dairy costs soared. Swiss Nestle and Paris-based Danone are more exposed to milk costs than to other commodities, and prices have been rising this year due … Continue reading

E-book price war "absurd"

The e-book pricing war sparked by the launch of Amazon’s UK Kindle e-book store, which has seen the retailer price some bestselling books at less than £3, has been branded “absolutely absurd” by a top publisher. Concerns have been raised that the UK market could be set for a battle over the headline price of … Continue reading

Verizon Trying to Leverage iPad and Testing New Pricing Strategies

On Wednesday, Verizon demonstrated the power of the app, announcing plans to make it generally available by next year. If this happens, the carrier’s FiOS TV service will be available on the iPad, making the TV experience as mobile as the tablet device from Apple. According to a Daily Tech piece highlighted that the biggest … Continue reading