PRICES DOWN, NUMBERS UP?
- Vancouver's Gasoline-Price Wars: An Empirical Exercise in Uncovering Supergame Strategies. Slade, Margaret E. // Review of Economic Studies;Apr92, Vol. 59 Issue 2, p257
This paper uses a unique data set to determine which dynamic model of tacit collusion best describes behaviour in a particular industry, The area investigated is a region of the Vancouver, British Columbia retail-gasoline market. Players are service-station managers who compete daily, Firms...
- Carry on complaining. // Forecourt Trader;Jun2011, p10
The article urges retailers in Great Britain to take action against unfair fuel pricing as of June 2011. According to Andrew Lawrence of Lawrences Garages, retailers have suffered because oil companies were selling at prices below which retailers charged their own dealers. He adds that the RMI...
- PRICE INFLUENCE OF UNBRANDED GASOLINE. Clover, Vernon T. // Journal of Marketing;Apr1953, Vol. 17 Issue 4, p388
The article discusses the influence of gas stations selling unbranded gasoline on the general price of gasoline. According to the author, high percentage of independent gas stations in a market area is not accompanied by lower average prices for gasoline. The author notes that as opposed to...
- I'm gonna study price war no more, gonna study price war no more (everybody sing!). // Adweek Western Edition;11/15/93, Vol. 43 Issue 46, p22
Discusses the negative effects of price wars on the profit margin of most consumer product industries in the United States. Report from McKinsey & Co.; Effect of price cutting on sales volume; Example of airfare wars in 1992; Price psychology of consumers.
- CSA sticks to high-flying fares in spite of price-cutting by rivals. Dragomir, Marius; Spires, Scott // Prague Business Journal;10/29/2001, Vol. 6 Issue 43, p3
Reports on the refusal of the Czech Airlines to price-cutting of fares or unload tickets through discount travel agencies in the Czech Republic. Offering of cheap tickets in an attempt to kick-start market demand; Impact of percentage passenger load in October; Effects of terrorist attacks on...
- Squeeze till it hurts. Olsztynski, Jim // Supply House Times;Sep2001, Vol. 44 Issue 7, p68
Comments on the obsession with price cutting in the construction industry in the United States. Account on the victory of a foreign bidder over a local fixture manufacturer for a job on a US military base; Phenomenon of building activity amid shortage of unskilled construction labor; Solution...
- Sizing up ABC's proposal on circ. Moses, Lucia // Editor & Publisher;08/21/2000, Vol. 133 Issue 34, p9
Focuses on the proposed expansion of the allowed discount for newspaper copies circulated in the United States. Effects of the proposal on the value of paid circulation; Rationale the proposed changes; Impact of the changes on smaller newspaper publications.
- Glycon cuts prices on its DM2 screws. // Plastics News;7/8/2002, Vol. 14 Issue 18, p9
Reports the price cut on the DM2-brand feed screws of Glycon Corp.
- VW Japan cuts prices. // Automotive News;1/20/1997, Vol. 71 Issue 5696, p2
Reports that Volkswagen Group Japan K.K. has decreased the prices on three versions of its Golf and Vento VR6 automobiles. Background on the changes that were made.