TITLE

Nothing but net/net

AUTHOR(S)
Genuardi, Mike
PUB. DATE
September 2005
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;9/1/2005, Vol. 84 Issue 12, p76
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article offers observation on net/net pricing in the U.S. grocery business. It explains the concept of net/net pricing. It recalls an experience with net/net pricing in the produce department. It discusses the problem associated with slotting fees.
ACCESSION #
19901084

 

Related Articles

  • Shelf-Help? Barlas, Stephen // Entrepreneur;Oct2002, Vol. 30 Issue 10, p28 

    Reports on the U.S. Federal Trade Commission's rejection of a petition for changes in slotting allowances companies pay groceries for prime shelf placement. Impact of the decision on small manufacturers.

  • Small companies protest slotting allowances.  // Marketing News;1/16/89, Vol. 23 Issue 2, p2 

    The article focuses on the complaints raised by small manufacturers concerning slotting allowances being charged by grocery companies for shelf space in their stores in the U.S. Small companies claim that slotting allowances stifle new products, limit their ability to expand and cost consumers...

  • INTRODUCTION INCENTIVES. Gallagher, Julie // SN: Supermarket News;10/23/2006, Vol. 54 Issue 43, p65 

    The article reports that manufacturers are incentivizing retailers to expedite new product introductions with financial rewards. The proliferation of new products is changing the shape of slotting fees. Unlike traditional slotting fees, paid to compensate retailers for the risk assumed for...

  • PLUGGED IN. Rivkin, Jill // Private Label Buyer;Jul2007, Vol. 21 Issue 7, p11 

    The article presents excerpts of news and issues, online discussions, and instant polls related to the retail industry from RetailWire.com. It is noted that an article in "The Financial Times" has a number of critical observations to make of the U.S. grocery business including the author's...

  • Manufacturers fighting back with alternative retail outlets. Schlossberg, Howard // Marketing News;8/3/1992, Vol. 26 Issue 16, p9 

    The article focuses on the move of manufacturers to establish deals with retail outlets as a way to compensate for the loss of their promotional margins at grocery stores due to slotting allowances and forward buying. The relation of manufacturers with clubs put supermarkets at a disadvantageous...

  • Wal-Mart tops list for new food lines. Thompson, Stephanie // Advertising Age;4/29/2002, Vol. 73 Issue 17, p4 

    Reports that many food marketers test new product lines at Wal-Mart Stores. Sales of Wal-Mart's grocery departments; Lack of slotting fees at Wal-Mart for new products; How slotting fees can negate profits on new products.

  • 13 ways to save.  // Consumer Reports;May2009, Vol. 74 Issue 5, p18 

    This article offers 13 moneysaving tips for supermarket shopping. Shoppers should check similar less expensive products located above or below the eye-level shelfs. Consumers should not assume that all products in end cap shelving are on sale and should carefully check prices for related...

  • Dynamic Slotting and Pricing Decisions in a Durable Product Supply Chain. He, X.; Sethi, S. P. // Journal of Optimization Theory & Applications;May2008, Vol. 137 Issue 2, p363 

    We consider a supply chain in which a manufacturer sells an innovative durable product to an independent retailer over its life cycle. We assume that the product demand follows a Bass-type diffusion process and that it is determined by the market influences, retail price of the product, and...

  • When the Price Ain't Right. McCombs, Tim // Frozen Food Age;Nov2004, Vol. 53 Issue 4, p46 

    Discusses the pricing strategy used by Wal-Mart. Information on the pricing strategy used by other retailers; Charges that are being added to the price of a product; Decision of Wal-Mart not to charge slotting, promotions or advertisement fees to its products.

Share

Read the Article

Courtesy of VIRGINIA BEACH PUBLIC LIBRARY AND SYSTEM

Sorry, but this item is not currently available from your library.

Try another library?
Sign out of this library

Other Topics