TITLE

What's price got to do with it?

AUTHOR(S)
Steidtmann, Carl
PUB. DATE
October 2006
SOURCE
Progressive Grocer;10/1/2006, Vol. 85 Issue 14, p74
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Editorial
ABSTRACT
The article presents insights on retailing. Consumer spending on information technology (IT) has soared. In some ways consumers have reached a level of information parity with retailers. This IT parity means that consumers might have more knowledge about products, pricing, features, and product performance in a given category than the in-store associates employed by retailers.
ACCESSION #
22959691

 

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