Retail price management: The end of Treasure Island in Australian retail

Taylor Wells: The end of Treasure Island? The pace of margin erosion accelerates for Australian FMCGs discusses the enduring ‘pricing battle’ for FMCGs and key implications. We look at what and how leading suppliers, like Coca-Cola, Arnotts and Goodman Fielder are boosting revenue and grow profitability in a retail market characterised by lower prices, excessive discounting, battles for shelf space and diminishing brand loyalty.

Pricing tiers: Should we rent a DVD tonight dear or go to movie theatre?

Following from the blog on the MayPac superfight I thought I would like to go into some detail on the pricing and value propositions of attending a cinema, renting DVDs versus watching a movie on Netflix, downloading on itunes or god forbid- getting it for free from a torrents site! Of course you could wait a while and see it on subscription TV like Foxtel or for the truly patient check it out on free to air TV a couple of years later.