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Strategic Movements January 2023

By Tim J. Smith, PhD January 18, 2023

Penske Automotive Group Pricing Spine-o-meter: 2 of 5 Vertebrae Penske Automotive Group, a multinational firm with major operations in retail automotive and retail commercial trucks (lorries), had a survivable Q3 2022. Revenue increased 6.5% while earnings before taxes declined 1.9%. To understand what led to this performance, we reviewed their earnings call held on 26 October 2022. Management spoke regarding the unique challenges in the retail automotive and truck industry at that…

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Why Use a Commodity Index to Model Prices? Because Inflation

By Nathan L. Phipps January 18, 2023

The major story across global markets in recent years has been the increase in inflationary pressure across the board and the various…

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Strategic Movements December 2022

By Tim J. Smith, PhD December 12, 2022

TD Synnex Pricing Spine-o-meter: 1 of 5 Vertebrae TD Synnex, a global distributor of technology products from original equipment manufacturers, as well…

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當競爭對手漲價,我該怎麼辦,產品特性與定價策略的關聯?

By Yuhung S. Shen December 12, 2022

在這一波物價飛漲的現代,我們可以看到的是各行各業都在上漲,也許漲價已經成為一個消費者能接受的必然,然而,應該漲多少呢,有人會依照成本漲多少錢,價格就調整多少,也就是我們常看到的,吸收原物料漲幅,但是這樣一來,由於總價格上漲,而獲利數字卻不變,利潤的佔比可能就下降了。

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Strategic Movements November 2022

By Tim J. Smith, PhD November 14, 2022

ADM Pricing Spine-ometer:  4 of 5 Vertebrae ADM, a global food processing and commodities trading corporation, had a banner Q3 in 2022…

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