Posts by: Nathan L. Phipps

Pilgrim's Pride Makes Plea Deal in Chicken Industry Price-Fixing Investigation

Pilgrim’s Pride Agrees to Pay $110.5 Million in Chicken Price-Fixing Plea Deal

By Nathan L. Phipps October 15, 2020

Pilgrim’s Pride has agreed to a plea deal with the U.S. Department of Justice over allegations of chicken price-fixing, which will include…

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Walmart increases digitalization during the COVID-19 recession

In the Age of COVID-19, Walmart Ups Its Digital Game

By Nathan L. Phipps September 20, 2020

Future historians will have the ultimate say, but it seems to me that 2020 is a year for the history books. For…

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Management Pricing Concerns: Which Issues Matter?

By Nathan L. Phipps August 20, 2020

While some business people may consider pricing to just be one of the 4 Ps of marketing, pricing professionals understand just how…

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The Value of Pricing Training: Avoid Costly Pricing Mistakes

The Value of Pricing Training: Avoid Costly Pricing Mistakes

By Nathan L. Phipps July 16, 2020

The business world is littered with examples of costly pricing mistakes that could have been prevented through the application of standard pricing…

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Price-Fixing in the News: Chicken Producers

By Nathan L. Phipps June 17, 2020

Things in the chicken industry have been a bit tumultuous recently. This is an active story, so new details may emerge after…

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Using Pricing Tools for Critical Conversations

By Nathan L. Phipps May 15, 2020

As pricing consultants, we spend a fair amount of time thinking about pricing tools. When discussing pricing topics with decision makers, pricing…

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Reflections After a Year at Wiglaf Pricing

By Nathan L. Phipps April 16, 2020

This month, I am celebrating my 1-year anniversary at Wiglaf Pricing. It has been quite the year for me professionally. As a…

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Price Gouging in the News

By Nathan L. Phipps March 18, 2020

As our nation responds to the coronavirus situation, stories have spread about the behaviors of some profit-seekers. The New York Times reported…

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Pricing Communication Breakdown

By Nathan L. Phipps February 17, 2020

Pricing projects generally involve a high level of collaboration and coordination between numerous departments in an organization. At a minimum, representatives from…

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Gain Insight Using the Price Waterfall

By Nathan L. Phipps January 16, 2020

When executives direct their focus on pricing, they need analytical tools that enable them to quickly get a lay of the land…

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About The Author

nathanlphipps
Nathan L. Phipps is a Consultant at Wiglaf Pricing. He is responsible for the training preparation and conjoint analysis that supports your company’s pricing project. Nathan will help craft recommendations to help your company manage pricing better. Before joining Wiglaf Pricing, Nathan worked as a pricing analyst at Intermatic Inc. (a manufacturer of energy control products) where he dealt with market pricing and the creation of price variance and minimum advertised price policies. His prior experience includes time in aerosol valve manufacturing and online education. Nathan holds an MBA with distinction in Marketing Strategy and Planning & Entrepreneurship from the Kellstadt Graduate School of Business at DePaul University and a BA in Biology & Philosophy from Greenville College. He is based in Chicago, Illinois.