The Pink Tax, so named because of the color of products directly marketed to girls and women, refers to the price difference for female-specific products compared with the gender-neutral goods or those marketed to men. Questions: 1. On average, how much more do women and girl’s products cost as compared to similar products for men… Read more »
Posts Tagged: Pricing
Shaking up Pricing
Because the costs of health-care are rising, along with higher insurance deductibles and co-pays, the way medical services are being delivered is changing. unlike hospital ERs and urgent care centers, retailers, such as grocery and drugstore chains, who operate in-store clinics are displaying pricing information upfront for consumers paying cash. Questions: 1. What are the… Read more »
When Will Apple Hit the Trillion Dollar Mark?
When will Apple become the first company ever to be valued at $1 trillion? This new guessing game is the focus of the article by Nick Bilton. Questions: 1. Explain the $1 trillion in accounting terms (or the accounting equation). What is/are the product(s) that got the company to this point? Research these products and… Read more »
Ostrich Farming, Anyone?
Ostrich meat, although poultry is red, not white like most other birds. This red meat, which looks and tastes much like beef, is lower in fat, calories and cholesterol than not only beef, but also white meats like chicken and turkey. Ostriches belong to a family of birds called ratites, which includes emus and rheas… Read more »