Tag Archives: price matching

Target Makes Selected Price Matching Permanent

As we reported recently (in a post on its shopping-driven store design), Target is doing everything it can to stimulate greater customer business. In December 2012, the retailer experimented with in-store matching of online prices from selected competitors. Now, it has … Continue reading

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Target: The Latest Entrant into Holiday Price Matching

Target is following in the footsteps of Best Buy with its holiday pricing strategy. As the Wall Street Journal reports: “Seeing a very competitive battle this holiday, Target said that for the first time, it will match select online rivals’ … Continue reading

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Best Buy Digs Deeper into Price Discounting

As we’ve reported before, Best Buy is in a battle for its future. As such, the chain’s decision to be more aggressive with its holiday price-matching strategy is a tricky maneuver — and it will be tough on profit margins since … Continue reading

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