14 July 2016 - 13:05, by , in Price2Spy announcements, No comments
As of Microsoft’s last security update, Microsoft Office 2010 and Microsoft Office 2013 cannot open files which have been downloaded from the Web, or received in email. This will affect all Price2Spy reports that you receive – no matter if you download them yourself (from your Price2Spy account), or if you received such an automated...
14 July 2016 - 8:10, by , in Planned maintenance, No comments
On Thursday July 14th from 18:00 till 20:00 CET a complete downtime is expected due to server maintenance, which means Price2Spy app won’t be accessible. Thank you for your patience!
A successful business is based on one simple concept: trust.  However; it is an unavoidable fact that earning this trust is not so easy. Especially, earning this trust as an online merchant is a big deal. The importance of trust If you ask any salesperson if there is any weapon more powerful from pricing, most of them would tell you it’s a customer’s...
11 July 2016 - 10:25, by , in Price2Spy announcements, No comments
We’ve been working on the improvement of our infrastructure for quite some time, and part of that improvement was separating the API server from the regular web application server. This means that, if you’re using API, there are a couple of things to note. As of a few day ago, Price2Spy API is available on the...
The importance of using the right pricing strategy has been accepted by many companies. A 1-percent price increase or decrease will influence the results in terms of profit. Therefore, thousands of pricing decisions are made by different companies in every year – in order to deliver best prices. Unfortunately, some of them don’t succeed, which...
1 July 2016 - 14:42, by , in Planned maintenance, No comments
On Sunday July 3rd from 10:00 till 11:00 CET a complete downtime is expected due to server maintenance, which means Price2Spy app won’t be accessible. Thank you for your patience!
Pricing is one of the most important key factors to sales and income success – no doubt. The difficulties, however, lie in current market conditions. Luckily, the technological era provides us with hundreds of thousands of articles, solutions or services in any part of the world, any time. Especially, retailers and brands/manufacturers are quite lucky to find...
27 June 2016 - 11:52, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
A new major addition has just been released for all Premium users – new zoom in options in Product history chart. It is now even easier to spot who dropped the price first in case your competitors / retailers tend to drop prices consecutively. Let’s take a look at a standard product history chart filtered...
24 June 2016 - 15:51, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
We are happy to announce a new detail added to the Price Matrix report. As everyone knows, it is very easy to export any report from Price2Spy account with one click. Among these reports, Price Matrix report is the most commonly used by our clients. So, we decided to put a color code at the bottom of the excel table. From...
24 June 2016 - 7:50, by , in Best practices in price monitoring, No comments
We have recently published a post about how to handle violations of the agreed (MAP) prices and solutions for manufacturers/brands.  We highlighted possible solutions in order to prevent this situation for manufacturers and brands. After listing the important solutions, finally we wanted to share one example that we came across recently. This tactic is frequently used by...

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