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...
With lots of players on the market and new ones popping out almost on a weekly basic, it is getting harder and harder to keep up. The increasing number of competitors is bringing millions of questions to a retailer’s mind – How to stay afloat against my competitors, what kind of methods can be valuable in...
13 June 2016 - 8:39, by , in Best practices in price monitoring, No comments
Minimum Advertised Price – MAP (or Targeted price, RRP, MSRP etc.) is an agreement between suppliers and retailers that qualifies the lowest price at which each product can be advertised. This means that retailers can go above the specified price but not below it. Map policy can either be a policy imposed by the manufacturer/supplier or an agreement between a manufacturer,...
8 June 2016 - 7:54, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
From now on you can cusotmize you labels in your Price2Spy account – which means they can be named according to your preference. To check out this new option, please click on your profile name >> Account Settings >> Custom labels. Here you can change names of additional fields (which has been available for a while...
7 June 2016 - 18:19, by , in New Price2Spy features, No comments
Met trots laten we u weten dat u vanaf heden voor het Nederlands als de taal van uw account kunt kiezen. Wij geloven dat u al gewend bent aan het Engels, maar we zijn wel blij mee dat we het ook in het Nederlands kunnen aanbieden. Hieronder is beschreven hoe u de taal kunt veranderen:...
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