Emerging Markets: A Whole New Mall

Pricing models and strategies used domestically don’t always work internationally. In emerging markets, pricing can be difficult to manage due to inflation rates, shifting interest costs and volatile currencies. In many emerging markets, the retail space is dominated by “mom-and-pop stores.” A recent report from Accenture shows that in Asia, “traditional trade—mom-and-pop stores—dominates retail with

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Is Your CPI Data DOA

Is your data dead on arrival (DOA)? From a macro perspective, consumer price index (CPI) data gathered by the United States and other organizations and countries is normally very latent. The data is often collected months prior to its release to the public. Meaning that even though you are seeing information about CPI, it may

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Why You Need Better Pricing Data

Today’s marketplace is extremely tight for consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies. To stay in the game, CPG companies need to be constantly innovating; to do that, they need an accurate and current data source. There is immense value for brands in collecting ongoing data surrounding the prices of their products and other commodities in stores.

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