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Explaining the games gasoline retailers play

(Phys.org) —When it's time to top up the tank, how much thought do you give to where you will buy gas? Maybe you drive around town, looking for the best deal. Chances are, you usually visit the same station in your neighbourhood, ...

Jun 20, 2014
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Strategies for Retailers Fighting Price Wars

(PhysOrg.com) -- All retail companies want to maximize their profits, while at the same time maintaining high market share compared with their competitors. One way to do this is by promising to offer the lowest ...

Feb 04, 2009 feature
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German regulators fine Microsoft for price-fixing

(AP) -- Antitrust regulators fined Microsoft Corp.'s German subsidiary 9 million euros ($11.8 million) and said the world's largest software maker illegally influenced retail prices for its Office 2007 programs.

Apr 10, 2009
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You can look -- but don't touch

Consumers are often told that if they break an item, they buy it. But a new study suggests that if they just touch an item for more than a few seconds, they may also end up buying it.

Jan 07, 2009
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Gift Guide: Tech books that enlighten, entertain

(AP) -- Your holiday shopping list probably includes gadgets, games and gizmos that illustrate how technology is changing the way we work, play and communicate. So why not throw in a few books about the people and services ...

Dec 02, 2009
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FDA ignores critical information on home HIV tests

Los Angeles, London, New Delhi, Singapore and Washington DC (May 29, 2009) The FDA is ignoring critical information in deciding whether to approve an over-the-counter, rapid HIV test for home use, according to a recent article ...

May 29, 2009
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