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Category: Pricing

Lego is proving toys are still big business

Playtime has been moving online for years now. In January 2020, the CDC reported the following screen time statistics: US children between 8-10 spend an average of 6 hours per day in front of a screen US children between 11-14 spend an average of 9 hours per day in front

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The dollar store is officially dead

Dollar Tree, the last of the big dollar-store chains selling items for $1 or less, on Tuesday said it was officially “breaking the buck” by adding $1.25 and $1.50 price points in some stores. Click here to read the story at Discussion Questions: What is pricing? Why is pricing

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Hyatt CEO says demand for travel is ‘alive and well’

After closing 35% of its global properties in April 2020, Hyatt Hotels CEO and President Mark Hoplamazian said he is happy to see operations at the hotel giant returning to normal.  As of March 31, 96% of the Chicago-based hospitality company’s more than 1,000 properties were back up and running, and occupancy rates –

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Target primes itself for ‘Deal Days’ sales extravaganza

Target is launching a major online promotion that starts one day earlier than Amazon Prime Day. Hours after Amazon publicly confirmed the 2021 edition of its annual Prime Day sales event will be held June 21-22, Target revealed its “Target Deal Days” digital sale takes place this year Sunday, June 20 –

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