How Not To Creep Out Customers
Erika Morphy tells retailers how now to be evil when selling and suggests other resolutions for navigating a tricky economy and cautious consumers.
Erika Morphy tells retailers how not to be evil and suggests other resolutions for navigating a tricky economy and cautious consumers. "Don’t be evil as you sell. The Washington Post recently highlighted a practice with which e-tailers have been increasingly experimenting — dynamic pricing. Essentially that means adjusting prices in real time to whatever the retailer thinks the customer will pay. ...Consumers hate this practice and related ones. ...It is perceived as grossly unfair and unsportsmanlike." Her tips include that discounts still rule and that use of behavioral targeting or other online monitoring should be responsible.
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Cosmologists propose a groundbreaking model of the universe using string theory.
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- An evolutionary biologist got people swapping ideas about our lingering vestigia.
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Even some teachers suffer from anxiety about math.
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