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2014-05-22 16:22:22

CHICAGO, May 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Commonwealth Edison (ComEd) recently announced that starting June 1(st), consumers can expect to see a 21% increase to their energy bills...just in time for the hot summer months. With the cost of electric power on the rise, even customers of competitive suppliers will feel the impact on their wallets. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140305/CG76982LOGO Many consumers feel as though there is very little they can do to control this vast...

2014-05-12 20:22:39

LONDON, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- More than four out of five (81%) companies surveyed expect already heightened tax risks to accelerate in the next two years. This is according to a new global report by EY, Bridging the Divide, which also finds companies view the potential lack of coordination by national governments around the Organisation for Economic Cooperation & Development's (OECD) Base Erosion and Profit Shifting (BEPS) project as a major risk....

2014-05-06 23:09:55

Retail price intelligence leader WisePricer shares insights on the top 5 ways retailers can maximize their profit margins. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) May 06, 2014 Profit margin is a sink or swim issue for online retailers. Typical retail profit margins can vary but regardless of what type of products are being sold, improving it presents a huge opportunity for optimizing profitability. Profit margins are the lifeline of online retailers and employing the best pricing and merchandising...

2014-04-30 23:21:36

Sourcing intelligence plays larger role in network and IT cost control. Atlanta, Georgia (PRWEB) April 30, 2014 NPI, a leading spend management consulting firm, warns that enterprise network overspending is expected to increase in 2014. NPI’s team of telecom expense management analysts has cited the top culprits for network overspending in the coming year – including misleading cost savings models, overbuying and poor vendor pricing transparency. These areas underscore the complexity...

2014-04-30 08:40:02

Leveraging customer transactional data, Vendavo Power & Risk empowers sales teams with dynamic pricing insights, helps businesses harness 'overlooked' revenue to boost margins MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., April 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Vendavo, the leading provider of revenue and price optimization and management solutions, today announced the launch of Vendavo Power & Risk, the latest in an innovative line of practical Big Data analytics solutions that puts the power of pricing in the...

2014-04-29 08:46:36

Price Intelligence Enhancement Combines Accurate, Up-to-the-Minute Information With a 7.5 Billion-Record Database to Power Impactful Merchandising Insights and Decisions NEW YORK, April 29, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Ugam, a global leader in managed analytics, today announced the enhancement of its pricing intelligence solution with a powerful pricing engine that delivers real-time, on-demand pricing data for millions of products at the click of a button. The pricing engine monitors online...

2014-04-24 23:04:14

Crutchfield and other omnichannel retailers gain real-time in-store price updating capability to compete with online rivals. (PRWEB) April 24, 2014 Ottawa, Canada: Today, 360pi, the leader in omnichannel price and product intelligence, announced a partnership with Displaydata Limited, the global leader in dynamic digital display solutions incorporating Electronic Shelf Labeling (ESL) to give physical stores the ability to employ dynamic pricing. Working with 360pi and Displaydata,...

2014-04-22 23:11:40

Anthem Marketing Solutions has released the seventh installment of its semi-annual study comparing online and in-store pricing. New findings suggest that the online channel is gaining a price advantage at all price tiers and has forced brick-and-mortar retailers to move to price parity in many categories. Chicago, IL (PRWEB) April 22, 2014 Anthem Marketing Solutions has released the seventh installment of its semi-annual study comparing online and in-store pricing of consumer goods...

2014-04-21 23:05:41

WisePricer and World First partner up to improve price optimization and exchange rates for their clients. San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) April 21, 2014 Today, WisePricer, the premier dynamic pricing engine announced its partnership with World First UK Ltd. World First UK Ltd is the UK’s leading foreign exchange company, transacting over £4bn for SMEs around the world in 2012. The partnership aims to help retailers transacting across international marketplaces maximize their bottom...

2014-03-31 08:26:47

HOUSTON, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- After competing in 12 rounds with fifty-five total spellers from 42 Texas counties, co-champions, Shobha Dasari, a seventh grader at Pearland Junior High School West in Pearland ISD and Syamantak Payra an eighth grader at Westbrook Intermediate School in Clear Creek ISD, were awarded co-champion titles from the Houston Public Media Spelling Bee, for the second year in a row. The two spellers will advance to the Scripps National Spelling Bee, May...


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abrosia
  • Wasting away as a result of abstinence from food.
The word 'abrosia' comes from a Greek roots meaning 'not' and 'eating'.