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Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

As cocoa prices hit a three year high, chocolate makers are being forced to charge more for their sweet treats.
Chicken Prices Are Rising Because of Rooster Infertility. (We're Serious.)

Chicken Prices Are Rising Because of Rooster Infertility. (We're Serious.)

Forget agriculture -- these chickens need some Viagra-culture.
3 Strategies for Raising Your Prices

3 Strategies for Raising Your Prices

Sell quality and service. People don't complain about paying for value.
Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees Forced to Raise Coffee Prices

Dunkin' Donuts Franchisees Forced to Raise Coffee Prices

As drought and coffee rust drive up the cost of coffee beans, Dunkin' Donuts prices are about to increase.
It's Official: Netflix Raises Prices by $1 a Month

It's Official: Netflix Raises Prices by $1 a Month

Netflix raised its subscription prices for the first time in three years, but only on new customers.
The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.

The Quickest Way to Make Customers Like Your Food: Raise Your Prices.

A new study shows that when customers pay more, they perceive their food as tastier.
Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes

Learning From Past Mistakes, Netflix Takes New Approach to Price Hikes

When Netflix raised its subscription prices two years ago, users rebelled. This time, the company is doing it differently.
The Pricing Conundrum: Figuring Out the Right Strategy For You

The Pricing Conundrum: Figuring Out the Right Strategy For You

While pricing can be a tricky matter for any entrepreneur, it is especially difficult for those providing a service. Here are a few lessons on pricing strategy.
The Priciest Rents in the U.S. Are Somewhere You've Probably Never Heard Of

The Priciest Rents in the U.S. Are Somewhere You've Probably Never Heard Of

A recent study revealed that a small, oil boom town in North Dakota fetches rents that are, on average, $2,400 for a one-bedroom apartment.
The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014

The 10 Hottest Housing Markets for 2014

Real-estate firm Zillow predicts the top 10 markets for growth and white-hot housing deals this year.
How to Raise Your Prices Without Playing the Blame Game

How to Raise Your Prices Without Playing the Blame Game

A higher price should benefit your customers if you are improving your product or service. No one wants to pay a higher price and get nothing more.
Why You Can Raise Prices Now

Why You Can Raise Prices Now

Pricing your product at a premium can mean higher profits for you and better value for your customers.
Getting More Profit for Your Business

Getting More Profit for Your Business

Profit should be at the top of any business owner's mind. Here are three tips for making sure yours keeps growing.
Five Painless Ways to Raise Prices this Year

Five Painless Ways to Raise Prices this Year

With the economy still so uncooperative, how can you sell customers on a price raise? Here are a few ideas.
How to Survive a Price War

How to Survive a Price War

Companies don't win a price war. They survive it. Strategize ahead of time how you will respond to competitor price changes.
Why You Should Fire Your Worst Client

Why You Should Fire Your Worst Client

When a problem client proposes to suck the wind from your sail, it might be time to cut anchor. Here are five ways to get rid of difficult customers.
Five Signs It's Time to Change Your Prices

Five Signs It's Time to Change Your Prices

Are your prices driving away customers or creating unrealistic demand? You may be making one or more of these common mistakes. Here's how to turn it around.
Small Business Lessons from Netflix's Pricing Debacle

Small Business Lessons from Netflix's Pricing Debacle

Movie-rental company Netflix raised its prices last week, and its customers have set the Internet aflame with their ire. Here are six lessons for business owners from this pricing debacle.

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