pricing core competence

Building Your Own Core Competency in Pricing

Building Your Own Core Competency in Pricing A holistic approach to increasing gross margin must go beyond just applying math to raise prices and must consider the distributor’s markets, objectives, cost and vendor supporting programs (special pricing agreements and rebates) sides of the equation. In reality, for most distributors, price optimization is more accurately defined…

pricing options

Options for Optimized Pricing

Options for Optimized Pricing While epaCUBE offers a complete pricing and gross profit optimization software solution to guide distributors in building their internal core competence in pricing and gross profit optimization, distributors face three main options when building a core competency in pricing and gross profit optimization. A manual approach, outsourcing to a pricing consulting…

your pricing strategy

You Must Own Your Own Segments and Pricing Strategy

You Must Own Your Own Segments and Pricing Strategy Many distributors are confused regarding a fundamental question: should I optimize pricing internally, or utilize an outsourced pricing service? Both options offer enough benefits to warrant further attention from the savvy executive. But either way, you must own the responsibility for the results of your segmentation…