First TVs, now tortilla chips: American companies set minimum prices to stop discounting

NEW YORK, Nov. 17 (Reuters) – Makers of everything from toys to wafers are increasingly placing minimum prices on their items to maintain profits and limit price cuts as retailers like Walmart do so. (WMT.N) and Amazon.com Inc (AMZN.O) Trying to attract sales from each other over the Internet. As a result, shoppers are faced … Read more

Texture deepens rush to China, undeterred by stagnation of luxury goods market

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Baoji, a northwestern Chinese industrial city of 3 million people, doesn’t fit most people’s idea of ​​a luxury market. However, sometime soon, it will be home to US brand Coach store. The store is one of 30 stores in China that train Tapestry Inc (TPR.N) Jan Buzek, president of the company in … Read more