Baines, Fill, & Rosengren: Marketing 4e
Chapter 9: Web links
Professional Pricing Society
The Professional Pricing Society (PPS) acts as the voice of the pricing profession and providing valuable pricing strategies, publications, research and other pricing resources. Founded in 1984, it now serves thousands of members, representing all leading industries and over 50 countries.
Consumer Price Index (CPI) (USA)
The Consumer Price Indexes (CPI) program produces monthly data on changes in the prices paid by urban consumers for a representative basket of goods and services.
Kelkoo is a shopping comparison website that is present in 10 European markets. It was created in 2000 following a merger with Zoomit, Dondecomprar and Shopgenie. The website is currently owned by Jamplant, a UK private equity firm, following its sale by Yahoo! in October 2008.
Established in 2001, Touslesprix.com is a pioneer in the on-line price comparison. It offers to compare prices of millions of products from hundreds of vendors.
Beslist.nl is the largest online shopping platform in the Netherlands where consumers can compare and buy products. With the range of over 25 million products from 10,017 vendors, it offers a clear overview of the best deals.
The price comparison, Preissuchmaschine has been established almost ten years. It lists more than 3,000 deals and offerings; consumers can compare prices and shop on-line and save money.
National Statistics Online: Consumer Prices (UK)
The Office for National Statistics compiles data on consumer prices. Each month around 120,000 separate price quotations are collected for around 650 items which make up the Consumer Prices Index (CPI) and the Retail Price Index (RPI) 'basket' of goods and services.