How Aldi Keeps Prices Low

Low prices and high quality products are Aldi’s hallmark, and continued price cuts are planned through summer.

With 250 items slated for markdowns, Aldi promises customers savings of $100 million.  Simplicity, efficiency, and a consistent experience for customers help drive Aldi’s success.


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Excess Capacity in Movie Theaters Leads to New Product Offerings

Theater chains hope 4DX technology will provide a one-of-a-kind immersive experience to entices viewers back from online streaming.

Offering 21 different sensory effects, such as moving seats, wind, fog, lighting, vibration, and various scents, these special theaters bring the viewers right into the action and offer a ray of hope for the movie theater business.


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How Would Wendy’s Implement Dynamic Pricing in 2025?

Wendy’s CEO announced during an earnings call on February 15, 2024, that the restaurant planned to introduce dynamic pricing in 2025.

Other terms used to describe dynamic pricing are surge pricing, also known as yield management. Surge pricing allows for rapid price changes based on various factors. The most common way of implementing it is by increasing prices during peak periods of demand, and reducing prices during slower periods. The intent is to smooth out demand to allow for more efficient operations. […]

McDonald’s and Reusable Dine-In Packaging

McDonald’s has 21 reusable containers for dine-in customers in France, including red plastic containers for fries, clear plastic beverage glasses, and white plastic cups for chicken nuggets.

French law mandated these changes, which were implemented in 2023.

While McDonald’s has worked hard over the years to be more environmentally conscious with its packaging, it firmly believes that this new model “doesn’t work.”  Cost, convenience, sustainability, and operational issues related to this law are complex, and the overall impact remains to be seen.


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