(Louis Abate)

Grocery Chain Sues Clorox For Refusing To Sell Bulk-Pack Products

Woodman’s Food Market, a Wisconsin-based supermarket chain, is going up against one the nation’s largest producers of household products, accusing Clorox of promoting anticompetitive practices and violating federal law by no longer allowing Woodman’s to sell bulk-packs of Clorox products to consumers. [More]

Walmart Sells Black Barbies For Less Than White Ones

Walmart Sells Black Barbies For Less Than White Ones

Lower prices are not always good things, as Walmart has discovered after pricing black Barbies at half the price of white ones, giving a new definition to the term “price discrimination.” Guanabee reports a shopper at a Louisiana Walmart discovered the price discrepancy. [More]

Same Store, Same Product, Different Prices

Same Store, Same Product, Different Prices

This is the same product sold at different prices. In one case, Dr. Leonards catalog sells the “Barber Magic” hair trimmer for humans is $12.99. But if you want to use it on a dog, it’s only $7.99. Freakonomics tells us this is an example of “price discrimination.” I’m just glad there’s now a less expensive option for getting out my burs, mats, and tangles.