D’Agostino adds price optimization
Regional grocer D’Agostino Supermarkets is rolling out a price-management solution across its chain of New York-based stores.
D’Agostino, which built its reputation on localizing the shopping experience to the neighborhoods in which it operates, is adding the Advanced Pricing Solution for Pricing Management, from Revionics, Sacramento, Calif. The solution models prices of every item in every store on weekly increments, and provides on-demand scenario modeling to create a pricing strategy ideal to each store’s shopper clusters.
The technology is also available as a software-as-a-service subscription offering over the Internet.
Dror Benshetrit launches new line for Target
MINNEAPOLIS Target has introduced a new line from designer Dror Benshetrit. The Dror for Target line, now available at Target stores and Target.com for a limited time, includes bedding, decorative accessories and stationery.
The collection ranges in price from 99 cents for mini composition books to $89.99 for the nesting bookshelf. Other items include comforters, lamps and wall decals.
“Target continues to provide smart living storage solutions that add graphic appeal to the home,” said Gina Sprenger, SVP merchandising for Target. “The Dror for Target collection is another example of how Target delivers on our brand promise, Expect More. Pay Less.”
Kroger promotes loyalty program with free minutes
CINCINNATI Kroger has partnered with wireless phone marketer I-Wireless for a program that will allow customers to earn free cell-phone minutes on I-Wireless phones sold at Kroger when they use their KrogerPlus card.
For every $100 spent a month, shoppers will earn 20 free minutes. Kroger-branded MasterCard users will earn 30 minutes for every $100 spent.
The program is expected to be active in all Kroger’s 2,300-plus stores in 31 states by the end of June, with the exception of its Food 4 Less chain.