Pricing power is in high demand on Wall Street

November 6, 2021 MCDONALD’S A has used a “bar” pricing strategy for decades, luring customers with low-priced items in the hope that they will then splurge on higher rates. This balancing act is now under threat. On October 27, the fast food giant said that due to rising costs, prices …

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Face masks: why the world is still arguing about them, 20 months after the start of the pandemic

Transmission peaks have faced blockages; international travel was severely restricted; and although domestic constraints have often proved controversial, hygiene measures such as social distancing, hand washing and mask wearing have been strongly encouraged – if not legally mandatory. Yet debates still rage in several countries over their use, and some …

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