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The Art, Science & Software Behind (Optimal) Retail Pricing - Part 5
Part 1 of this series expanded on some of TEC’s earlier articles about companies’ need for better pricing management and optimization practices. This series

sas price optimization  This firm issued a  SAS 70 Type II report confirming that suitably designed controls were in place and operating effectively . Superior customer support is critical to customer satisfaction and to retaining and expanding the customer base. To that end, DemandTec leverages the relationship with  Sonata Services Limited in Shanghai, China  to provide  customer technical support  24 hours a day, seven days a week through its support Web portal and by telephone. Therefore, while  the SaaS model can

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