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Pricing Structures that Grate My Nerves « William Ray

There are some companies out there that I just don’t like.

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It may be because of a poor quality product, bad customer service, unethical business practices, annoying marketing – or it may be because of their awful pricing structure.

I don’t like McDonalds, but it’s not because of their pricing structure – I can buy just what I want there.  Imagine going to McDonalds and having the option of purchasing a small fry for $1.50, or you could buy a Double Quarter Pounder with Cheese meal with a large fry, bucket drink, and a large McFlurry for $8.99.  Who want’s all that?

Or imagine going to Wal-Mart (or Target if you prefer) for back-to-school shopping, and you can either buy 3 pencils for $1, or buy 250 pencils for $20.  It cut the per-pencil price to next to nothing, but who wants to spend

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