Price Discrimination by WH Smith

Geoff Riley

23rd September 2015

The Dewsbury Reporter doesn't often make it into the Economics Blog, but a hat-tip to Matt Smith for spotting this excellent example of price discrimination (or price gouging) by WH Smith in selling products such as bottled water for significantly higher prices in their hospital outlets than in nearby high street stores.

Geoff Riley

Geoff Riley FRSA has been teaching Economics for over thirty years. He has over twenty years experience as Head of Economics at leading schools. He writes extensively and is a contributor and presenter on CPD conferences in the UK and overseas.

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