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Pricer’s Points: Private labels can be more powerful and profitable than classic brands, enabling richer experiences and faster growth | Peter Fisk

Pricer’s Points: Private labels can be more powerful and profitable than classic brands, enabling richer experiences and faster growth | Peter Fisk

When I want to cook a great dinner at home, I head straight to Marks & Spencer’s food store. M&S’s Cook range of premium quality, organically farmed self-assembly dishes makes entertaining easy. Not only do they bring together all the ingredients, fresh and locally sourced, but there is an instore tasting kitchen and even a […]

Eligible founder Katelyn Gleason’s plan to upend the billion dollar medical billing industry | TechCrunch

Eligible founder Katelyn Gleason’s plan to upend the billion dollar medical billing industry | TechCrunch

Chaotic as it was in those early days, Gleason wanted to launch something of her own and saw the need to reform medical billing. While electronic medical claims processing is nothing new, the system has been stuck in a cloudless, pre-data sharing era. That means when a patient is at the doctor’s office and a […]

This Week in Pricing > 3/25/17

This Week in Pricing > 3/25/17

This Week in Pricing is a recap of the week’s best pricing focused news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is brought to you by:     Strategic Pricing Associates SPA is the leading provider of pricing analytics to 100′s of complex companies of all […]

Will Rising Competition Force Time Warner to Change Its Price? | Market Realist

Will Rising Competition Force Time Warner to Change Its Price? | Market Realist

The price of HBO Now There’s rising competition in the streaming services industry with more new entrants. That could make it tough for direct-to-consumer services such as Time Warner’s (TWX) HBO Now to gain new subscribers. Late in February 2017, Alphabet’s (GOOG) YouTube announced it would be launching its online television service, YouTube TV, within […]

Wal-Mart ‘best positioned’ in online grocery battle against Amazon | CNBC

Wal-Mart ‘best positioned’ in online grocery battle against Amazon | CNBC

Wal-Mart Stores appears “best positioned” among the major food retailers to capitalize on the next phase of growth in online grocery and take on Amazon, according to a new report from Citi Research. Kroger also scored high among the pure-play grocers in terms of its online grocery positioning compared with e-commerce giant Amazon, particularly as […]

Pricing News Daily > 3/24/17

Pricing News Daily > 3/24/17

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals, business owners, creative professionals, and independent contractors. This Edition is brought to you by:    SPOSEA B.V. SPOSEA B.V. drives increased profitability for SAP users by SIMPLIFYING […]

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Retailers – can you be liable for cartel behaviour for using pricing software and algorithms? | JDSupra

Retailers – can you be liable for cartel behaviour for using pricing software and algorithms? | JDSupra

A key issue regulators are grappling with is what antitrust liability can attach to retailers who use price matching software or other algorithms to match competitors’ online prices? In a speech made on 16 March 2017, the EU’s Commissioner for Competition, Margrethe Vestager, confronted the growing issue of the use of price matching software (PMS) […]

Does Oracle’s AWS Pricing Increase Make Strategic Sense? | Forbes

Does Oracle’s AWS Pricing Increase Make Strategic Sense? | Forbes

What Exactly Happened? As first reported by in a blog post by U.K.-based Oracle consultant Tim Hall, Oracle changed something called the “Oracle Processor Core Factor” from .5 to 1 for deployments on AWS and Azure. “This change in licensing terms effectively doubles the licensing requirements for some cloud implementations,” said Craig Guarente, CEO of Oracle licensing consultancy Palisade […]

Mobile Mario Madness: Nintendo’s Pricing Conundrum | Modojo

Mobile Mario Madness: Nintendo’s Pricing Conundrum | Modojo

By contrast, Fire Emblem Heroes presented itself in a model that mobile gamers were familiar with, not only in pricing structure but in the way the game was laid out. When watered down enough, Fire Emblem matched up with the mobile scene surprisingly well. This method eases players into your game, and — if you’ve […]

Pricer’s Points: The idea of an energy price cap could damage the energy markets | Lord Redesdale

Pricer’s Points: The idea of an energy price cap could damage the energy markets | Lord Redesdale

The recent hikes in energy prices, has led to the government contemplating price caps, because as they have said, the energy markets are not working. This idea was widely derided when Ed Miliband announced the Labour policy of a price freeze out of the blue in 2015. Even though Labour where not likely to be […]