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This Week in Pricing > 9/22/18

This Week in Pricing > 9/22/18

This Week in Pricing is a collection of pricing focused news, thought leadership , events, jobs and professional education resources for pricers. This Edition is brought to you by:   Vistaar Vistaar is leading SaaS software provider that enables companies to optimize pricing, promotion, configuration, and rebate management.  Our solutions are powered by predictive models leveraged […]

Pricing News Daily > 9/21/18

Pricing News Daily > 9/21/18

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:   Vistaar Vistaar is leading SaaS software provider that enables companies […]

House Rejects Senate Bill Provision to Require Disclosure of Drug Prices in Television Commercials | BioSpace

House Rejects Senate Bill Provision to Require Disclosure of Drug Prices in Television Commercials | BioSpace

The U.S. House of Representatives has split with the Senate over requiring pharmaceutical companies to disclose the list price of their prescription medications in television advertisements. The notion of including the cost of medications was a key provision of the White House’s healthcare proposal. In August the Senate approved a measure to disclose drug prices […]

Sinemia’s $30 unlimited plan tries to fill a MoviePass-shaped hole | Engadget

Sinemia’s $30 unlimited plan tries to fill a MoviePass-shaped hole | Engadget

MoviePass attracted a lot of users with its $10 one-movie-per-day subscription plan, but as the last few months have shown, that price point was rather unsustainable. As its money troubles mounted, the company hit its subscribers with a number of sudden plan changes including surge pricing, limited film selections and, recently, a reduction to just […]

Lawmakers Halt Push for Drug Prices in TV Ads | RAPS

Lawmakers Halt Push for Drug Prices in TV Ads | RAPS

In an effort to get the first set of FY 2019 appropriations bills to the President’s desk, US House leaders scrapped a bipartisan amendment that would have required drugmakers to include list prices in direct-to-consumer (DTC) television ads. The amendment—sponsored by Sens. Dick Durbin (D-IL) and Chuck Grassley (R-IA)—was offered and subsequently withdrawn during a […]

Massive storage, big screen, sleek design and more: Apple’s new range of iPhones for every user | The Economic Times

Massive storage, big screen, sleek design and more: Apple’s new range of iPhones for every user | The Economic Times

In past years, when Apple Inc. didn’t have a new iPhone design, it still had a breakthrough new feature: video recording in 2009, the Siri digital assistant in 2011, a fingerprint scanner in 2013, and 3D Touch in 2015. This year, Apple’s secret weapon isn’t a particular feature, but a clever pricing strategy and myriad […]

Forcing NJ Universities to Come Clean on All their Hidden Fees | NJ Spotlight

Forcing NJ Universities to Come Clean on All their Hidden Fees | NJ Spotlight

The cost of tuition at colleges and universities in the state is one thing. But many students are blindsided by extra ‘hidden’ fees and legislators are pushing for transparency College costs can be formidable, and families often get sticker shock when they realize they haven’t accounted for the many fees a school can apply. With […]

Apple introduces three new iPhones and Apple Watch Series 4: Live blog recap | MarketWatch

Apple introduces three new iPhones and Apple Watch Series 4: Live blog recap | MarketWatch

Apple Inc. launched three new iPhones on Wednesday during the company’s biggest event of the year, as well as a new Apple Watch. Apple introduced the iPhone XS Max, iPhone XS and iPhone XR models Wednesday during an event at the new Cupertino, Calif., headquarters of the world’s most valuable company. Apple AAPL, +2.73%  said […]

Hospitals sue to require drug pricing transparency in 340B | Healthcare Dive

Hospitals sue to require drug pricing transparency in 340B | Healthcare Dive

Dive Brief: Four industry associations sued HHS for the second time over its delay in adding regulations to the 340B Drug Pricing Program that would require pricing transparency for drug manufacturers and penalties for overcharging hospitals covered under the program. Filed by the American Hospital Association, the Association of American Medical Colleges, America’s Essential Hospitals and 340B […]

Amazon prices for cases of water fluctuate ahead of Hurricane Florence | Business Insider

Amazon prices for cases of water fluctuate ahead of Hurricane Florence | Business Insider

Amazon is being criticized for appearing to inflate prices as residents of North and South Carolina prepare for Hurricane Florence to make landfall. Many local grocery and warehouse stores have sold out of basics like cases of water, so some locals have turned online to buy goods to prepare for the storm. What they’ve found […]