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Pricing News Daily > 5/21/18

Pricing News Daily > 5/21/18

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:     Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is […]

This Week in Pricing > 5/19/18

This Week in Pricing > 5/19/18

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:     Strategic Pricing Solutions Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm helping clients with pricing strategies, data analytics, and pricing processes. SPS was formed […]

Webinar: Drive Greater Profits with Expert Pricing and Quoting Using a Joint Solution 24-May | Tour de Force & SPA

Webinar: Drive Greater Profits with Expert Pricing and Quoting Using a Joint Solution 24-May | Tour de Force & SPA

Customer quoting and pricing can be complex for distributors and manufacturers who have a significant number of products and customers. Sales teams can often struggle with identifying and quoting optimal pricing that balances profitability and competitiveness. Automating and integrating your pricing and quoting processes can quickly lead to increased profitability through better controlled margins and […]

Trump Promises Lower Drug Prices, but Drops Populist Solutions | The New York Times

Trump Promises Lower Drug Prices, but Drops Populist Solutions | The New York Times

WASHINGTON — President Trump vowed on Friday to “bring soaring drug prices back down to earth” by promoting competition among pharmaceutical companies, and he suggested that the government could require drugmakers to disclose prices in their ubiquitous television advertising. But he dropped the popular and populist proposals of his presidential campaign, opting not to have […]

For Medicare enrollees Trump’s drug price plan can’t come soon enough | CNBC

For Medicare enrollees Trump’s drug price plan can’t come soon enough | CNBC

Seventy-eight-year-old Willie Dawson is hoping President Donald Trump makes good on his promise to bring down high drug prices. She has to juggle her bills to pay for the dozen or so medications she takes to treat conditions that include hypertension and chronic obstructed pulmonary disease. “This month alone, it is running me close to […]

Uber under state investigation for surge pricing during storm emergency | The Boston Globe

Uber under state investigation for surge pricing during storm emergency | The Boston Globe

At issue is a 2016 Massachusetts law meant to prevent the ride-hail firms from using surge pricing during major storms, catastrophes, and other officially declared states of emergency. But Uber — which does not deny raising prices during the storm — argues the language of the law does not actually ban surge pricing. The law […]

Trump plan for drug prices seen largely sparing industry | Reuters

Trump plan for drug prices seen largely sparing industry | Reuters

The speech will address the high prices set by drugmakers, rising costs for consumers and barriers to negotiating lower prices for seniors in the government’s Medicare program, senior White House officials told reporters. Health industry sources briefed on the plans expect the policy proposals to have a relatively modest impact on the healthcare system. They […]

More Advisors Experimenting with Alternative Pricing Models | Wealth Management

More Advisors Experimenting with Alternative Pricing Models | Wealth Management

Some advisors are content to ride out their careers with their current client roster, feeling little need to grow their practice by attracting the attention and assets of younger clients. But there are some that do feel the need, either because they understand it’s their fiduciary duty to steward their clients’ assets into the next […]

Will you be able to afford UberAir’s flying car service? | Roadshow

Will you be able to afford UberAir’s flying car service? | Roadshow

Automation and scaling From there, Uber plans to continue to optimize. Much like how the introduction of UberPool allows commuters to dramatically reduce the price of a ride, Uber hopes to add ride-hailing optimization and smart trip planning to UberAir. Pooling riders, planning first- and last-mile trips to and from its skyport hubs with ground […]

Texas ruling on $11,000 ER bill may have long-lasting effects, experts say | Dallas News

Texas ruling on $11,000 ER bill may have long-lasting effects, experts say | Dallas News

“We don’t want courts determining what is usual and customary. We prefer they stay out of pricing, as a general rule,” she said. Six of the nine justices signed the opinion. The final three issued a dissenting opinion, siding with the hospital. The dissent argued that neither the court nor the plaintiff could state how […]