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This Week in Pricing > 5/25/19

This Week in Pricing > 5/25/19

TWIP is a digest of pricing focused news, thought leadership, events, jobs, training and certification resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is brought to you by: Professional Pricing Society Currently, PPS produces three major annual pricing conferences in Europe and North America. Each conference also houses a technology hall where sponsors display the latest in Pricing […]

Trump administration preps executive order on price transparency as lawmakers converge | WSJ

Trump administration preps executive order on price transparency as lawmakers converge | WSJ

In a po­lit­i­cal sphere where Re­pub­li­cans and De­moc­rats can find lit­tle com­mon ground, the pharma in­dus­try in gen­eral — and price trans­parency in par­tic­u­lar — has pre­sented a rare op­por­tu­nity for bi­par­ti­san agree­ment. A slew of trans­parency bills are wind­ing their way through con­gres­sional cir­cles, with au­thors from both sides of the po­lit­i­cal aisles. And […]

Pricing News Daily > 5/24/19

Pricing News Daily > 5/24/19

PND is a digest of pricing focused news, thought leadership, events, jobs, training and certification resources for pricing professionals. 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 by machine learning that […]

Disney’s Hulu Strategy Is Emerging | The Motley Fool

Disney’s Hulu Strategy Is Emerging | The Motley Fool

Differentiation and synergy Disney has been saying the same thing for a while regarding the difference between Disney+ and Hulu. The former be more family friendly, while the latter will have a larger selection of content for mom and dad. There are some reasons to be a little wary of this approach — Netflix doesn’t […]

Zilliant Showcases End-to-End Pricing and Sales Growth Capabilities at MindShare 2019 | Zilliant

Zilliant Showcases End-to-End Pricing and Sales Growth Capabilities at MindShare 2019 | Zilliant

AUSTIN, Texas, May 20, 2019 – Zilliant, the industry leader in AI-driven pricing and sales growth solutions, hosted its annual MindShare user conference last week in Austin. The company welcomed customers from around the world to share their experiences with Zilliant’s end-to-end suite of SaaS-based Price Management & Optimization and Sales Growth solutions. Attendees participated […]

Star Wars Land Merchandise Pricing & Locations | Disney Tourist Blog

Star Wars Land Merchandise Pricing & Locations | Disney Tourist Blog

In terms of pricing, this experience is a staggering $199.99 per lightsaber, plus tax with a carry case included. As with the droids, custom lightsabers are nonrefundable and are not eligible for Annual Passholder or other discounts. Additional customization items can be purchased at Dok-Ondar’s Den of Antiquities. The experience area is limited to the builder and one […]

THE CPP SPOTLIGHT – Spring 2019 | Professional Pricing Society

THE CPP SPOTLIGHT – Spring 2019 | Professional Pricing Society

Announcing the most recent graduates with their Certified Pricing Professional Designations.  ATLANTA, GEORGIA, May 21, 2019- The Professional Pricing Society (PPS) is pleased to announce our recent Certified Pricing Professionals (CPP). Since 2003, individuals have joined the elite designation of the Certified Pricing Professional and used their knowledge to impact the field of Pricing. The […]

The global battle over high drug prices | Costly medicines

The global battle over high drug prices | Costly medicines

THESE DAYS it is hard to find a government that is not struggling with the high price of medicines. In England, the government is fighting Vertex, a drug company, over the cost of a drug for cystic fibrosis, Orkambi. In America, diabetics have died because of the high cost of insulin. In the Netherlands, the […]

Why The Fed Needs To Pay Attention To The ‘Amazon Effect’ On Online Pricing | Forbes

Why The Fed Needs To Pay Attention To The ‘Amazon Effect’ On Online Pricing | Forbes

It’s no secret that fierce competition from Amazon puts downward pressure on prices charged by Walmart and other big multichannel retailers for the same items. However, the bigger “Amazon effect” relates not to the prices themselves but to the pricing behaviors of these more traditional retailers, according to Alberto Cavallo, the Edgerley Family Associate Professor […]

Bitcoin Price Boom Signals Massive Dystopian Panic Over 2019 Recession | CCN

Bitcoin Price Boom Signals Massive Dystopian Panic Over 2019 Recession | CCN

Interestingly enough, Hartnett says global investors are investing in bitcoin not because they see it as a safe haven asset in times of instability but because they are seeking high-risk, high-reward investments. He argues the effect of low-interest rates since 2008 on bond yields has left investors starved of profits, sending them into a global […]