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Bitcoin’s Bubble Is Bursting. How Low Will Prices Fall? | Forbes

Bitcoin’s Bubble Is Bursting. How Low Will Prices Fall? | Forbes

Professional investors and amateur traders alike predicted that Bitcoin’s price would increase even more in 2018.  “Bitcoin will never crash,” said one Reddit user, “because then everyone would buy it when it’s much cheaper.” Like everyone buys the dips in a highly volatile high-yield market. Others looked forward to universal adoption and a price tag in […]

Lowe’s is having a ‘Black Friday’ sale right now—yes, in March | AZ Central

Lowe’s is having a ‘Black Friday’ sale right now—yes, in March | AZ Central

If you’re living in New England like us, it may feel like you’re currently stuck in a snow globe. But still doesn’t mean it’s too early to be thinking about upgrading your outdoor living space for spring. Right now, Lowe’s is having a Spring Black Friday Sale with huge deals on everything for your garden […]

Airbnb Claims ‘Price Gouging’ by Detroit Hotels During NCAA Games This Weekend | Deadline Detroit

Airbnb Claims ‘Price Gouging’ by Detroit Hotels During NCAA Games This Weekend | Deadline Detroit

Deadline Detroit contacted the two named sites, both part of the Marrioitt group, for a chance to discuss rate changes during peak booking periods. Sales and marketing directors Scott Stinebaugh of the Westin on Washington Boulevard and Judy Booth at the riverfront Marriott didn’t return voice messages left early Wednesday afternoon. A communications team member […]

Governor signs drug price transparency bill | PortlandTribune

Governor signs drug price transparency bill | PortlandTribune

Gov. Kate Brown has signed into law a bill that requires pharmaceutical manufacturers to publicly disclose reasons for steep increases in drug prices. Several other states, including California, have taken similar measures as the prices of drugs have skyrocketed without an apparent reason. House Bill 4005 won bipartisan sponsorship and overwhelming support in both the […]

This Week in Pricing > 3/10/18
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This Week in Pricing > 3/10/18

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:        Professional Pricing Society Currently, PPS produces three major annual pricing conferences in Europe and North America. Each conference also houses a technology hall where […]

Unlock Six Sigma Pricing | Professional Pricing Society

Unlock Six Sigma Pricing | Professional Pricing Society

Companies have the power to implement pricing capabilities needed for sustained profitable growth – Six Sigma Pricing. Navdeep Sodhi, Managing Director of Sodhi Pricing, is our featured guest blogger sharing expert advice on how to unlock potential in your business. The State of Pricing  Within every company exists a hidden pricing factory that holds the key […]

Workshop: Price Execution for Sustained Profitable Growth | Navdeep Sodhi

Workshop: Price Execution for Sustained Profitable Growth | Navdeep Sodhi

Date: Wed, 2 May, 2018 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: PPS Spring Conference | Loews Chicago O’Hare Rosemont Hotel in Chicago, IL DESCRIPTION Price Execution for Sustained Profitable Growth (Level 500 Workshop) Many companies find themselves ill-prepared to handle disruption or tap into innovation opportunities due to a legacy of weak pricing execution. New product introduction, organizational […]

Webcast: Pricing Strategy Execution With Certainty 20-March | PPS and Navdeep Sodhi

Webcast: Pricing Strategy Execution With Certainty 20-March | PPS and Navdeep Sodhi

Changes in the external environment are inevitable. Companies react by rushing into strategic initiatives to defend revenues or grow profits only to realize that pricing execution is a bottleneck. Whether entering new markets — digital or traditional, major recalls, mergers or acquisitions, large-scale reorganization, or breakthrough technology, companies need be ready for unexpected pricing challenges. […]

The price is right? Let the data answer that | Marketing Land

The price is right? Let the data answer that | Marketing Land

You don’t hear as much about using offline data and technology to determine accurate bidding. I look across the industry and still see the lion’s share of the efforts devoted toward using offline data and technology to segment audiences, while the same offline data and technology remain comparatively underutilized when it comes to optimizing bid […]

Workshop: Value-Based Pricing and Differential Value Quantification | Stephan M. Liozu, CPP

Workshop: Value-Based Pricing and Differential Value Quantification | Stephan M. Liozu, CPP

Date: Tue, 1 May, 2018 | 9:00 am – 4:00 pm Location: PPS Spring Conference | Loews Chicago O’Hare Rosemont Hotel in Chicago, IL DESCRIPTION Value-Based Pricing and Differential Value Quantification: Best Practices to Understand, Apply, and Operationalize in Your Organization (Level 600 Workshop) More firms and their pricing leaders are embarking on value-based pricing strategies every year. Research […]