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You Could Win a Price War With Amazon, Pricefixer, Netflix, Walmart or Costco. Here’s How. | Entrepreneur

You Could Win a Price War With Amazon, Pricefixer, Netflix, Walmart or Costco. Here’s How. | Entrepreneur

One of the biggest problems retailers and other general businesses constantly face involves price. What should I charge? How much is too much? Which price is right? With different factors affecting price — and competitors with different prices — it can literally become a war. Needless to say, there is nothing like the perfect price. But considering the […]

Will Jio’s 4G feature phone be as disruptive as its pricing strategy? | Business Standard News

Will Jio’s 4G feature phone be as disruptive as its pricing strategy? | Business Standard News

 If Reliance Jio looks at wooing 100 million customers in the next 12 months to 4G features devices, it would mean its competitors could lose at least 10 per cent of their subscribers. A large number of those migrating are expected to be the low-paying customers of the three incumbents. The incumbents could see pressure […]

Personalised pricing online retailers’ newest ploy | The Austrailian

Personalised pricing online retailers’ newest ploy | The Austrailian

If the key to getting the best price is not showing the seller how keen you are, not revealing how much you can really afford and not caring if you seem like a tightwad, you’ve just lost the advantage. Online businesses don’t want you to know it, but they are using artificial intelligence to design […]

How parking lots are ruining Los Angeles | Curbed LA

How parking lots are ruining Los Angeles | Curbed LA

In the city of Los Angeles, any new building with more than three units must have its own full-sized, dedicated parking space for each unit, adding about 375 square feet per unit to the project (the architect’s estimate includes not just the 330 square-foot space itself but access to the street). And with land costs […]

Here’s why Amazon selling Kenmore appliances is great news for consumers | USA Today

Here’s why Amazon selling Kenmore appliances is great news for consumers | USA Today

Where should you buy Kenmore appliances: Sears or Amazon? Kenmore confirmed that the products sold on Amazon and Sears will be identical. This differs from a strategy used by some other appliance makers, where each retailer sells slightly different variations on a product, in order to discourage price-matching. Nobody is talking prices right now, although […]

Who calls the shots? | The Hindu

Who calls the shots? | The Hindu

Now is this about the Government earning more or the producers getting less from the sale of a ticket? This is very complicated. The point of sale should be governed by the producer. Why should someone who’s spent 300 crores to make a film like ‘Bahubali’ be forced to sell tickets at the same price […]

Taking a Look at Netflix’s Pricing Strategy | Market Realist

Taking a Look at Netflix’s Pricing Strategy | Market Realist

Netflix’s pricing plans Analysts have long speculated that it would be better over the long term for Netflix (NFLX) to raise prices. Currently, in the United States (SPY), Netflix offers three price tiers with its “basic” plan priced at $7.99 per month while its “standard” and “premium” plans are priced at $9.99 and $11.99 each […]

Why the Last Man Standing strategy of Indian ecommerce will not work | The News Minute

Why the Last Man Standing strategy of Indian ecommerce will not work | The News Minute

There’s the convenience of home delivery but the reality is that customers value the convenience of home delivery as long as it is free. In other words, the only real benefit e-commerce firms can use to attract shoppers is a price benefit. Right from the early days of e-commerce, companies like Amazon.com and Ebay.com have […]

How tech is disrupting the vacation rental market [Video] | Yahoo! Finance

How tech is disrupting the vacation rental market [Video] | Yahoo! Finance

The Portland, Oregon–based startup says its dynamic pricing system guarantees homeowners they’ll make more money with Vacasa than any other platform, including Airbnb. Johnson explains that Vacasa’s newly revamped pricing software considers hundreds of real-time data points for its 5,200 rental properties in 17 US states and 10 countries including Italy, Spain, France, Chile, Costa […]

Ejercito: LTFRB, Uber and Grab all have fault | Inquirer News

Ejercito: LTFRB, Uber and Grab all have fault | Inquirer News

The senator earlier chided the LTFRB for cracking down on Grab and Uber, which he said “offer far better and more convenient services than regular taxis.” Instead of banning TNVS, Ejercito said the LTFRB should take action first on the complaints against the taxi drivers. “Kung ganito kayo kaingay at kadesididong patawan ng service ban […]