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Comfort hooks up with Ryde to offer taxi-booking service | TODAYonline

Comfort hooks up with Ryde to offer taxi-booking service | TODAYonline

The other five taxi operators — SMRT Taxis, Prime Taxi, Premier Taxis, Trans-Cab and HDT Singapore Taxi — partnered third-party booking app Grab to launch dynamic pricing in March. Prices for JustGrab, the dynamic-pricing feature in the Grab app, will depend on factors such as real-time demand and supply, travel time and distance. On the […]

Carpet firm rapped by advertising watchdog | Insider Media Ltd

Carpet firm rapped by advertising watchdog | Insider Media Ltd

A South Yorkshire carpet retailer has been rapped for a misleading advert over its pricing strategy. A radio ad for Wilsons Carpets heard in December 2016 stated “Our every-day low prices are always lower than anyone else, sale or no sale, any day of the year! That’s what we mean by our price guarantee.” However, […]

AI-powered dynamic pricing turns its gaze to the fuel pumps | The Register

AI-powered dynamic pricing turns its gaze to the fuel pumps | The Register

Analysis “AI” could soon be making petrol more expensive at times of peak demand like the start of a bank holiday weekend or the school run. Danish data analytics company a2i touts fuel pricing as an ideal implementation of its learning algorithms. The company claims that PriceCast Fuel, its dynamic pricing product, can improve fuel […]

California Burlington Coat Factory Deceptive Pricing Class Action Settlement | Top Class Actions

California Burlington Coat Factory Deceptive Pricing Class Action Settlement | Top Class Actions

Burlington Coat Factory of California LLC has agreed to settle a class action lawsuit alleging it used deceptive “Compare” reference prices on price tags which led customers to believe they were receiving a bargain over the same merchandise sold at other retailers. If you purchased items from a Burlington Coat Factory store in California or […]

Workshop: Atlanta Pricing Workshops | PPS

Workshop: Atlanta Pricing Workshops | PPS

We’re bringing 2 days of Pricing Workshops to Atlanta! August 1-2 we will have 7 workshop options designed to bring you the most up-to-date pricing information & knowledge. Don’t miss your opportunity to join us in Atlanta at the “Summer School for Pricing.” Completion of the workshop & quiz will allow you to receive a […]

Uber’s new pricing model could upset drivers | Business Insider

Uber’s new pricing model could upset drivers | Business Insider

Uber has been experimenting with a new pricing method in several cities that uses machine learning algorithms to predict the amount a customer is willing to pay for a given ride, Bloomberg reports. Uber hopes to grow its revenue with this new “route-based pricing” system, as it continues to bleed money for rider discounts and […]

High Ticket Prices Are Fueling a Broadway Boom | The New York Times

High Ticket Prices Are Fueling a Broadway Boom | The New York Times

Musicals about the aftermaths of a teenage suicide and a terror attack proved unlikely sensations. Star turns by Bette Midler, Josh Groban, Jake Gyllenhaal and Glenn Close added sizzle. And, led by “Hamilton” and “Hello, Dolly!,” the hottest shows started charging once unthinkably high prices for the best seats. The Broadway season that ended on […]

Apple iPhone 8 rumors: UBS on price, product mix, ASP | Business Insider

Apple iPhone 8 rumors: UBS on price, product mix, ASP | Business Insider

Currently, Apple charges $649 or more for an iPhone 7, and the iPhone 7 Plus costs $769 and up. Some analysts have previously entertained the possibility that the iPhone 8 could cost $1,000 or more, but under Milunovich’s assumptions, that would be the high-end price, not the starting price. Milunovich also forecasts that the redesigned […]

Law Professor: Online Shopping Growth Has Upped Price-Fixing Threat | Tennessee Today

Law Professor: Online Shopping Growth Has Upped Price-Fixing Threat | Tennessee Today

Online retailers have long employed a dynamic pricing model that’s now making its way to traditional retail stores. Through the use of artificial intelligence software, retailers gauge when to raise or lower prices based on shoppers’ spending habits and when they are more likely to buy. This shift to implement pricing algorithms should raise concerns […]

Manufacturers Prioritise Direct-to-Consumer eCommerce stores as They Accelerate Their Approach to Selling Online | MilTech

Manufacturers Prioritise Direct-to-Consumer eCommerce stores as They Accelerate Their Approach to Selling Online | MilTech

In addition, there are further challenges of working with Amazon, respondents named three in particular: the ability to manage product reviews, concerns around fulfilment, and the ability to control their own pricing strategy. WBR conducted research with 130 senior decision makers at major manufacturers in Europe and the USA. Survey respondents included; VPs, Heads of […]