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Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Was China’s Second Best-Selling Smartphone in 2017 | Mac Rumors

Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Was China’s Second Best-Selling Smartphone in 2017 | Mac Rumors

Apple was the only foreign brand in China’s 2017 market top 10, according to the research, thanks to the success of its iPhone 7 series. An uptick in sales in the second half of the year was reportedly due to the implementation of price cuts, which increased Apple’s competitiveness against lower-cost local brands. For example, […]

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price, some drivers paid $39 for trip | The Washington Post

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price, some drivers paid $39 for trip | The Washington Post

Michelle Holland, a spokeswoman for VDOT, said there was a “maintenance issue” that a vendor, Transcore, which operates the tolling system, had with the system. The tolls are in place along a roughly nine-mile stretch of I-66 inside the Beltway, operating on a dynamic pricing system that changes every six minutes based on demand. Since […]

Senior Pricing Analyst | ROCKWOOL North America

Senior Pricing Analyst | ROCKWOOL North America

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level Industry: Building Materials Employment Type: Full-time Job Functions: Finance, Strategy/Planning Job description POSITION: SENIOR PRICING ANALYST Rockfon is part of the ROCKWOOL Group and is offering advanced acoustic ceilings and wall solutions to create beautiful, comfortable spaces. This is the role: This position reports directly to the Pricing Administrator. The Senior […]

Pricing Analyst | Anixter

Pricing Analyst | Anixter

Seniority Level: Not Applicable Industry: Computer Networking, Industrial Automation, Logistics and Supply Chain Employment Type: Full-time Job Functions: Management, Manufacturing Job description Pricing Analyst This exciting Pricing Analyst position plays a key role in supporting and implementing Anixter’s pricing strategies. As a member of the Pricing Team, the desired candidate will liaise with IT and the Sales organization, […]

Upscale London Restaurant Implements ‘Surge Pricing’ | MUNCHIES

Upscale London Restaurant Implements ‘Surge Pricing’ | MUNCHIES

You know that awful feeling you get when a certain ride-sharing app unilaterally changes the price of your late-night trip home from the bar? It’s a sense of betrayal symptomatic of the modern age, when a smartphone program that you’ve come to rely on tells you that you’re either a sucker or stranded. Well, a […]

Bruce Springsteen Saves Broadway Box Office From Winter Freeze | Forbes

Bruce Springsteen Saves Broadway Box Office From Winter Freeze | Forbes

After a planned break from his incredibly successful gig on Broadway, Bruce Springsteen returned to the stage this week – and brought a windfall with him. His show, Springsteen On Broadway (natch), racked up $2.4 million in sales, which is par for the course since it opened in October. Playing just five times a week, it […]

Can dynamic pricing be a headache for brands? | Econsultancy

Can dynamic pricing be a headache for brands? | Econsultancy

But the thing that really stood out about the activity was this: there were no price tags in-store. Visitors to the pop-ups had to scan a product on the Amazon app in order to find out the price. Easy to see how this benefits Amazon. Not so easy to see how it benefits shoppers, or […]

Bitcoin price LIVE: Bitcoin crash likely as yet ANOTHER hack attack rocks cryptocurrencies | Express.co.uk

Bitcoin price LIVE: Bitcoin crash likely as yet ANOTHER hack attack rocks cryptocurrencies | Express.co.uk

8.44am – UPDATE – Is bitcoin’s price controlled by bad actors? Bitcoin $12,080. Ethereum $1,068. Ripple $1.34. A shocking new academic study has revealed that so-called “bad-actors” manipulated bitcoin’s price, pushing it from $150 to $1,000 during periods of frenetic trading. The paper titled Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem shows how Bitcoin markets are being manipulated […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, cryptocurrency prices fall on January 16 | Business Insider

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, cryptocurrency prices fall on January 16 | Business Insider

Crypto prices in these markets typically carry a premium, which pushes up average prices globally. Traders in these Asian markets are generally buyers too, meaning a tail-off in activity could create a big mismatch in buyers and sellers. “The volumes have been declining steadily both in Japan and South Korea over the last few days,” […]

Should minimum calorie pricing be considered? | The Student

Should minimum calorie pricing be considered? | The Student

Following the announcement on Wednesday 15 November that the UK Supreme Court is backing the plans for the Scottish government to introduce minimum unit pricing on alcohol, should similar measures be considered for calorie consumption? The Scottish government had approved legislation five years ago to introduce a 50p-per-unit minimum on alcohol, but it had been […]