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MBTA to try surge pricing for parking | CommonWealth Magazine

MBTA to try surge pricing for parking | CommonWealth Magazine

THE MBTA PLANS to adjust rates at its 99 parking facilities starting August 1 in a way that hikes prices at its busiest garages during the week and lowers them when and where customers are scarce – on weekends and at certain lots. The rate changes will be the first in 10 years at the […]

Disneyland’s $299 Pixar Pier “Sneak Peek” is a Test for a Dynamic Pricing Model at the Theme Parks | WDW News Today

Disneyland’s $299 Pixar Pier “Sneak Peek” is a Test for a Dynamic Pricing Model at the Theme Parks | WDW News Today

On Friday, Disney is offering guests a chance to experience Pixar Pier a day before it opens to the public. The catch? Admission is $299 to spend six hours in the land. The Pixar Pier special event allows guests to experience the attractions, sample food from the land, and shop in the many stores, all […]

Price cap on medical devices: Price-control as a regulatory philosophy fundamentally dents the image of a country | HealthWorld

Price cap on medical devices: Price-control as a regulatory philosophy fundamentally dents the image of a country | HealthWorld

India’s $5 billion medical device market may be going through an existential threat. The Indian healthcare industry has been registering a double-digit growth rate, with a CAGR of 17% in the last five years. However, India’s drug pricing authority – the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), notified the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, which has come […]

Our 3 Top Tips for Smart Pricing | Crossover Technologies

Our 3 Top Tips for Smart Pricing | Crossover Technologies

Here at Crossover, we’ll harp on about sales reports and stock management until we fall off the back of the green. But, whilst these factors are essential to running a successful retail business, a pricing strategy is just as important, and unfortunately, is often overlooked. Pricing will have a profound effect on the success your […]

Posting prices may help both surgeons and patients | Futurity

Posting prices may help both surgeons and patients | Futurity

Publicly posting the price of tonsillectomies, uncomplicated births, and other common procedures can increase business, revenue, and patient satisfaction at outpatient surgery centers, according to a small study. “There’s a growing movement in the United States for transparent and fixed pricing for predictable services…” A report in the American Surgeon suggests that hospitals and other […]

India teams up with China to counter OPEC’s influence on fuel pricing | DNA India

India teams up with China to counter OPEC’s influence on fuel pricing | DNA India

With oil producers’ cartel OPEC playing havoc with prices, India discussed with China the possibility of forming an ‘oil buyers club’ that can negotiate better terms with sellers as well as getting more US crude oil to Asia to cut dominance of the oil block. As a follow up of Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan’s idea […]

Hellwig Suspension Products warns of increased pricing due to metal market speculation and threat of tariffs | The Sun-Gazette Newspaper

Hellwig Suspension Products warns of increased pricing due to metal market speculation and threat of tariffs | The Sun-Gazette Newspaper

VISALIA – Tariffs have dominated the news cycle over the last two weeks, and discussion over consequences has started to hit a little closer to home. Hellwig Suspension Products in Visalia has been watching the upward trend of imported steel prices since March and has now decided to get out ahead of the news to […]

Want to help patients? Get rid of drug rebates, HHS chief says | FiercePharma

Want to help patients? Get rid of drug rebates, HHS chief says | FiercePharma

Drug rebates and list prices have been on a race to the top, and patients have paid the price. One solution, according to HHS Secretary Alex Azar? Sweep the rebate system aside entirely. “[E]verybody wins when list prices rise, except for the patients,” and overhauling the pricing system to remove drug rebates would help with […]

Vt. Takes Aim at Prescription Drug Prices | Valley News

Vt. Takes Aim at Prescription Drug Prices | Valley News

Gov. Phil Scott has signed S.92, which features two different approaches to the state’s prescription problem: It requires more detailed financial reporting from insurers and drug companies; and it promotes lower-priced alternatives to expensive specialty drugs called biologicals. The statute — now labeled Act 193 — also calls for a group representing state government, pharmacies, […]

Shoppers love dynamic pricing, but 25% of retailers are skeptical of its effectiveness | FierceRetail

Shoppers love dynamic pricing, but 25% of retailers are skeptical of its effectiveness | FierceRetail

As many as 65% of consumers are open to price changes throughout the day, especially if a product is reaching a sell-by date, according to a new report by Displaydata and Planet Retail RNG. And about half, 52%, are open to dynamic pricing if it is to price match, even though 25% of retailers are […]