Pricing News Daily > 2/14/14

The thorny issue of Valentine’s Day rose pricing

www­ – Feb 6 (Reuters) – If anyone knows a thing or two about buying roses, it’s John Sullivan, a man who’s given his wife Sally roses on every Valentine’s Day for more than 40 years. Sullivan, 68, a buye…



2nd Secret to Selling at Full Price: Position Your Product to Warrant Full Price

thesaleshunter­.com – We are continuing on our quest to look at the 5 Secrets to Selling at Full Price. 2. Position your product/service to warrant full price. If your customers see what you;re selling as being cheap, t…



The Dynamics of Pricing – Savvy Store Solutions

www­ – On a recent flight to attend a gift show, I discovered that my seat-mate had paid less than half the amount for her airfare than I had paid for mine. Welcome to the world of dynamic pricing! Techni…


thumbnailSealed Air Announces Price Increases in North America –

online­ – In response to the continued escalation of its key raw materials and other input costs, in particular polyethylene, nylon and benzene, Sealed Air Corporation (NYSE:SEE) announced today it is in the…


thumbnailRoyal Enfield Buzz Blog – Royal Enfield Unveils a Bold Pricing Strategy

www­ – Exciting news for all Royal Enfield enthusiasts and riders here in the U.S. In a recent move to reposition the brand, Royal Enfield has dropped its retail pricing dramatically, shifting up its effo…


UPDATE 3-New CEO faces falling profit at Canada’s Rogers

www­ – TORONTO Feb 12 (Reuters) – The new chief executive of Rogers Communications Inc promised to do better after Canada’s largest wireless telephone company blamed regulator-mandated and competition-ind…


thumbnailPROS Wins Prestigious CRM Watchlist 2014 Award

www­ – HOUSTON, Feb. 10, 2014 – PROS® (NYSE: PRO), a big data software company, today announced it has been recognized as a winner of the 2014 CRM Watchlist Award. PROS was honored among 40 standout techn…


thumbnailPricing explained with Jon Manning on Beers, Blokes & Business

beersblokesbusiness­.com – Pricing, every business uses it and it can be the death of your business if you get it wrong. Yet when you talk to business owners so many freely admit to having no real grasp of pricing strategy. …


Strategic Pricing AssociatesSPA’s Strategic Pricing for FPDA – Fluid Power and Motion Control Webinar

www3­ – Dave Lienert of Strategic Pricing Associates will discuss the process, the challenges and the benefits of moving from undisciplined, reactive pricing practices to a more analytical approach that ma…



This Week in Pricing – February 8, 2014

Top Headlines

– 5 Secrets to Selling at Full Price | The Sales Hunter
– Your SaaS Product Is Too Cheap If You Never Lose Customers Because Of Pricing | blog­
– Column: How do you know that your price is right? |
– Amazon said Prime membership price may increase $20-$40 | Venture Beat
– Would a price hike kill Amazon Prime? | Fortune
– Have We Found The Ceiling For Super Bowl Ad Costs? | Forbes
– Here’s What Else a $4 Million Super Bowl Ad Could Buy | digiday­.com
– High tech retail pricing strategies |
– Hard Data Highlights Successful Retail Pricing Strategies | Gartner
– Firms Pinched by Pressure to Hold Down Their Prices | WSJ
– Price glitches: Do retailers have to honour pricing mistakes? |
– J.C. Penney’s Pricing Is Faker Than Ever | TIME
– What Does J. Crew’s `Friendly Pricing’ Really Mean? | Bloomberg
– Report: Competitive Pricing: Harnessing the Power of the Waterfall Model | Accenture