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pricingnews-DailyPricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals, business owners, creative professionals, and independent contractors.

 

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Currently, PPS produces three major annual pricing conferences in Europe and North America. Each conference also houses a technology hall where sponsors display the latest in Pricing Solutions software. PPS also offers more than two dozen, full-day training workshops every year, taught by leaders in the pricing community. These workshops serve as the foundation for PPS’s Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) designation, our state of the art pricing certification program. Candidates may be certified after mastering a multi-stage curriculum followed by rigorous testing. Successful CPPs have acquired the core knowledge which not only places them in the top rungs of the pricing field, but also gives them the tools to enhance substantially their own careers.

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Milwaukee city leaders vote to begin surge pricing for parking meters downtown | FOX6Now

Milwaukee city leaders vote to begin surge pricing for parking meters downtown | FOX6Now

MILWAUKEE — It will soon cost you a lot more to park your car in downtown Milwaukee. Parking meter surge pricing means you could pay upwards of $5 per hour and people seem worried. Many said they had no idea this proposal was being discussed, let alone being enacted and now that it’s in place — […]

 

Acura Slashes Starting Price of Newly Redesigned 2019 ILX by $2,200 | The Drive

Acura Slashes Starting Price of Newly Redesigned 2019 ILX by $2,200 | The Drive

In addition to a new look and more tech, Acura’s entry-level sedan will also be getting a significant price drop. Starting at $25,900 before a destination charge, the 2019 ILX will be $2,200 cheaper than last year’s model. The refreshed ILX will also get an A-Spec trim which adds darker chrome trim, LED fog lights, […]

 

Hoboken City Council still yet to vote on measures to increase parking rates | Hudson County View

Hoboken City Council still yet to vote on measures to increase parking rates | Hudson County View

For example, currently a fine for parking at a bus stop is $53, but would significantly increase to a fine of $98. Similarly, the fine for parking of commercial vehicles overnight would significantly increase from the current penalty of $75 to $105. Among some others, fines would increase also for “prohibited parking at all times,” […]

 

Weekly Pricing Pulse: Iranian Crude Supply Drives Oil Prices To Multi-Year Highs | Seeking Alpha

Weekly Pricing Pulse: Iranian Crude Supply Drives Oil Prices To Multi-Year Highs | Seeking Alpha

Fear about too little supply has gripped oil markets recently and caused crude prices to surge 4.4% last week. Chemical prices moved in sympathy with oil and rose an even stronger 5.2%. Although more broadly commodity prices continue to be soft, the strength seen in the petro-chemical complex was enough to drive the IHS Markit […]

 

Uber plans to lobby for road tolling in Seattle as part of $10 million policy campaign | The Seattle Times

Uber plans to lobby for road tolling in Seattle as part of $10 million policy campaign | The Seattle Times

Uber says it plans to spend money lobbying for congestion pricing in Seattle as part of a $10 million push for “sustainable mobility” policies in various cities. The ride-hail app company and its rival, Lyft, have previously expressed support for the idea of tolling downtown streets in Seattle, where Mayor Jenny Durkan’s administration is working to develop a […]

 

Travelling? Here is a big money setback for you; prices set to double | Zee Business

Travelling? Here is a big money setback for you; prices set to double | Zee Business

Hotel companies are set to increase room rates by up to 20% as the business season kicks in a few weeks from now. Certain key markets are expected to see a higher double-digit increase in room rate, with the national average being between a high single digit and a lower double digit number. Speaking with […]

 

Private airlines targeted over ‘exorbitant rise’ in excess luggage charge | Devdiscourse News

Private airlines targeted over ‘exorbitant rise’ in excess luggage charge | Devdiscourse News

A parliamentary panel has questioned the top management of all major privates airlines in the country over an “exorbitant rise” in the excess luggage charge and asked them to submit a report comparing their fees with those of their foreign counterparts. During a meeting recently, the members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism […]

 

NFL is hurting itself with broadcasting rules cutting away from overtimes | Touchdown Wire

NFL is hurting itself with broadcasting rules cutting away from overtimes | Touchdown Wire

The real problem lies in the fact that viewers are starting to get a bit peeved. They aren’t going to invest their time in a game that doesn’t involve their hometown team if they know there’s a chance they won’t get to see the ending. That will drive viewers away from watching the game — […]

 

 

Events and Resources

Fall Pricing Workshops & Conference | PPS

Date: October 23-26, 2018

Location: Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel in Addison, TX

Please make plans to join us and well over 450 of your peers for the best event anywhere. We will be in Dallas, TX,October 23-26, 2018.

Don’t miss out on the Early Bird Discount (When 2 people from the same firm register at the same time (item of equal or lesser value), the 3rd registrant can attend FREE of charge). Offer expires September 14th!

 

14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops | PPS

Date: November 28-30, 2018

Location: Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Professional Pricing Society team and I are very proud to announce that we will be returning to Amsterdam for our next great event – The 14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops held 28-30 November.

Conference keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities highlight the conference day on 30 November; While 28-29 November will be used for workshop days to help you enhance your pricing knowledge.

 

This blog series provides a forum for pricing professionals to share their insights and experience. Our guest bloggers share their knowledge about specific product or industry challenges, geographic complexities, strategies, tactics, and technologies.

 

 

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“People tend to be clueless about prices. Contrary to economic theory, we don’t really decide between A and B by consulting our invisible price tags and purchasing the one that yields the higher utility, he says. We make do with guesstimates and a vague recollection of what things are “supposed to cost.””

     – William Poundstone

 

 

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