Pricing News Daily > 10/18/18

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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Headlines

Pricing Practitioners: Are you winning the data intelligence game? | Pricing Matters

Pricing Practitioners: Are you winning the data intelligence game? | Pricing Matters

PPS Fall Session to Showcase Intelligent Data-Driven Pricing Strategies Today, commercial pricing success demands new ways of managing data. Pricing organizations are tasked with managing increasingly large and complex data sets coming from diverse sources that change rapidly. As a result, there is a failure to operationalize pricing strategy over a long-term horizon. Pricing organizations […]

 

Northern Territories minimum unit pricing faces backlash | The Shout

Northern Territories minimum unit pricing faces backlash | The Shout

The Northern Territory became the first jurisdiction to introduce minimum unit pricing (MUP) on 1 October, as part of the Northern Territory Alcohol Harm Minimisation Plan 2018-19, and retailers are already facing consumer backlash. Attorney-General and Minister for Justice, Natasha Fyles, issued a media statement suggesting that some retailers may have been unfairly marking up […]

 

The War Between Car Sharing And Rental Companies Just Escalated. Here’s Why You Should Care | Forbes

The War Between Car Sharing And Rental Companies Just Escalated. Here’s Why You Should Care | Forbes

Since you mentioned consumer protection, let me ask the question: What’s in this for customers? There’s a federal law that says a car rental company can’t rent a car to a customer — or even sell a car from its fleet – that has an open federal safety recall. Peer-to-peer car rental customers don’t comply […]

 

Under pressure, drugmakers give an inch on DTC drug ads | BioPharma Dive

Under pressure, drugmakers give an inch on DTC drug ads | BioPharma Dive

Dive Insight: In adopting new voluntary principles, PhRMA is making a concession to calls from the White House and lawmakers to be more upfront with drug prices. But its cooperation only goes so far, as the trade group will continue to resist placing prices in ads directly. “Our industry is taking a new approach to […]

 

The main issue with prescription drug price transparency | Axios

The main issue with prescription drug price transparency | Axios

Expect more big moves on prescription drug pricing today. Driving the news: HHS Secretary Alex Azar is giving a “major policy address” on drug prices this afternoon. Politico reported Friday that the administration would formally propose new regulations this week requiring drugmakers to include their sticker prices in their advertising, similar to the way they […]

 

Pharma bends on US pricing debate | Evaluate

Pharma bends on US pricing debate | Evaluate

Disclosing prices to consumers looks like a fait accompli, although the details are still being debated. Icer, meanwhile, could open the door to biopharma’s early participation in cost-effectiveness reports. If you can’t beat them, join them. That seems to be the guiding principle behind the biopharma sector’s overtures on drug pricing this week, offering a […]

 

Pinterest adds dynamic pricing, product recommendations for style and home decor | Venture Beat

Pinterest adds dynamic pricing, product recommendations for style and home decor | Venture Beat

Just in time for the holidays, Pinterest is announcing a slew of changes to make it easier for people to shop on its website and mobile app. First up, the company is phasing out its Buyable Pins — pins served up by retailers that allowed users to buy products without leaving Pinterest — and replacing […]

 

‘Airline Pricing’ Coming To Northwest Ski Areas | OPB

‘Airline Pricing’ Coming To Northwest Ski Areas | OPB

A popular Pacific Northwest ski resort is moving to airline-style ticket pricing this season. The cost of lift tickets at Mount Hood Meadows in Oregon will rise and fall daily based on demand. What the ski industry calls “dynamic pricing” was pioneered by major resorts in Colorado, Utah and California. It has been slow to spread […]

 

 

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.

 

 

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.

 

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“Never, ever suggest they don’t have to pay you. What they pay for, they’ll value. What they get for free, they’ll take for granted, and then demand as a right. Hold them up for all the market will bear.”

– Lois McMaster Bujold

 

 

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