Pricing News Daily > 10/23/18

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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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Agreements And Algorithms Can Add Up To Antitrust Liability – Anti-trust/Competition Law | Mondaq

Agreements And Algorithms Can Add Up To Antitrust Liability – Anti-trust/Competition Law | Mondaq

Last week in a hearing before the Senate Subcommittee on Antitrust, Competition Policy, and Consumer Rights, Assistant Attorney General (AAG) Makan Delrahim announced that the Department of Justice (DOJ) is pursuing criminal charges against competitors who allegedly engaged in a price-fixing scheme facilitated by the use of search algorithms. While he did not reveal further […]

 

Henderson firms accused of hurricane price-gouging | Courier & Press

Henderson firms accused of hurricane price-gouging | Courier & Press

HENDERSON, Ky. – Two Henderson firms are being accused of price gouging in North Carolina in the wake of Hurricane Florence. North Carolina Attorney General Josh Stein has filed two separate price gouging lawsuits involving tree removal in the Wilmington, N.C. area, according to a press release from the North Carolina Department of Justice. In the first suit, […]

 

Price gouging after disasters is illegal | Murfreesboro Post

Price gouging after disasters is illegal | Murfreesboro Post

Tennessee law helps protect consumers against “price gouging” after disasters. Q. What exactly is “price gouging?” “Price gouging” happens when businesses sharply and unreasonably raise the prices of their goods and services after an event such as a natural disaster or an act of terrorism. Higher prices are not automatically “price gouging” and may be […]

 

Drug industry too resistant to pricing transparency | Toledo Blade

Drug industry too resistant to pricing transparency | Toledo Blade

Health and Human Services Secretary Alex M. Azar II pointed out that car-makers have to display a sticker price in the interest of transparency. Drug-makers should have to play by the same rules — especially when some prescriptions cost almost as much as a used car. If the proposed rule applied to commercials you watch […]

 

‘We have not misled investors’: MoviePass denies wrongdoing in N.Y. fraud investigation | WLTX

‘We have not misled investors’: MoviePass denies wrongdoing in N.Y. fraud investigation | WLTX

Helios and Matheson Analytics Inc., the parent company of subscription-based movie ticketing service MoviePass, is denying claims that it misled investors about its finances amid a fraud investigation. The company said in an email on Wednesday that it is “fully cooperating” with the probe opened by New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood. “We are aware of the […]

 

Which one is better between Uber and Lyft? | MobileAppDaily

Which one is better between Uber and Lyft? | MobileAppDaily

Price Comparison: Lyft and Uber People prefer ride-sharing services because they find this means of transportation more cost efficient than other modes of transport. But what would you still travel with these services if they unexpectedly increased your ride charges? In the above images, we have described the whole process of facing an increase in […]

 

Women Are Charged $100,000 More for the Same Products as Men. Here’s What You Can Do to Stop It | Inc

Women Are Charged $100,000 More for the Same Products as Men. Here’s What You Can Do to Stop It | Inc

When it comes to being a woman, the struggle is real. There’s the gender pay gap. There’s the gross underrepresentation of women in executive positions, and on conference stages. Data revealed that women founders only received two percent of venture capital funding in 2017. And now, according to a pricing study conducted by the New York City Department […]

 

Trump health agenda: Transparent drug prices, lower insurance costs | USA Today

Trump health agenda: Transparent drug prices, lower insurance costs | USA Today

Price transparency is an FDA priority FDA Commissioner Dr. Scott Gottlieb told me that the focus at FDA has been to create more product competition both through “more efficient routes for generics to enter the market” as well as among branded medications. Paving the way for innovation brings more novel medications to market  “so that patients can […]

 

 

Events and Resources

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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“Nobody ever wins a price war – it’s all about who survives the longest.”

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