Pricing News Daily > 10/5/18

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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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MoviePass reactivating some canceled accounts unless users opt out | USA Today

MoviePass reactivating some canceled accounts unless users opt out | USA Today

MoviePass has undergone several changes to stay afloat lately, from canceling its unlimited plans to testing out “surge pricing” and blocking in-demand showtimes, just to name a few. So what’s the latest survival tactic? Asking former customers to “opt out” of enrollment by Thursday or risk being charged without consent, according to a company email posted on the Verge and shared widely on social […]

 

Questionnaire: Pricing Practices in the Big Data era | Coline Johanet

Questionnaire: Pricing Practices in the Big Data era | Coline Johanet

As part of my last year of study in the MSc International Accounting, Management Control and Auditing at Rennes School of Business (France), I am writing a Master’s thesis on new pricing practices in the retail industry. I think the Big Data era has revolutionized pricing in retail and that it’s necessary to update our […]

 

US authorities may get oversight, investigative powers on aluminium pricing | Metal Bulletin

US authorities may get oversight, investigative powers on aluminium pricing | Metal Bulletin

US regulators may be given powers to conduct oversight and investigate price reporting and price setting entities within the aluminium markets if recently-introduced legislation becomes law. Bipartisan legislation has been introduced by US representatives Ken Buck (Republican-Colorado) and Jim Costa (Democrat-California) that would grant the Commodities Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) the ability to ensure a […]

 

Tata Sky DTH: Tata Sky removes Sony, India Today channels over pricing issues | Economic Times

Tata Sky DTH: Tata Sky removes Sony, India Today channels over pricing issues | Economic Times

Mumbai: More than 16 million subscribers of Tata Sky were in for a shock on Monday evening when the direct-to-home (DTH) platform removed 32 channels of Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) and three from the India Today Network because of differences over pricing. Effectively, popular TV channels such as Sony Entertainment Television, SAB, Max, AXN, […]

 

Colleges Are Lowering Tuition | Forbes

Colleges Are Lowering Tuition | Forbes

As colleges and universities continue to struggle to meet their enrollment goals, more colleges are realizing that the strategy of increasing their published tuition every year by several percent and concurrently, increasing their financial aid to entering students to offset some or most of the increased price is not working. Between 2006 and 2017, private […]

 

Hospital parking backlash: charges up to $20 leave patients without visitors | NZ Herald

Hospital parking backlash: charges up to $20 leave patients without visitors | NZ Herald

Professor Judy McGregor, new chairwoman of Waitematā DHB, has expressed concern, and the audit and finance committee has been asked to report back with a recommendation on pricing. Some charges are more than double those in Wellington, and higher than other Auckland DHBs. Parking for 1-2 hours costs $8.20 at North Shore and Waitākere, while […]

 

September fuel freeze not repeated in October as prices surge | Mining Weekly

September fuel freeze not repeated in October as prices surge | Mining Weekly

HIGH PRICES TO PERSIST South African Petroleum Industry Association (Sapia) executive director Avhapfani Tshifularo said the organisation supported the Minister’s decision to “apply the established rules on fuel pricing as these continue to provide certainty to consumers, investors and the industry as a whole”. He cautioned that high fuel prices were likely to persist for […]

 

Braves’ home playoff opener nearing a sellout | AJC

Braves’ home playoff opener nearing a sellout | AJC

The Braves plan to put standing-room-only tickets for Sunday’s 8:07 p.m. game on sale Wednesday, with more details to come. Game 4, if needed, will be played Monday at SunTrust Park. The Braves have more seats still available for Monday’s game than for Sunday’s, mostly above the outfield corners and in the upper deck around the […]

 

 

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.

 

 

Top Discussions

This blog category offers a collection of top pricing related conversations on LinkedIn or in the comments section of pricing related blogs and articles.

 

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“Accept certain inalienable truths: Prices will rise. Politicians will philander. You, too, will get old. And when you do, you’ll fantasize that when you were young, prices were reasonable, politicians were noble, and children respected their elders.”

     – Mary Schmich