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Full-size pickup prices soar, average buyers priced out | Detroit Free Press

Full-size pickup prices soar, average buyers priced out | Detroit Free Press

From 2008 to 2018, there was a 48-percent increase in price for full-size, light-duty pickups – the highest price increase for that time period out of all vehicle categories. Johnson paid nearly $60,000 for his 2019 Chevrolet Silverado Z71, he said. For that price, he will keep it a long time, saying, “I won’t have a choice.” […]

 

MII stands over current pricing ahead of Beef Forum | Agriland

MII stands over current pricing ahead of Beef Forum | Agriland

Meat Industry Ireland (MII) has stood over its current beef pricing and has confirmed that it will be in attendance at the Beef Forum taking place later today (Wednesday, October 3). MII senior director Cormac Healy commented ahead of the forum, defending current beef pricing in the current “challenging market environment”. He also reiterated his […]

 

October 4: Corn Prices Edge Higher With October WASDE in Focus | FarmLead

October 4: Corn Prices Edge Higher With October WASDE in Focus | FarmLead

Corn prices ticked higher Thursday as traders and analysts began to speculate on next week’s release of the October WASDE report. Informa has estimated that the U.S. corn yield will come in at 182.1 bushels per acre. That figure would peg U.S. corn production at 14.89 billion bushels. Soybean prices dipped due to concerns about […]

 

AI driven algorithms help ‘used car’ marketers customise vehicle orders | Times of India

AI driven algorithms help ‘used car’ marketers customise vehicle orders | Times of India

CHENNAI: The largely unorganized used car business is using AI-driven algorithms to make its pricing process standard and transparent. Used-car players like Mahindra First Choice Wheels, Quikr, Droom and Truebil are leveraging AI-driven algorithms to predict the price of a car based on parameters like its condition, make, colour, history as well as geographical and […]

 

Costco Wants to Sell You a Car This Holiday Season | The Motley Fool

Costco Wants to Sell You a Car This Holiday Season | The Motley Fool

How does it work? Costco’s Auto Program offers prearranged pricing on new and used vehicles through a network of participating dealers. To take part in the holiday sales, event shoppers have to meet a number of requirements. First, if you’re not already a Costco member, you’re not eligible. Current cardholders for the warehouse club must […]

 

Apple to face iPhone pricing issue during transition to 5G | DigiTimes

Apple to face iPhone pricing issue during transition to 5G | DigiTimes

With the global communications industry beginning to migrate from 4G to 5G from 2019 onwards, Apple may find it difficulty to determine its iPhone product mix and pricing strategy, according to sources from Taiwan’s handset supply chain. Although most telecom operators are unlikely to officially kick off 5G commercial operations until 2020, handset vendors including […]

 

Machine learning’s risk/reward challenge | Top1000Funds

Machine learning’s risk/reward challenge | Top1000Funds

AI will have a huge impact on financial services, particularly investment and risk management, in the next five years, a panel of experts said at the Fiduciary Investors Symposium at Stanford University. Machine learning systems that analyse data to mimic human cognitive behaviour around problem solving and thinking are growing as more data and cheap […]

 

TataSky Terminates Sony Channels over Pricing Row, Faces Backlash from Subscribers | News18

TataSky Terminates Sony Channels over Pricing Row, Faces Backlash from Subscribers | News18

New Delhi: The deadlock between Tata Sky and Sony Pictures Networks India (SPN) hit a crescendo 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. … Harit Nagpal, MD, Tata Sky said that commercial negotiations […]

 

 

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.

 

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