Pricing News Daily > 10/10/17

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Municipality to sell off Northside Business Park land at a reduced price | Cape Breton Post

Municipality to sell off Northside Business Park land at a reduced price | Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — The Cape Breton Regional Municipality has scrapped a longstanding policy that may have hindered the development of the Northside Business Park. During a general committee meeting this week, councillors were told that a pricing strategy pre-dating a 2007 amendment set a ‘sale price’ of $20,000 per acre for municipally-owned land in the […]

 

Only time will tell if an Omnichannel strategy will emerge for Taneira or not: Titan Business Head | Indiaretailing.com

Only time will tell if an Omnichannel strategy will emerge for Taneira or not: Titan Business Head | Indiaretailing.com

What is your brand’s pricing strategy? Our pricing strategy is comparable with pricing in the market for similar products – handwoven and pure fabrics. We have a large range of products in all price bands, starting at Rs 1500 for formal/daily wear, while a large part of our range is from Rs 4000-8000 for festive […]

 

Treasury moves to reduce MU debt | Manx Radio

Treasury moves to reduce MU debt | Manx Radio

The Isle of Man Government is to shave £95 million from the Manx Utilities debt in exchange for a freeze in water and sewerage rates for the next year. The MUA currently has a loan of £278 million from Treasury and has a further £260 million debt in bonds. The Authority will also be asked to establish […]

 

Railways looking at airline pricing model: Lohani | Business Standard News

Railways looking at airline pricing model: Lohani | Business Standard News

The much-hyped dynamic pricing system that invited a lot of criticism for the Indian Railways may soon be converted into an airline-like model. This could mean that railway fares would go down during lean seasons. Ashwani Lohani, the newly-appointed railway board chairman, said the railways were relooking at the new pricing system. Though a railway […]

 

E&P Need Higher NatGas, Oil Prices Despite Efficiencies, Lower Costs, Says Moody’s | Natural Gas Intelligence

E&P Need Higher NatGas, Oil Prices Despite Efficiencies, Lower Costs, Says Moody’s | Natural Gas Intelligence

North American explorers need natural gas prices of “at least” $3.00/Mcf and a crude oil price above $50/bbl to achieve a meaningful return on capital, based on a review of more than three dozen operators by Moody’s Investors Service. Exploration and production (E&P) companies have improved cost structures substantially since the commodity price collapse in […]

 

Netflix subscribers, get ready for a rise in prices | Mashable

Get ready to pay just a bit more for your Netflix subscription. The streaming video service will be raising prices on its middle and top tier plans in the U.S. starting in November. Subscribers who currently pay for the standard $9.99 service will be charged $10.99. The price of the premium tier will rise from […]

 

Predicting Home Price Appreciation | DSNews

Predicting Home Price Appreciation | DSNews

In a Wednesday projection, Veros Real Estate Solutions, an enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services, and predictive analytics provider, said residential market values are going to continue their upward trend for the next 12 months in every market—even if it’s just slightly. The VeroFORECAST, a quarterly national real estate market forecast released by the company, […]

 

LTFRB justifies approval of recent taxi-fare increase | BusinessMirror

LTFRB justifies approval of recent taxi-fare increase | BusinessMirror

The current fare matrix is as follows: a P40 provisional flag down rate, P3.50 per succeeding 300 meters and a P3.5 charge for waiting time. The board decided to rule in favor of several consolidated petitions Prices of gasoline have increased over the course of the seven-year hiatus on permanent taxi-fare adjustments. “What convinced the […]

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Certification: Certified Pricing Professional (CPP)

Certification: Certified Pricing Professional (CPP)

The Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) designation is the standard for advanced knowledge and expertise in the field of Pricing. Since 2003, over 900 individuals have taken courses in pricing through Professional Pricing Society and pass their exam to earn the CPP designation. The CPP indicates knowledge and skill in pricing across industries. We also offer the industry standard professional pricing certification via and live Workshops hosted during our conferences around the world. We can help you develop a personal pricing education roadmap to give you the exact tools your need based on your industry and professional background.

 

Conference: 28th Annual Fall Pricing Workshops & Conference | PPS

Conference: 28th Annual Fall Pricing Workshops & Conference | PPS

Date: October 24-27, 2017

Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California

Hear from our President, Kevin Mitchell, give insight on the conferences we offer.  Please make plans to join us and well over 500 of your peers for the best event anywhere as we discuss Data, Change Management and the Profit Landscape. Don’t miss out on the Early Bird Discount (Buy 2 Get 1 Free). It expires September 15th!

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 12 Certified Pricing Professional Workshops
  • 4 Breakout Tracks
  • Over 40 Speakers
  • 2 Full Conference Days
  • Over 100 Hours of Networking

 

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Conference: Digital Pricing Summit | IQPC

Pricing transformation through digital disruption.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND E-COMMERCE | DIGITAL PRICING STRATEGIES FOR B2C | E-COMMERCE PRICING IN THE B2B CONTEXT | VALUE CREATION AND CHANNEL MANAGEMENT | DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS AND PAYMENTS | REVENUE MANAGEMENT & COMMERCIAL EXCELLENCE

  • Understand how digitalisation and online services are changing the future of commerce
  • Develop superior pricing strategies in the highly competitive B2C space
  • Explore how digital transformation and ecommerce are interdependent in the B2B context
  • Value creation, communication, managing partners and channel conflict
  • Leverage margin enhancement in digital subscriptions and leveraging digital payment platforms
  • Identify revenue management and commercial strategies for pricing excellence
  • Learn about setting up ecommerce platforms, subscriptions, data analytics and applications for pricing excellence.


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