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“Pay For Use” Best Way To Combat Urban Congestion & Pollution, Researchers Say | CleanTechnica

“Pay For Use” Best Way To Combat Urban Congestion & Pollution, Researchers Say | CleanTechnica

There are many ideas on how to fight urban congestion and pollution. Researchers at the University of British Columbia have investigated more than 60 of them and come up with one recommendation — “pay for use” pricing of roads. Yup, the unseen hand of market economics is indeed best for the efficient allocation of scarce […]

 

The Guidelines Around Pricing Your Home | WBT – Charlotte

The Guidelines Around Pricing Your Home | WBT – Charlotte

About pricing your home. And I really wanna talk to you about. The guidelines. Around it and I think it’s important right now in this season. When your getting ready to Lister home which you should because you don’t have a lot of competition right now and remember every showing that you have during this […]

 

Road pricing best way to reduce vehicle emissions, concludes UBC study | CBC News

Road pricing best way to reduce vehicle emissions, concludes UBC study | CBC News

Road pricing strategies have taken off in several European countries but haven’t yet been embraced in North America, Bigazzi said, but he thinks it’s just a matter of time. “We are very used to what seems to be free transportation systems for driving but that is increasingly changing,” he said. Although the extra cost for […]

 

Petrol pumps to go on strike on Friday | Times of India

Petrol pumps to go on strike on Friday | Times of India

The pump owners will stop purchase of fuel from companies for one day and if the demands are not met they will go on indefinite strike after Diwali. The United Petroleum Front, the apex body of the petrol pump owners, announced the decision to go on strike on Saturday. The daily dynamic pricing has been […]

 

Free beer and meat draws: Vancouver Canucks trying everything to get fans to come | CBC News

Free beer and meat draws: Vancouver Canucks trying everything to get fans to come | CBC News

Cheap tickets? Bailey said ticket prices for Canucks games skyrocketed after seasons of regular playoff appearances. “Had they treated their fans properly in the first place, they wouldn’t be in this [scrambling] position,” the seller said. The easiest way to get more fans to games could be to bring ticket prices back down, and the team is doing that […]

 

Amazon Pressure With Whole Foods’ Competitive Pricing | eSellercafe

Amazon Pressure With Whole Foods’ Competitive Pricing | eSellercafe

The Amazon effect on Whole Foods Another effect on this is that customers from its competitors have shifted over to Whole Foods. Around 24 percent of new customers come from Walmart, while from Kroger it got 16 percent. This means that customers are preferring the lower prices that Whole Foods is offering as opposed to […]

 

Can Peter Thiel pull a rabbit from his hat with Palantir? | PE Hub

Can Peter Thiel pull a rabbit from his hat with Palantir? | PE Hub

What could go wrong for Palantir? There are downside risks to monitor. Although there are several great things going on for Palantir, we would caution investors on the following potential downside risks for the company: Unclear long-term profitability potential: We are encouraged by recent media reports that Palantir remains on track to become profitable by […]

 

How to avoid overpaying for optical transceivers | NetworkWorld

How to avoid overpaying for optical transceivers | NetworkWorld

Old habits die hard, especially when it comes to buying network gear and accessories based on long-standing procurement practices. While it may seem easier to sustain the status quo, doing so can expose you to undue costs created by manufacturer price-gouging practices. Case in point: Optical transceivers, which Gartner says accounts for 10 to 15 […]

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Book: Dollarizing Differentiation Value – A Practical Guide for the Quantification and the Capture of Customer Value

Book: Dollarizing Differentiation Value – A Practical Guide for the Quantification and the Capture of Customer Value

Summary: Now is the time to answer that “value” question so well and so completely that your organization thrives. The biggest winners in the 21st century will have value-based strategies, value-based innovation, value-based marketing, and value-based pricing. There has never been a more exciting and lucrative time to pay attention to value and turn a […]

 

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!

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  • 12 Certified Pricing Professional Workshops
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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
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  • Value creation, communication, managing partners and channel conflict
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  • Identify revenue management and commercial strategies for pricing excellence
  • Learn about setting up ecommerce platforms, subscriptions, data analytics and applications for pricing excellence.


The following is a daily-dose of pricing cartoons and quotes, enjoy…

“People tend to be clueless about prices. Contrary to economic theory, we don’t really decide between A and B by consulting our invisible price tags and purchasing the one that yields the higher utility, he says. We make do with guesstimates and a vague recollection of what things are “supposed to cost.””

     – William Poundstone

 


 

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