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Pricing News Daily > 10/27/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals.

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This Week in Pricing > 10/25/14

TWIP is a recap of the week’s best pricing focused news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the profile of pricing […]

What is price discrimination and is it ethical? | Econsultancy

Ecommerce is growing and information technology is becoming more robust. As a result, some innovative pricing strategies have come into play. Dynamic pricing is one that has been applied more broadly across a variety of industries, and its usage is growing among retailers. Let’s take a closer look at price discrimination and how it has […]

Adobe charges up to £100 extra for using ‘the wrong browser’ | Creative Bloq

Is this the most bizarre example of A/B testing yet? Read this very carefully, because it could end up saving you a lot of money. If you’re planning to sign up to Adobe’s Creative Cloud subscription plan, you run the danger of using the ‘wrong’ browser. Because we just checked on a Chrome browser on […]

Designers speak out on Adobe price controversy | Creative Bloq

What do CC users think about paying different rates depending on how they accessed Adobe’s site? Sorry guys! Usually on a Friday we tend to avoid the heavy stuff, and get you in the mood for the weekend with something like a fun quiz or a look at the latest Lego creation. But today there […]

MBA Career Advancement – From Strategic Pricing to SunPower Promotion | Berkeley Haas School of Business

Using Classroom Learning at Work–Immediately She says her studies, and the network that came with the program, made her an even stronger candidate for this new role at SunPower. “The hiring manager was a Haas alum and he knew I’d be able to immediately deliver what I was learning in class at work–and that I […]

Railways says cash registers ringing with dynamic pricing system | The Times of India

MUMBAI: The Railways claims the introduction of premium tatkal quota with dynamic pricing this month has been a success. In some cases, the ticket rates doubled under the system that was introduced to cash in on the festive rush this month and eliminate touts, who were observed to be charging a premium in the peak […]

Energate Collaborates With PowerStream in a Customer Opt-In Dynamic Pricing Project Supported by the Ministry of Energy | GlobeNewswire

The objective of this $3.5 million project is to introduce an optional dynamic pricing program in which the daily on-peak price will vary in response to expected demand. Participants will be given the opportunity to shift their demand away from the on-peak, and more expensive periods, to lower-demand periods. This shifting will reduce strain on […]

AT&T Risks Losing Prized Wireless Customers | WSJ

A surprising fact emerged from AT&T Inc.’s financial results this week: up to 10 million of the company’s most lucrative wireless customers may be free to walk out the door. The situation is a result of AT&T’s transition from plans that offer subsidized phones under two-year contracts to plans where customers buy their own phones […]

Target’s Bold Holiday Pricing Strategy May Make You Dump Amazon (TGT) | Motley Fool

How does this differ from Amazon? Amazon offers non-Prime members free shipping on orders over $35 sent to one address. Prime members pay $99 a year for free, two-day shipping on millions of items that Amazon stocks in its fulfillment centers. Target’s free shipping offer will likely be enticing to customers specifically because many gift […]

Part 1 – KU or KO? On streaming, subscription and big data | The Bookseller

Most of the above quoted frustrations were gone. But, the design would not have been complete without a properly designed pricing scheme. Fail the pricing and you fail everything. The pricing model has to be simple, easy to understand and, last but not least, fair. It has to properly align partners’ incentives. After days of […]

Tips on pricing strategies and negotiation for translators | Marketing Tips for Translators

Welcome to the 30th episode of Marketing Tips for Translators. To celebrate another 10 episodes, this is a solo show, just like with the 10th and 20th episode. In this episode I discuss pricing strategies for translators, based on some of the parts from a webinar I gave for eCPD webinars earlier this fall. I have […]

 

Events and Resources

Seminar: Strategic Pricing Seminar | SPA

When: November 7, 2014 Where: Chicago, IL at the Hyatt Regency O’Hare Learn how leading manufacturing and distribution executives have unlocked the keys to faster growth, stronger customer relationships, and market-leading profitability with SPA’s proven strategic pricing processes and technology. Event Overview Equal parts strategy and practical tactics, this complimentary Strategic Pricing Executive Overview event at the Hyatt […]

Conference: Strategic Pricing Conference | SPA

When: November 13-14, 2014 Where: Las Vegas, NV at the Vdara Hotel & Spa at Aria Learn how leading manufacturing and distribution executives have unlocked the keys to faster growth, stronger customer relationships, and market-leading profitability with SPA’s proven strategic pricing processes and technology. Event Overview Equal parts strategy and practical tactics, this complimentary Strategic Pricing Executive Overview event […]

Webcast: Learn How Crawford Supply Uses Strategic Pricing Tools to Identify and Capture Available Margin Premiums | SPA

Tuesday, November 18, 2014 2:00 PM Eastern Register to attend our webcast that starts at 2:00 PM EST where Jeff Heksh, Sales Director of Crawford Supply will share their journey to pricing excellence and how they are leveraging science-based strategic pricing tools to identify and capture available margin premiums. To implement a solution that enhanced […]

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