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Pricing News Daily > 10/28/14

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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5 Tips for a Successful Pricing Strategy | Shop2grab.com

Thinking of how to sell products on your e-commerce portal successfully? With the cut throat competition in online business growing tougher every day and more and more brands using smart techniques and campaigns to lure customers towards their own products, you may find it very challenging to sell your products without having the right strategy […]

Dynamic pricing on websites – illegal or unfair? | Éloïse Gratton

Is dynamic pricing illegal?  Many have raised their concerns with online businesses charging certain products differently depending on the profile of the online user. Adaptive pricing could be argued to raise data protection issues in the sense that personal information (profile information of a user) is used to take a decision that may have an impact […]

How Do You Manage A Salesperson Who Always Asks For Lower Pricing? | Sales Architects

Scott has been a member of your technology services sales team for about a year. When it comes to prospecting, there is no one better on your team than Scott. He gets prospects on the phone and locks-in meetings with the right people. However, every time he gets close to the finish line with an […]

Worst things to buy at Walmart | Yahoo Finance

Walmart is known for saving shoppers money — often lots of money. It’s tough to beat the prices the world’s largest retailer charges on most things it sells, and it sells almost everything: food, clothing, electronics, housewares, furniture, auto supplies, prescription drugs, and so on. You name it, and Walmart probably stocks it. However, we […]

Food manufacturers brace for higher gas prices as Grattan Institute forecasts gas prices will triple | Australian Broadcasting Corporation

The price of gas is expected to send more shock waves through regional Australia. Already, electricity prices for some have doubled in the last five years. But as the eastern gas market comes online with the international market, natural gas prices will spike too. Agribusinesses and food processors are big users of natural gas, and […]

5 reasons oil prices aren’t rising | USA Today

The old oil bull market, the one where oil went to $140 per barrel, now feels like ancient history. Oil prices have recently been challenging lows not seen since 2012. Continuously rising oil prices not only translate to higher prices at the pump but also to higher prices of goods because of the increased production […]

The Cheap eBook – A Dagger at the Heart of Publishing | Bookmobile

What is the true cost of publishing an eBook? Among all the disputation about eBook selling prices, one major misconception persists: that because the reproduction cost of eBooks is very low, then the cost to the publisher is low, and therefore the selling price of an eBook ought to approach zero. Whether this misconception is […]

HBO and CBS Move Toward Selling Content Directly to Consumers | NYTimes.com

Executives at media and cable companies have been resisting the idea of selling TV channels à la carte for years, saying it was not financially feasible. But that resistance is starting to give way to a more pragmatic approach that should benefit consumers. Last week, officials at HBO said they would start selling an Internet-only […]

3 Ways Your Pricing Might Be Killing Your Service-Based Business | Business 2 Community

What can you do if you’re priced too low? Give your current clients and leads a heads up that you’ll be raising your prices soon. This lets them know that you appreciate them, and you want them to stick around, but that you’re also in demand. Raising prices signals that you offer high-value stuff that’s […]

4 Ways to Crack the Code on Competitor Pricing – Episode #76 of the Competitive Intel Podcast | Cascade Insights

Episode 76: – 4 Ways to Crack the Code on Competitor Pricing During this podcast we cover a variety of ways Competitive Intelligence, Pricing, and Strategy teams can gain insight on competitor pricing models. This includes: Why you need to go beyond looking for “magic documents” that may describe the competitor’s pricing model. The pro’s and cons […]

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 […]

 

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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