Pricing News Daily > 10/3/17

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Dubai hotels should collaborate in establishing minimum price parametres | HotelierMiddleEast.com

Dubai hotels should collaborate in establishing minimum price parametres | HotelierMiddleEast.com

Hotels in Dubai should seriously collaborate in establishing minimum price parametres across the sector while adapting flexible pricing strategies to continue providing consumers with freedom of choice, a panel of hoteliers revealed during a discussion on “War Games – Fighting the Rate War” at the Hotelier Middle East Great GM Debate 2017. Moderating the panel […]

 

Apple’s strategic move on storage pricing: Much better for larger capacities | ZDNet

Apple’s strategic move on storage pricing: Much better for larger capacities | ZDNet

When I last mentioned Apple SSD prices, they maxed out at $2 per gigabyte. Apple’s prices (per gigabyte) also tended to rise as capacity rose.   For example, under the pricing announced on June 5, 2017 at Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference, the first 192GB increment to the base configuration, costs $0.52 per gigabyte. The next […]

 

The New Frontier of Price Optimization | Tribune Content Agency

The New Frontier of Price Optimization | Tribune Content Agency

Price Optimization in Practice In reality, not every step is used in every situation. For example, Boston, Massachusetts-based Rue La La Inc. did not want us to change prices in the course of its 48-hour sales, so we skipped the learning step. And when we worked with Chicago, Illinois-based Groupon Inc., we realized that the […]

 

Nokia 8 India pricing a winner. 46% respondents will buy in a heartbeat, reveal poll results | Nokiapoweruser

Nokia 8 India pricing a winner. 46% respondents will buy in a heartbeat, reveal poll results | Nokiapoweruser

HMD launched the affordable flagship Nokia 8 in India priced very competitively at Rs 36,999. While this price directly puts it in competition against likes of OnePlus 5, Nokia 8 is a threat to many other flagships too in India with huge pricing advantage. We conducted a poll to understand what our readers think about […]

 

The World’s Worst Pricing Model | Forbes

The World’s Worst Pricing Model | Forbes

The world’s worst pricing model is also one of the world’s most popular. It is cost-plus. I’m talking about anything where the price is based on a mark-up applied to costs. Notice that this includes all professional service providers who charge hourly or daily rates! Cost-plus pricing has many apparent advantages. It is simple to use, […]

 

Predicting sales of online products from advertising language | Stanford News

Predicting sales of online products from advertising language | Stanford News

Challenges of language analysis Online vendors have long struggled to figure out why the exact same product offered on different websites has varying sales figures. Previous research focused on online consumers’ reactions to product reviews and word-of-mouth recommendations. But product descriptions haven’t received as much attention because studying the effects of language on consumer habits […]

 

Q&A: Troy Blackwell, AutoNation USA | Houston Chronicle

Q&A: Troy Blackwell, AutoNation USA | Houston Chronicle

Q: Why did you pick Houston as one of the first locations to launch AutoNation USA? A: Houston was a great market to come to, especially for used cars. The customers’ profile, typically on credit, (show) that they’re often looking to buy a 1-, 2- or 3-year-old car. The volume, the gas prices in this […]

 

Parking In Delhi Residential Areas Should Be Paid, Says Draft Law | Delhi NYOOOZ

Parking In Delhi Residential Areas Should Be Paid, Says Draft Law | Delhi NYOOOZ

“Dynamic pricing mechanisms such as peak and off-peak fees and exponential increase per hour of use would be used to moderate parking demand. “The civic agencies will consult RWAs (residents welfare associations) before deciding the parking charges and mode of management of parking in residential areas including outsourcing of the collection of parking fees,” it […]

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

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Date: October 24-27, 2017

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