Pricing News Daily > 10/4/17

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Professional Pricing Society

Currently, PPS produces three major annual pricing conferences in Europe and North America. Each conference also houses a technology hall where sponsors display the latest in Pricing Solutions software. PPS also offers more than two dozen, full-day training workshops every year, taught by leaders in the pricing community. These workshops serve as the foundation for PPS’s Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) designation, our state of the art pricing certification program. Candidates may be certified after mastering a multi-stage curriculum followed by rigorous testing. Successful CPPs have acquired the core knowledge which not only places them in the top rungs of the pricing field, but also gives them the tools to enhance substantially their own careers.

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Brent crude: India to receive its first shipment of crude from US on Monday | The Economic Times

Brent crude: India to receive its first shipment of crude from US on Monday | The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: US officials expect their crude exports to keep global oil prices low and stable in the future and benefit consumers, including India, which is set to receive its first shipment from the US on Monday. “Over the long term, it’s hard to see crude prices going up significantly. There might be natural disasters, […]

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Local Gainesville dealership offers convenient online shopping | Markets Insider

Local Gainesville dealership offers convenient online shopping | Markets Insider

With Auto Gallery’s easy to navigate website, shoppers can browse their inventory by make, model, color, price and many other search options.  Whether searchers are looking for a 4×4 truck or a compact coupe, Auto Gallery Inc. has what they are looking for.  Once a shopper has narrowed down their decision, Auto Gallery Inc.’s handy […]

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Why Dynamic Pricing Is The Way To Go For Ride-Hailing Services | swarajyamag.com

Why Dynamic Pricing Is The Way To Go For Ride-Hailing Services | swarajyamag.com

Gone are the days when prices of most commodities were fixed by the government. The introduction of big data has clearly helped many of the conventional organisations to adopt dynamic pricing. As the famous French Physiocrats said long ago, “Market will work for societal good if let alone.” Dynamic pricing works on the basis of […]

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How Amazon can rip you off by changing prices 300 times | Daily Mail Online

How Amazon can rip you off by changing prices 300 times | Daily Mail Online

When Alexander Turney Stewart opened a brand new store in New York in the 1820s, he adopted a radical and original policy. All goods had a fixed price. No longer would salesmen size up the apparent wealth of a customer and see how much they could get away with charging. Rival retailers predicted the Irishman […]

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Apple’s Expensive Devices Bring Big Profits, But Come At A Price | Forbes

Apple’s Expensive Devices Bring Big Profits, But Come At A Price | Forbes

To understand Apple pricing is to grok the idea that most of its products sell to a specific price and margin target. It’s no coincidence that in most categories, Apple’s average revenue per unit sold is nearly a straight line when viewed on a graph tracking it over time. This fantastic analysis at Asymco illustrates the point […]

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With lower tuition, Iowa residents flooding University of South Dakota | Sioux City Journal

With lower tuition, Iowa residents flooding University of South Dakota | Sioux City Journal

So a host of freshmen and sophomore students from Iowa are paying in-state tuition and fees this year, while some upperclassmen Iowans who started at USD before 2016 are paying the non-resident price of $12,019.There are some oddities for Iowa students on campus, since officials when beginning the lower tuition option in 2016 didn’t apply […]

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New PlayStation VR Headset Design Revealed | VRFocus

New PlayStation VR Headset Design Revealed | VRFocus

“The new version, model number CUH-ZVR2, features an updated design that enables the stereo headphone cables to be integrated with the VR headset and a slimmer, streamlined connection cable,” reads the official description on the PlayStation Blog. “There’s also an updated Processor Unit that supports HDR pass through, enabling users to enjoy HDR-compatible PS4 content […]

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HP clears out Omen gaming laptops with 25% off coupon | Destructoid

HP clears out Omen gaming laptops with 25% off coupon | Destructoid

The prices on all three models are significantly better than what they were just two months ago in our last roundup of Omen computer deals. For those who recall or are tracking gaming laptop prices, each of the deals above are at least $150 more in pricing. The top-end model with a discount comes in […]

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Featured Content and Events

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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“Pricing is actually pretty simple…Customers will not pay literally a penny more than the true value of the product.”

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