Pricing News Daily > 11/2/18

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Pricer’s Points: To Capture Your Value, You Must Communicate Your Value | Tim Williams

Pricer’s Points: To Capture Your Value, You Must Communicate Your Value | Tim Williams

The work and solutions provided by your firm have likely created millions of dollars of value for your clients. How much of that value have you captured? When we leave money on the table, it’s not just because we have under-priced the work. It’s also because we have under-communicated our value. Worse still, we have […]

 

Injunctions granted against two western Kentucky businesses accused of price gouging | Tristate Homepage

Injunctions granted against two western Kentucky businesses accused of price gouging | Tristate Homepage

Preliminary injunctions have been granted against two western Kentucky companies accused of price gouging after Hurricane Florence in North Carolina. In the first suit, Nicholas Downey and Henderson-based Action Tree Pros will be forbidden from conducting tree removal services in North Carolina. In the second suit, Scott Lacey, Randy Shannon, and Scotts Tree Services will be […]

 

History can help re-frame California’s current rent control debate | UCLA

History can help re-frame California’s current rent control debate | UCLA

In less than two weeks, as the nation heads to the polls after a contentious mid-term election season, California voters will cast their votes on Proposition 10. The hotly debated measure would repeal the Costa-Hawkins Rental Housing Act, which froze municipal rent control laws across California and made them a matter of state, rather than […]

 

Lack of price transparency, consolidation, reimbursements & more: 4 key issues facing ASCs | Becker’s ASC Review

Lack of price transparency, consolidation, reimbursements & more: 4 key issues facing ASCs | Becker’s ASC Review

Almost every other industry has price transparency, and it is time for healthcare to catch up, said Stephen Blake, JD, CEO of Arlington, Texas-based Central Park ENT & Surgery Center. “We need to bend the cost curve. Price transparency should be our culture. Every other industry has the capability. We shouldn’t be the only industry […]

 

Oil and Gas Model stability as pressure on oil prices rises | IHS Markit

Oil and Gas Model stability as pressure on oil prices rises | IHS Markit

Research Signals – October 2018 Oil prices may be in for a wild ride as geopolitical and economic shocks threaten to spill over into markets. IHS Markit has raised its outlook on Brent and WTI prices in 4Q 2018 while noting that the next 18 months will be plagued by escalating tensions with Saudi Arabia, […]

 

Lowering Drug Prices in 3 Easy Pieces | American Council on Science and Health

Lowering Drug Prices in 3 Easy Pieces | American Council on Science and Health

The Trump administration made three proposals last week to influence drug prices, the good, the bad and the ugly. Ending a gag rule on pharmacists is good, the plan to put the “list” price of drugs on those direct to consumer (DTC) pharmaceutical ads is bad, and the consideration of basing US drug prices on […]

 

H&R Block announces upfront, transparent prices for all tax prep | NASDAQ

H&R Block announces upfront, transparent prices for all tax prep | NASDAQ

KANSAS CITY, Mo., Oct. 29, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — H&R Block (NYSE:HRB) will offer upfront, transparent prices starting in January for in person and online tax preparation. This represents an important shift in the tax industry, and a significant improvement in the experience for consumers. H&R Block clients can know the price before tax preparation […]

 

Price war – The frantic pace of price changes | KnowTechie

Price war – The frantic pace of price changes | KnowTechie

Retail, whether online or at a physical store, is becoming increasingly competitive. Online stores forced traditional retailers to lower prices to stay competitive. Now, many brick & mortar chains are using the same pricing technology as online retailers and the price war is becoming a vicious cycle. The Increasing Frequency of Price Changes Online and […]

 

Events and Resources

14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops | PPS

Date: November 28-30, 2018

Location: Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Professional Pricing Society team and I are very proud to announce that we will be returning to Amsterdam for our next great event – The 14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops held 28-30 November.

Conference keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities highlight the conference day on 30 November; While 28-29 November will be used for workshop days to help you enhance your pricing knowledge.

 

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“Pricing is the only element in the marketing mix that produces revenue; the other elements produce costs.

     – Phillip Kotler

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