Pricing News Daily > 11/10/17

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British Airways Hints at Disrupting Its Loyalty Program in 2018 | Skift

British Airways Hints at Disrupting Its Loyalty Program in 2018 | Skift

The blog Ultima Llamada spotted the slide in the presentation that showed that IAG was working towards a “progressive introduction of dynamic pricing from 2018.” This means that instead of a standard award chart where travelers book a 25,000 mile domestic fare, for example, members of British Airways’ Executive Club would see award tickets priced as […]

 

Air France-KLM Move to a Spend-Based Loyalty Program In 2018 | Skift

Air France-KLM Move to a Spend-Based Loyalty Program In 2018 | Skift

In some ways, that Experience Points model is an improvement over a program in which a minimum spend is additionally required to earn status. Earning top-tier status at American Airlines, by contrast, could require 100 short hop round-trip flights — assuming 1,000 miles for each journey — but also would would need $12,000 in spend. […]

 

Conquering the Beast: Charging the Right Fees | AccountingWEB

Conquering the Beast: Charging the Right Fees | AccountingWEB

Almost every CPA I mentor tangles themselves in a web of confusion and wrestles with the same beast. The confusing nail biting beast that I am referring to is pricing. It really pains me to see fellow practitioners struggle with pricing and not setting, or getting, the fees that they deserve. And realistically, when approached […]

 

Even largest shippers struggle with real-time visibility | JOC.com

Even largest shippers struggle with real-time visibility | JOC.com

Other investors in the “Uber for Trucking” company include Amazon founder Jeff Bezos, and Marc Benioff, founder and CEO of Salesforce, as well as Greylock Partners. The Seattle-based company, founded by CEO Daniel Lewis and chief technology officer Grant Goodale, has raised more than $80 million to date in three rounds of investment. Convoy began […]

 

Jay-Z’s 4:44 concert ticket prices are a brilliant strategy | Quartz

Jay-Z’s 4:44 concert ticket prices are a brilliant strategy | Quartz

Jay-Z has been playing shows on his latest tour for less than a week, and it’s already the highest-grossing tour of his solo career. How so? The ticket prices, for one thing. Sales on the rapper’s tour for 4:44—a hotly anticipated album that dropped earlier this year with its own round of unusual business moves—are […]

 

Kroger using Google and Microsoft clouds to avoid paying Amazon | CNBC

Kroger using Google and Microsoft clouds to avoid paying Amazon | CNBC

For Kroger, that fear has become more obvious by the day. In August, Amazon bought Whole Foods for $13.7 billion and instantly cut prices at the upscale grocer. CNBC has also been reporting on Amazon’s potential efforts to crack the pharmacy market, another reason for Kroger to be concerned. Kroger gets about 9 percent of […]

 

NFL Badly Needs A 21st Century Televising Strategy | Forbes

NFL Badly Needs A 21st Century Televising Strategy | Forbes

By a 1970s standard, the NFL is widely accessible given that local market NFL games are available over broadcast TV, subject to the NFL’s attendance blackout rules (which have been loosened in recent years). By a 21st century standard of accessibility, the league gets a C-minus. Out-of-market games can be accessed via satellite on DirecTV’s […]

 

SeaWorld attendance keeps dropping, with a sharp decline in the key summer months | LA Times

SeaWorld attendance keeps dropping, with a sharp decline in the key summer months | LA Times

Still, shares of Seaworld Entertainment rose 1.5% to $11.36 on Tuesday. They are down 40% this year so far. In what has become a familiar refrain, SeaWorld Chief Executive Joel Manby said he expects that new attractions and aggressive marketing will help drive a turnaround. “Attendance trends have improved since we launched our fall and […]

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