Pricing News Daily > 11/29/17

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Three local cab companies form strategic partnership to challenge Uber, Lyft | Philadelphia Business Journal

Three local cab companies form strategic partnership to challenge Uber, Lyft | Philadelphia Business Journal

“With density, we could be really impactful,” Abibtol said. “It translates the most on the app. When you move that pin around the map and you put a pin anywhere and [a taxi] is a minute away.” “Now that our app is on par with those of TNCs, we can provide a similar service with […]

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Railways records 6.5% more passengers | The Indian Express

Railways records 6.5% more passengers | The Indian Express

Break-up of the passenger business reveals that First AC, the most expensive travel option on Indian Railways, registered 8.53 per cent growth in number of passengers this fiscal compared with last fiscal. This elite segment’s share in total ridership figures has also increased marginally from 0.61 per cent to 0.63 per cent by November 20 […]

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Depressed pricing still hangs over Mexico’s domestic market, but demand holds steady | CAPA

Depressed pricing still hangs over Mexico’s domestic market, but demand holds steady | CAPA

Mexico’s domestic market continues to grow at a steady pace, with passenger levels increasing 9% year-on-year for the first nine months of 2017. But pricing in the country’s domestic market was depressed during 3Q2017, creating challenges for the larger airlines operating in Mexico. The country’s second largest airline, Volaris, continues to be under pricing pressure in […]

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Pricing for Profitability: You Are in Control, Even If It Doesn’t Feel That Way Yet | HuffPost

Pricing for Profitability: You Are in Control, Even If It Doesn’t Feel That Way Yet | HuffPost

One of the hardest aspects of starting a small business is pricing. Even if you have done your research and feel pretty good about where you’ve set your prices now, you may find yourself feeling unhappy or growing resentful down the line. Not a good feeling! The good news is that you can master pricing […]

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How retailers can use predictive analytics to prepare for the holiday season | ITProPortal

How retailers can use predictive analytics to prepare for the holiday season | ITProPortal

Predictive tools aid price optimisation Retailers want to make money during the holiday season, which means they need to sell items at the optimal price. To do this, they must implement predictive pricing analytics, which reviews historical product pricing, product interest, inventory, competitor pricing, margins, etc. From there, real-time, optimal prices can be set that […]

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Cloud pricing discussions at AWS re:Invent? Your cheat sheet to a complicated topic | Diginomica

Cloud pricing discussions at AWS re:Invent? Your cheat sheet to a complicated topic | Diginomica

As AWS re:Invent kicks off the post-Thanksgiving holiday interregnum it is worth opening the kimono on cloud pricing. Let’s be clear from the get-go – it’s complicated and coming up with the right cost profile is far from easy. Although AWS controls and dominates the proceedings, many of the attendees use the cloud-savvy, budget-flush demographic […]

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Factors Likely to Decide Kroger’s (KR) Fate in Q3 Earnings | Nasdaq.com

Factors Likely to Decide Kroger’s (KR) Fate in Q3 Earnings | Nasdaq.com

Kroger’s top – line has been also benefiting from Customer 1st strategy, digital efforts and recent buyouts. Third-quarter revenue is projected to come in at $27,307 million, up 2.8% year over year. However, stiff competition, volatility in food prices, an aggressive promotional environment and waning store traffic remain the primary headwinds with which Kroger is […]

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Gilead Sciences: Are You Willing To Wait 3 Years? – Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) | Seeking Alpha

Gilead Sciences: Are You Willing To Wait 3 Years? – Gilead Sciences, Inc. (NASDAQ:GILD) | Seeking Alpha

Gilead Sciences (GILD) has been receiving some good vibes since its announcement that it was acquiring oncology company Kite Pharma (KITE). While it certainly does open up huge potential revenue in the future, it will take quite some time for that potential to be realized. In the meantime, there aren’t any major catalysts to drive […]

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