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The NFL And Networks Just Got Terrible News From Advertisers | The Federalist Papers

The NFL And Networks Just Got Terrible News From Advertisers | The Federalist Papers

With ratings in the tank for NFL games, the next shoe is dropping as we speak. Ad prices for broadcasts of National Football League games are dropping like a stone, as well. After all, if nobody’s watching, then nobody’s going to pay a premium for an ad. Prices for advertising during televised broadcasts are down […]

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Grocers of the future: Room enough for both Amazon and Aldi | YouGov

Grocers of the future: Room enough for both Amazon and Aldi | YouGov

If the Price is Right Retail revenue, particularly for food, has increased by as much as 86% between 1992 ($337 billion) and 2016 ($627 billion). Data from YouGov Profiles reveals that retailers like Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons, Costco, and Sam’s Club make up 40% of the market share, but competition is tight between these giants. Consumers […]

 

Swaziland-based chilli business finds export success | How We Made it in Africa

Swaziland-based chilli business finds export success | How We Made it in Africa

“From the beginning, we knew that we wanted to work with small farmers who can help us produce organic ingredients for our products,” says Claudia. “So while Guba wanted to improve food security in Swaziland, Black Mamba came on board to fulfil its second objective – which is to create market access and income for […]

 

Pricer’s Points: Resist Excessive Price Discounting in B2B SaaS – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

Pricer’s Points: Resist Excessive Price Discounting in B2B SaaS – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

As explored in the last post, SaaS companies should learn from their experienced B2B counterparts to strive for value-based pricing and avoid spiralling into a price war. So how exactly does a modern SaaS company stand on the shoulders of these B2B pricing giants? The short answer: Don’t tolerate being treated as a commodity – prove differentiated […]

 

Apple iPhone 9 to be less expensive than iPhone X: Rumor | gizmolead

Apple iPhone 9 to be less expensive than iPhone X: Rumor | gizmolead

If rumors are to believe, Apple iPhone 9 will be less expensive than iPhone X Apple introduced its iPhone X last month. The 10th-anniversary-iPhone is scheduled to arrive on 3rd November. The handset carries a hefty price-tag ($999 / £999 / AU$1,579) and some impeccable, high-end specs. For instance, it includes a dual rear camera setup. Another primary […]

 

Falling prices, quota confusion keep herring market slow | Undercurrent News

Falling prices, quota confusion keep herring market slow | Undercurrent News

Buyers of Norwegian spring-spawning herring have continued to wait and see if prices will carry on falling in week 43 of 2017, with the Norwegian herring sales association — known as Sildelaget — noting urgent measures were needed to try and buoy the market. Catches in week 43 were 24,800 metric tons, down from 30,000t […]

 

Dorney Park parent company reports record third quarter revenues | WFMZ

Dorney Park parent company reports record third quarter revenues | WFMZ

The increase in revenues for the quarter was the result of a 2 percent increase in average per capita spending, offset slightly by a less than 1 percent decrease in attendance and a 4 percent decrease in out-of-park revenues, including resort accommodations, when compared with 2016’s third quarter. As a result of the gains, Cedar […]

 

Regal considering raising ticket prices for hit movies, lowering them for bombs | commercial appeal

Regal considering raising ticket prices for hit movies, lowering them for bombs | commercial appeal

Moviegoers could soon be paying more to see blockbuster movies and less for bombs. Regal Entertainment Group, the Knoxville-based chain of movie theaters, announced last week it would begin testing demand-based pricing for films, according to Bloomberg News, which cited CEO Amy Miles’ quarterly call with analysts. … “Changes to the historical pricing structure have […]

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Book: 8 Keys to Price Optimization

Book: 8 Keys to Price Optimization

Summary: Price optimization enables companies to move beyond cost-plus pricing and determine the range of prices that could be charged for a variety of customers and products. Price optimization can increase current operating income by 1 to 4% of sales, which in many cases will translate into a 20 to 50% increase in operating income. The most sophisticated […]

 

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