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How to Value-Price Durability | Strategic Pricing Solutions

How to Value-Price Durability | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Recently I had a conversation with a friend (let’s call her Helen) who wanted to buy a new iPhone, however she was frustrated that the iPhone 8 offers little in enhancements from her current iPhone 6.  She was contemplating ordering an iPhone X.  When I asked why Helen needed a new phone at all, she […]

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Vladimir Putin showing he may have more power over oil prices than all of OPEC | CNBC

Vladimir Putin showing he may have more power over oil prices than all of OPEC | CNBC

Normally ahead of the OPEC meetings in Vienna, commodity markets would be buzzing about what one of its oil ministers might say. And while both still matter, it’s the power struggle in Saudi Arabia and the omnipresence of Russian President Vladimir Putin that have oil markets on edge. Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman, also […]

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Landor Projects ‘Trump’ To Remain No. 1 Issue For Brands In 2018 | Media Post

Landor Projects ‘Trump’ To Remain No. 1 Issue For Brands In 2018 | Media Post

2. Retail brands think outside the box in response to Amazon: According to Fung Global Retail & Technology, retailers including Macy’s, CVS and Payless have closed more than 5,000 stores as consumers increasingly shop online. In an effort to win back customers, retail brands will pursue new opportunities, such as unusual partnerships and subscription service […]

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Altering prices of 7 food groups could save 23K lives per year in US | Cardiovascular Business

Altering prices of 7 food groups could save 23K lives per year in US | Cardiovascular Business

The authors found that a 10 percent decrease in fruit prices would result in a 15.5 percent increased consumption rate among individuals who didn’t complete high school, a 14.2 percent increase among those who completed high school or some college, and a 13.1 percent increase among college graduates. On the other hand, a 10 percent […]

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Oil prices slip on OPEC deal extension jitters | Reuters

Oil prices slip on OPEC deal extension jitters | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Oil prices eased on Tuesday, weighed down by uncertainty over the outcome of an OPEC meeting this week at which an extension to its price-supporting oil output cuts will be discussed. FILE PHOTO – A pump jack is seen at sunrise near Bakersfield, California October 14, 2014. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson/File Photo Prices […]

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With Good Data From Rival Migraine Drugs, Doctors Foresee Price Headaches | Xconomy

With Good Data From Rival Migraine Drugs, Doctors Foresee Price Headaches | Xconomy

Amgen (NASDAQ: AMGN) and Teva Pharmaceutical (NYSE: TEVA) this afternoon are providing the most detailed look yet at two drugs in an emerging class of medicines meant to prevent migraine headaches, rather than just quell their symptoms. While the data for the two drugs, called erenumab (Aimovig, from Amgen and partner Novartis) and fremanezumab (from […]

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TSX May Open Higher As Initial OPEC Comments Lift Oil Prices | Nasdaq.com

TSX May Open Higher As Initial OPEC Comments Lift Oil Prices | Nasdaq.com

Canada’s benchmark index looked set to open higher on Thursday as oil prices climbed after initial comments from OPEC members boosted investor optimism. Stock futures for the December quarter on the S&P TSX index were up 0.1%. Action Economics ( AE ) said the cartel seems to be on board with an output cut extension […]

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The Trump administration is taking on drug prices — but not drug companies | The Washington Post

The Trump administration is taking on drug prices — but not drug companies | The Washington Post

President Trump swept into office threatening to bring the hammer down on high drug prices, accusing pharmaceutical companies of “getting away with murder.” Over the past few weeks, his administration has tweaked how Medicare reimburses hospitals for certain drugs and sought feedback on a radical idea to pass prescription drug rebates directly to seniors. All of […]

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