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Pricing News Daily > 3/24/15

pricingnews-DailyPricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals, business owners, creative professionals, and independent contractors.

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Headlines

It’s Called ‘Price Coherence,’ and It’s Surprisingly Bad for Consumers | HBS Working Knowledge

It’s Called ‘Price Coherence,’ and It’s Surprisingly Bad for Consumers | HBS Working Knowledge

In many markets, a product is offered at the same price regardless of whether it is sold directly by a retailer or through an intermediary. Research by Ben Edelman and Julian Wright uncovers the hidden costs for consumers. by Carmen Nobel Consumers often have the following choice: Either buy something directly from a retailer, or […]

Greasy spoon at Wetherspoon? Pub chain starts breakfast and coffee price war | The Guardian

Greasy spoon at Wetherspoon? Pub chain starts breakfast and coffee price war | The Guardian

Pub company to sell 99p coffee and £2.99 breakfast in bid to offset fierce supermarket competition on cheap alcohol Pub chain JD Wetherspoon has launched a coffee price war as it combats the sobering effect of supermarket competition on alcohol sales. Wetherspoon is seeking a bigger share of the breakfast market to offset the effect […]

Does Discounting Devalue a Brand More than Free? | Marketing Technology

Does Discounting Devalue a Brand More than Free? | Marketing Technology

We were having a good discussion about my upcoming presentation at Social Media Marketing World about what kind of offer we could make to folks that attended my session or the event as a whole. The conversation came up with whether or not any discount or free option might devalue the work we would provide. […]

Stop ‘price gouging’ at gas pumps, says Gates | Bullet News Niagara

Stop ‘price gouging’ at gas pumps, says Gates | Bullet News Niagara

QUEEN’S PARK – Wayne Gates, NDP MPP for the riding of Niagara Falls,  said that while the price of oil has plummeted, drivers in Niagara are not seeing a comparable drop in gasoline prices and called on the Liberal government to level the playing field by putting a stop to price gouging at the pumps. […]

The Perfect Parking Spot for Congestion Pricing | Gotham Gazette

The Perfect Parking Spot for Congestion Pricing | Gotham Gazette

New York is famously a city of contradictions and contrasts. Perhaps the most fundamental duality is its status among the world’s most important cities and the fact that it yields much of its own governance to a hamlet up the Hudson River. Battling Albany is the oldest pastime in New York City politics. However, as […]

Pricing Patents Don’t Pass Alice Test, Judge Rules | Law360

Pricing Patents Don’t Pass Alice Test, Judge Rules | Law360

Law360, New York (March 12, 2015, 1:29 PM ET) — A Delaware federal judge on Wednesday tossed out two dynamic pricing patents asserted against a company that allows air travelers to bid on seat upgrades, ruling that the patents were invalid as abstract under the U.S. Supreme Court’s Alice standard. U.S. District Judge Gregory M. […]

MSP Pricing: Always Sell On Value | BSMinfo.com

MSP Pricing: Always Sell On Value | BSMinfo.com

A ConnectWise e-book “Pricing: 5 Proven Tips for Maximizing Your Profit” examines the best strategies for pricing to maximize profitability for your IT solutions provider. Among the topics discussed in the e-book is the difference between cost and value. The authors state, “Always sell value. Customers pay for benefits.” ConnectWise cautions IT solutions providers not […]

Chanel set to harmonize global pricing for iconic handbags | Lifestyle from CTV News

Chanel set to harmonize global pricing for iconic handbags | Lifestyle from CTV News

French fashion house Chanel is set to harmonize its global pricing structure from next month, in response to the changing market. According to Women’s Wear Daily, Chanel will begin by harmonizing sticker prices for three of its most iconic handbags from April 8, which will effectively translate to a hike in price for Europe and […]

6 strategies for pricing in a competitive environment | The Business Journals

6 strategies for pricing in a competitive environment | The Business Journals

When considering pricing, consider how other industries raise prices while facing competition. My costs are going up. How can I raise prices in a competitive environment? My rivals feel the easiest way to add a client is to take one of mine. When determining the best strategy in this situation, consider how other industries raise […]


This Week in Pricing > 3/22/15

Headlines
Steve Blank To Startups: Don’t Make This Common Pricing Mistake | Inc.com
– Three Tier system and Pricing overview for USA Market | Beverage Trade Network
– You Can’t Control Your Competitor | The Sales Blog
– ‘I spot and exploit pricing errors for a living’ | Telegraph
– Banning Uber’s surge pricing is a terrible idea | Business Insider
…and more

 

Events

Webcast: How Strategic Pricing Tools Can Identify Price-sensitive Products and Services | SPA

When: April 22, 2015 2:00 PM Eastern

Register to attend our webcast where an SPA client will share their journey to pricing excellence and how they are leveraging science-based strategic pricing tools to stop margin erosion by identifying price-sensitive products and services. To implement a solution that enhanced profitability, developed pricing discipline, and removed emotion from the […]

Workshop: Change Management in Pricing | Stephan Liozu

When: May 5-6, 2015

Where: Dallas, TX at the Hilton Anatole Hotel

Theories, Best Practices and a Transformational Framework More than 70% of projects fail because of the inability of organizations to change. The same goes with pricing projects and initiatives. Change in value and pricing management is challenging, sometimes tenuous, and might take a long time to […]

Conference: Manufacturing Pricing Excellence – Barcelona 2015

When: May 20-22, 2015

Where: Barcelona, Spain

Event Overview On behalf of Copperberg and the entire Pricing competence team I am delighted to announce our 3rd Annual Manufacturing Pricing Excellence conference scheduled for 20-22nd of May 2015 in Barcelona, Spain. Since our last edition in Amsterdam, together with our advisory board and delegate network we have been […]

Conference: Strategic Pricing Conference | SPA

When: June 11-12, 2015

Where: Las Vegas, NV at the Vdara Hotel & Spa at Aria

Learn how leading manufacturing and distribution executives have unlocked the keys to faster growth, stronger customer relationships, and market-leading profitability with SPA’s proven strategic pricing processes and technology. Event Overview Equal parts strategy and practical tactics, this complimentary Strategic Pricing Executive Overview event […]

 

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“The bitterness of poor quality remains long after the sweetness of low price is forgotten”

     – Benjamin Franklin

 

Pricing Resources

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First Asia Pricing Professionals Networking Tour | Asia Pricing Professionals

As President of Asia Pricing Professionals (APP), it brings me great pleasure to announce that we will soon embark on a short Networking Tour of South East Asia. It is something we have been planning on doing for a while and something we are very excited about. … These networking events will be a great […]

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