Pricing News Daily > 5/10/18

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Headlines

Energy minister says BP email is a sign that petrol market is ‘broken’ | Stuff.co.nz

Energy minister says BP email is a sign that petrol market is ‘broken’ | Stuff.co.nz

Energy Minister Megan Woods says she believes the petrol market is “broken” after a meeting with BP executives to discuss its pricing tactics. Woods instructed BP to come to Wellington for a meeting in the Beehive after being shown an internal email in which a BP pricing manager outlined a plan to hike prices at […]

 

With ticket sales in the tank, Taylor Swift makes unprecedented move | New York Post

With ticket sales in the tank, Taylor Swift makes unprecedented move | New York Post

With the curtain rising on her “Reputation” tour, Taylor Swift blinked. She buckled by having Ticketmaster turn off resale ticket listings on its interactive venue charts for the first leg of her North American tour, according to music-industry veterans. The tour, which begins on Tuesday in Glendale, Ariz., shows plenty of primary tickets still available […]

 

LG’s smartphone pricing strategy in the US is insane | AndroidPIT

LG’s smartphone pricing strategy in the US is insane | AndroidPIT

With the LG V30, V30S ThinQ and G7 ThinQ, the lines between pricing, features and specs are beginning to blur. The AI Cam features of the new V30S ThinQ, which can recognize objects and optimize for different scenes, have already begun rolling out to the older V30 phones. That makes an increase in RAM (from 4 to 6 GB) […]

 

Healthcare Roundup—Healthcare a bright spot in April jobs report, Verma’s take on pricing | FierceHealthcare

Healthcare Roundup—Healthcare a bright spot in April jobs report, Verma’s take on pricing | FierceHealthcare

CMS Administrator explains her take on price transparency Amid a Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services push for transparent healthcare pricing, there are plenty who would argue that’s just too hard. Baloney, said CMS Administrator Seema Verma in a column posted Thursday in Real Clear Health. She pointed to two studies, in particular, which found patients who were given price transparency tools were […]

 

Should I Post Pricing on My Website? | Business.com

Should I Post Pricing on My Website? | Business.com

It could hinge on brand identity Whether you post pricing or not could also be a matter of brand identity. Have you ever gone to a very high-end products website? Even if much of their industry posts their pricing, brands that want to cultivate prestige and build a brand on high quality regardless of price […]

 

SNP’s new minimum alcohol pricing law has HUGE Amazon ‘loophole’ | Express

SNP’s new minimum alcohol pricing law has HUGE Amazon ‘loophole’ | Express

On the day the new legislation came into force north of the Border, we were able to purchase two boxes of drink for considerably less than it would now cost in Scotland. Our order from online shopping giant Amazon was dispatched from Doncaster in South Yorkshire, therefore avoiding the minimum price of 50p per unit […]

 

Delhi govt likely to put a cap on hospital profits this week | Times of India

Delhi govt likely to put a cap on hospital profits this week | Times of India

TOI has reported on revelations by the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA) that hospitals have been found to be charging 1,000-1,700% margin on medicines and consumables. Compared to that, a 50% profit recommendation does seem like a huge reduction. However, it is unclear what the government means by manufacturing cost of a drug, as there […]

 

Supermarket price war: Weekly shop set to be slashed as retail giants go head-to-head | Express

Supermarket price war: Weekly shop set to be slashed as retail giants go head-to-head | Express

A SUPERMARKET price war is to ignite in the UK following the £14billion merger between Asda and Sainsbury’s that would ease pressure on household budgets following a recent squeeze on finances. Last week, Sainsbury’s boss Mike Coupe – who was filmed singing ‘We’re in the money’ – pledged to slash prices on everyday items by […]

 

Tiffany & Co.Manager, Pricing & Analytics | Tiffany & Co.

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Industry: Apparel & Fashion, Luxury Goods & Jewelry, Retail

Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Strategy/Planning, Product Management

Job description

The Manager of Category Pricing & Analytics will partner with Sr. Director and Director to drive direct margin improvement through global price optimization in collaboration with central and regional Finance teams. S/he manages […]

 

 

Pricing Manager | Carrier Enterprise

Pricing Manager | Carrier Enterprise

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Industry: Building Materials Consumer Goods Retail

Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Sales Management Analyst

Job description

Carrier Enterprise is looking for talented individuals to join our team. We currently have exciting opportunities for a Pricing Manager in Charlotte, NC and Orlando, FL. The Pricing Manager role is the dedicated revenue management leader for their […]

 

Pricing Manager | Xylem Inc.

Pricing Manager | Xylem Inc.

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Industry: Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing Utilities

Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Finance Marketing Product Management

Job description

Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world’s water challenges. The Company’s products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential […]

 

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“Never, ever suggest they don’t have to pay you. What they pay for, they’ll value. What they get for free, they’ll take for granted, and then demand as a right. Hold them up for all the market will bear.”

– Lois McMaster Bujold

 

 

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