Pricing News Daily > 5/4/18

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Headlines

Honolulu city councilman proposes ban on ride share company surge pricing | KHON

Honolulu city councilman proposes ban on ride share company surge pricing | KHON

HONOLULU (KHON2) – If you’ve ever used Uber or Lyft, you know they can charge you surge pricing. That’s when they up their prices during peak hours. However, a Honolulu city councilman says he doesn’t think that’s fair, and he wants to even out the playing field among transportation companies on the island. Council Chair Ernie […]

 

The MoviePass Unlimited Plan Is Back | WIRED

The MoviePass Unlimited Plan Is Back | WIRED

“It’s fine-tuning this model,” says Lowe. “Everybody wants a consistent offer. Believe me, I want a consistent offer.” To that end, Lowe says MoviePass is at least through experimenting with AMC theaters. “I can assure you that we are not contemplating or even thinking about removing any AMC theaters,” he says. “We found out what […]

 

In Move to ‘Unlimited’ Pricing Model, Cengage Hopes for a Comeback | EdSurge News

In Move to ‘Unlimited’ Pricing Model, Cengage Hopes for a Comeback | EdSurge News

EdSurge: Before we talk about the new service, can you explain what spurred the creation of an unlimited model? Hansen: Well, if we step back and look at the digital transformation of the traditional textbook space, the prevailing hypothesis was that digital is the better learning experience, and therefore we should invest heavily in digital […]

 

Lessons From a Solar Bidding Platform: Higher Quality Beats Lowest Price | Greentech Media

Lessons From a Solar Bidding Platform: Higher Quality Beats Lowest Price | Greentech Media

Some solar installers have voiced concerns about a “race to the bottom” since we started inviting them to sell through our Solar Marketplace in 2013. Their reasoning sounds something like this: If consumers have easy access to multiple competing bids with transparent pricing, installers will be forced to undercut their competitors’ prices in order to […]

 

Single ex-showroom price: Carmakers making a switch to one nation-one price | Business Standard News

Single ex-showroom price: Carmakers making a switch to one nation-one price | Business Standard News

Confused about different ex-showroom prices of a car in your city and another one? Well, that is soon going to become a thing of the past. One nation-one price for cars is happening as mass segment players have started shifting to a single ex-showroom price for cars, more than three quarters after the introduction of […]

 

Will Amazon lose customers by raising Prime prices? Netflix and McDonald’s may hold the answer. | The Washington Post

Will Amazon lose customers by raising Prime prices? Netflix and McDonald’s may hold the answer. | The Washington Post

Hard-wired into the DNA of companies of all kinds is a fear of losing customers with even the slightest uptick in prices. Netflix watchers and McDonald’s eaters appeared undeterred by the rise in subscription and menu costs over the past seven months, with both companies reporting strong sales growth in the first quarter. That might be good news for Amazon.com, […]

 

3 companies with exceptional pricing power | Motley Fool Australia

3 companies with exceptional pricing power | Motley Fool Australia

There is an easy starting point if you want to invest like Warren Buffett: dedicate a large part of your time finding companies with exceptional pricing power. In Buffett’s own words “the single most important decision in evaluating a business is pricing power”. This is because companies that can raise prices without losing customers can […]

 

Krishnapatnam Port’s lower charges driving transhipment gains | JOC.com

Krishnapatnam Port’s lower charges driving transhipment gains | JOC.com

More than infrastructure superiority and spare capacity, a strategic pricing policy appears to be the “X factor” that has enabled the Krishnapatnam Port to grab a larger share of transhipment freight moving to and from South India. Located 112 miles north of Chennai, Krishnapatnam Port is an alternative, privately operated minor harbor. A study 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 […]

 

 

 

Events and Resources

29th Annual Spring Pricing Workshops & Conference | PPS

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Location: Loews Chicago O’Hare Rosemont Hotel in Chicago, IL

We are excited to announce we’ll be in Chicago, IL for our 29th Annual Spring Pricing Workshops & Conference May 1-4, 2018!

 

 

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“You know you’re priced right when your customers complain—but buy anyway.”

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