Pricing News Daily > 5/7/18

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Strategic Pricing Solutions, LLC (SPS) is a management consulting firm helping clients with pricing strategies, data analytics, and pricing processes. SPS was formed by Scott Francis in 2005 with a vision of enabling B2B clients to build sustainable strategic pricing capability to significantly improve their profitability. By providing flexibility in how we serve our customers, SPS consulting enables clients to build sustainable strategic pricing capability and continuous improvement in profitability through better pricing decisions.

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New law removes the veil over rising prescription drug costs | Orlando Sentinel

New law removes the veil over rising prescription drug costs | Orlando Sentinel

PBMs have a significant impact on Florida patients and their ability to obtain the medications they need in a timely and affordable manner, and yet very little is known about their role. Thankfully, Florida’s lawmakers listened to the concerns of constituents who depend on prescription medications and passed a bill this past session that would […]

 

Could Whole Foods Become Cheaper Than Traditional Grocery Store Shopping? | Benzinga

Could Whole Foods Become Cheaper Than Traditional Grocery Store Shopping? | Benzinga

The Thesis The analysts estimate only 62 percent of Whole Foods shoppers are Prime members, and CNBC reported a 75-percent overlap. As Amazon’s subscription growth begins to slow, capturing the rest of the Whole Foods crowd could prove meaningful. Incremental price cuts may ultimately make Whole Foods cheaper than traditional grocers, and considering U.S. households […]

 

Minimum alcohol pricing: Scotland’s elite have their priorities all wrong | The National

Minimum alcohol pricing: Scotland’s elite have their priorities all wrong | The National

At night there would be a special reception at Holyrood for those higher up the social ladder. This would include all the advisors and lobbying firms who filled their boots from the millions spent by the Scottish Government pushing its legislation through the courts and influencing broadcasters and newspapers. The champagne would be flowing at […]

 

Agilis Biotherapeutics Presents on Gene Therapy Pricing Strategies at the 2nd Annual Gene Therapy for Rare Disorders Summit | Business Wire

Agilis Biotherapeutics Presents on Gene Therapy Pricing Strategies at the 2nd Annual Gene Therapy for Rare Disorders Summit | Business Wire

LYNNFIELD, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Agilis Biotherapeutics, Inc. (Agilis), a biotechnology company advancing innovative DNA therapeutics for rare genetic diseases that affect the central nervous system (CNS), announced today that Markus Peters, Ph.D., Agilis Chief Commercial Officer (CCO), will give a presentation on the topic “Evaluating Potential Pricing Strategies for Gene Therapies” and participate in the panel discussion […]

 

Tim Cook: iPhone X pricing, strategy here to stay | SlashGear

Tim Cook: iPhone X pricing, strategy here to stay | SlashGear

With critics-silencing sales numbers appearing today, it’s unlikely Apple’s going to backtrack on any pricing or triple-phone release schedules any time soon. The iPhone X played a big part in Apple absolutely dominating smartphone profits worldwide in the last three months of 2017. “We’re very bullish on Apple’s future. We have the best pipeline of […]

 

Bad Data: An Enterprise-level Threat | InformationWeek

Bad Data: An Enterprise-level Threat | InformationWeek

By using tools to monitor behavior and context around data’s provenance, organizations can mitigate risks and begin to address issues that might be incentivizing deceit in the first place. Individual instances of manipulated data might have minimal impact, but a bevy of deceptions can skew business outcomes. Researchers at the University of Warwick have studied […]

Forrester Analyst: Retailers Are Still Catching Up To Customer Expectations | Retail TouchPoints

Forrester Analyst: Retailers Are Still Catching Up To Customer Expectations | Retail TouchPoints

3. Omnichannel Fulfillment Witcher said that 14% of U.S. shoppers use in-store pickup when it’s available. When consumers have both in front of them, a higher percentage will use BOPIS over e-Commerce, according to Witcher. “This is the new customer journey,” said Witcher. “BOPIS is as important as e-Commerce today and it will just become […]

 

Pricing varies wildly in Hogwarts Mystery microtransactions | Android Authority

Pricing varies wildly in Hogwarts Mystery microtransactions | Android Authority

Perhaps in response to the backlash, including from here at Android Authority, it appears that Warner Bros. Interactive is testing out different pricing structures for the gems you need to buy in Hogwarts Mystery. So far, we have anecdotal data from users in England, via Eurogamer, who are reporting much different pricing for the same […]

 

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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Fall Pricing Workshops & Conference | PPS

Date: October 23-26, 2018

Location: Renaissance Dallas Addison Hotel in Addison, TX

Please make plans to join us and well over 450 of your peers for the best event anywhere. We will be in Dallas, TX, October 23-26, 2018.

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