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Tips for Pricing Parts in Your Automotive Business | Small Business Trends

Tips for Pricing Parts in Your Automotive Business | Small Business Trends

Setting prices is an essential step for any new business. But in the automotive industry specifically, pricing can often be tricky. Manufacturers and large businesses often set prices or recommendations that small businesses can’t or shouldn’t compete with. So in order to price parts that will allow a small business to run sustainably, it can […]

 

APM returns as crude oil prices surge | mydigitalfc

APM returns as crude oil prices surge | mydigitalfc

Caught between election compulsions and a surge in global crude oil prices, administered price regime seems to have made a hurried come back in the petroleum sector with state-owned oil companies beginning to hold back any increase in retail prices of petrol and diesel. While the move has come as a big boon for transportation […]

 

Grab challenger ditches booking, surge fees | ABS-CBN News

Grab challenger ditches booking, surge fees | ABS-CBN News

MANILA – A new ride-hailing company for taxis, MiCab, will not have booking fees, price surges, or trip cancellations, its co-founder said Monday. … “Basically, what we’re trying to do is offer a solution with sustainability in mind that’s why we’re focused on advertising, not putting anything as booking fee or surge pricing. In whatever […]

 

Study: Money trumps morals for getting customers to save energy | Energy News Network

Study: Money trumps morals for getting customers to save energy | Energy News Network

Ultimately, researchers concluded that utilities should use a combination of both customer messaging and dynamic pricing. Since 2007, ComEd and Ameren customers who participate in opt-in hourly pricing programs have saved $27 million while reducing greenhouse gas emissions, according to Elevate Energy, who administers the program. Still, today, most utility customers pay an average price […]

 

States Try to Rein in Drug Prices | Economics21

States Try to Rein in Drug Prices | Economics21

The U.S. 4th Circuit Court of Appeals has struck down Maryland’s latest attempt to regulate drug manufacturers. With no federal legislation to address increasing prescription drug prices, many states have moved to address the problem on their own. Some state measures, such as price transparency and price-gouging legislation, have been counterproductive. Others, such as banning […]

 

Trump often ad libs. What does that mean for his drug pricing speech? | STAT

Trump often ad libs. What does that mean for his drug pricing speech? | STAT

Letting Medicare negotiate drug prices This one’s the elephant in the room: allowing Medicare to negotiate the prices it currently pays for a given prescription drug, the way private insurance companies do. Right now, such negotiations are forbidden by law. Trump pledged his support for that idea on the campaign trail, breaking with years of […]

 

Just who gets those big drug rebates? | WISC

Just who gets those big drug rebates? | WISC

Here’s what we know about drug rebates: Insurers hire pharmacy benefit managers to administer drug programs for their clients, including employers and federal and state governments, who provide drug coverage through Medicare and Medicaid managed care plans. The managers negotiate rebates from drug manufacturers to insurers in exchange for better coverage terms — often in […]

 

Health care costs transparency shouldn’t be mandated | USA Today

Health care costs transparency shouldn’t be mandated | USA Today

In contrast, Surgery Center of Oklahoma offers hundreds of procedures and lists the price of each on its website. Patients across the country can compare SCO’s clear prices with guesstimates from elsewhere. That saves patients money and puts pressure on prices, even in other states. Why not require every facility to be as transparent as […]

 

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

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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