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Bitcoin price in free fall as cryptocurrency plunges past seven-month low | The Independent

Bitcoin price in free fall as cryptocurrency plunges past seven-month low | The Independent

The price of bitcoin has hit a seven-month low, dropping by $400 over the last few hours to below $6,500. Bitcoin’s price crash follows a hack on a cryptocurrency exchange earlier this week that resulted in a mass sell-off and also coincides with new research that suggests the value of bitcoin was artificially inflated in 2017. The […]

 

The Bitcoin Price Is Down 50% This Year Alone — Here’s Why | Forbes

The Bitcoin Price Is Down 50% This Year Alone — Here’s Why | Forbes

The Bitcoin price has today dropped 12%, taking its year-to-date losses to an eye-watering 50%, after South Korean exchange Coinrail warned users it’s reviewing its system due to a hacking attempt. Meanwhile, rival cryptocurrencies Ethereum and Ripple are both down over 10% today. The latest blow comes as the Bitcoin price struggles to find a […]

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Price intelligently to stop food wastage | Khaleej Times

Price intelligently to stop food wastage | Khaleej Times

So, let’s see how. Empirical data proposes that 70 per cent of all food delivery or take-out orders are placed using mobile. This is because mobile telephones are the most preferred means for browsing the Internet. Statistics show that despite the increase in the number of mobile phone users globally, these devices are being used […]

 

Letters: Uber’s Surge Pricing Is Merely Supply And Demand | Civil Beat

Letters: Uber’s Surge Pricing Is Merely Supply And Demand | Civil Beat

Steve Paselk’s recent letter (“Letters: Regulate Uber Drivers — For Their Own Good”) about Uber drivers purportedly earning a mere $9.21 per hour is unintentionally ironic, given the Honolulu City Council’s decision Wednesday to cap surge pricing (“City Council Votes To Cap Uber And Lyft Prices”) for all local ride-hail drivers. The study Paselk quoted contains myriad errors in its […]

 

How early retail health clinics set the stage for today’s mega-mergers | STAT

How early retail health clinics set the stage for today’s mega-mergers | STAT

We did recognize the novelty of health care delivered by the right caregiver, in a convenient setting, at an affordable price that the clinician and the patient both knew. At the time, these concepts were new to health care and we believed that together they held the potential to have long-term influences on how the […]

 

Airlines yet to remove dynamic pricing on tickets for city passengers | Times of India

Airlines yet to remove dynamic pricing on tickets for city passengers | Times of India

“Since the airlines are not allowed to operate on full passenger capacity due to load penalty, they had this dynamic pricing system. Passengers booking at the last moment will have to cough up more fare than the actual one. We request the airlines to remove the dynamic pricing system as load penalty is over at […]

 

Report: Rents pricing out minimum-wage workers across the U.S., Colorado | Denver Post

Report: Rents pricing out minimum-wage workers across the U.S., Colorado | Denver Post

The Washington Post breaks down the report like this: There is nowhere in the country where someone working a full-time, minimum-wage job could afford to rent a modest two-bedroom apartment. And a one-bedroom is available to those low-wage workers in only 22 counties in five states: Colorado, Arizona, California, Oregon and Washington. The report by […]

 

Wells Fargo Simplifies Payments Pricing to Compete With Square | Bloomberg

Wells Fargo Simplifies Payments Pricing to Compete With Square | Bloomberg

Wells Fargo & Co. will simplify the prices it charges small businesses to accept credit- and debit-card transactions as the bank responds to pressure from startups such as Jack Dorsey’s Square Inc. The changes, which are tailored for small businesses that process $100,000 a year or less, eliminate many of the complicated pricing policies that […]

 

Pricing Manager | Sprint

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Industry: Information Technology and Services, Computer Software, Telecommunications

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Management, Manufacturing

Job Summary

Enhances revenue optimization and profit maximization models for pricing and discounting. Analyzes and interprets impact of potential pricing moves on gross margin and regional, national, and channel pricing levels. Identifies and communicates trends in pricing, and proactively makes recommendations for management decision making. Develops databases, tools, and reports that support pricing information decisions.

  • Position will be responsible for helping create quarterly device pricing strategy & evaluating short-term promotional offers across various sales channels within the Prepaid Marketing Segment.
  • Position will also be responsible for assessing long-term customer value, as well as impact to the device subsidy budget

 

Corporate Pricing Manager | Atkore International 

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level

Industry: Building Materials, Construction

Employment Type: Full-time

Job Functions: Management Analyst, Strategy/Planning

Job description

Atkore International is an industry leader in the manufacture of Electrical Raceway and Mechanical Products and Solutions, serving a wide range of construction, electrical, fire and security and mechanical applications.

The Mechanical Pipe & Tube Strategic Business Unit (SBU), a part of Atkore International, currently has an opening for a Pricing Manager in our Harvey, IL location. Harvey is located approximately 20 miles south of downtown Chicago.

Reporting to the VP/GM of Mechanical Pipe & Tube, the Pricing Manager is charged with growing contribution margin through a combination of strategic pricing and targeted growth initiatives.

 

 

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“We knew how much these people were paying for cocaine—and the more coke cost, the more people wanted it. We applied the same marketing plan to our budding catering operation, along with a similar pricing structure, and business was suddenly very, very good.”

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