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Disneyland’s $299 Pixar Pier “Sneak Peek” is a Test for a Dynamic Pricing Model at the Theme Parks | WDW News Today

Disneyland’s $299 Pixar Pier “Sneak Peek” is a Test for a Dynamic Pricing Model at the Theme Parks | WDW News Today

On Friday, Disney is offering guests a chance to experience Pixar Pier a day before it opens to the public. The catch? Admission is $299 to spend six hours in the land. The Pixar Pier special event allows guests to experience the attractions, sample food from the land, and shop in the many stores, all […]

 

Theme park pricing in focus | Seeking Alpha

Theme park pricing in focus | Seeking Alpha

Data show Disney still has room to increase regular pricing before generating significant consumer backlash, reports The Wall Street Journal’s Erich Schwartzel. Analysts have noted recently that Disney’s pricing structure gives some cover to Six Flags and Cedar Fair to become more aggressive on pricing. Read complete article here: Theme park pricing in focus – […]

 

India will pitch for responsible crude pricing: Pradhan | Deccan Herald

India will pitch for responsible crude pricing: Pradhan | Deccan Herald

India will pitch for ‘responsible’ crude pricing at the upcoming conference organised by oil producers’ cartel OPEC, Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said today. On the rising oil prices in the country, the minister assured that the government would leave no stone unturned to keep these products within the reach of the common man. “There will […]

 

What Individual Fare Pricing Means to Travel Agents | Travel Market Report

What Individual Fare Pricing Means to Travel Agents | Travel Market Report

The travel industry continues to talk about the advent of the IATA New Distribution Capability (NDC) and the concept of “dynamic pricing,” defined as the ability to price an airline service based on the known characteristics of the consumer seeking the service. Sometimes the “conversation” conflates NDC with artificial intelligence (AI) and excitedly predicts the […]

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Price cap on medical devices: Price-control as a regulatory philosophy fundamentally dents the image of a country | HealthWorld

Price cap on medical devices: Price-control as a regulatory philosophy fundamentally dents the image of a country | HealthWorld

India’s $5 billion medical device market may be going through an existential threat. The Indian healthcare industry has been registering a double-digit growth rate, with a CAGR of 17% in the last five years. However, India’s drug pricing authority – the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), notified the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, which has come […]

 

Satisfied Customers Increase Your Pricing Power | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Satisfied Customers Increase Your Pricing Power | Strategic Pricing Solutions

I recently played golf with two doctors, following which we discussed customer satisfaction and customer ratings.  One of the physicians, let’s call him Dr. Feelgood, expressed surprise that anyone would select a doctor based on ratings, and he lamented that negative ratings often reflected intangibles like staff friendliness and wait times, rather than quality of […]

 

Uber cab service increases fares in Egypt after recent fuel price hikes | Xinhua Net

Uber cab service increases fares in Egypt after recent fuel price hikes | Xinhua Net

CAIRO, June 18 (Xinhua) — Peer-to-peer ride hailing company Uber increased Monday its fare prices in Egypt to compensate for the recent hike in local fuel prices. “With events like the most recent fuel price increase a slight adjustment to our prices was made to ensure that your drivers continue to make a sustainable living […]

 

Tokyo Steel to hold product prices steady in July for 5th month | Nasdaq.com

Tokyo Steel to hold product prices steady in July for 5th month | Nasdaq.com

TOKYO, June 18 (Reuters) – Tokyo Steel Manufacturing Co Ltd, Japan’s top electric-arc furnace steelmaker, on Monday said it would hold product prices steady in July to ensure earlier hikes were absorbed by the market. That will mark the fifth straight month that the company has kept prices unchanged. Tokyo Steel’s pricing strategy is closely […]

 

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.

 

 

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.

Don’t miss out on the Early Bird Discount (When 2 people from the same firm register at the same time (item of equal or lesser value), the 3rd registrant can attend FREE of charge). Offer expires September 14th!

14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops | PPS

Date: November 28-30, 2018

Location: Mövenpick Hotel Amsterdam City Centre in Amsterdam, Netherlands

The Professional Pricing Society team and I are very proud to announce that we will be returning to Amsterdam for our next great event – The 14th Annual PPS European & Global Pricing Conference & Workshops held 28-30 November.

Conference keynotes, breakout sessions, and networking opportunities highlight the conference day on 30 November; While 28-29 November will be used for workshop days to help you enhance your pricing knowledge.

 

 

 

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