Pricing News Daily > 6/22/18

pricingnews-DailyPricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals, business owners, creative professionals, and independent contractors.

 

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Currently, PPS produces three major annual pricing conferences in Europe and North America. Each conference also houses a technology hall where sponsors display the latest in Pricing Solutions software. PPS also offers more than two dozen, full-day training workshops every year, taught by leaders in the pricing community. These workshops serve as the foundation for PPS’s Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) designation, our state of the art pricing certification program. Candidates may be certified after mastering a multi-stage curriculum followed by rigorous testing. Successful CPPs have acquired the core knowledge which not only places them in the top rungs of the pricing field, but also gives them the tools to enhance substantially their own careers.

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Headlines

Pirates in Your Pocket! Innovative Travel App Offers Personalized Deals in Real Time | PR Web

Pirates in Your Pocket! Innovative Travel App Offers Personalized Deals in Real Time | PR Web

Users can find a video demonstrating the app on YouTube. In addition to curated deals, the app’s “Booking” page features transparent flight and hotel price comparisons as well as a vacation booking engine, which allows users to secure deeply-discounted rates when booking a hotel bundled with a flight. Since the company launched in the U.S. […]

 

SUPREME COURT CONFIRMS UAH 431 MLN FINE IMPOSED ON LARGEST CIGARETTE DISTRIBUTOR TEDIS | Open 4 Business

SUPREME COURT CONFIRMS UAH 431 MLN FINE IMPOSED ON LARGEST CIGARETTE DISTRIBUTOR TEDIS | Open 4 Business

“The Supreme Court has decided in favor of the Antimonopoly Committee in a long lawsuit concerning Tedis, the distributor of cigarettes. The decision of the committee dated December 16, 2016 was retained with the exception of a little clarification regarding the way of fulfilling the obligation to establish a transparent pricing mechanism,” he wrote on […]

 

Mayor vetoes bill that sought to limit ‘surge pricing’ for ride | Hawaii News Now

Mayor vetoes bill that sought to limit ‘surge pricing’ for ride | Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU (HawaiiNewsNow) – Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell vetoed a bill Tuesday that would have made Honolulu the first city in the nation to cap how much private transportation companies — like Uber and Lyft — can charge during peak hours. Caldwell says the bill, which was passed the city council earlier this month, fell short […]

 

Airbnb commits to more transparent pricing | The Budapest Business Journal

Airbnb commits to more transparent pricing | The Budapest Business Journal

The GVH launched a procedure against Airbnb in October 2016 on suspicion that information on pricing it provided to consumers was misleading. Airbnb has committed to display on its Hungarian website the total price of lodging, including cleaning fees and fees for additional guests, once customers enter the dates of their planned stay, national news […]

 

Gatorade is going sugarless for the first time in its 53-year-history | CNN Money

Gatorade is going sugarless for the first time in its 53-year-history | CNN Money

Read complete article here: … Pepsi’s Nooyi didn’t mention BodyArmor on its last earnings call, but she said a “new competitor” had dropped prices and chipped away slightly at Gatorade’s market share when it first landed on shelves. Yet Gatorade is trying to play the long game. It plans to hold prices steady, even if […]

 

McDonald’s Has Finally Solved the Value Menu Equation | The Motley Fool

McDonald’s Has Finally Solved the Value Menu Equation | The Motley Fool

Back when McDonald’s (NYSE:MCD) began offering its Dollar Menu, franchisees complained that it drove down their margins. The problem was that the menu offered extensive $1 choices that made it too easy for customers to construct a full meal from it for just a few bucks. Now, after multiple tries, it appears the fast-food chain […]

 

Federal Reserve Branch Adds Cryptocurrency Price Indexes [Yes, Really] | CCN

Federal Reserve Branch Adds Cryptocurrency Price Indexes [Yes, Really] | CCN

Announced on Tuesday, the Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), a database curated by the St. Louis Fed, will now include pricing data for bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH), and litecoin (LTC), going back to as early as 2014 in the case of bitcoin. Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Data points are […]

 

Quebec Sets Higher Power Prices for Cryptocurrency Miners By Cryptovest | investing.com

Quebec Sets Higher Power Prices for Cryptocurrency Miners By Cryptovest | investing.com

In a bid to keep eager hordes of cryptocurrency miners at bay, Quebec will be increasing electricity prices until a more sustainable solution for catering to the growing demands of the energy-intensive industry can be found. As per a report by Bloomberg, the state-owned power generator Hydro-Quebec has been authorized to charge crypto and blockchain-related […]

 

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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“This thing called ‘price’ is really, really important. I still think that a lot of people under-think it through. You have a lot of companies that start and the only difference between the ones that succeed and fail is that one figured out how to make money, because they were deep-in thinking through the revenue, price, and business model. I think that’s under-attended to generally.”

     – Steve Ballmer

 

 

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