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Pricing News Daily > 8/8/18

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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Headlines

Pricing Strategies for Small Government Contractors | Deltek

Pricing Strategies for Small Government Contractors | Deltek

Competitive Pricing Strategies for Government Contractors The following pricing techniques may vary based on solicitation requirements and the type of contract.  Also, contractors with a Forward Pricing Rate Agreement cannot utilize most of these techniques. FEE STRUCTURE Modifying the fee structure is the simplest way to be more competitive on the pricing while still maintaining […]

 

Missouri’s health-care exchange to see modest rate increases after years of huge hikes | St. Louis Public Radio

Missouri’s health-care exchange to see modest rate increases after years of huge hikes | St. Louis Public Radio

When Missourians go to healthcare.gov to buy health insurance, they likely won’t be shocked by double-digit increases this year, according to data filed Wednesday with the state’s insurance department. Three existing carriers — and one new entry into the market — will offer plans with smaller increases than previous years. Two insurers offering healthcare.gov plans […]

 

Some traders still fail to display price tags: JPKE | Borneo Bulletin Online

Some traders still fail to display price tags: JPKE | Borneo Bulletin Online

THE Department of Economic Planning and Development (JPKE) at the Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) through the Department of Competition and Consumer Affairs, recently conducted visits to the Jerudong Market and Gadong Market to remind traders to clearly display the price tags or signs, and to conduct business ethically. The visits, which covered 49 stalls in the […]

 

House prices and rent soar – Ireland’s biggest problem is the housing crisis | IrishCentral.com

House prices and rent soar – Ireland’s biggest problem is the housing crisis | IrishCentral.com

In the meantime, the lack of supply means that house prices are soaring again, putting them beyond the reach of many people (including average income earners) and forcing them to rent.  This has resulted in soaring rents, and many low-income families are finding themselves priced out of the rental market.  Even with the state-provided housing assistance […]

 

Kraft Heinz tops estimates with higher pricing, shares surge | Reuters

Kraft Heinz tops estimates with higher pricing, shares surge | Reuters

(Reuters) – Kraft Heinz Co (KHC.O) topped quarterly profit and revenue estimates on Friday as the Tater Tots maker raised product prices and posted higher-than-expected sales from the United States for the first time in several quarters. Shares in the Chicago-based company rose as much as 9.4 percent, the stock’s biggest percentage gain in 18 […]

 

Eleven lifts lid on pricing strategy for UK and Ireland | SportBusiness Group

Eleven lifts lid on pricing strategy for UK and Ireland | SportBusiness Group

International sports broadcaster Eleven Sports has today (Friday) revealed its pricing strategy as it prepares to launch in the UK and Ireland later this month. Customers will be able to subscribe to a Monthly Pass for £5.99 (€7/$8) per month in the UK or €6.99 ($8) per month in Ireland, through which they will gain […]

 

India fans may be staying away from first Test over ticket prices | The Guardian

India fans may be staying away from first Test over ticket prices | The Guardian

“The benchmark will be what the attendance is like at Lord’s, Oval and Trent Bridge. But the pricing is a lot higher than previous Pakistan Test matches so there’s an element of cashing in, perhaps, on Asian communities’ passion for cricket. “From what I understand the prices are almost double what they were for Pakistan […]

 

This is how airlines price tickets | CNBC

This is how airlines price tickets | CNBC

Many of us this summer will fly off on holiday for a well-deserved break. It’s more than likely that you spent hours on the internet researching flight deals, trying to figure out an airfare pricing system that seems completely random. Fees appear to fluctuate without reason and longer flights aren’t always more expensive than shorter […]

 

Events and Resources

Conference: Asia Pricing & Commercial Excellence Summit 2018 | IQPC

Date: August 14-15 2018

Location: Novotel Singapore on Stevens, Singapore

With expansive global competition and today’s consumers readily disrupting traditional pricing and revenue management methods, it is vital for pricing strategists to understand changing perceptions of value, evolving customer behaviours and the new demands of an omni-channel operating environment.

How can Asia’s pricing and commercial leaders achieve commercial excellence with outstanding pricing and revenue management strategies? How can organisations harness new-age pricing tools such as pricing analytics and pricing automation to win, retain and convert customers?

Join the 4th edition of our Asia Pricing & Commercial Excellence Summit this August to gain valuable B2B and B2C insights on how Asia’s business leaders can continue to innovate and optimise their pricing strategies to drive the next phase of business growth.

 

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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“Consumers rarely respond to the lower prices enough to offset lower margins.”

     – KURT JETTA

 

 

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