Pricing News Daily > 8/21/17

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Could “Big Data” Predict Freight Rates? | The Maritime Executive

Could “Big Data” Predict Freight Rates? | The Maritime Executive

What if you had a good idea of what container freight rates for your cargo might be next week? If you knew they would go up, you could book your shipment now; if you knew they would go down, you might be able to wait for a lower price. Christian Ove Sørensen, global head of marketing and […]

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New York City Has a New Congestion Pricing Plan | CityLab

New York City Has a New Congestion Pricing Plan | CityLab

For the first time in years, congestion pricing might have real political traction in an American city. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has come out in support of the idea as a solution for New York City, with its thickening traffic and dire need for transit funding. “Congestion pricing is an idea whose time has […]

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Amidst Solar Eclipse’s Test On Clean Power, One Smart Grid Solution Offers A Cautionary Tale | Forbes

Amidst Solar Eclipse’s Test On Clean Power, One Smart Grid Solution Offers A Cautionary Tale | Forbes

Amidst increasing reliance on these intermittent sources, utilities need to leverage smarter technologies that can change the way we get, use and pay for power. One way they are changing how we pay for power is through dynamic, or time-based, pricing. Through time-based pricing models, utilities charge customers more or less based on the amount […]

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Tiangong International Announces 2017 Interim Results, Business News | AsiaOne

Tiangong International Announces 2017 Interim Results, Business News | AsiaOne

The die steel operation continued to be the largest contributor to Group revenue during the Reporting Period, accounting for 41.9% of total revenue. Revenue generated from DS increased by 47.2% to RMB786 million compared with RMB534 million in 1H 2016. Driven by an upward pricing trend in rare metals to which the Group uses as […]

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Jasco launches new business division | BusinessTech

Jasco launches new business division | BusinessTech

Listed ICT group Jasco has announced the launch of its new business division – Jasco Distributors, which will provide value-added products to the end user via resellers. The company said its reseller channel has been carefully selected, allowing the company to leverage existing channel customer relationships. “The new line of business will provide resellers with […]

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Road test: Ford Kuga – midlife crisis leads to facelift | The Irish Times

Road test: Ford Kuga – midlife crisis leads to facelift | The Irish Times

Yet the Asians have ridden roughshod over more established western brands. So why is the Hyundai Tucson Ireland’s favourite new car, while the Ford Kuga languishes down in 26th place? Part of it is certainly down to price: when it arrived on forecourts several years ago the Kuga was uncompetitive compared to rivals. It was […]

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Will Malaysia be a viable market for Disney to launch its VOD service in? | Marketing Interactive

Will Malaysia be a viable market for Disney to launch its VOD service in? | Marketing Interactive

Bala Pomaleh, current CEO of IPG Mediabrands agreed with Kumar on the cost factor, saying Disney will not likely be able to acquire a big subscriber base in the Malaysia market it were to stamp on a higher subscription fee, as compared to the local providers. Whilst he expects audiences in the VOD sector to […]

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If It’s Tuesday, There Must Be Two New Private Jet Card Companies | Forbes

If It’s Tuesday, There Must Be Two New Private Jet Card Companies | Forbes

You can get a refund at any time, however, there isn’t an escrow account, something that is not uncommon. Lead time for reservations is 12 hours and 72 hours for peak periods, although there are no formal peak days, so it is more of a request. It is dynamic pricing, so you don’t have guaranteed […]

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Book: Dollarizing Differentiation Value – A Practical Guide for the Quantification and the Capture of Customer Value

Book: Dollarizing Differentiation Value – A Practical Guide for the Quantification and the Capture of Customer Value

Summary: Now is the time to answer that “value” question so well and so completely that your organization thrives. The biggest winners in the 21st century will have value-based strategies, value-based innovation, value-based marketing, and value-based pricing. There has never been a more exciting and lucrative time to pay attention to value and turn a […]

 

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Conference: Pricing & Revenue Optimization Executive Forum 2017 | IQPC

Date: August 23-24, 2017

Location: Chicago, IL

Blending Art and Science to Spark the Next Pricing Evolution – A More Meaningful Way for Qualified Senior Pricing Leaders to Share Strategic Insights

A Series of Facilitated Executive Roundtables for the Senior Pricing Professional

Bringing together a roster of master innovators in the pricing space, the inaugural Pricing and Revenue Optimization Executive Forum offers a rare opportunity to step outside the myopia of your day-to-day.

After extensive surveys of pricing leaders across multiple industries, we’ve created a program around the imminent challenges that you’re tackling now.

It will get intense. Maybe even a bit heated. But either way you’ll walk away with a more expansive outlook on how to optimize your margins.

 

Conference: 28th Annual Fall Pricing Workshops & Conference | PPS

Conference: 28th Annual Fall Pricing Workshops & Conference | PPS

Date: October 24-27, 2017

Location: Hilton San Diego Bayfront in San Diego, California

Hear from our President, Kevin Mitchell, give insight on the conferences we offer.  Please make plans to join us and well over 500 of your peers for the best event anywhere as we discuss Data, Change Management and the Profit Landscape. Don’t miss out on the Early Bird Discount (Buy 2 Get 1 Free). It expires September 15th!

CONFERENCE HIGHLIGHTS

  • 12 Certified Pricing Professional Workshops
  • 4 Breakout Tracks
  • Over 40 Speakers
  • 2 Full Conference Days
  • Over 100 Hours of Networking

 

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Conference: Digital Pricing Summit | IQPC

Pricing transformation through digital disruption.

DIGITAL TRANSFORMATION AND E-COMMERCE | DIGITAL PRICING STRATEGIES FOR B2C | E-COMMERCE PRICING IN THE B2B CONTEXT | VALUE CREATION AND CHANNEL MANAGEMENT | DIGITAL SUBSCRIPTIONS AND PAYMENTS | REVENUE MANAGEMENT & COMMERCIAL EXCELLENCE

  • Understand how digitalisation and online services are changing the future of commerce
  • Develop superior pricing strategies in the highly competitive B2C space
  • Explore how digital transformation and ecommerce are interdependent in the B2B context
  • Value creation, communication, managing partners and channel conflict
  • Leverage margin enhancement in digital subscriptions and leveraging digital payment platforms
  • Identify revenue management and commercial strategies for pricing excellence
  • Learn about setting up ecommerce platforms, subscriptions, data analytics and applications for pricing excellence.


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