Pricing News Daily > 8/2/17

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Why ‘price creep’ is always a flawed new business strategy – and what to do instead | The Drum

Why ‘price creep’ is always a flawed new business strategy – and what to do instead | The Drum

The new business pitch is imminent. Having spent time considering the needs of the prospective client, you believe that price will be one of their key decision criteria. So where do you nail your price? Trim your rates to secure the business or stick to your guns with the higher rate you actually think you’re […]

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Captain Cook to set sail for Rottnest Island | Business News

Captain Cook to set sail for Rottnest Island | Business News

“Capacity has been an issue for the island – with more competition comes greater capacity, and with greater capacity and competition comes a downward pressure on pricing, which is also an issue. “Rottnest is an iconic tourism destination; the ‘selfie with a quokka’ is going mad at the moment and we can add to that.” […]

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AMD senior man spills the beans on Threadripper | Fudzilla

AMD senior man spills the beans on Threadripper | Fudzilla

Obliterates the Intel HEDT and Core i9 Jim Andreson, a senior vice president and the general manager of computing and graphics at AMD has given us an update on the Thradripper and this 16 core HEDT bomb looks awesome. Jim pointed out that the  Ryzen 7 launch caused Intel to change its HEDT pricing strategy. […]

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Tesla Is Pulling an Apple-esque Marketing Move With Model 3 | Madison.com

Tesla Is Pulling an Apple-esque Marketing Move With Model 3 | Madison.com

Making it simpler for the customer There’s another aspect to consider. Tesla has received criticism over the true kWh capacity and usable portion of its battery packs, especially when it comes to the controversial pricing strategy associated with software-limited packs. By obfuscating the true capacity of Model 3 battery packs (though Tesla tinkerers like Jason […]

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Amazon’s Whole Foods purchase may mean more brick-and-mortar retail options | AZ Big Media

Amazon’s Whole Foods purchase may mean more brick-and-mortar retail options | AZ Big Media

Amazon has been dabbling with food services for some time now, before its purchase of Whole Foods. The e-commerce giant has been experimenting with cashier-less grocery stores across the country, and plans to continue to do so in the wake of its Whole Foods purchase. Amazon also launched a meal kit delivery service, which caused […]

 

People will shop at Amazon whether they have the best prices or not | Mashable

As millions of American families look to get a jumpstart on back-to-school shopping, many of them will turn to Amazon. The company’s use of steep discounting and price-matching to gain market dominance has led many shoppers to almost reflexively expect to pay less for their notebooks and calculators on the site. Sales prices in blaring […]

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Government still in discussions on how to improve current fuel pricing mechanism | KPDNKK

Government still in discussions on how to improve current fuel pricing mechanism | KPDNKK

The domestic trade, co-operatives and consumerism ministry (KPDNKK) is still in discussions with the ministry of finance (MoF) on how to improve the current method of setting weekly petrol and diesel retail prices, Bernama reports. Speaking at the Dewan Rakyat earlier today, its minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin said the ministries were discussing the issue […]

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Tesla stock falls after delivering Model 3 electric car | USA Today

Tesla stock falls after delivering Model 3 electric car | USA Today

Tesla announced that initial versions of the Model 3 would carry a starting price of $44,000 before the $35,000 base model is available later this fall. A version loaded with all available options would cost $59,500, according to Barclays. It’s “one of the oldest car dealer advertising ‘tricks’” to promote “a low price of a base […]

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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

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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!

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