Pricing News Daily > 8/22/17

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KnocKnocK founder Jordan Liu on why you should purposely start your business small and un-scalable | e27

KnocKnocK founder Jordan Liu on why you should purposely start your business small and un-scalable | e27

The convenience of pickup/delivery is actually just one pain point of traditional shops which mobile internet technologies in 2014 were well-developed enough to improve efficiency and reduce cost. We studied a few sectors of household chores and found that laundry services had the highest frequency of usage, and decided to give it a try. KnocKnocK […]

 

Falling pound post-Brexit forces 260 job losses at Tonbridge firm Southern Salads | Kent News

Falling pound post-Brexit forces 260 job losses at Tonbridge firm Southern Salads | Kent News

Some 260 jobs have been lost at Kent food supplier Southern Salads after the Brexit-hit pound forced the company into administration. FRP Advisory has been appointed administrators of the Tonbridge-based firm, which will cease trading immediately, leaving hundreds of staff out of work. The family-run company operated for 30 years, weathering “competitive pricing pressures from […]

 

Scientific Pricing Made Easy | Twice

Scientific Pricing Made Easy | Twice

Setting retail prices can be based upon a number of factors. First, most retailers are obsessed with their competitors’ prices and can be relentless about matching them. But besides just matching the competition, there are all sorts of other ways to price, including: cost-plus, keystone and other more random methods. For example, China’s retailers like […]

 

Project Design: Pricing – how to keep up in an ever-changing landscape | Hidden Wires

Project Design: Pricing – how to keep up in an ever-changing landscape | Hidden Wires

We have all been there; you need to get a proposal out the door today, there are a million and one other things all screaming for your attention and then you realise half the items in your proposal don’t have up-to-date prices. What is the solution? The answer is CSV. Yes, believe it or not […]

 

New chief aims to double Eneos lubricants sales | The Nation

New chief aims to double Eneos lubricants sales | The Nation

Iwase said the company sold 1 million litres of lubricants here last year and hopes to double sales this year. “Our priority is to build more Eneos brand awareness. Then, we would like to communicate to consumers about Eneos products and quality. We also plan to expand our dealer network from 700 outlets at present […]

 

Amazon Singapore banks on value, not price, for success | TODAYonline

Amazon Singapore banks on value, not price, for success | TODAYonline

TRANSPARENCY IN PRICE AND QUALITY Looking ahead, the entrance of Amazon into the local market will trigger competitive reactions. Two directions are possible: Either through aggressive price promotions or through added value. There are other reasons why Amazon may refrain from competing on price alone. The Internet allows for transparency regarding price and value. Value […]

 

Electronics fast losing online advantage | ETtech

Electronics fast losing online advantage | ETtech

Price of products of big electronic brands such as LG, Samsung, Sony, Panasonic, Lenovo, Motorola and Xiaomi are becoming common across online and brick-and-mortar stores, removing the distinctive advantage which used to draw consumers to online deals. While brands like LG, Samsung, Sony and Panasonic have entered into business relationship with the e-commerce marketplaces to […]

 

Few hospitals are meeting changing consumer expectations | HealthCareBusiness

Few hospitals are meeting changing consumer expectations | HealthCareBusiness

Other key findings include: Only 15 percent of organizations are aggressively moving to improve patient access with both diverse sites of care and digital connectivity. Nearly three-fourths of organizations rate poorly relative to their efforts to use consumer insights for decision making. Less than 10 percent of organizations are pursuing pricing strategies and price transparency […]

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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!

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  • 12 Certified Pricing Professional Workshops
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  • Over 100 Hours of Networking

 

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Conference: Digital Pricing Summit | IQPC

Pricing transformation through digital disruption.

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  • 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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