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5 Things To Know Before Taking A Loan Online | Value Walk

5 Things To Know Before Taking A Loan Online | Value Walk

2. Tailored products Another way alternative lenders are setting themselves apart is by offering unique financial products. You can tailor the specifics of the loan, such as the timeline for payback and the purpose of the loan. Businesses can use everything from inventory to invoices without the need for a personal guarantee. This sort of […]

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Data Sheet—Amazon’s Whole Foods Pricing Strategy Explained | Fortune.com

Data Sheet—Amazon’s Whole Foods Pricing Strategy Explained | Fortune.com

Ready, set, go public. Spotify signed a new deal with the third major record label, Warner Music, completing the triple play it needs before going public. Alongside earlier agreements with Universal Music Group and Sony Music Entertainment, the deal should help the streaming giant attain profitability sooner. How much is that phone in the window? […]

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Did Samsung Overprice The Note 8? | Forbes

Did Samsung Overprice The Note 8? | Forbes

Samsung Electronics unveiled its new flagship phablet, the Galaxy Note 8, yesterday at an event held in New York. While the device looks impressive, with high-end specifications such as a 6.3-inch curved screen and dual cameras, it sports the highest-ever price for a Samsung flagship, starting at $930. The pricing strategy might appear opportunistic, as […]

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Grainger’s Pricing Initiative, pt 1: A ‘Suboptimal’ Solution? | Modern Distribution Management

Grainger’s Pricing Initiative, pt 1: A ‘Suboptimal’ Solution? | Modern Distribution Management

As of Aug. 1, W.W. Grainger Inc.’s new web pricing strategy was to be effective for all 1.5 million SKUs on its website. The pricing strategy was launched to reverse unfavorable market share trends Grainger experienced in certain market segments in recent years. Part 1 of this two-part series looks at how the pricing initiative […]

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VMworld: Partners Await Pricing, Availability Details For VMware Cloud On AWS – Page: 1 | CRN

VMworld: Partners Await Pricing, Availability Details For VMware Cloud On AWS – Page: 1 | CRN

Solution providers attending next week’s VMworld conference in Las Vegas will be closely looking at what VMware’s strategic relationship with Amazon Web Services means for their businesses. VMware is expected to provide additional details on VMware Cloud on AWS – including pricing, availability and how the sales process for the offering will work in the channel. The new […]

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Will consumers pay $1,000 (or more) for the next iPhone? | Fox News

Will consumers pay $1,000 (or more) for the next iPhone? | Fox News

Other media outlets, including The Wall Street Journal, have indicated the 10th anniversary edition of the iPhone could cost as much as $1,400, putting it in the stratosphere of high-end smartphones. With this level of pricing, analysts have wondered whether it might be too much for most people. “I’m still a bit skeptical the phone […]

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New app solves local dining debate with luck | Newark Post

New app solves local dining debate with luck | Newark Post

Cherian Thomas could notice a trend on the horizon: dynamic pricing was helping some of the internet age’s biggest companies swallow up market share. But he was troubled when some of those best practices weren’t being applied to one of the most common choices that customers make: where to eat. “When you look at Priceline, […]

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Amazon’s grocery price cuts pressure rivals | The Ledger

Amazon’s grocery price cuts pressure rivals | The Ledger

A price war has raged in U.S. supermarket aisles for well over a year, bloodying retailers big and small. On Monday, Amazon.com plans to toss a smart bomb into the fray. The online giant’s move to slash prices on everything from organic baby kale to fair-trade bananas on the same day its $13.7 billion acquisition […]

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Featured Content and Events

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 […]

 

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
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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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