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Smart parking: transforming the experience of parking | Government EUROPA

Smart parking: transforming the experience of parking | Government EUROPA

Benefits to citizens and businesses A BPA study of 2,000 drivers found 44% consider parking a stressful experience; we spend an average of four days a year looking for spaces to park. The combination of sophisticated parking apps, intelligent parking management and data integration is set to reduce this frustrating experience. Smart parking offers numerous […]

 

Uber is overhauling the way it responds to emergencies and natural disasters | The Verge

Uber is overhauling the way it responds to emergencies and natural disasters | The Verge

Uber is overhauling its disaster response procedures so it doesn’t get caught flat-footed during major events like a hurricane or terrorist attack. In the past, Uber’s response to disasters was largely piecemeal, relying on local teams to make all the decisions about capping surge pricing or suspending service. Now, the ride-hail company’s new Global Security […]

 

96 prescription drug price increases for every cut, AP finds | OregonLive

96 prescription drug price increases for every cut, AP finds | OregonLive

NEW YORK — President Donald Trump made reducing drug prices a key promise during his election campaign, repeatedly accusing drugmakers of “getting away with murder.” At the end of May, he promised that drug companies would be announcing “massive” voluntary drug price cuts within two weeks. That hasn’t happened, and an Associated Press analysis of […]

 

Apple Alienates the World’s Second-Largest Smartphone Market | The Motley Fool

Apple Alienates the World’s Second-Largest Smartphone Market | The Motley Fool

Incredibly costly The iPhone X was a really expensive product in India. It launched at a base price of around $1,400 in India last year, way higher than the U.S. retail price of $999. In fact, India was the second most expensive country in which to buy an iPhone X, thanks to import duties and a weak […]

 

Disney World is Changing Their Ticket Prices | PEOPLE

Disney World is Changing Their Ticket Prices | PEOPLE

Disney World is making major changes to the way they price their theme park tickets. Beginning October 16, customers booking theme park tickets to the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando will see prices based on the dates they’re looking to visit rather than prices that vary by park, as has been the case in the past, […]

 

Get Ready For A Price Surge in Senior Housing | GlobeSt

Get Ready For A Price Surge in Senior Housing | GlobeSt

BOSTON–The senior housing sector has its challenges: like many asset classes it is sensitive to rising interest rates and it comes with a unique set of operational challenges. Yet investor interest in the sector is very strong — strong enough that CBRE is predicting new highs for transaction pricing in certain categories within this sector […]

 

The MSP Guide to Building Your Managed Security Services: Pricing Strategies | Avast Business

The MSP Guide to Building Your Managed Security Services: Pricing Strategies | Avast Business

If you are thinking of reshaping your business into an MSP (managed service provider) that offers managed security services to SMB clients, your timing could not be better. Small to medium-sized businesses are in dire need of cybersecurity, and they are looking for MSPs that understand their unique needs and can offer the protection they […]

 

Uber Tasks Centralized Response Team With Monitoring Prices During Disasters | The Drive

Uber Tasks Centralized Response Team With Monitoring Prices During Disasters | The Drive

Uber is overhauling the way it responds to emergencies and natural disasters. In a blog post, the ride-hailing company said it now has a centralized command center that will direct responses to disasters, including instituting temporary price caps and suspending service. Uber’s new Global Security Center will monitor situations that may affect the company’s business […]

 

AMC Stubs A-List Is Seriously Boosting Attendance | Cinema Blend

AMC Stubs A-List Is Seriously Boosting Attendance | Cinema Blend

While MoviePass has seen a 76% decline in new app downloads since June, AMC’s competing service is riding high with a successful start of its own movie ticket subscription. Just three months in, AMC Stubs A-List has just announced it has over 380,000 members of the service, which has particularly gained traction at the end […]

 

Should I Put My Prices On My Website? | Forbes

Should I Put My Prices On My Website? | Forbes

The debate on whether or not you should put your prices on your website garners some strong opinions (and I’m no exception!). Some believe it is downright stupid to show your prices. They believe that if you show a price before you’ve had a chance to demonstrate the value of what you’re offering, many people […]

 

 

Events and Resources

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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