Pricing News Daily > 9/21/17

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Allscripts launches Prescription Price Transparency initiative Strengthened by strategic partnerships, company aims to deliver real-time information on prescription affordability | Markets Insider

Allscripts launches Prescription Price Transparency initiative Strengthened by strategic partnerships, company aims to deliver real-time information on prescription affordability | Markets Insider

Allscripts Real-Time Health System (RTHS) is launching a journey toward next-level patient care. The conceptual initiative aims to work with partner companies to enable technology that will deliver real-time information on: The medication price from the health plan or pharmacy benefit manager (PBM) The cash price What alternative therapies and their cost Competitive prices at […]

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Macy’s Strategic Efforts Bode Well, Stock up 12% in a Month | Zacks.com

Macy’s Strategic Efforts Bode Well, Stock up 12% in a Month | Zacks.com

Hidden Catalyst We believe that the Zacks Rank #3 (Hold) company’s sustained focus on price optimization, inventory management, merchandise planning, and private label offering are the primary catalysts, facilitating in meeting customer-oriented demand as well as improving in-store shopping experience. In an attempt to increase sales, profitability and cash flows, the company has been taking […]

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Post-Irma: When do high air fares become price gouging? | mjAJC

Post-Irma: When do high air fares become price gouging? | mjAJC

When evacuees from Florida expressed shock at sky-high air fares for last-minute trips and accused airlines of price gouging, some frequent business travelers reacted with knowing bemusement. “Overall, last-minute prices were in the same ballpark as a business traveler would pay,” said Patrick Surry, chief data scientist at Hopper, an air travel app. Last-minute air […]

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Local home prices still struggling to recover from housing crash | bakersfield.com

Local home prices still struggling to recover from housing crash | bakersfield.com

There’s no question that when the real estate bubble burst in 2007 and home prices throughout much of the nation crashed, millions of family homes lost billions of dollars in value. The Great Recession soon followed. Not only have home prices in Bakersfield not fully recovered from the declines suffered during that national crisis, Bakersfield […]

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Pricing The Past: Inside A Metairie Tag Sale | WWNO

Pricing The Past: Inside A Metairie Tag Sale | WWNO

Moreau says that one of the biggest conflicts that comes up in her work is that the older generation saves a lifetime of belongings that they assume their children will gladly inherit, only to find out that social morés have shifted, and the younger generation would prefer not to take on a houseful of heirlooms. […]

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CBA: Most Australian retailers don’t have a strategy for Amazon | Business Insider

CBA: Most Australian retailers don’t have a strategy for Amazon | Business Insider

The Commonwealth Bank’s latest Retail Insights research suggests almost 70% of people likely to purchase from the online platform. But most retailers (78%) don’t have a strategy to combat the global retail giant. “It seems Australian shoppers are ready for Amazon but many of our retailers are still at the drawing board,” Commonwealth Bank National […]

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Parsons Green Explosion: Uber Surge Pricing Began, But Company Will Refund Users | International Business Times

Parsons Green Explosion: Uber Surge Pricing Began, But Company Will Refund Users | International Business Times

Some U.K. Uber users complained on social media about price surges during the attack at Parsons Green station in London on Friday. However, the company quickly turned off the increase in prices and promised users in the affected area a refund. … Its worth noting that one of the tweets was from a person going […]

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GST on fuel can help rein in prices | Business Standard News

GST on fuel can help rein in prices | Business Standard News

The petroleum ministry’s push for including crude oil, natural gas, petrol, diesel and aviation turbine fuel in the goods and services tax (GST) may bring benefits to the industry as well as customers at a time of rising retail prices. However, much of the benefits will depend on the GST rates applicable on fuel. The […]

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Certification: Certified Pricing Professional (CPP)

Certification: Certified Pricing Professional (CPP)

The Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) designation is the standard for advanced knowledge and expertise in the field of Pricing. Since 2003, over 900 individuals have taken courses in pricing through Professional Pricing Society and pass their exam to earn the CPP designation. The CPP indicates knowledge and skill in pricing across industries. We also offer the industry standard professional pricing certification via and live Workshops hosted during our conferences around the world. We can help you develop a personal pricing education roadmap to give you the exact tools your need based on your industry and professional background.

 

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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