Tag: Competitor’s Pricing

The marriage of RM & merchandising: a logical next step for airlines | EyeforTravel

The marriage of RM & merchandising: a logical next step for airlines | EyeforTravel

The notion of ‘right product, at right time and at right price’ may be something airlines understand only too well but they still aren’t getting it right. Tom Bacon has some suggestions … However, despite consensus that there is a huge new opportunity, true personalisation remains elusive. Some of the problems include: · Airlines still […]

Should the new Kia Cerato feature autonomous emergency braking? | Drive

Should the new Kia Cerato feature autonomous emergency braking? | Drive

Kia Australia Managing Director, Damien Meredith, told Australian media that “the need to put AEB into your base models is nearly compulsory”, however, sneaking it into a model priced under $20,000 may be a tough ask. “We will try very, very hard to have a Cerato in at $19,990 whether it be manual or auto […]

EU watchdog says pricing at derivatives reporting firms too opaque | Reuters

EU watchdog says pricing at derivatives reporting firms too opaque | Reuters

TRs can be accessed by regulators to see who is behind each trade. The aim is to apply lessons from the financial crisis when Lehman Brothers collapsed but it took time to find out who was exposed to the bank’s derivatives trades. ESMA reviewed fees charged by the TRs and in its report published on […]

Why airlines need to segment smarter | EyeforTravel

Why airlines need to segment smarter | EyeforTravel

At one airline, Williams’ methodology led to airline was further breaking down business and leisure into sub-segments. He identified seven such segments; four business and three leisure. Business segments included both commuters (short haul; out on Monday, back on Friday) and seasonal workers (long stays); leisure included a differentiation between weekend vacationers and weekday vacationers. […]

2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Priced At $28,840 For Entry-Level LX Model | autoevolution

2018 Kia Niro Plug-In Priced At $28,840 For Entry-Level LX Model | autoevolution

What’s even better than the value-oriented pricing strategy is the lease, which according to Cars Direct, it’s “$10 less than the Prius and $90 less than the Prime.” The lease on the Niro Plug-In in LX specification is $259 every month for 36 months, with $1,999 due at signing, translating to an effective cost of […]

Are GoPro’s Price Cuts a Reason to Panic or a Planned Strategy? | The Motley Fool

Are GoPro’s Price Cuts a Reason to Panic or a Planned Strategy? | The Motley Fool

GoPro Inc (NASDAQ:GPRO) recently cut prices on its lineup of cameras just before the end of an all-important holiday season. The move isn’t entirely surprising given the discounts we’ve become accustomed to in recent years, but the market doesn’t seem to know quite what to think of the price cuts. Is GoPro trying to top […]

US Producer Prices Rise At Fastest Pace In 6 Years As Payday Loan Demand Soars | Zero Hedge

US Producer Prices Rise At Fastest Pace In 6 Years As Payday Loan Demand Soars | Zero Hedge

Over two-thirds of the November increase in the index for final demand goods is attributable to prices for gasoline, which jumped 15.8 percent. The indexes for light motor trucks, pharmaceutical preparations, beef and veal, residential electric power, and jet fuel also moved higher. In contrast, prices for processed young chickens fell 5.7 percent. The indexes […]

How to spot a good deal | NBC12 – WWBT

How to spot a good deal | NBC12 – WWBT

(WWBT) – We’ve all been there. You buy the present, and the next day, the price gets slashed. Don’t you wish the sales tag would tell you if it is really a good deal or not? Retailers are putting out all of the stops to get your business and beat the competition. First, do your […]

Spirit Airlines Is Branching Out as It Keeps Expanding | host.madison.com

Spirit Airlines Is Branching Out as It Keeps Expanding | host.madison.com

After a multiyear run of stellar profit growth, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ: SAVE) has faced increasingly severe margin pressure over the past two years. The company’s operating margin is on track to sink to 15% or less in 2017, down from a peak of 23.7% in 2015. Spirit’s recent woes have been driven primarily by abrupt […]

Depressed pricing still hangs over Mexico’s domestic market, but demand holds steady | CAPA

Depressed pricing still hangs over Mexico’s domestic market, but demand holds steady | CAPA

Mexico’s domestic market continues to grow at a steady pace, with passenger levels increasing 9% year-on-year for the first nine months of 2017. But pricing in the country’s domestic market was depressed during 3Q2017, creating challenges for the larger airlines operating in Mexico. The country’s second largest airline, Volaris, continues to be under pricing pressure in […]