Tag: Customer Segmentation

Rockford golf seeks benefactor to save course(s) | rrstar.com

Rockford golf seeks benefactor to save course(s) | rrstar.com

Officials spent an hour laying out the problem to the public and an hour receiving suggestions, which they posted on two boards, one on how to raise revenue, the other on how to cut costs. Many people suggested raising the price of season golf passes. Most cities don’t offer a multicourse city pass, but Rockford, […]

Caving to pressure, Pfizer delays price hikes | BenefitsPRO

Caving to pressure, Pfizer delays price hikes | BenefitsPRO

Pfizer Inc. agreed to delay implementation of planned price increases for certain drugs a day after President Donald Trump launched an attack on the company, saying it should be “ashamed” of the move. Trump said on Tuesday evening that the New York-based company would be “rolling back price hikes” after he spoke with its chief […]

B&Q to invest £100 million in new pricing strategy | Business Insider

B&Q to invest £100 million in new pricing strategy | Business Insider

The retailer’s new strategy has already seen it drop prices on 2,000 items, with an average saving of 15%. It plans to lower prices on more products later in the year. Parent group Kingfisher, which comprises a host of DIY brands including B&Q and Screwfix, has unified the buying functions across its divisions, helping it […]

Discounting new discount concepts | CSA

Discounting new discount concepts | CSA

Others, meanwhile, experiment with new value concepts. Kohl’s is opening up Amazon return centers and selling specialty Amazon products (the Echo line of electronics, for instance) at a number of locations. The early returns are positive, as Kohl’s posted strong first quarter numbers, and traffic at Kohl’s stores featuring Amazon was up 8.5%. Experimentation in […]

Pfizer’s Logical Approach to Price Increases | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Pfizer’s Logical Approach to Price Increases | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Last week Pfizer announced increases in the list prices of more than 40 drugs for the second time within the year.  The increases average 9.4%.  Although there could be some political backlash, the pricing strategy is logical.  Pfizer is recognizing their pricing power, they are incorporating buyer psychology into their process, and they are taking […]

Is Another Netflix Price Hike in the Works? | The Motley Fool

Is Another Netflix Price Hike in the Works? | The Motley Fool

Video streaming giant Netflix’s (NASDAQ:NFLX) worldwide expansion continues to progress, and one key pillar of its strategy is growing its library of original content developed specifically for various foreign markets. Populating its platform with locally produced fare should entice more subscribers in those countries, and the company plans to spend a not-insignificant fraction of its […]

NHS Trusts buying whiteboard markers at near double the price of high street shops | The Telegraph

NHS Trusts buying whiteboard markers at near double the price of high street shops | The Telegraph

“There is no doubt that considerable variation remains in how much different parts of the NHS pay for goods and supplies,” said Siva Anandaciva, chief analyst at independent health think tank The King’s Fund. He blames some of the variation on differences in how data is collected: some organisations report only the product price while […]

Car insurance shock – How your email address could increase your premium cost | Express.co.uk

Car insurance shock – How your email address could increase your premium cost | Express.co.uk

The investigation found that several insurance companies gave different quotes depending on whether it was a Gmail, Yahoo or Hotmail address being used. Three quotes were ran on three different comparison sites, with the same details on each, with the type of email address being the only variant. The first 12 quotes received on the Confused.com and […]

How You Can Out-Hack The Airlines | WDTN

How You Can Out-Hack The Airlines | WDTN

Often, you can’t choose a seat assignment or pay for upgrades such as a seat with extra legroom. “The best thing you can do,” advises Norcross, “is pack light and maybe expect to sit next to the bathroom.” And if it seems like ticket prices fluctuate by the minute, they can! Similar to Uber’s “Surge […]

Netflix’s Latest Price Test Could Be Bad News for Password Sharers | TheStreet

Netflix’s Latest Price Test Could Be Bad News for Password Sharers | TheStreet

Earlier this week, CordCutting.com and Italian site TuttoAndroid reported that Netflix is testing a pricing overhaul in European markets in which the company would launch an “Ultra” subscription plan that has the features of its current Premium plan, which costs €14 ($16.35) per month in a slew of European markets and $14 per month in the […]