Tag: Dynamic Pricing

FAS Russia questions transparency of flight ticket pricing | Realnoe Vremya

FAS Russia questions transparency of flight ticket pricing | Realnoe Vremya

The head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) of Russia questions the fact that the pricing of flight tickets depends on automated systems ”We have definitely established that it is not automated” A careful look of the Antimonopoly Service turned to the airlines. The head of the FAS Russia, Igor Artemyev, at the ”government hour” […]

Tigers’ Opening Day tickets selling at slow pace | The Detroit News

Tigers’ Opening Day tickets selling at slow pace | The Detroit News

Posey said there are other factors that are playing in to the lagging sales besides just the quality of the team. For starters, he said, the opponent isn’t a marquee one — it’s the Pirates, another rebuilding team who this offseason have traded stars Andrew McCutchen and Gerrit Cole. Opening Day also is on a Thursday, […]

Uber and Lyft drivers go all out during Super Bowl to make some cash | Star Tribune

Uber and Lyft drivers go all out during Super Bowl to make some cash | Star Tribune

Surge pricing likely Whether or not drivers do well, customers likely will be shelling out big bucks. Surge pricing generally kicks in when demand rises and drivers are in short supply, like when the big game lets out. “We expect fares will be the highest directly following the game because people will be leaving celebrations […]

Getting the price right on parking | Connect Savannah

Getting the price right on parking | Connect Savannah

But then things changed. Time limits were eliminated, pricing was standardized. People reporting finding available spaces on blocks where it had been historically difficult to park on the street. What’s more, they were able to pay for extra time via a smartphone app. This resulted in a 17 percent drop in the number of tickets […]

Orderin, has teamed up with transportation network company, Taxify | IOL Lifestyle

Orderin, has teamed up with transportation network company, Taxify | IOL Lifestyle

Food delivery service, Orderin, has teamed up with transportation network company, Taxify, to expand and grow their customer base in South Africa. The partnership will offer incentives to customers and additional earning power to Taxify drivers. “It all comes down to scale, with more scale we can offer greater efficiency to our customers and reduce […]

How did you get that Grab ride? | Channel NewsAsia

How did you get that Grab ride? | Channel NewsAsia

INNER WORKINGS OF DYNAMIC PRICING The engineering chief also helped demystify some aspects of dynamic (or surge) pricing, which was introduced here about 10 months ago. He noted that before this feature, pricings were “flat” for drivers in Singapore but, since then, taxi drivers are on average earning 20 per cent more than previously. On […]

Dynamic pricing has come to Philadelphia’s museums: here’s what it means | philly.com

Dynamic pricing has come to Philadelphia’s museums: here’s what it means | philly.com

Tickets to get into the Barnes Foundation gallery on the Benjamin Franklin Parkway are pricey, $25 for adults. But a few days ago, a reader called and asked when the Barnes had raised its price to $30. Good question. Welcome to exhibition-oriented dynamic pricing: Museum prices rise and fall depending on what there is to […]

Xometry CFO’s Quest for “The Price Is Right” | CFO

Xometry CFO’s Quest for “The Price Is Right” | CFO

At large companies, many CFOs are only peripherally involved in pricing decisions. It’s often different at smaller firms, where finance chiefs tend to wear more hats. But even there, it’s probably quite rare for pricing to be the CFO’s primary focus, as it is at Xometry. In fact, the opportunity to instill more rational pricing […]

The case against the Uber economy | The Brock Press

The case against the Uber economy | The Brock Press

Maybe you have a stable, full-time job, and are not concerned whatsoever with troubling trends in the world of work (you should be). Your only worry should be how Uber affects you as a consumer. But the outlook for that side of things isn’t great either. Uber functions on a model of ‘surge pricing,’ (i.e., […]

Utilities planning to move Californians to time-of-use pricing need solutions for low-income customers | Environmental Defense Fund

Utilities planning to move Californians to time-of-use pricing need solutions for low-income customers | Environmental Defense Fund

Last month, all three of California’s major investor-owned utilities submitted applications to the California Public Utilities Commission detailing their respective strategies for how to transition residential customers to time-of-use pricing. Time-of-use pricing, if done right, is a low-cost strategy to help meet California’s climate and clean energy goals. This innovative tool can help the state […]