Tag: Dynamic Pricing

Discount car rental penalised for advertising unattainable prices |  CNW

Discount car rental penalised for advertising unattainable prices | CNW

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – The Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with a fourth car rental company, Discount Car & Truck Rentals Ltd., to address what the Bureau views as misleading representations. As part of the agreement, Discount will review its practices to ensure they comply with the law, and will pay a $700,000 […]

Can Uber’s Global Business Be Beaten One City At A Time? Here’s Daimler’s Bet | Forbes

Can Uber’s Global Business Be Beaten One City At A Time? Here’s Daimler’s Bet | Forbes

Athens-founded Beat wants to dominate the ride-hail market in every major Latin American city within three years. That might be doable if it maintains its current growth and so-far successful strategy of launching suddenly, without advanced fanfare, in one major foreign city at a time. It’s a kind of spasmodic hostile takeover before others can […]

Uber plans to spend $10 million lobbying for new congestion pricing taxes on drivers | Daily Mail Online

Uber plans to spend $10 million lobbying for new congestion pricing taxes on drivers | Daily Mail Online

Uber has vowed to spend $10 million lobbying city governments across the U.S. to institute so-called ‘congestion pricing’ taxes on drivers. The company, which has already aggressively pursued a congestion pricing law in New York City, announced the three-year lobbying plan last month, saying it would pursue such policies in other cities. In a statement, […]

Raising Prices While Retaining Customers | Business News Daily

Raising Prices While Retaining Customers | Business News Daily

Every company wants loyal customers, but it’s not always easy to retain them, especially when making necessary yet major changes to your brand. For instance, when you’ve decided that to make a profit you need to raise your prices, you probably know your buyers won’t be pleased. You might face backlash from consumers, but you […]

Fare game: Is deregulating taxi fares fair? | The London Free Press

Fare game: Is deregulating taxi fares fair? | The London Free Press

Full council needs to sign off on the bylaw headed to the community and protective services committee today before it can take effect, but the move would effectively end city hall telling the industry how much it can charge for fares. Instead, as long as customers the rate up front, and city hall knows how […]

Pinnacle warns of ‘intensified competition’ in grocery as Conagra deal nears | Food Dive

Pinnacle warns of ‘intensified competition’ in grocery as Conagra deal nears | Food Dive

Still, Brittany Weissman, an analyst at Edward Jones, told Food Dive last week that the deal was good for Conagra. The company in recent years has jettisoned its private label business and frozen potato company Lamb Weston to focus on its core brands, using M&A to bulk up in areas such as snacking and frozen where it already […]

NFL is hurting itself with broadcasting rules cutting away from overtimes | Touchdown Wire

NFL is hurting itself with broadcasting rules cutting away from overtimes | Touchdown Wire

The real problem lies in the fact that viewers are starting to get a bit peeved. They aren’t going to invest their time in a game that doesn’t involve their hometown team if they know there’s a chance they won’t get to see the ending. That will drive viewers away from watching the game — […]

Private airlines targeted over ‘exorbitant rise’ in excess luggage charge | Devdiscourse News

Private airlines targeted over ‘exorbitant rise’ in excess luggage charge | Devdiscourse News

A parliamentary panel has questioned the top management of all major privates airlines in the country over an “exorbitant rise” in the excess luggage charge and asked them to submit a report comparing their fees with those of their foreign counterparts. During a meeting recently, the members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism […]

Uber plans to lobby for road tolling in Seattle as part of $10 million policy campaign | The Seattle Times

Uber plans to lobby for road tolling in Seattle as part of $10 million policy campaign | The Seattle Times

Uber says it plans to spend money lobbying for congestion pricing in Seattle as part of a $10 million push for “sustainable mobility” policies in various cities. The ride-hail app company and its rival, Lyft, have previously expressed support for the idea of tolling downtown streets in Seattle, where Mayor Jenny Durkan’s administration is working to develop a […]

Hoboken City Council still yet to vote on measures to increase parking rates | Hudson County View

Hoboken City Council still yet to vote on measures to increase parking rates | Hudson County View

For example, currently a fine for parking at a bus stop is $53, but would significantly increase to a fine of $98. Similarly, the fine for parking of commercial vehicles overnight would significantly increase from the current penalty of $75 to $105. Among some others, fines would increase also for “prohibited parking at all times,” […]