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Nevada transit authority’s ridesharing program brings in $62,000 in first two months, costs $1.4 million | The Center Square – Nevada

Nevada transit authority’s ridesharing program brings in $62,000 in first two months, costs $1.4 million | The Center Square – Nevada

A ridesharing pilot program launched by the transit authority in southern Nevada has brought in a little more than $62,000 while costing $1.4 million in its first two months. Trip to Strip, launched by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), seeks to compete with the likes of Uber and Lyft at a time […]

Who wins and who loses when airlines form alliances? | Futurity

Who wins and who loses when airlines form alliances? | Futurity

Passengers who combine two aligned carriers when making an overseas trip will see savings—but those traveling nonstop between international hubs may face higher costs due to lost competition from alliances, a new study shows. “On the pricing side, alliances have both an upside and a downside,” says lead author, Jan Brueckner, professor of economics at […]

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

While there’s certainly been consolidation in the airline industry as America West acquired US Airways and then American; Delta acquired Northwest; Continental acquired United; Southwest acquired AirTran and Alaska Airlines acquired Virgin America this hasn’t led to higher prices for consumers. Government should remove barriers to competition, but it’s a stretch to suggest that the […]

AMC and Regal Put the Final Nail in MoviePass’ Coffin | The Motley Fool

AMC and Regal Put the Final Nail in MoviePass’ Coffin | The Motley Fool

The disrupted are now the disruptors Regal Unlimited offers subscription plans starting at $18 a month and, unlike AMC Stubs A-List, which offers no more than three weekly screenings and active advance reservations the new Cineworld plan, promises to live up to the “Unlimited” in its moniker. The new plan isn’t necessarily better or cheaper […]

Pricing Strategies for Amazon That Always Work | RepricerExpress

Pricing Strategies for Amazon That Always Work | RepricerExpress

As an Amazon seller, you probably know that each product can have many sellers. However, how do some sellers manage to capture the Buy Box, while others get side-tracked to the list at the bottom? While Amazon has never openly claimed that pricing is a determinant of whether or not you make it to the […]

Live Nation ticket scandal shows musicians can learn from Taylor Swift | Quartzy

Live Nation ticket scandal shows musicians can learn from Taylor Swift | Quartzy

How ticket resales work Imagine tickets for a Beyonce show with face value of $100, and a scalper bought 10 tickets online, which eventually sold for $500 each on StubHub. The scalper would have made $4,000 on those 10 tickets, while Beyonce’s organization would have received just $1,000. In an actual recent case, the band […]

The price of personalisation | ING Think

The price of personalisation | ING Think

Personalised recommendations offered by subscription services are a tool to keep people coming back for more, but the price attached isn’t simply a recurring fee. It’s a handover of data, and attachment issues Subscription-based services have grown in popularity, as much as 100% between 2012 and 2017, according to a 2018 McKinsey survey. Regardless of whether […]

FTC Buys Admission to Online Ticket Sale Workshop | Lexology

FTC Buys Admission to Online Ticket Sale Workshop | Lexology

After being forced to reschedule due to a government shutdown, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) held a workshop about online ticket sales. “That’s the Ticket” explored consumer protection issues regarding the online sale of concert and sporting event tickets. The issues included practices that limit ticket availability on the primary market, messages that mislead consumers […]

Disneyland ticket prices have increased more than 5,000% since 1955 opening, study finds | Orange County Register

Disneyland ticket prices have increased more than 5,000% since 1955 opening, study finds | Orange County Register

Disneyland ticket prices have skyrocketed more than 5,000% since the Anaheim theme park opened in 1955, according to a new study. A study from the United Kingdom-based Play Like Mum mommy blog looked at the rising costs of admission tickets over the past six decades at Disney theme parks around the world. Disneyland admission cost […]

High-flying Indian budget hotel startup Oyo hires ex-Uber GM to lead new Seattle office | GeekWire

High-flying Indian budget hotel startup Oyo hires ex-Uber GM to lead new Seattle office | GeekWire

Oyo, a six-year-old hotel startup that has already grown to dominate the budget hospitality scene in India and China, is setting its sights on the U.S. and has just landed in the Pacific Northwest. The company is establishing an office in Seattle’s Pioneer Square neighborhood that will be home to Oyo’s regional sales, operations, finance […]