Tag: Netflix

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 […]

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 […]

Netflix tests new price increase strategy for ‘Ultra’ plan with HDR | Mashable

Netflix tests new price increase strategy for ‘Ultra’ plan with HDR | Mashable

Netflix price changes are always controversial. But luckily, it looks like the streaming company’s latest strategy for getting more money out of users won’t affect most of us (for now). The streaming giant confirmed to CNET that it has been testing out a new tier for its pricing models for select users in Europe: a […]

Netflix tests ‘Ultra’ tier that could add a higher price option  | engadget

Netflix tests ‘Ultra’ tier that could add a higher price option | engadget

Over the last few years, Netflix has slowly rolled out a series of price increases for its streaming service. After the debacle of 2011 that occurred when it announced a split between its streaming and disc service to create “Qwikster” the company has been more sensitive to potential backlash. The company’s next move could be […]

Netflix has no near-term plans to lower its pricing in India | Medianama

Netflix has no near-term plans to lower its pricing in India | Medianama

Surviving price increases Most of the international growth came as Netflix started producing larger originals outside the US like the German series Dark. So much so, that price increases across the world didn’t really impact Netflix. In the EU and Australia, Netflix raised prices by roughly a euro, around ₹100 last year. In the US, its mid-tier plan underwent […]

Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again! | WSB-TV

Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again! | WSB-TV

Disney’s new price increases Much like the airlines and a host of other industries, Disney shifted the price of a day pass based on demand back in 2015. The company created three tiers of pricing at that time — “Value,” “regular” and “peak” — and has kept them in place ever since. New pricing at the […]

Who’s Really to Blame for the Tim Hortons Fiasco? | Yahoo! Finance

Who’s Really to Blame for the Tim Hortons Fiasco? | Yahoo! Finance

While the backlash from the recent debacle following Tim Hortons will likely be a drop in the bucket when considering its actual impact on financial results, I do believe the problems could have been minimized or even avoided altogether if management had communicated with its franchisees more effectively. Proper communication makes all the difference. Consider […]

Netflix adds a record 8 million subscribers | CNN tech

Netflix adds a record 8 million subscribers | CNN tech

The company’s stock popped over 8% in after hours trading Monday following the earnings report. If those gains hold, Netflix would open Tuesday at a new all-time high and top a $100 billion market cap for the first time. Shares of Netflix soared more than 50% in 2017, and have continued to rise in the […]

Movie theaters fight streaming by assaulting the senses | WRCBtv.com

Movie theaters fight streaming by assaulting the senses | WRCBtv.com

The iPic theater chain now has seats that resemble beds in private pods, complete with pillows and blankets. It is also booking mentalists, and is considering adding comedy and music acts to movie screenings. The summer of 2017 was Hollywood’s worst in a decade, a blow to theater chains that split the box office with […]

Disney (NYSE:DIS)’s Streaming App Will Cost ‘Significantly Less Than Netflix’ | Benzinga

Disney (NYSE:DIS)’s Streaming App Will Cost ‘Significantly Less Than Netflix’ | Benzinga

Disney’s streaming platform will cost “significantly less” than Netflix, but probably won’t be as low as the CBS Corporation All Access platform, Ryvicker said in a note. The initial pricing strategy is intended to convert Disney’s “gigantic customer base” into subscribers, the analyst said. Over time, the price will be moved higher as Disney adds […]