Tag: Netflix

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 […]

‘Stranger Things’: Netflix’s expansion plans are embodied by this sweater | Brisbane Times

‘Stranger Things’: Netflix’s expansion plans are embodied by this sweater | Brisbane Times

Netflix’s decision to boost its content budget means it could spend $US8 billion on original series and movies next year. The spending boost was designed to “pull the quality of its library even further away from its competitors”, Credit Suisse analysts wrote. But, of course, this increased spending on content has to be paid for, […]

This Chart Shows Why Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) Pricing Strategy Is Working | Benzinga

This Chart Shows Why Netflix (NASDAQ: NFLX) Pricing Strategy Is Working | Benzinga

Netflix, Inc.’s stock continued Monday to hit new all-time highs after the company confirmed a price increase for its two highest membership tiers. The price increase does mark the third of its kind since the video streaming option was launched in 2011, Statista highlighted. Granted, subscribers don’t like a price increase in any service they […]

Hulu Drops Price of Entry-Level Plan to $5.99 Monthly for Limited Time | Variety

Hulu Drops Price of Entry-Level Plan to $5.99 Monthly for Limited Time | Variety

Hulu is now offering its cheapest streaming plan, which includes commercials, for $5.99 per month for the first year — a short-term promotion aimed at luring new subs with the kickoff of the fall television and Hulu’s expanded TV library lineup. The move comes, coincidentally, as Netflix last week raised prices on its standard plan (to […]

Netflix subscribers, get ready for a rise in prices | Mashable

Netflix subscribers, get ready for a rise in prices | Mashable

Get ready to pay just a bit more for your Netflix subscription. The streaming video service will be raising prices on its middle and top tier plans in the U.S. starting in November. Subscribers who currently pay for the standard $9.99 service will be charged $10.99. The price of the premium tier will rise from […]

Netflix’s shares surge after move to increase prices | Financial Times

Netflix’s shares surge after move to increase prices | Financial Times

“From time to time, Netflix plans and pricing are adjusted as we add more exclusive TV shows and movies, introduce new product features and improve the overall Netflix experience to help members find something great to watch even faster,” Netflix said. The world’s largest subscription video streaming service last announced a price increase in October […]