Tag: Perceived Value

Why being ‘priced right’ is the No. 1 factor when selling a home | Valley News

Why being ‘priced right’ is the No. 1 factor when selling a home | Valley News

The truth is there are three dynamics that are important – location, condition and price. Of the three, price is the ultimate trump card. Almost all buyers determine their price bracket first, before shopping for the best value within that bracket. The value of a home is certainly influenced by its location. Build identical homes […]

Conquering the Beast: Charging the Right Fees | AccountingWEB

Conquering the Beast: Charging the Right Fees | AccountingWEB

Almost every CPA I mentor tangles themselves in a web of confusion and wrestles with the same beast. The confusing nail biting beast that I am referring to is pricing. It really pains me to see fellow practitioners struggle with pricing and not setting, or getting, the fees that they deserve. And realistically, when approached […]

Career Mistake 117: Pricing Yourself Out of the Market | HuffPost

Career Mistake 117: Pricing Yourself Out of the Market | HuffPost

Getting a job is similar to selling a house. Most sellers have an emotional attachment to their house and price it way about the COMPS (market rate). Candidates tend to do the same thing – ask for compensation that is far above the market rate and/or more than their education and experience justify. Same result: […]

Audio: What’s up? More SoCal homes going for asking price | 89.3 KPCC

Audio: What’s up? More SoCal homes going for asking price | 89.3 KPCC

In California’s hot housing market, many buyers expect they’ll need to bid above the list price. But a growing number of homes are actually selling at what owners are asking. Homes that went for the list price made up the biggest share of sales in September: 43 percent, up from 29 percent a year ago, […]

Toys R Us Bankruptcy Casts Its Shadow on Hasbro and Mattel Earnings | The Motley Fool

Toys R Us Bankruptcy Casts Its Shadow on Hasbro and Mattel Earnings | The Motley Fool

But you have kids now these days, busier than ever. There’s less playtime. Children are turning to smartphones and electronics at really young ages, which means less of the traditional action figures, puzzles, and games at Toys R Us has previously featured heavily in their stores. But at the same time, the bankruptcy, I think it’s […]

4 Ways You Could Be Incorporating Artificial Intelligence Into Your Marketing Strategy | Entrepreneur

4 Ways You Could Be Incorporating Artificial Intelligence Into Your Marketing Strategy | Entrepreneur

4. Pricing Finally, another huge opportunity for AI-savvy marketers is the possibility of dynamic pricing. As digital content manager Robert Allen has wisely commented on LinkedIn: “Discounts are extremely powerful, but they can also hurt your bottom line . . . sales are so effective because they get people to buy your product that previously […]

What’s new in the ski mountains of Tahoe? | Slope Dope

What’s new in the ski mountains of Tahoe? | Slope Dope

Oh, there’s big news here. At last, the longed-for, dreamed-of, lusted-after new chairlift is going up. It’s a highspeed sixpack lift that will whisk grateful riders from the mid-mountain lodge to the peak nearly three times faster than before. The almost 10-minute ride now takes just over three minutes. And because the new off-ramp is […]

Pfizer, Amazon, President Trump, football, social injustice, global warming, American Airlines, racism | Dallas News

Pfizer, Amazon, President Trump, football, social injustice, global warming, American Airlines, racism | Dallas News

The shady nature of drug pricing was well illustrated in the news about the outcome of the Pfizer lawsuit against the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Pfizer had filed a lawsuit for disclosing drug pricing and rebate information to two Texas legislators who were outside the inner circle of “need to know” individuals. Unsurprisingly, […]

Why a Turnaround at Toys R Us Will Tank | Entrepreneur

Why a Turnaround at Toys R Us Will Tank | Entrepreneur

Its strategy is still misaligned. Back in early 2014, Toys R Us announced its “TRU Transformation” strategy to address shopper experience challenges and position the company for growth. The broad strategy included inventory management improvements, decluttering of stores, a clearer pricing strategy and simpler promotional offers for shoppers. The company also promised to integrate its in-store […]

Asset prices are high across the board. Is it time to worry? | The Economist

Asset prices are high across the board. Is it time to worry? | The Economist

IN HIS classic, “The Intelligent Investor”, first published in 1949, Benjamin Graham, a Wall Street sage, distilled what he called his secret of sound investment into three words: “margin of safety”. The price paid for a stock or a bond should allow for human error, bad luck or, indeed, many things going wrong at once. […]