Tag: Personal Pricing

The CMA’s Paper on Pricing Algorithms, Collusion and Personalised Pricing |  The National Law Review

The CMA’s Paper on Pricing Algorithms, Collusion and Personalised Pricing | The National Law Review

On 8 October 2018, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) published a Working Paper on the ‘use of pricing algorithms to facilitate collusion and personalized pricing’ (the “Paper”). It follows a number of other initiatives from competition authorities regarding algorithms, including the recent German Monopolies Commission’s proposals regarding pricing algorithms, which was the subject […]

UK government to probe how online retailers target shoppers with personalised pricing | The Drum

UK government to probe how online retailers target shoppers with personalised pricing | The Drum

The UK government is launching an inquiry into how online retailers use personal data to target consumers with individual prices for purchases like holidays, cars and household goods. The Competition and Market Authority (CMA) has commissioned research to explore just how widespread the practice of targeting consumers through personalised pricing and search results is. The […]

Discussion: Personalised pricing could cost you dear | The Times

Discussion: Personalised pricing could cost you dear | The Times

While such strategies persist in used car showrooms and flea markets, they mostly went out of fashion in the developed world a few hundred years ago when fixed prices came along. Some think it started with department stores — Bennetts in Derby in the 18th century or John Wanamaker’s stores in Philadelphia the next. Others […]

Personalised pricing online retailers’ newest ploy | The Austrailian

Personalised pricing online retailers’ newest ploy | The Austrailian

If the key to getting the best price is not showing the seller how keen you are, not revealing how much you can really afford and not caring if you seem like a tightwad, you’ve just lost the advantage. Online businesses don’t want you to know it, but they are using artificial intelligence to design […]

Swiss supermarket introduces personal pricing; the more you buy lesser discount you get | Retail Magazine

Swiss supermarket introduces personal pricing; the more you buy lesser discount you get | Retail Magazine

The idea is to encourage people who only occasionally buy something, whether it’s a bar of chocolate or mouthwash, to buy it regularly by giving them a discount on their next purchase. Market experts estimate that the system can earn a growth of revenue of around 8%. Dynamic prices are nothing new in supermarkets, which […]

This Week in Pricing > 1/25/14

This Week in Pricing > 1/25/14

Top Headlines 6 Bad Sales Pricing Practices You Must Avoid | Mark Hunter Transactional Selling to Avoid Conflicts Around Price | Anthony Iannarino Technology helps some businesses get creative with pricing | CNBC VIDEO SALES TIP: Number One Reason Salespeople Discount Price | Mark Hunter Netflix Soars on Possible Price Shift as Outlook Tops Estimates […]

Pricing News Daily > 1/23/14

Pricing News Daily > 1/23/14

Top Headlines Personal Pricing, Like Really Personal | The Weekly Wonk Dow Jones CEO’s abrupt exit throws strategy into doubt | Reuters Lidl takes Coca-Cola off shelves in price war | The Local The Rise of Reference-Based Pricing Plans | Healthgram Supreme Court Rejects SAP Appeal of $391 Million Patent Suit Award | CIO.com Travel […]