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Lyft and Uber lure people with low fares, but how long will cheap ride-sharing last? | MarketWatch

Lyft and Uber lure people with low fares, but how long will cheap ride-sharing last? | MarketWatch

Ridesharing giant Lyft went public on March 28 and, earlier this month, its bigger rival Uber said it will soon follow with its own IPO. The IPO prospectus for Lyft and the initial filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission by Uber lift the veil for the first time on the sustainability of their business […]

Uber vs. Lyft: A Comparison Shows Which Is Better | Inc.

Uber vs. Lyft: A Comparison Shows Which Is Better | Inc.

3. Pricing Uber and Lyft, being fierce competitors in most markets, charge pretty much the same during normal times. But both also charge higher prices in high-demand situations so as to bring in more drivers when they’re needed. Uber calls this “surge pricing” and Lyft calls it “prime time.” Both Chen and other observers have […]

Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt all commit to greater price transparency for EU consumers | Irish Examiner

Avis, Europcar, Enterprise, Hertz and Sixt all commit to greater price transparency for EU consumers | Irish Examiner

John Hearne reports on a welcome move by big car rental firms to ensure greater price transparency for European consumers Renting a car while on holidays has long been a major source of grief for consumers. Withheld deposits, charges for phantom damages and punitive fees for the tiniest of extras have threatened to ruin holidays […]

New Competition Won’t Stop Netflix From Raising Its Prices | The Motley Fool

New Competition Won’t Stop Netflix From Raising Its Prices | The Motley Fool

How customers responded to the latest price increase Investors were somewhat disappointed with management’s outlook for second quarter subscriber growth. The company forecast 5 million net additions, 4.7 million of those coming from outside the United States. Analysts were expecting about 6 million additions. The weakness stems from the United States where the 300,000 net […]

Smartphones Could Cost You 40% More if You Don’t Compare Prices | Benzinga

Smartphones Could Cost You 40% More if You Don’t Compare Prices | Benzinga

LONDON, April 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — A study carried out by Minderest shows large differences in price when purchasing a new Smartphone from a range of online retailers. 127 cell-phones in stock at Amazon and Google Shopping were analysed on April 15th, simulating what a consumer would find looking for a cellphone online.  Sellers captured via […]

Consumers must revolt to stop gas price gouging | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Consumers must revolt to stop gas price gouging | Lake Cowichan Gazette

Consumers must revolt to stop gas price gouging The totally unjustifiable price gouging we are now seeing for gas should have people very worried. It is obvious the oil companies have lost any trace of social responsibility and fear of government intervention to control their greed. Unfortunately I think that we Canadians are largely to […]

Disney+ annual pricing discount a ‘mistake,’ analyst says | FierceVideo

Disney+ annual pricing discount a ‘mistake,’ analyst says | FierceVideo

Disney’s investor day last week mostly drew positive reactions for the company’s streaming plans, but noted Disney critic Rich Greenfield today pointed out some potential flaws. Greenfield, an analyst at BTIG Research, said that Disney is making a mistake with its discounted annual pricing for Disney+. The company last week announced that Disney+, which is […]

Disney Pricing vs. Netflix Might Not Be as Big an Advantage as Some Think | TheStreet

Disney Pricing vs. Netflix Might Not Be as Big an Advantage as Some Think | TheStreet

Disney’s (DIS – Get Report) just-announced new streaming video plan will undercut the pricing for Netflix’s (NFLX – Get Report) most popular plan by almost half, and many have cited this aggressive pricing as a sign that the Mouse House’s offering will provide stiff competition for Netflix. But Stifel analysts think the difference in pricing might actually not be as […]

Content alone is not going to win the streaming war. Here’s why | Marketing Land

Content alone is not going to win the streaming war. Here’s why | Marketing Land

Netflix will announce its Q1 ’19 earnings on Tuesday – when we’ll know for sure if its subscription price hike was a good business move in the short term. Meanwhile, Disney announced Disney+, its new streaming service platform, will only cost $6.99/month and its stock shot up over 11 percent overnight. This further complicates the […]

Disney shares rocket higher after unveiling streaming cheaper than Netflix | CNBC

Disney shares rocket higher after unveiling streaming cheaper than Netflix | CNBC

Disney shares jumped on Friday after the company announced its Disney+ video streaming service would be $6.99 a month, two dollars a month cheaper than Netflix’s basic subscription. “I’m pretty optimistic about the ability for this thing to work. Particularly when you make it accessible because of the content we’re putting on, because of the […]