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How dynamic pricing algorithms can increase gross profit by +10% | Towards Data Science

How dynamic pricing algorithms can increase gross profit by +10% | Towards Data Science

The Oil & Gas sector in Brazil has been facing challenges due to the economic crisis and the technological revolution. These are the main pain points: 1. The fuel resale segment is in a context of restrained margins by both sides of the supply chain: • The upstream segment reduces gas stations margins through increased […]

Startup lets you rent out your own car by the hour | NZ Herald

Startup lets you rent out your own car by the hour | NZ Herald

The idea behind YourDrive is that you can rent out your car during downtime – be it while you’re at work or away for a few days. The startup has software that will suggest hourly and daily pricing based on make and model, but an owner can override it if they choose. Ellison says allowing […]

Watch Your Coins, Dollar Tree’s Raising Prices | Forbes

Watch Your Coins, Dollar Tree’s Raising Prices | Forbes

Dollar Tree’s one dollar promise may be going away as the U.S. tariff war with China continues to play out. The discount chain has been testing pricier products in its “Dollar Tree Plus” collection in an effort to increase sales. CultureBanx reported minority communities across the country may be shelling out more money as they […]

Considering a Subscription Model? Avoid These Rookie Mistakes | IndustryWeek

Considering a Subscription Model? Avoid These Rookie Mistakes | IndustryWeek

The subscription economy is taking business by storm. Entire industries have moved to subscription-based pricing, leaving behind some of the slow movers but also giving new life to companies that were struggling. Some talk about the end of ownership and the start of usership. It is a real revolution. Industrial companies have lately been getting […]

USPS changes parcel pricing strategy; shipper impact unclear | FreightWaves

USPS changes parcel pricing strategy; shipper impact unclear | FreightWaves

On June 23, the U.S. Postal Service (USPS) implements a pricing change that subjects more parcels to rates pegged to their dimensions instead of their actual weight. What impact, if any, this has on the USPS shipper universe won’t be known for months. Under the new policy, USPS will, for the first time, price parcels […]

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing | BGR

Uber drivers are reportedly manipulating the app to create artificial surge pricing | BGR

Surge pricing is a frustrating, but understandable, compromise that we have to deal with in order to have affordable rides at our beck and call everywhere we go. If the weather’s bad, a major concert or sporting event just let out, or it’s just an especially busy night, you might end up paying an extra […]

Predatory pricing win turns out to be double-edged sword for telecom operators | livemint

Predatory pricing win turns out to be double-edged sword for telecom operators | livemint

A lot can change in a year, especially in the hyper-competitive telecom industry, which has witnessed severe disruption and has seen operators publicly spar against each other and with the sector regulator, since Reliance Jio’s entry in September 2016. In yet another cruel twist of fate, incumbent telcos Bharti Airtel and Vodafone Idea, which had […]

Netflix vs Showmax – Pricing and restrictions | MyBroadband

Netflix vs Showmax – Pricing and restrictions | MyBroadband

Online streaming services are growing their footprint in South Africa, with Netflix and Showmax being the biggest players in the high-end streaming market. Both platforms offer a range of high-quality content and support for multiple viewing platforms, and each has their own unique offerings. Showmax is owned by MultiChoice and as a result it is […]

Want to save money at the movies? Here’s the full picture | The Guardian

Want to save money at the movies? Here’s the full picture | The Guardian

In 2018 the price of a UK cinema ticket fell for the first time in 17 years, to an average of £7.22. But, as Phil Clapp of trade body the UK Cinema Association points out, some Londoners would probably be shocked to learn there are people paying as little as that, while in other parts […]

Here’s how much Raptors Game 5 tickets cost — and what you could spend it on instead | Global News

Here’s how much Raptors Game 5 tickets cost — and what you could spend it on instead | Global News

Ticketmaster sold out for the entire series almost immediately last month, leaving fans with no choice but to peruse the secondary ticket market through sites like StubHub and SeatGeek. Those sites operate based on demand, and demand has never been higher. The average price for a Game 5 ticket on the secondary market is US […]