Tag: Price Changes

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Look out Netflix: Disney says today that it will end its theatrical distribution deal with Netflix beginning in 2019 to feed its releases to a new Disney-branded streaming service launching that year. The company also announced that its ESPN-branded streaming service, which it had previously discussed, will launch in early 2018. “We’re going to go […]

Rogers Cup 2017 notebook: Ticket prices go up as supply goes down | Montreal Gazette

Rogers Cup 2017 notebook: Ticket prices go up as supply goes down | Montreal Gazette

When it comes to the Rogers Cup, it pays to buy your tickets early. One disgruntled fan complained that Tennis Canada raised the prices for the Wednesday afternoon session after announcing that Roger Federer would be playing his second-round match. The prices did indeed go up and Federer had some effect on the increase. The […]

Petrobras cut gasoline prices below import parity to regain market | Reuters

Petrobras cut gasoline prices below import parity to regain market | Reuters

RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – Brazilian state-controlled oil firm Petróleo Brasileiro SA has reduced prices for the gasoline it sells in Brazil to below parity with the fuel imported from the United States, reducing profit margins to regain market share. Petrobras, as the company is commonly known, has sharply reduced the price gap between the […]

McLellan: Where do AI and marketing collide? | Business Record

McLellan: Where do AI and marketing collide? | Business Record

There’s also the area of content creation. Can a computer watch what people view and buy and then use data to know what that consumer should be shown next? Amazon, Netflix and Pandora are already showing us how effective this is. Why wouldn’t you want the same AI to be working on your website or […]

AMC shares plunge after pre-announcing ‘shocking’ quarterly loss | CNBC

AMC shares plunge after pre-announcing ‘shocking’ quarterly loss | CNBC

Shares of AMC Entertainment are diving by 25 percent Wednesday after the company revealed it expects a dramatic second-quarter loss, and believes the third quarter will be equally unrelenting. AMC said the expected loss reflects “industry box office trends.” American box offices declined 4.4 percent in the second-quarter compared with the same period last year, […]

Theater chain AMC’s stock plummets 25% as weak Hollywood box office weighs on earnings | LA Times

Theater chain AMC’s stock plummets 25% as weak Hollywood box office weighs on earnings | LA Times

AMC’s net loss included a $202.6-million impairment charge tied to an investment in cinema advertising company National CineMedia. The third quarter is expected to give little relief to theater owners, with AMC calling it “very challenging.” AMC said in a statement it expects to achieve $30 million in “cost savings and revenue enhancements” through the […]

How to price a job as a contractor: quoting a job when self-employed | Simply Business

How to price a job as a contractor: quoting a job when self-employed | Simply Business

From market conditions and materials prices to your local competitor rates, it pays to understand what can affect your costs. Market conditions First, you need to look at the economy in general, and whether there’s a widespread belt-tightening that could affect your customers’ budgets and appetite. Second, it’s important to understand whether there’s anything impacting […]

Burning Man hiring help to facilitate raising big bucks | San Francisco Chronicle

Burning Man hiring help to facilitate raising big bucks | San Francisco Chronicle

A GoFundMe campaign seeking contributions raised $500,000 in one day, a much higher amount than was foreseen, reports the Poynter Institute. Snopes managing editor Brooke Binkowski was “stunned and humbled” by the response. Tickets for Giants games may be going for a song, but parking is still going for an aria. Gary Tobin noticed that […]

Events platform Hapz raises $500,000 seed funding | Tech in Asia

Events platform Hapz raises $500,000 seed funding | Tech in Asia

The company says that event goers can potentially make significant savings on tickets and admission fees using its service, as compared to buying them from outlets where prices are set. Its platform allows users to put in a bid at the price that they’d be willing to pay. It’s similar to the surge pricing model […]

Government still in discussions on how to improve current fuel pricing mechanism | KPDNKK

Government still in discussions on how to improve current fuel pricing mechanism | KPDNKK

The domestic trade, co-operatives and consumerism ministry (KPDNKK) is still in discussions with the ministry of finance (MoF) on how to improve the current method of setting weekly petrol and diesel retail prices, Bernama reports. Speaking at the Dewan Rakyat earlier today, its minister Datuk Seri Hamzah Zainuddin said the ministries were discussing the issue […]