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Uber admits to surge pricing at Global Citizen fest, offers full refunds | Times Live

Uber admits to surge pricing at Global Citizen fest, offers full refunds | Times Live

Uber SA has admitted to implementing surge pricing at the Global Citizen Festival at FNB Stadium in Johannesburg on Sunday, despite pledges by the festival and Uber that this would not happen. On Twitter, concert-goers said they were charged up to R1,200 for a trip after the festival. Uber has placed the blame on network […]

Ticket price gouging: Crackdown on scalping coming under Labor government | NEWS AU

Ticket price gouging: Crackdown on scalping coming under Labor government | NEWS AU

Bill Shorten has promised to crack down on the “growing scourge” of ticket gouging, which is increasingly robbing fans of the chance to attend major events. Labor says it will introduce a national ban on the use of ticket-buying bot software, which it estimates accounts for as much as 30 per cent of the traffic […]

Sinemia brings back debit cards following complaints over fees | engadget

Sinemia brings back debit cards following complaints over fees | engadget

As MoviePass began to flounder amid mounting money woes, changing its model every few weeks and introducing new restrictions like surge pricing and limits on what films customers could see on any given day, rival Sinemia began to turn some heads. It offered a number of different plans, as opposed to MoviePass’ one, and while […]

Payless marked up discount shoes to $600 at luxury event ‘Palessi’ | USA Today

Payless marked up discount shoes to $600 at luxury event ‘Palessi’ | USA Today

Troubled discount footwear chain Payless Shoesource may want to change its name. The privately-held Topeka, Kansas-based shoe seller executed the reverse of a bait-and-switch operation recently with a luxury influencer event held in Santa Monica, California. Payless took over a former Armani store, renamed the retail location as “Palessi,” and stocked the outlet with its discount-priced boots, […]

Should a Company Reveal Its Cost Structure to Customers? | UCLA Anderson School of Management

Should a Company Reveal Its Cost Structure to Customers? | UCLA Anderson School of Management

For brands these days, millennials are the 500-pound gorilla: They get what they want, and what they want is transparency — about a seller’s supply chains, business practices and environmental impacts. Companies are responding with increased openness with one big exception: their costs. When it comes to disclosing what they pay for raw materials, labor […]

Uber shut down Uber Rent, its rental-car program for riders | Quartz

Uber shut down Uber Rent, its rental-car program for riders | Quartz

Uber has hit the brakes on a rental-car program for riders. Back in April, Uber announced Uber Rent, a program to let Uber riders rent a car from within the Uber app. The program was a partnership between Uber and Getaround, a startup that lets users find and instantly book vehicles from private car owners. […]

Lyft vs. Uber: Which Is Best for Riders and Drivers in 2018? | TheStreet

Lyft vs. Uber: Which Is Best for Riders and Drivers in 2018? | TheStreet

Price Differences Between Uber and Lyft While pricing for both Uber and Lyft is largely similar, it’s worth noting nominal differences. Pricing for both ride-sharing services is $1 at the start of the ride, with a per-mile charge of $1.50 and a per-minute fee of 25 cents. Passengers should know that both Uber and Lyft drivers […]

Grocers: It’s Time to Disrupt Your ‘Traditional’ Predictive Analytics Approaches | Progressive Grocer

Grocers: It’s Time to Disrupt Your ‘Traditional’ Predictive Analytics Approaches | Progressive Grocer

THE AI APPROACH The AI approach is based on processing all the available data and evaluating the connections and relationships between every single product, which sheds light on the various “ripple” effects – such as cross-category cannibalization/affinity, promotional and price elasticities, and forward-buying – that occur across the entire retailer’s product assortment anytime a decision […]

Cabbies fear more suicides next year amid financial struggles | New York Post

Cabbies fear more suicides next year amid financial struggles | New York Post

The “congestion pricing” surcharge on all Big Apple taxi rides that begins in January will lead to even more cabdriver suicides, drivers and activists warned at a City Council hearing Monday. “This year, there have been eight suicides, and next year, with the $2.50 on our backs, there will be more than 10,” taxi driver […]

How Is Netflix Performing In India – Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) | Seeking Alpha

How Is Netflix Performing In India – Netflix, Inc. (NASDAQ:NFLX) | Seeking Alpha

While Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) and local player “Hotstar” have a market share of 69.4% and 5% respectively, Netflix only has a 1.4% market share, which is quite concerning. Though I believe the company’s pricing strategy is to blame for this. Netflix has the most expensive pricing strategy in India, charging at least $7.30 per month. To […]