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Smart travel tips to save you money | The Globe and Mail

Smart travel tips to save you money | The Globe and Mail

If you’re booking travel online, both the day of the week when you make your purchase and the day you choose to fly can make a difference in what you’ll pay. For the best prices, it’s a good idea to purchase flights on a weekend, according to the 2019 Travel Pricing Outlook, compiled by Airlines […]

Congressional shaming prompts notorious Pentagon price-gouger to refund $16.1m | Boing Boing

Congressional shaming prompts notorious Pentagon price-gouger to refund $16.1m | Boing Boing

Transdigm is a notorious military supplier/hedge fund that used acquisitions to attain a monopoly over many spare parts so they could charge exorbitant markups — as high as 4,451%! — on materials procured with tax dollars. Many attempts have been made to rein in Transdigm (who, despite their massive profits, clearly can’t afford to buy […]

AB InBev Beer Pricing Fine Exposes Problem With EU Market | Bloomberg

AB InBev Beer Pricing Fine Exposes Problem With EU Market | Bloomberg

If you’ve ever wondered why beer prices diverge so widely across Europe — from as little as 60 euro cents ($0.67) for a half-liter bottle of a local brew in the Czech Republic to 2.1 euros and more in Ireland — the European Commission’s decision this week to fine Anheuser-Busch InBev NV provides an important answer. […]

New proposal would allow patients to compare health care prices via smartphone | BenefitsPRO

New proposal would allow patients to compare health care prices via smartphone | BenefitsPRO

Federal officials are proposing new regulations that for the first time could allow patients to compare prices charged by various hospitals and other health care providers using data sent to their smartphones. Donald Rucker, who coordinates health information technology policy for the Department of Health and Human Services, said he expects that the rules, first […]

6 Orange County funeral homes lack price transparency online, violating state law, coalition says | Orange County Register

6 Orange County funeral homes lack price transparency online, violating state law, coalition says | Orange County Register

Progress is being made When the consumer groups began their compliance checks earlier this year, 23 funeral homes appeared to be violating the law. But knowledge of the survey has apparently encouraged most of them to begin listing prices. The coalition started its compliance surveys in Orange County but plans to expand throughout the Golden […]

Against Aldi and Lidl, personalization is the smart move | SuperMarket News

Against Aldi and Lidl, personalization is the smart move | SuperMarket News

Knowing your customers and making relevant offers — not engaging in a price war — is the way for supermarkets to prevent fast-growing hard-discount grocers Aldi and Lidl from siphoning market share, according to Brick Meets Click. Because of their private label-driven, operationally efficient business models, Aldi and Lidl can offer prices 30% to 40% […]

New study finds beer costs more in Wisconsin than Illinois | WXOW

New study finds beer costs more in Wisconsin than Illinois | WXOW

Milwaukee, Wis. (WXOW) – A new study finds people in Wisconsin pay more for beer than half the country, including Illinois. The study, done by online credit group simplythrifty.com, finds people in Wisconsin pay about $3 more for a case of Miller Lite or Bud Light than people in Illinois. “We found the prices from national or […]

Beer prices surge after Delta turns to forex sales | New Zimbabwe

Beer prices surge after Delta turns to forex sales | New Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWEAN drinkers have been priced out of their favourite beverages following top brewer Delta Corporation Limited’s recent decision to sell some of its products in hard currency. The country’s leading beverage manufacturer on Friday last week dumped the local bond note and RTGS and started pricing beer products in US dollars. The new pricing regime […]

Funeral companies told to make fees transparent | The Times

Funeral companies told to make fees transparent | The Times

Funeral directors have been ordered to publish their full fees online after concerns about the soaring cost of services. An investigation into the prices of cremations and burials has led the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) to change its code of practice to force all members to be more transparent about charges. The pledge […]

Boss of price comparison site goes to war with UK’s biggest undertaker | Daily Mail Online

Boss of price comparison site goes to war with UK’s biggest undertaker | Daily Mail Online

A war of words between Britain’s biggest chain of undertakers and a specialist price comparison site has shattered the peace of the sombre world of funeral directors. The website beyond.life – whose slogan is Don’t Get R.I.P.’D Off’ – and its colourful boss Ian Strang have accused undertakers Dignity of ‘profiteering’ from grief and failing […]