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Etsy Helps UK Sellers Compete in US with Dual Pricing Tool | ecommerce bytes

Etsy Helps UK Sellers Compete in US with Dual Pricing Tool | ecommerce bytes

Etsy wants to help UK sellers compete in the US and will launch a new dual-pricing tool this week, according to the company’s Chief Financial Officer Rachel Glaser. It’s more expensive for international sellers to ship cross-border than it is domestically. But because of Etsy’s new free-shipping initiative where it penalizes sellers who don’t offer […]

Thai Tourism minister addresses dual pricing for foreigners, says it should be the same as Thai pricing | The Pattaya News

Thai Tourism minister addresses dual pricing for foreigners, says it should be the same as Thai pricing | The Pattaya News

Thailand may be seeing the beginning of the end to a subject that angers many visitors and residents in the kingdom, dual pricing for foreigners and tourists. Thailand’s new Minister for Tourism and Sports Pipat Ratchakitprakarn was speaking to Thai reporters this morning, August 6th, 2019, about what needs to be done to stimulate the […]

Tourism: An end to dual pricing? Tourism minister talks of stimulus measures | Thailand Visa Forum

Tourism: An end to dual pricing? Tourism minister talks of stimulus measures | Thailand Visa Forum

Thailand could be seeing the beginning of the end to a subject that angers many visitors and residents in the kingdom. Dual pricing for foreigners and tourists. Thailand’s new Minister for Tourism and Sports Pipat Ratchakitprakarn was speaking to Thai reporters about what needs to be done to stimulate the tourism sector. He said that […]

Dual pricing and why it is possible to treat customers fairly | Insurance Business

Dual pricing and why it is possible to treat customers fairly | Insurance Business

How do insurers build loyalty when consumers are told that sticking with the same insurance company or phone contract year after year costs them more money? The dual pricing model used by many insurers exploits customer loyalty rather than rewards it. Enticing new customers with cheap introductory offers while existing customers see their premiums increase […]

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

While there’s certainly been consolidation in the airline industry as America West acquired US Airways and then American; Delta acquired Northwest; Continental acquired United; Southwest acquired AirTran and Alaska Airlines acquired Virgin America this hasn’t led to higher prices for consumers. Government should remove barriers to competition, but it’s a stretch to suggest that the […]

Higher prices for longer stays | UDaily

Higher prices for longer stays | UDaily

Why guest expectations and hotel pricing practices don’t align During the summer season, as people are booking their summer vacations, they’re deciding how long to stay away. Many believe that by booking a longer hotel stay they will get a “deal.” However, research from the University of Delaware’s Alfred Lerner College of Business and Economics […]

Qualcomm fined for predatory pricing | The Times

Qualcomm fined for predatory pricing | The Times

Qualcomm, the world’s largest chipmaker, has been fined €242 million for blocking a rival from the market about a decade ago, its second antitrust penalty from the European Union. The European Commission accused Qualcomm of predatory pricing between 2009 and 2011 aimed at forcing out Icera, the British phone software maker, which is now part […]

Spark’s electric cars now available to rent in Bucharest at double the price of an electric scooter | Business Review

Spark’s electric cars now available to rent in Bucharest at double the price of an electric scooter | Business Review

Spark, a Lithuanian startup that is also present in Bulgaria, was launched officially in Romania on Wednesday. The company offers electric car rentals which are similar to electric scooter rentals, with payment by the minute. Users must install the app and upload the necessary documents (driver license, bank account), without the need of a deposit. […]

Detroit music festival sets ticket prices based on race | Washington Examiner

Detroit music festival sets ticket prices based on race | Washington Examiner

The AfroFuture music and arts festival in Detroit is facing controversy after ticket sales began to use different pricing for people based on the color of their skin. The pricing offers lower rates for tickets purchased by “people of color” than it does for “non-people of color.” Early bird tickets for “POC” are $10 and […]

The Shared Economic Logic of SiriusXM and Higher Ed | Inside Higher Ed

The Shared Economic Logic of SiriusXM and Higher Ed | Inside Higher Ed

Question: How are the economics of satellite radio and higher education the same? Answer: Price discrimination. Before we get too upset, however, we need to define what price discrimination is.  The name makes it sound worse than it is.  All price discrimination means is that sellers will try to sell their product or service at […]