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Jet2holidays’ January campaign ruled misleading | TTG Media

Jet2holidays’ January campaign ruled misleading | TTG Media

Jet2holidays argued that its dynamic pricing model meant that prices fluctuated during the sale period. However, the ASA ruled that ‘despite having an appreciation of these price fluctuations, in the absence of further information about the basis of any savings claims made, consumers would be unable to have an informed understanding of whether or not […]

United’s Frequent Flier Program Just Got More Complicated | Condé Nast Traveler

United’s Frequent Flier Program Just Got More Complicated | Condé Nast Traveler

Those who know frequent flier programs well emphasize that using miles for flights like United’s Every Day Awards represent a poor value compared to premium-class redemptions and Saver-style awards. But United’s change also brings minor increases on certain routes and partner redemptions, such as a round-trip business class ticket to Europe increasing to 120,000 miles […]

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Why your bananas could soon cost more in the afternoon | BBC News

Technology is enabling supermarkets and other retailers to change their prices throughout the day, but why should they want to do this and what will customers think about it? Many know the dispiriting feeling when the summer holiday flight they had their eye on suddenly goes up £50, or the Uber they call on a […]

Volume-based charges suggested in council’s freshwater strategy | Stuff.co.nz

Volume-based charges suggested in council’s freshwater strategy | Stuff.co.nz

Pricing is high on Waikato Regional Council’s wish list for managing the region’s freshwater resources. It comes as tensions rise over water-bottling companies that look to export billions of litres at no cost for the raw product. Six political parties in Parliament want a pricing regime and the National Government is open to the idea. … “If we […]

Is it an accident when airlines offer bad pricing on product bundles? | Runway GirlRunway Girl

Is it an accident when airlines offer bad pricing on product bundles? | Runway GirlRunway Girl

Airlines talk a lot about how the unbundling of their products delivers choice for travelers. Upcharges for checked baggage (or even carry-on in some cases), meals, seat assignments and more are all part of the proposition that passengers must consider when shopping for flights. And, yes, it means choice, but it also typically means higher […]

Coca-Cola hikes fizzy drinks prices | OdishaSunTimes.com

Coca-Cola hikes fizzy drinks prices | OdishaSunTimes.com

New Delhi: Beverages major Coca-Cola India on Tuesday announced that prices of its packaged drinking water brand Kinley will be cut while aerated drinks will get slightly more expensive. The new pricing strategy has been announced with the country’s biggest indirect tax reform — the Goods and Services Tax — just around the corner. In addition, […]

Aldermore pledges ‘no dual pricing’ in broker service overhaul | Mortgage Strategy

Aldermore pledges ‘no dual pricing’ in broker service overhaul | Mortgage Strategy

Aldermore has set out new broker service promises, including guarantees of no dual pricing whether customers go direct or through brokers. The lender promises brokers dedicated contacts, including assigning a specialist underwriting contact to each residential and buy-to-let case. Aldermore has also pledged transparent service, involving sharing its current underwriting process and case timescales every […]

How airlines decide what fare you pay | CNN Travel

How airlines decide what fare you pay | CNN Travel

Customer profiling But how does the airline know who the higher-value passengers are and how much to charge them? Stuart Barwood, founder of Travercial, an airline consultancy firm, says airlines can make a number of reasonable assumptions about the profile of traffic on a certain route and then adjust their prices accordingly. “The London to […]

No predatory pricing by WhatsApp by not charging any subscription fee | Tax Guru

No predatory pricing by WhatsApp by not charging any subscription fee | Tax Guru

Informant Shri Vinod Kumar Gupta, Chartered Accountant has alleged that by not charging any subscription fee since January, 2016 from its users, the OP  WhatsApp Inc. is indulging in predatory pricing. In this regard, the Commission observes that there are several other applications available in the relevant market which do not charge any fee from the […]

Editorial: Perils in the era of dynamic pricing | MediaNama

Editorial: Perils in the era of dynamic pricing | MediaNama

What we have right now in terms of consumer, is pricing on the basis of specific products/models (with additional limits for transparency, such as the disclosure of Maximum Retail Price), or pricing on the basis of class of consumer, like in telecom. At a regulatory discussion a couple of weeks ago, Rajan Mathews, the Director General […]