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Lower pay and higher costs: The downside of Lyft’s car rental program | Los Angeles Times

Lower pay and higher costs: The downside of Lyft’s car rental program | Los Angeles Times

McNeill wrote that the company is expanding the program, hoping to increase driver earnings by offering fuel-efficient cars. “Someone wanting to drive with Lyft can rent a car for as little as a week and return it, if things didn’t work out,” Lyft spokesman Eric Smith said in a statement. “We’re proud to be able […]

Global insurance prices rise at fastest pace in seven years | The Actuary

Global insurance prices rise at fastest pace in seven years | The Actuary

The Global Insurance Market Index shows that average commercial insurance prices rose by 3% between January and March, marking the sixth consecutive quarter of increases. And composite pricing grew in all regions for the second quarter running, which Marsh said was driven by rate changes in property and directors and officers (D&O) insurance. The Pacific […]

Buy Coca-Cola Stock for Its ‘Clearly Superior Growth’ | Barron’s

Buy Coca-Cola Stock for Its ‘Clearly Superior Growth’ | Barron’s

What’s new. Morgan Stanley analyst Dara Mohsenian raised his rating on Coke to Overweight from Equal Weight, and added $3 to his price target, to $55. He argues that Coke “offers a clearly superior growth outlook versus consumer packaged goods peers, with stronger pricing power, favorable strategy tweaks, solid volume growth, and rebounding emerging market […]

ComfortDelgro is testing out surge pricing on its app, but promises to limit fare increases | Business Insider Singapore

ComfortDelgro is testing out surge pricing on its app, but promises to limit fare increases | Business Insider Singapore

In a move mimicking the pricing model for ridehailing companies like Grab and Uber, ComfortDelGro is testing out a new feature on its app that resembles surge pricing. The feature, named ComfortRIDE, will see taxi fares get adjusted “according to market demand and supply”, ComfortDelGro said in a statement on Tuesday (May 7). ComfortDelGro CEO Ang Wei Neng said […]

What Price Beauty for Women? Far More Than for Men | HealthDay

What Price Beauty for Women? Far More Than for Men | HealthDay

WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Facial moisturizers are a mainstay against the march of time, smoothing over wrinkles and keeping dry skin supple. But new research shows that women pay a much higher price for that anti-aging weapon than men do. In the study, dermatologists from Massachusetts General Hospital checked the prices for […]

Whitmer orders look at auto-insurance pricing on non-driving factors| mLIVE

Whitmer orders look at auto-insurance pricing on non-driving factors| mLIVE

Gov. Gretchen Whitmer has directed the Department of Insurance and Financial Services to analyze two aspects of auto insurance rates in Michigan: Use of non-driving factors to set rates and pricing of coordinated policies. “Michiganders continue to pay the highest auto insurance rates in the nation and are feeling the pressure of those rates,” Whitmer […]

Rail bosses set out plans for ‘dynamic’ pricing, meaning fares could vary to match demand | Daily Mail Online

Rail bosses set out plans for ‘dynamic’ pricing, meaning fares could vary to match demand | Daily Mail Online

Rail bosses yesterday set out plans for ‘dynamic’ pricing – varying fares to match demand. The rigid system of peak and off-peak times could be relaxed so that passenger numbers are ‘spread more evenly’, a report said. Travellers would be able to buy cheaper tickets on the day for quiet trains, while busy services would […]

Gender-Based Pricing: Women Pay More For Facial Moisturizers Than Men [Video] | CBS Boston

Gender-Based Pricing: Women Pay More For Facial Moisturizers Than Men [Video] | CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — When it comes to the price of facial products for men and women, not all are considered equal. A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital finds women consistently pay more for over-the-counter moisturizers than men. This has been a long-standing problem, gender-related price inequities for all kinds of hygiene products like shampoos, […]

Where was differential pricing at the WHO Fair Pricing Forum? | STAT

Where was differential pricing at the WHO Fair Pricing Forum? | STAT

Access to pricey prescription drugs has become a topic of focused attention for the World Health Organization, governments of middle- and lower-income countries, nongovernmental aid organizations, patient activists, and others. Many of these gathered at this month’s Fair Pricing Forum in Johannesburg, South Africa, which was sponsored by the WHO. The invitation-only meeting, which was […]

Research shows 50% of motorists think dual pricing should be illegal | Insurance Age

Research shows 50% of motorists think dual pricing should be illegal | Insurance Age

A survey by Go Compare show half of the drivers surveyed felt it should be illegal for insurers to reserve best prices for new customers. Research commissioned by GoCompare Car Insurance, revealed that 50% of drivers think it should be illegal for insurers to reserve the best prices for new customers at the expense of […]