Tag: Price Increases

Federal Reserve Branch Adds Cryptocurrency Price Indexes [Yes, Really] | CCN

Federal Reserve Branch Adds Cryptocurrency Price Indexes [Yes, Really] | CCN

Announced on Tuesday, the Federal Reserve Economic Data (FRED), a database curated by the St. Louis Fed, will now include pricing data for bitcoin (BTC), ethereum (ETH), bitcoin cash (BCH), and litecoin (LTC), going back to as early as 2014 in the case of bitcoin. Source: Federal Reserve Bank of St. Louis Data points are […]

A Bitter Pill: How Big Pharma Lobbies to Keep Prescription Drug Prices High | CREW

A Bitter Pill: How Big Pharma Lobbies to Keep Prescription Drug Prices High | CREW

With the political heat on pharmaceutical manufacturers increasing in Washington, D.C., the industry is preparing for a fight over perhaps the most controversial issue confronting it: drug pricing. As many of the industry’s largest companies increase the prices of their products, they have also increased their lobbying spending on Capitol Hill, and some have reported […]

Do Shoppers Like Dynamic Pricing — Let’s Review Some Data | Evans on Marketing

Do Shoppers Like Dynamic Pricing — Let’s Review Some Data | Evans on Marketing

“For retailers, top pricing pressures involve keeping up with competition and reducing markdowns to be profitable. More niche — but also important — are issues around dynamic pricing. The practice of lowering or raising prices on the fly. According to an April 2018 survey by Forrester Consulting and Revionics, a majority of consumers worldwide (62%) are […]

Gatorade is going sugarless for the first time in its 53-year-history | CNN Money

Gatorade is going sugarless for the first time in its 53-year-history | CNN Money

Read complete article here: … Pepsi’s Nooyi didn’t mention BodyArmor on its last earnings call, but she said a “new competitor” had dropped prices and chipped away slightly at Gatorade’s market share when it first landed on shelves. Yet Gatorade is trying to play the long game. It plans to hold prices steady, even if […]

Quebec Sets Higher Power Prices for Cryptocurrency Miners By Cryptovest | investing.com

Quebec Sets Higher Power Prices for Cryptocurrency Miners By Cryptovest | investing.com

In a bid to keep eager hordes of cryptocurrency miners at bay, Quebec will be increasing electricity prices until a more sustainable solution for catering to the growing demands of the energy-intensive industry can be found. As per a report by Bloomberg, the state-owned power generator Hydro-Quebec has been authorized to charge crypto and blockchain-related […]

Uber cab service increases fares in Egypt after recent fuel price hikes | Xinhua Net

Uber cab service increases fares in Egypt after recent fuel price hikes | Xinhua Net

CAIRO, June 18 (Xinhua) — Peer-to-peer ride hailing company Uber increased Monday its fare prices in Egypt to compensate for the recent hike in local fuel prices. “With events like the most recent fuel price increase a slight adjustment to our prices was made to ensure that your drivers continue to make a sustainable living […]

Uber is experimenting with letting riders wait longer for a cheaper fare | Quartz

Uber is experimenting with letting riders wait longer for a cheaper fare | Quartz

Good things come to those who wait for their Uber. The ride-hailing company has started testing a feature that gives riders the option to trade a shorter wait for a cheaper fare. “Prices are lower at 17:00,” Uber recently advised an Uber employee who requested a ride in Berkeley, California, and tweeted a screenshot of […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple: Weekly Price Analysis And Prediction, June 18 | cryptona

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Bitcoin Cash, Ripple: Weekly Price Analysis And Prediction, June 18 | cryptona

From the price analysis, all the four major coins have had a rough time during the previous week. According to last week’s news, ripple wants to make an investment of $2 million in the Blockchain Research Initiative in the funding of the Blockchain based projects. Walmart now has a new Blockchain patent. Italian authorities were […]

MBTA to try surge pricing for parking | CommonWealth Magazine

MBTA to try surge pricing for parking | CommonWealth Magazine

THE MBTA PLANS to adjust rates at its 99 parking facilities starting August 1 in a way that hikes prices at its busiest garages during the week and lowers them when and where customers are scarce – on weekends and at certain lots. The rate changes will be the first in 10 years at the […]

Price cap on medical devices: Price-control as a regulatory philosophy fundamentally dents the image of a country | HealthWorld

Price cap on medical devices: Price-control as a regulatory philosophy fundamentally dents the image of a country | HealthWorld

India’s $5 billion medical device market may be going through an existential threat. The Indian healthcare industry has been registering a double-digit growth rate, with a CAGR of 17% in the last five years. However, India’s drug pricing authority – the National Pharmaceutical Pricing Authority (NPPA), notified the Medical Devices Rules, 2017, which has come […]