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The dynamic pricing conundrum | The New Paper

The dynamic pricing conundrum | The New Paper

Four taxi companies are expected to roll out a “dynamic pricing” option later this week, a pricing mechanism used by private-hire services Uber and GrabCar. ComfortDelGro said it will hold off dynamic pricing for the moment and Prime has not given a firm indication of whether it will introduce such a system. While flat charges […]

Trump blasts Big Pharma again — “somebody’s getting very rich” — and promises drug price legislation | ENDPOINTS NEWS

Trump blasts Big Pharma again — “somebody’s getting very rich” — and promises drug price legislation | ENDPOINTS NEWS

On Mon­day Eli Lilly CEO Dave Ricks out­lined his com­pany’s case that their drug prices are not spin­ning out of con­trol. In a lengthy re­port he as­serted that dis­counts on drug prices to pharma ben­e­fit man­agers has grown from 28% in 2012 to an av­er­age of 50% last year. And while list prices grew 14% […]

Trump blasts Big Pharma again — “somebody’s getting very rich” — and promises drug price legislation | ENDPOINTS NEWS

Trump blasts Big Pharma again — “somebody’s getting very rich” — and promises drug price legislation | ENDPOINTS NEWS

On Mon­day Eli Lilly CEO Dave Ricks out­lined his com­pany’s case that their drug prices are not spin­ning out of con­trol. In a lengthy re­port he as­serted that dis­counts on drug prices to pharma ben­e­fit man­agers has grown from 28% in 2012 to an av­er­age of 50% last year. And while list prices grew 14% […]

There’s a Middle Ground in Amgen’s Drug-Price Battle | Bloomberg Gadfly

There’s a Middle Ground in Amgen’s Drug-Price Battle | Bloomberg Gadfly

The February news that Amgen Inc.’s cholesterol-lowering drug Repatha helped prevent heart attacks was one of the most exciting biotech events of the year, renewing faith in the drug’s blockbuster potential. But the full trial results behind that headline, which Amgen released on Friday, disappointed investors, sinking the company’s shares more than 6 percent. Repatha’s sales have […]

Lilly offers up drug pricing details amid ongoing scrutiny of industry | BioPharma Dive

Lilly offers up drug pricing details amid ongoing scrutiny of industry | BioPharma Dive

Dive Brief: Indianapolis drugmaker Eli Lilly on Monday disclosed more details about the effects of rebates and discounts on pricing, in what has become an increasingly common move among drugmakers to address concerns over the high costs of prescription drugs. In its 2016 Lilly Integrated Summary Report, the company said average net price increases for its […]

Dynamic pricing comes to Australian cinemas | Film Journal International

Dynamic pricing comes to Australian cinemas | Film Journal International

I was sitting in a large cinema a few days before the Academy Awards watching La La Land. There were only six people in the cinema, including me. So it came as no real news to me that the average cinema seat occupancy rate in Australia is 16%. An Australian couple, Shane Thatcher and Sonya Stephen, […]

‘Full Measure’: Drug prices | WJLA

‘Full Measure’: Drug prices | WJLA

WASHINGTON (Sinclair Broadcast Group) – The Skenderian family has been in the pharmacy business for about 80 years. Today, Joe and his brothers operate Skenderian Apothecary in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Skenderian: “We have the same pharmacists that have been working here, some of us for 20 or 30 years and, of course, some of the patients […]

“Dynamic Pricing” System for Taxis | REACH

“Dynamic Pricing” System for Taxis | REACH

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) and Public Transport Council (PTC) in a joint statement today (17 Mar) announced that taxi companies will be implementing a new “dynamic pricing” system (i.e. surge pricing) in which fares will vary according to passenger demand. The proposal for such a system was put forth by cab operators. This new […]

Dynamic-pricing option for taxi operators approved | TODAYonline

Dynamic-pricing option for taxi operators approved | TODAYonline

The new surge pricing model will complement the existing metered-fare model for commuters SINGAPORE — Paving the way for a sea change in how demand for taxis will be met during peak hours, the Public Transport Council (PTC) and Land Transport Authority (LTA) on Friday (March 17) gave several traditional taxi operators the green light […]

Amgen dodges drug pricing inquiry | The Acorn

Amgen dodges drug pricing inquiry | The Acorn

A shareholder group has been turned away in its attempt to force Amgen to reveal how it sets the prices of its top-selling prescription drugs. The shareholder group, Mercy Investment Services, told Amgen in a letter that its members are worried about consumer outrage over high pharmaceutical prices and by comments made by President Trump […]