Tag: Price Increases

NFL Badly Needs A 21st Century Televising Strategy | Forbes

NFL Badly Needs A 21st Century Televising Strategy | Forbes

By a 1970s standard, the NFL is widely accessible given that local market NFL games are available over broadcast TV, subject to the NFL’s attendance blackout rules (which have been loosened in recent years). By a 21st century standard of accessibility, the league gets a C-minus. Out-of-market games can be accessed via satellite on DirecTV’s […]

World Series: Game 7 tickets won’t come cheap | USA Today

World Series: Game 7 tickets won’t come cheap | USA Today

TicketIQ, a seat tracking and resale site, said the average listing pricing about six hours before first pitch (5:20 p.m. local time) was $2,586.00, which is primed to be the third-most expensive Game 7 since it began tracking ticket sales in 2010. Only the 2016 World Series (Chicago Cubs-Cleveland Indians at $3,973) and 2016 NBA […]

Ohio State football season tickets could be cheaper in 2018 | Columbus Business First

Ohio State football season tickets could be cheaper in 2018 | Columbus Business First

The Ohio State Buckeyes will have a few marquee matchups at the Horseshoe next season, and fans will continue to pay a premium for them compared to games against teams such as Tulane and Rutgers. Season ticket pricing, however, could go down if school trustees approve recommendations they’ll get a look at on Friday, Ohio […]

Industry group warns Ottawa that excessive cuts to drug prices could be harmful | Times Colonist

Industry group warns Ottawa that excessive cuts to drug prices could be harmful | Times Colonist

OTTAWA — Canada’s drug developers recognize that pharmaceutical prices need to come down but they fear the Trudeau government will push too hard in a regulatory review by Health Canada, the head of an industry association said Tuesday. Pamela Fralick, president of Innovative Medicines Canada, said she doesn’t know what changes Health Canada will propose […]

Tell us: Do movie ticket prices matter? | Bizwomen

Tell us: Do movie ticket prices matter? | Bizwomen

Regal Entertainment Group plans to test “dynamic pricing” for movie tickets next year. That means you could pay more to see a blockbuster on opening night, but possibly less for small, independent films. The announcement comes as the average movie ticket price has reached $8.91 so far this year — an industry high. Regal (NYSE: RGC) […]

Alaska Air Group faces tough pricing and rising costs in the home stretch of merger integration | CAPA

Alaska Air Group faces tough pricing and rising costs in the home stretch of merger integration | CAPA

Most US airlines have cited some pricing pressure in domestic markets, and Alaska Air Group is no different. The company has endured significant pressure on close-in pricing on its US transcontinental routes and intra-California network in recent months – two strategically important regions for the company as its merger integration with Virgin America continues. The […]

Regal considering raising ticket prices for hit movies, lowering them for bombs | commercial appeal

Regal considering raising ticket prices for hit movies, lowering them for bombs | commercial appeal

Moviegoers could soon be paying more to see blockbuster movies and less for bombs. Regal Entertainment Group, the Knoxville-based chain of movie theaters, announced last week it would begin testing demand-based pricing for films, according to Bloomberg News, which cited CEO Amy Miles’ quarterly call with analysts. … “Changes to the historical pricing structure have […]

Parents slam ‘rip off’ prices for soft play area at Bath Sports and Leisure Centre | Bath Chronicle

Parents slam ‘rip off’ prices for soft play area at Bath Sports and Leisure Centre | Bath Chronicle

During peak hours it will cost £4 for two to four-year-olds and £4.50 for children over five. Non-member adults can enter for £2.50 and get a free hot drink from the diner. These charges were initially understood to be hourly rates – but leisure centre operators have said visits will be time restricted only when […]

Amazon, Google and Microsoft Earnings Reports Show Growth | Fortune

Amazon, Google and Microsoft Earnings Reports Show Growth | Fortune

The cinema business is thinking about experimenting with dynamic pricing, as Bloomberg reported this week. Dynamic pricing—charging more when goods and services are in high demand and short supply and less when the opposite is true—isn’t new. Gasoline retailers, hoteliers, and airlines have been deploying the technique for years. Uber did it too—to great success […]

Rapid flurry of new drug pricing leaves no room for public debate | TheHill

Rapid flurry of new drug pricing leaves no room for public debate | TheHill

Unfortunately, rather than celebrating these advances, we are left in shock at the cost. In August, Novartis announced the price of their CAR-therapy — a form of treatment primarily for blood cancers like leukemia and lymphoma — was $475,000 per patient based (although they may offer a refund for patients who do not benefit from […]