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Out of 60,000+ ‘Hamilton’ seats, how many were left unsold? | Cincinnati.com

Out of 60,000+ ‘Hamilton’ seats, how many were left unsold? | Cincinnati.com

Even more remarkable was the price of tickets. Like many businesses, Broadway in Cincinnati employs something called “dynamic pricing.” The higher the demand for tickets, the higher prices go. You’ve probably experienced the same thing while flying. You paid $500 for a ticket and the person next to you somehow managed to score the same […]

Packers fans’ reactions to ticket price increases come from every direction | Green Bay Press Gazzette

Packers fans’ reactions to ticket price increases come from every direction | Green Bay Press Gazzette

GREEN BAY – It’s easier to raise season-ticket prices when your team is successful, but Green Bay Packers fans’ reactions to this year’s increases were not much different than in winning years. Some say they understand the increases, others point out the already high cost of attending games, and, relatively new in Packers world, some say that […]

Parking mad: average cost of a London car-parking space hits £219,000 | Homes and Property

Parking mad: average cost of a London car-parking space hits £219,000 | Homes and Property

Drivers in the capital pay an average of £219,000 for a spot to park their car, new research reveals. This is almost enough to buy a home in the rest of the UK, where the average house price is £230,776. A standard parking space measures 7.9ft by 16ft, putting the average cost of buying parking […]

Tesla forced to admit real prices | motoring

Tesla forced to admit real prices | motoring

Generated by pixel @ 2019-03-11T03:38:31.456995Germany legislators have succeeded where the US has failed: reining in a misleading Tesla marketing campaign that massively underinflates the price of the Model 3. While America controversially shied away from chastising Tesla’s recent price listing, which sliced the estimated cost of fuel savings off the sticker figure, Germany has pushed […]

Tesla to Raise Prices and Reduce Store Closures in New Strategy Switch | Fortune

Tesla to Raise Prices and Reduce Store Closures in New Strategy Switch | Fortune

Tesla has done a partial U-turn on a retail-strategy shift—unveiled less than two weeks ago—that was to involve the closure of most of its stores, in a bid to go “online only.” In a blog post late Sunday, Elon Musk’s electric-car outfit said it had decided to keep “significantly more” stores open than planned, and […]

Health-Care Price Transparency a Smart Reform | National Review

Health-Care Price Transparency a Smart Reform | National Review

The Trump administration is considering a rule that would require doctors and hospitals to disclose the rates they negotiate with insurance companies, a step toward establishing something that is sorely wanting in the U.S. health-care market: prices. Milton Friedman famously described the four ways you can spend money. You can: 1. spend your own money […]

On-street parking rates under scrutiny by city | Ottawa Citizen

On-street parking rates under scrutiny by city | Ottawa Citizen

The city manages 3,966 on-street parking spaces, plus another 2,858 off-street spaces in surface lots and parking garages. Many of the short-term on-street parking issues are centred in downtown commercial areas where there are fees. Motorists must pay for on-street parking where there are pay-and-display machines between Monday and Friday until 5:30 p.m. Hourly rates […]

What we can learn from Vail Resorts’ new “Epic” pricing strategy | Perfect Price

What we can learn from Vail Resorts’ new “Epic” pricing strategy | Perfect Price

Vail Resort’s “Epic Pass” changed the ski industry when it was first released a decade ago–I would argue, for the better–even though it was directly coupled with massively more expensive day passes (sometimes 2x prior prices). Since it first launched in 2008, the pass has grown, and as a result, the pricing structure became more […]

Which movie subscription service should you choose? | Polygon

Which movie subscription service should you choose? | Polygon

For a few months in 2018, it seemed like everyone was constantly seeing movies with a subscription service called MoviePass. In the summer of 2017, the all-you-can-watch buffet dropped in price from $40-$50 per month to $9.95, leading some 2 million people to sign up. It sounded too good to be true — unlimited movies […]

Price transparency creates competition, CMS chief says | Hospital CFO Report

Price transparency creates competition, CMS chief says | Hospital CFO Report

Amid rising healthcare costs, CMS Administrator Seema Verma said the industry must address price transparency. “Simply put, hidden pricing means healthcare providers don’t have to compete on cost. Transparency creates competition, and competition keeps prices down, because patients can shop,” Ms. Verma said at the Federation of American Hospitals 2019 Public Policy Conference this month. […]