Tag: Price Management

Pricing Manager | US Foods

Pricing Manager | US Foods

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level Industry: Food & Beverages Employment Type: Full-time Job Functions: Management, Accounting/Auditing, Finance Job Summary Manage the execution of pricing strategies at the area level to support company margin goals and area “Go to Market” strategy. Identify opportunities to increase sales and profit in area by conducting regular analysis, consulting with sales teams, and […]

Pricing Manager | Infinera

Pricing Manager | Infinera

Seniority Level: Mid-Senior level Industry: Electrical/Electronic Manufacturing Computer Software Telecommunications Employment Type: Full-time Job Functions: Management, Manufacturing Job Summary Brief Description The Pricing Manager will influence Infinera’s business strategy working with Sales and partnering with Product Management to set pricing structures for key strategic opportunities and prepare financial analysis that facilitate executive decisions. Role Candidate must be […]

Tariffs: Fighter Pilot Strategies Businesses Can’t Afford to Ignore | Pricing Matters

Tariffs: Fighter Pilot Strategies Businesses Can’t Afford to Ignore | Pricing Matters

Modern pricing software easily simulates the margin or revenue impact of any potential price changes so that pricing managers and leadership can decide based on expected impact as opposed to hoping for the results. Manipulating multiple spreadsheets to calculate potential price impact outcomes is not only frustrating but increases the risk of inaccuracy for every […]

AI-Enabled Personalization: The New Frontier In Dynamic Pricing | Forbes

AI-Enabled Personalization: The New Frontier In Dynamic Pricing | Forbes

Dynamic pricing, a practice started by American Airlines, a FICO customer, in the 1980s, has now become a common marketing discipline for many corporations across industry sectors. From airlines, hotels and entertainment events to perhaps the most well-known e-retailer, Amazon, these companies have been using dynamic pricing to improve profitability relative to rapid changes in […]

Sales Organizations Benefit the Most from Pricing Software, Just Ask a Soccer Fan | Pricing Matters

Sales Organizations Benefit the Most from Pricing Software, Just Ask a Soccer Fan | Pricing Matters

The traditional core objective of pricing technology was centered on the identification of the margin leakage. The pricing team operated the software and provided sales with insights to mitigate the margin erosion. Put another way, the software served as a business intelligence support system with considerable human intervention. From the sales person’s vantage point, the […]

Conference: Fall Workshops & Conference | Professional Pricing Society

Conference: Fall Workshops & Conference | Professional Pricing Society

In the video below our President, Kevin Mitchell, gives insight on the conferences we offer. Please make plans to join us and well over 450 of your peers for the best event anywhere. We will be in Dallas, TX, October 23-26, 2018. Don’t miss out on the Early Bird Discount (When 2 people from the same firm register at […]

White House to Impose Metal Tariffs on E.U., Canada and Mexico | The New York Times

White House to Impose Metal Tariffs on E.U., Canada and Mexico | The New York Times

Along with fighting the tariffs at the World Trade Organization, European officials have been preparing levies on an estimated $3 billion of imported American products in late June. In a joint statement, ministers from France and Germany said the countries would coordinate their response. “Global trade is not a gunfight at the O.K. Corral,” Bruno […]

Conference: International Pricing Forum – IPF Paris 2018 | French Pricing Club

Conference: International Pricing Forum – IPF Paris 2018 | French Pricing Club

DATE: June 13-14, 2018 DURATION: 2 full days, with a gala dinner on June 13 LOCATION: Cercle National des Armées in Paris, France OVERVIEW  The IPF is the number one international pricing event in France, organized by pricing professionals (the French Pricing Club) for pricing professionals. Too many pricing conferences are frustrating when presentations focus on general statements […]

Behavioral Economics Powered by Machine Learning and AI Techniques | Pricing Matters

Behavioral Economics Powered by Machine Learning and AI Techniques | Pricing Matters

There is a growing focus among pricing practitioners to use price science to drive pricing decisions. It’s a fabulous trend with many recent innovations in the use of advanced techniques such as machine learning and AI. It is important however to consider behavioral economics because our economic decision making is often shockingly irrational. Naturally, we […]

Great to see you at PPS in Chicago! | Pricing Matters

Great to see you at PPS in Chicago! | Pricing Matters

Many thanks to those who joined Vistaar at the PPS conference in Chicago. There were many interesting pricing topics discussed, with lots of opportunity to socialize. We took note of the topics that surfaced most frequently. Best practices for managing pricing from both a strategy and deal level perspective when government trade policies impact cost […]