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Has Disney Finally Made Theme Park Prices Too High? | Nasdaq

Has Disney Finally Made Theme Park Prices Too High? | Nasdaq

Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) has steadily increased prices at its U.S. theme parks. That’s led to revenue increases, but overall attendance has dropped. That drop may be intentional: Pricing is a lever Disney can use to control crowds, delivering a better experience for those who can afford it while maximizing revenue for the company. Still, while […]

Disney Aims to Own Sports Entertainment in the Age of Streaming | Yahoo! Finance

Disney Aims to Own Sports Entertainment in the Age of Streaming | Yahoo! Finance

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) released its third-quarter earnings report on Aug. 6 to generally negative reviews. Expectations had been high, with many analysts predicting a blowout quarter driven by record box office receipts. Alas, Disney disappointed on both the top and bottom lines. Unsurprisingly, the market took the news poorly, driving shares down nearly […]

What a “Price Vocabulary” Is, and Why Companies Need One | Harvard Business Review

What a “Price Vocabulary” Is, and Why Companies Need One | Harvard Business Review

The next time you visit a Costco warehouse store, observe the price tags. In addition to showing the cost of an item, Costco’s price tags encode unique information. The price endings, such as $8.99 versus $8.97, convey special meanings to the subset of shoppers who are literate in Costco’s price vocabulary. As one example, when […]

Disney strategy could limit Netflix pricing power, hurting long-term [video] | CNBC

Disney strategy could limit Netflix pricing power, hurting long-term [video] | CNBC

Disney probably isn’t going to kill Netflix by stealing subscribers. But it may give it a chronic illness. Disney announced Wednesday it will bundle Disney+, ad-supported Hulu and ESPN+ together for $12.99 per month. That’s the same price as Netflix charges for its standard plan. While tempting to ask “will consumers rather have Disney’s bundle […]

Energy prices to fall for millions as Ofgem lowers cap | BBC News

Energy prices to fall for millions as Ofgem lowers cap | BBC News

The price of energy is set to fall for millions of British households this October after the regulator, Ofgem, lowered price caps. Ofgem sets maximum prices that can be charged for gas and electricity to those who have not switched suppliers and are on default tariffs. The new cap could see these households typically pay […]

Hordes and their money descending for ‘Hamilton’ | Times Union

Hordes and their money descending for ‘Hamilton’ | Times Union

To help prepare the business community to better welcome visitors new to the city or to the theatergoing experience, Proctors and the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp. co-hosted a meeting last week attended by about 40 stakeholders. Salengo said the DSIC is collecting parking, shopping, dining and lodging information, as well as other “Hamilton”-specific promotions for […]

Australia – New Pricing Rules For Electricity Retailers. | Conventus Law

Australia – New Pricing Rules For Electricity Retailers. | Conventus Law

On 1 July 2019, the Electricity Retail Code came into force in New South Wales, South-Eastern Queensland and South Australia introducing a new Default Market Offer (“DMO”) for electricity customers.  At the same time, Victoria introduced its own Victorian Default Offer (“VDO”) for electricity customers together with Deemed Best Offer, Clear Advice Entitlement and GST […]

China trade war won’t affect Apple pricing | AppleMagazine

China trade war won’t affect Apple pricing | AppleMagazine

Tariffs implemented by the United States won’t impact the pricing of Apple products, according to a report from reliable Apple analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Thanks to supply chain changes implemented by Apple CEO Tim Cook, Apple won’t pass on the potential tariffs to customers, with careful pre-planning helping Apple overcome the risks. According to Kuo, Apple […]

Corey Taylor Says Streaming Services Are Pricing Artists Out Of Careers | Kerrang!

Corey Taylor Says Streaming Services Are Pricing Artists Out Of Careers | Kerrang!

Corey Taylor has spoken out about the negative effects of streaming on bands, and how it’s “pricing artists – old and new – out of careers”. Initially provoking Corey’s comments, member of Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band Nils Lofgren posted a photo on Twitter over the weekend of one of his royalty cheques for […]

Netflix hikes NZ pricing | Otago Daily Times Online News

Netflix hikes NZ pricing | Otago Daily Times Online News

Netflix is increasing the prices of all of its plans for Kiwis, with its top plan being bumped up 19% to $21.99 per month (see table below). The price of a Basic Plan, which lets you stream to one device in standard definition, is rising 4% to $11.99 a month. A Standard Plan, which lets […]