Tag: Price Pressures

BCers tell gov’t survey they want ticket resales capped, bots banned | NEWS 1130

BCers tell gov’t survey they want ticket resales capped, bots banned | NEWS 1130

‘No teeth’: experts concerned resale price caps won’t be effective At least 53 per cent like the idea of capping prices at 25 per cent above face value, something local ticket broker Kingsley Bailey says is unrealistic, even though he supports the idea. “There’s no teeth in that because there’s an unlevel playing field. They […]

Wisconsin brings energy pricing transparency into strategic assessment | Utility Dive

Wisconsin brings energy pricing transparency into strategic assessment | Utility Dive

Dive Brief: Wisconsin Public Service Commission (PSC) included more updated data and insight into electricity costs into the final version of its 10th biennial strategic energy assessment (SEA), issued on Wednesday. The latest changes responded to stakeholder comments challenging the PSC’s lack of transparency on the state’s high electricity prices. Stakeholders said “a strategy for […]

iPhone X Sales Might Make Future High-End Smartphones More Expensive Than Ever | Inverse

iPhone X Sales Might Make Future High-End Smartphones More Expensive Than Ever | Inverse

How High Can Smartphone Prices Go? During Apple’s second-quarter earnings call, CEO Tim Cook stated that the iPhone X was the “top-selling iPhone since the launch,” putting to rest “notions that” the pricing strategy was too aggressive. The company’s current flagship iPhone was released alongside the 8 and the 8 Plus, which were around $200 […]

Why iPhone and Android phone prices will get even higher | CNET

Why iPhone and Android phone prices will get even higher | CNET

When Apple broke the $1,000 barrier for its iPhone X last September, critics scoffed at its exorbitant price. They doubted people would reach so deeply into their wallets for a phone that outpriced two other perfectly good iPhones, the iPhone 8 and iPhone 8 Plus. The critics were wrong. Apple CEO Tim Cook said in […]

$1,000 iPhone X just the start of rising smartphone prices | Cult of Mac

$1,000 iPhone X just the start of rising smartphone prices | Cult of Mac

Apple’s bet on a $1,000 smartphone has paid off in a big way, and that’s bad news for iPhone fans. As the iPhone X continues to be Apple’s best-selling smartphone, analysts warn that it will encourage even higher price tags year after year. You can expect this year’s iPhone lineup to be even more expensive, […]

Nestle plans to boost hiring in the US, price hikes possible | Fox Business

Nestle plans to boost hiring in the US, price hikes possible | Fox Business

Steve Presley, Nestle USA CEO, said on FOX Business’ “Mornings with Maria” that job creation will include positions at the new headquarters in Arlington County as well as production facilities in the commonwealth. “We’ll have almost 2,000 employees in the state of Virginia between our corporate headquarters and our two factories,” he said. “There will […]

No Shortage of Ways to Bring TV Prices Down | Public Knowledge

No Shortage of Ways to Bring TV Prices Down | Public Knowledge

Virtual cable services show that it’s not impossible, provided you have a company that is willing to lose money on every subscriber for a while, which is not something you can count on forever. There’s a reason why many online video services, such as Netflix and Amazon, focus more on back-catalog and original programming, instead […]

Know your audience when it comes to pricing transparency | Solar Power World

Know your audience when it comes to pricing transparency | Solar Power World

The first step for a homeowner interested in solar is usually a Google search to learn the basics, including how much it will cost. But it’s often difficult to find pricing information on residential solar installers’ websites. In many cases, it seems installers want customers to pick up the phone to get logistical information. But […]

5 price strategies for farmers | Farm and Dairy

5 price strategies for farmers | Farm and Dairy

A price strategy can help farmers attract new customers, increase sales volume, boost revenue and gain access to new markets. The following five strategies work well in direct sales channels such as farmers’ markets, farm stands, Community Supported Agriculture, retail, restaurant and institutions. 1Penetration pricing Penetration pricing attracts customers with a low price for a […]

Euclid man warns concertgoers about ‘dynamic pricing’ when buying Taylor Swift and other tickets | News 5 Cleveland

Euclid man warns concertgoers about ‘dynamic pricing’ when buying Taylor Swift and other tickets | News 5 Cleveland

“It was a gut punch kind of…like the wind taken out of you…just like wow,” said Kevin Sabruno from Euclid. He bought two tickets from Ticketmaster months ago. Sabruno said the marketing pitch was hype that he bought. “These are the hottest seats in the house, so you get them at a better value,” he […]