Tag: Price Pressures

Legal services: It’s time to be transparent about pricing | City A.M.

Legal services: It’s time to be transparent about pricing | City A.M.

Clients’ dissatisfaction around pricing is reaching a crisis point. Increasingly, law firms are responding by going back to the drawing board and reworking their pricing models. Firms with their eye on the future are dispensing with timesheets – too long the bane of our industry. Without timesheets, law firms should adopt an approach to pricing […]

Another Sprint MVNO? Founded by millionaire millennials, Wing launching in November | FierceWireless

Another Sprint MVNO? Founded by millionaire millennials, Wing launching in November | FierceWireless

The result is Wing, an MVNO that runs on Sprint’s network that is scheduled to exit its beta testing phase in November. (Wing notched over 3,000 registrants for its beta test in its first three days of availability, but Arabov declined to provide any further metrics on the business.) Wing offers wireless service through a […]

Playoff tickets at ‘face value’? The Cubs have learned from ‘Hamilton’ | Chicago Tribune

Playoff tickets at ‘face value’? The Cubs have learned from ‘Hamilton’ | Chicago Tribune

But this is old-school thinking about ticketing. The Chicago Cubs have learned a thing or two from “Hamilton.” Any ticket going for more than “face value” actually means that the Chicago Cubs left money on the table. Which, as anyone who patronizes their historic establishment will confirm, they do not like doing. What other reason […]

How Retailers Use Personalized Prices to Test What You’re Willing to Pay | Harvard Business Review

How Retailers Use Personalized Prices to Test What You’re Willing to Pay | Harvard Business Review

Have you ever looked up flights or hotels on an app on your phone, only to open your laptop and see different prices? That’s exactly what happened to me recently. I was using Orbitz’s iPhone app to research a vacation package to New York City. Settling on a hotel, I accessed Orbitz’s website on my laptop to book […]

Vanguard changes pricing structure on mutual funds | Fund Strategy

Vanguard changes pricing structure on mutual funds | Fund Strategy

Vanguard has changed the pricing structure across its mutual funds to align it with the way costs are calculated among its peers. Funds across Vanguard’s UK and Ireland domiciled fund ranges now use swing pricing rather than single pricing, meaning that if the fund’s investors make large purchases or redemptions the price will be adjusted […]

Using oil revenues to diversify the economy | The Worldfolio

Using oil revenues to diversify the economy | The Worldfolio

An interview with Yang Berhormat Pehin Datu Singamanteri Colonel (Retired) Dato Seri Setia (Dr.) Awang Haji Mohammad Yasmin bin Haji Umar, Minister of Energy and Industry at the Prime Minister’s Office in Brunei You recently signed a nine-month extension to the voluntary oil production adjustment with OPEC and non-OPEC members in a bid to stabilize […]

Grainger Sheds 40 Canada Branches While Mid-Size Customers Drive Modest Q3 Sales Growth | Industrial Distribution

Grainger Sheds 40 Canada Branches While Mid-Size Customers Drive Modest Q3 Sales Growth | Industrial Distribution

Grainger — No. 2 on Industrial Distribution’s Big 50 List — reported its 2017 third quarter financials on Tuesday, led by a modest year-over-year (YoY) sales increase and a continued profit increase as the company provided an update on the results of its recent strategic pricing initiatives, which it initially announced in November of 2016 and then accelerated after […]

Ticket prices: Kollywood waiting with bated breath | The Hindu

Ticket prices: Kollywood waiting with bated breath | The Hindu

Theatres and multiplexes are working on the final pricing they want to fix on Monday. The CFO of a city-based theatre said, “We are working on the pricing strategy. But we can arrive at a conclusion only after seeing the final GO. But as of now, we have decided not to increase our ticket price. […]

A Different Take On Springsteen On Broadway | New Jersey Stage

A Different Take On Springsteen On Broadway | New Jersey Stage

As a music fan, Lynch never imagined he would write a song about him that could be considered anything less than reverential, but then Bruce announced an 80-show run of dates on Broadway in New York City. As he noticed the amount of negative feedback on Springsteen-related websites and forums, he realized that he was […]

Can’t Afford to See Bruce Springsteen on Broadway? Here’s The Boss’ Setlist | People

Can’t Afford to See Bruce Springsteen on Broadway? Here’s The Boss’ Setlist | People

Springsteen on Broadway, Bruce Springsteen‘s new intimate one-man show of singing and storytelling, is the hottest ticket in New York City right now, with a single seat in the 939-capacity Walter Kerr Theater going for a starting ticket price of $850 (more than three times what it takes to see Broadway’ other smash musical, Hamilton). The show […]