Tag: Price Pressures

Time of day pricing strategy of electricity | Free Press Journal

Time of day pricing strategy of electricity | Free Press Journal

We have essentially lost our economic sovereignty in the 70 years since Independence. We have become dependent on imports for phosphate fertilizers, and sources of energy—fuel oil, coal and uranium. All three are required for the generation of electricity. It is necessary that we generate electricity for meeting our requirements with our own sources if […]

New-look Complan on shelves | Telegraph India

New-look Complan on shelves | Telegraph India

Kraft Heinz officials today said through a focussed pricing strategy, the company had been able to improve its market share at a time the industry was affected by the GST. “We did a study to understand the elasticity of different packs – how the prices move and impact the volume. Some of the learning from […]

How rising energy costs became our problem, not the government’s | The Sydney Morning Herald

How rising energy costs became our problem, not the government’s | The Sydney Morning Herald

We talk a lot about rising energy prices. They have doubled in the past decade. We know that increasing numbers of households are being disconnected because they cannot pay energy bills. But throughout the Victorian community, many households are determinedly finding ways to pay the energy bills. What we don’t talk enough about is the […]

3 Terrible Reasons to Sell Netflix Inc. Stock | The Motley Fool

3 Terrible Reasons to Sell Netflix Inc. Stock | The Motley Fool

1. There’s no money in streaming. At a glance, Netflix doesn’t look like a profitable business. Operating income was $380 million last year, which translates to just 4.3% of its nearly $9 billion sales base. Its pricing strategy aims to make the service as affordable as possible, after all, and its most popular plans cost […]

How Will Disney Price Its New Streaming Services? (NYSE: DIS) | 24/7 Wall St.

How Will Disney Price Its New Streaming Services? (NYSE: DIS) | 24/7 Wall St.

The key word here is “distribution.” By taking control of the distribution of its own content, Disney could charge consumers what it charges pay-TV operators and still make money. It could charge consumers a higher price that is still below what a pay-TV service could charge and make even more money. But that might cause […]

Disney’s Streaming Dreams: How Disruptive Is Its New Netflix-Style Strategy, Really? | Variety

Disney’s Streaming Dreams: How Disruptive Is Its New Netflix-Style Strategy, Really? | Variety

The Mouse House is moving to cut the cord: Disney plans to launch at least two direct-to-consumer streaming subscription services, for ESPN and Disney movies and TV shows, in the next two years. But right now, it’s not clear how dramatic the change will be for Disney as a whole. More than anything, it looks […]

Pets at Home Group PLC leaps higher as new pricing strategy helps boost top line | Proactive Investors

Pets at Home Group PLC leaps higher as new pricing strategy helps boost top line | Proactive Investors

Given that the lower pricing strategy is likely to put pressure on margins, investors will be looking for this revenue momentum to continue for a while yet. As for profits, Pets at Home said they remained on track to hit its full-year expectations. ‘Positive start’ but Pets still a ‘sell’ for Liberum “Overall, this appears […]

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Disney To Launch Disney- And ESPN-Branded Streaming Services, Changing Netflix | Deadline

Look out Netflix: Disney says today that it will end its theatrical distribution deal with Netflix beginning in 2019 to feed its releases to a new Disney-branded streaming service launching that year. The company also announced that its ESPN-branded streaming service, which it had previously discussed, will launch in early 2018. “We’re going to go […]

How price transparency drives patients to ASCs | Becker’s ASC Review

How price transparency drives patients to ASCs | Becker’s ASC Review

Question: What sort of benefits do ASCs reap from making their procedure prices readily available? Joseph D’Agostino: The ability to educate both the surgeon and the patient on true out of pocket cost differences between choosing to have their procedure performed in a hospital outpatient department versus a freestanding ASC. Q: Are there any drawbacks to […]

Notebook vendors adopting different approaches to counter lackluster PC sales | DigiTimes

Notebook vendors adopting different approaches to counter lackluster PC sales | DigiTimes

Lenovo, HP prefer pricing strategy While actively moving to develop devices with more market potentials, Lenovo and HP are engaged in a price war to vice for the crown in the global notebook market. The strategy, though pushing up shipments, has undermined their profitability, observers said. Lenovo, for instance, saw shipments of PCs and smart […]