Tag: Price Pressures

The new USPS reform bill could shake up supply chains | Supply Chain Dive

The new USPS reform bill could shake up supply chains | Supply Chain Dive

Tracey believes if the USPS were allowed “more dynamic pricing flexibility as a market participant,” then the USPS might be able to turn a profit. But big changes to how the USPS operates would affect supply chains. Some companies may have to rearrange supply chains or absorb higher costs if USPS shipping rates increase or […]

U of L moves to dynamic ticket pricing | The Louisville Cardinal

U of L moves to dynamic ticket pricing | The Louisville Cardinal

The University of Louisville Athletic Association hope to see game attendance increase by changing the way tickets are priced. ULAA passed a proposal on tickets at the April 13 meeting. Assistant Athletic Director Jeff Spoelker recommended U of L adopt dynamic pricing to give more people an opportunity to attend a game. “After some internal discussion we decided to try some […]

Start monetizing those unused (discountable) billable hours | ABA Journal

Start monetizing those unused (discountable) billable hours | ABA Journal

Recently, a business trip took me to Paris. As the schedule was tight and I had a number of appointments across the city, I had to frequently rely on Uber to get me places in time. Doing a number of comparable rides over a couple of days, I started to notice that the prices could […]

Someone made a game where you ride the rapidly changing prices of cryptocurrencies | TechCrunch

Someone made a game where you ride the rapidly changing prices of cryptocurrencies | TechCrunch

The cryptocurrency world is a strange one, but at least it has a sense of humor. A new game has you riding a little crypto-car along the wildly fluctuating prices of major and minor currencies. It’s quite ridiculous, and it isn’t even a bad game! It’s called Crypto Rider, predictably, and is very much a […]

Fuel prices are stable for now, but continue to sting motorists | Times of India

Fuel prices are stable for now, but continue to sting motorists | Times of India

After rising steadily for a few weeks, prices of petrol and diesel have stabilised at Rs 79.50 and Rs 68.50 per litre this week, apparently under instructions from the Union petroleum ministry not to raise prices of the two commodities, for now. The manner in which prices of petrol and diesel were rising in the […]

Natural Gas Futures Rally on Bullish Storage Miss; Spot Prices Surge on April Chills | Natural Gas Intelligence

Natural Gas Futures Rally on Bullish Storage Miss; Spot Prices Surge on April Chills | Natural Gas Intelligence

Natural gas futures closed out the week on a bullish note Friday, with the front month adding close to a nickel on the heels of a larger-than-expected April storage withdrawal. Spot prices surged across the northern United States as forecasters were calling for colder temperatures and even some snow over the weekend; the NGI National […]

Can Apple Win Customers With $700 iPhone In 2018? | Dazeinfo

Can Apple Win Customers With $700 iPhone In 2018? | Dazeinfo

The Wall Street is abuzz with rumours of Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) facing the worst quarter in the history as neither the price of iPhone X nor the specification of iPhone X could pull customers to the Apple Stores. It is estimated that Apple could manage to sell only 8 million iPhone X during Q1 2018, […]

Crude oil spike could pinch FMCGs hard; operating margins likely to suffer | Business Standard News

Crude oil spike could pinch FMCGs hard; operating margins likely to suffer | Business Standard News

Your favourite toothpaste or detergent bar could cost more if crude oil prices continue to rally the way they have in the past month. Between March 9 and now, crude oil has spiked to levels of about $72 a barrel, a jump of 10 per cent. The expectation is that it could cross the $75-mark […]

BBB plan: Less inventory on the floor, fewer doors | Home Textiles Today

BBB plan: Less inventory on the floor, fewer doors | Home Textiles Today

Union, N.J. – Shrinking core assortments and applying dynamic pricing to store merchandise are just two of many initiatives Bed Bath & Beyond has planned. Under the new B3 format, Bed Bath & Beyond will take more of its core BBB inventory off the floor to make way for decorative furnishings, in-and-out treasure hunt merchandise, […]

Tackling unfair trading practices in the food supply chain | European Commission

Tackling unfair trading practices in the food supply chain | European Commission

Will the price of food products increase for consumers? No. There is no reason why this EU legislation should lead to price increases for consumers: in the public con­sultation carried out by the Commission, there was no evidence presented to suggest that the unfair trading practices targeted lead to lower consumer prices or that prohibiting […]