Tag: Price Pressures

The NFL And Networks Just Got Terrible News From Advertisers | The Federalist Papers

The NFL And Networks Just Got Terrible News From Advertisers | The Federalist Papers

With ratings in the tank for NFL games, the next shoe is dropping as we speak. Ad prices for broadcasts of National Football League games are dropping like a stone, as well. After all, if nobody’s watching, then nobody’s going to pay a premium for an ad. Prices for advertising during televised broadcasts are down […]

Having to pay for airline comfort, convenience | kelownadailycourier.ca

Having to pay for airline comfort, convenience | kelownadailycourier.ca

Economists have a high level of faith in pricing to convey information to the consumer and to influence consumer behaviour. Recently I traveled to eastern Canada and in so doing observed several cases in which pricing policy did its job – and cases where it conspicuously didn’t. For example, the Airbus 319 used on the […]

NFL Badly Needs A 21st Century Televising Strategy | Forbes

NFL Badly Needs A 21st Century Televising Strategy | Forbes

By a 1970s standard, the NFL is widely accessible given that local market NFL games are available over broadcast TV, subject to the NFL’s attendance blackout rules (which have been loosened in recent years). By a 21st century standard of accessibility, the league gets a C-minus. Out-of-market games can be accessed via satellite on DirecTV’s […]

NFL Badly Needs A 21st Century Televising Strategy | Forbes

NFL Badly Needs A 21st Century Televising Strategy | Forbes

By a 1970s standard, the NFL is widely accessible given that local market NFL games are available over broadcast TV, subject to the NFL’s attendance blackout rules (which have been loosened in recent years). By a 21st century standard of accessibility, the league gets a C-minus. Out-of-market games can be accessed via satellite on DirecTV’s […]

JAY-Z’s 4:44 Tour Will Be His Highest Grossing Solo Run Ever Despite StubHub | Billboard

JAY-Z’s 4:44 Tour Will Be His Highest Grossing Solo Run Ever Despite StubHub | Billboard

Sales for JAY-Z’s tour represent a paradigm shift in concert tickets: by more aggressively pricing front row seats, VIP experiences and platinum tickets, concert promoters are getting increasingly more skilled at commanding high prices and record grosses from their best seating inventory. That’s bad news for ticket resellers — by pricing tickets closer to actual […]

Farmed salmon prices in Scotland dive, Norway’s stay at two-year lows | Undercurrent News

Farmed salmon prices in Scotland dive, Norway’s stay at two-year lows | Undercurrent News

Spot prices for Scottish farmed Atlantic salmon — and sales of Norwegian salmon into Scotland too — look set to take a tumble in week 44, one processing source told Undercurrent News. Prices on the latter have dropped to £4.60-£4.75 per kilogram, for fish sized between 3-5 kilograms — “the cheapest it’s been”, he said. […]

Falling prices, quota confusion keep herring market slow | Undercurrent News

Falling prices, quota confusion keep herring market slow | Undercurrent News

Buyers of Norwegian spring-spawning herring have continued to wait and see if prices will carry on falling in week 43 of 2017, with the Norwegian herring sales association — known as Sildelaget — noting urgent measures were needed to try and buoy the market. Catches in week 43 were 24,800 metric tons, down from 30,000t […]

Apple iPhone 9 to be less expensive than iPhone X: Rumor | gizmolead

Apple iPhone 9 to be less expensive than iPhone X: Rumor | gizmolead

If rumors are to believe, Apple iPhone 9 will be less expensive than iPhone X Apple introduced its iPhone X last month. The 10th-anniversary-iPhone is scheduled to arrive on 3rd November. The handset carries a hefty price-tag ($999 / £999 / AU$1,579) and some impeccable, high-end specs. For instance, it includes a dual rear camera setup. Another primary […]

Google Shuts Off Airline Booking Tool in Search | Bloomberg

Google Shuts Off Airline Booking Tool in Search | Bloomberg

Alphabet Inc.’s Google is pulling a software tool that let small companies access search information on airfares, a potential blow to online travel newcomers. Google’s tool was opened in 2011 after its $700 million acquisition of ITA Software Inc., an online airfare broker. In approving the deal, a federal judge required that Google keep an […]

Grocers of the future: Room enough for both Amazon and Aldi | YouGov

Grocers of the future: Room enough for both Amazon and Aldi | YouGov

If the Price is Right Retail revenue, particularly for food, has increased by as much as 86% between 1992 ($337 billion) and 2016 ($627 billion). Data from YouGov Profiles reveals that retailers like Walmart, Kroger, Albertsons, Costco, and Sam’s Club make up 40% of the market share, but competition is tight between these giants. Consumers […]