Tag: Price Setting

When Your Boss Is an Algorithm | The New York Times

When Your Boss Is an Algorithm | The New York Times

Surge pricing, which multiplies prices for passengers and earnings for drivers during periods of high demand, is another form of algorithmic management that encourages drivers to relocate to certain areas at certain times. The drivers get in-app notifications, heat maps and emails with real-time and predictive information about spikes in demand. A driver who wants […]

Cost-effectiveness doubts could hit Shire’s Takhzyro launch | Evaluate

Cost-effectiveness doubts could hit Shire’s Takhzyro launch | Evaluate

Vertex’s cystic fibrosis therapies can step aside – there are some new contenders for the dubious honour of being the least cost-effective drug. An analysis by the US Institute for Clinical and Economic Review (Icer) has concluded that Shire’s hereditary angioedema drugs Cinryze and Takhzyro are among the priciest it has ever evaluated. This could be […]

Taylor Swift hits high note in battle against ticket touts | Financial Times

Taylor Swift hits high note in battle against ticket touts | Financial Times

After missing out on an estimated $150m in sales to touts on her 2015 tour, Ms Swift, equal parts musician and entrepreneur, hatched a plan with Ticketmaster to stamp out resales. For the tour supporting her latest album, Reputation, she initially only sold tickets to those who registered weeks ahead of time through Ticketmaster’s new technology, […]

U.S. core inflation trails estimates as used-car prices tumble | Bond Buyer

U.S. core inflation trails estimates as used-car prices tumble | Bond Buyer

A gauge of underlying U.S. inflation was below estimates in September as used-vehicle costs fell and housing rents cooled, signaling that price gains may remain close to where Federal Reserve policy makers want them amid an outlook for continued gradual interest-rate hikes. Excluding volatile food and energy costs, the core consumer price index rose 2.2% […]

The Need for a NexGen CPQ Solution | Pricing Matters

The Need for a NexGen CPQ Solution | Pricing Matters

Price optimization to unlock ROI potential The Configure-Price-Quote (CPQ) software market growth is exploding. According to Gartner, CPQ market revenue was approximately $878 million in 2016, with a 20% CAGR expected through 2020. However, CPQ is not new, and many organizations that have invested in CPQ solutions are failing to meet expected ROI. So, what’s […]

Can Uber’s Global Business Be Beaten One City At A Time? Here’s Daimler’s Bet | Forbes

Can Uber’s Global Business Be Beaten One City At A Time? Here’s Daimler’s Bet | Forbes

Athens-founded Beat wants to dominate the ride-hail market in every major Latin American city within three years. That might be doable if it maintains its current growth and so-far successful strategy of launching suddenly, without advanced fanfare, in one major foreign city at a time. It’s a kind of spasmodic hostile takeover before others can […]

Trump Signs Law To Lower Drug Prices, Ends Gag Orders Against Pharmacists | The Western Journal

Trump Signs Law To Lower Drug Prices, Ends Gag Orders Against Pharmacists | The Western Journal

President Donald Trump signed a law that ends insurance companies’ pharmacist gag clauses in an effort to lower drug prices Wednesday. “If there’s anything bipartisan it’s lowering drug prices,” Trump said while signing the Patients’ Right To Know Drug Prices Act according to CBS News. Currently, insurers and pharmacy benefit managers use the gag clauses to “forbid […]

Uber plans to spend $10 million lobbying for new congestion pricing taxes on drivers | Daily Mail Online

Uber plans to spend $10 million lobbying for new congestion pricing taxes on drivers | Daily Mail Online

Uber has vowed to spend $10 million lobbying city governments across the U.S. to institute so-called ‘congestion pricing’ taxes on drivers. The company, which has already aggressively pursued a congestion pricing law in New York City, announced the three-year lobbying plan last month, saying it would pursue such policies in other cities. In a statement, […]

The Cost of Translation: Pricing your Project | Linguistica International

The Cost of Translation: Pricing your Project | Linguistica International

The cost of translation work is not something that’s particularly easy to define. Every project is different, so we have to provide a tailored quote to meet the particular needs of each client. There are a number of factors that we consider when drawing up a quote that provides excellent value for you but also […]

Changi Recommends unveils hotel booking site with ‘clear-cut’ pricing mechanism | Marketing Interactive

Changi Recommends unveils hotel booking site with ‘clear-cut’ pricing mechanism | Marketing Interactive

Changi Recommends, a travel concierge, has launched a hotel booking site called ChangiHotels. The new site looks to offer more than 170,000 accommodation options at over 5,000 destinations. In addition, the site aims to have a clear-cut pricing mechanism. Changi Recommends said in a press statement that it hopes to be the “one-stop” travel site for […]