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Drug pricing: caught between ethics and politics | Financier Worldwide

Drug pricing: caught between ethics and politics | Financier Worldwide

Drug pricing has become a topic of much heated debate, both on the political stage and among drug companies, patients and payors. Many of us are either directly or indirectly (through friends and family) affected by what seem to be ever-rising drugs prices, insurance premiums or co-payments. Society, in the form of public payors or […]

Kenya: Manufacturers lure farmers in pricing war | The Standard

Kenya: Manufacturers lure farmers in pricing war | The Standard

Manufacturing firms are battling to strike a balance between selling products at affordable prices and buying raw materials at low prices. The growing number of firms manufacturing similar products has introduced cut-throat competition that calls for careful pricing and packaging to attract customers. However, the presence of many firms has given suppliers of raw materials […]

Opinion: Pump Price Up, but Not for Long | CSP Daily News

Opinion: Pump Price Up, but Not for Long | CSP Daily News

The drop in crude-oil prices amounts to a crash of about 12 CPG. This is aiding refiners, who are now benefiting from gasoline margin recovery by keeping part of those oil price cuts, at least for now. They shared the rest by cutting wholesale gasoline prices. U.S. refinery output is very robust, with that abundance reflected […]

Oil stretches losing streak to 6th session | MarketWatch

Oil stretches losing streak to 6th session | MarketWatch

Oil futures extended a losing streak to a sixth session Monday as traders looked to the release of monthly reports from major industry groups this week that are expected to provide updates on OPEC crude production and global demand. Prices held ground at their lowest settlement since late November as robust growth in U.S. oil […]

March madness. What’s causing gas prices to continue to plummet? | NJ.com

March madness. What’s causing gas prices to continue to plummet? | NJ.com

What’s forcing crude oil prices lower? Plenty of oil that is in storage on American shores, 528 million barrels worth, which increased 8.2 million from the prior week, according to the federal Energy Information Administration. Impatience from speculators, who were looking for a short term gain on the commodities market and are now selling, is driving […]

Vaccine Makers Ranked on Pricing and Research | The New York Times

Vaccine Makers Ranked on Pricing and Research | The New York Times

The pharmaceutical companies GlaxoSmithKline and Sanofi sell many doses of vaccines at high prices and do a lot of research with the profits, while the Serum Institute of India makes more doses than any other manufacturer and sells them at low prices, according to the first Access to Vaccines Index, which was released last week. […]

Pricing for international success | Dynamic Export

Pricing for international success | Dynamic Export

One of the challenges any company faces when looking to sell globally is trying to set the right price and the terms of sale for their products and/or services in overseas markets. There are many costs incurred in selling overseas. Before setting any price, you need to ensure that all costs have been taken into […]

Express Scripts responds to Gilead drug pricing comments | Business Insider

Express Scripts responds to Gilead drug pricing comments | Business Insider

As scrutiny of high drug prices in the US intensifies, so has the finger pointing about who is to blame. This week, that came in the form of an interview in which an executive at Gilead blamed high prices on pharmacy benefit managers, the companies that help insurance plans determine what drugs they’ll cover and how much they’ll pay. […]

FCA should outright ban ludicrous practice of dual pricing | FTAdviser.com

FCA should outright ban ludicrous practice of dual pricing | FTAdviser.com

The issue arises from the dual-pricing mechanism used by most unit trusts, whereby the product will quote the price at which it will issue units and the price at which it will cancel them. The difference between the two is meant to capture any sales charge – less of an issue post-RDR – plus the […]

Report: 30% of Fuel Retailers Using Daypart Fuel Pricing | Convenience Store News

Report: 30% of Fuel Retailers Using Daypart Fuel Pricing | Convenience Store News

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Thirty percent of fuel retailers actively use daypart pricing, and 50 percent of those who use fuel pricing software actively use daypart pricing, according to a new research report from PriceAdvantage, a fuel price management software company and division of Skyline Products. The report was produced in collaboration with Schneider Electric […]