Tag: Price War

Netflix May Raise U.S. Prices, While Testing Cheaper Plans Elsewhere | Variety

Netflix May Raise U.S. Prices, While Testing Cheaper Plans Elsewhere | Variety

Netflix is gearing up to kick the tires on cheaper pricing plans in emerging markets outside the U.S. But at the same time, some on Wall Street think it has a growing amount of pricing power that could let it hike fees for American users. In a research note Monday, Piper Jaffray analysts said Netflix […]

Everything You Need to Know About Netflix Rival Disney Plus | Nasdaq

Everything You Need to Know About Netflix Rival Disney Plus | Nasdaq

Now that we have quickly reviewed the company’s fourth quarter, it’s time to dive into everything we learned about Disney’s new streaming services from the company’s conference call. First, the media conglomerate announced that it settled on a name: Disney Plus or Disney+ . The company also maintained its late 2019 launch timeline. CEO Bob […]

Morrisons, Verizon, Pinterest: Everything that matters this morning | Marketing Week

Morrisons, Verizon, Pinterest: Everything that matters this morning | Marketing Week

Government launches inquiry into online pricing The government is launching an inquiry into online pricing that will look into how personal data can be used to set individual prices for items such as holidays, cars and household goods. The research, conducted by the competition watchdog, will consider the use and prevalence of ‘dynamic pricing’ and […]

Meru CEO on how its new marketplace model beats surge pricing | CIO

Meru CEO on how its new marketplace model beats surge pricing | CIO

Meru’s win-win formula If you look at a typical marketplace, it allows the supplier to set the price.  For instance, a hotel aggregator doesn’t mandate all 5-star hotels to offer the same price. However, if you look at the shared mobility space, the price is decided by the cab aggregator – there are fixed slabs […]

Saudis Raise Asia Crude Pricing as U.S. Puts Curbs on Iran | Bloomberg

Saudis Raise Asia Crude Pricing as U.S. Puts Curbs on Iran | Bloomberg

Saudi Arabia raised pricing for the Medium and Heavy crudes it sells to Asia, a sign that OPEC’s biggest producer sees robust demand for the grades as it boosts output to offset the impact of energy sanctions on Iran. State-owned Saudi Aramco increased its official selling price for December sales of Medium crude to Asia […]

Uber launches new subscription service across five US cities | City A.M.

Uber launches new subscription service across five US cities | City A.M.

Ride-hailing app Uber has rolled out a new subscription scheme across five US cities. Based on subscriptions, the new ride pass will allow members to avoid surge pricing, when fees peak at rush hour and at other times when demand is high. The lowest monthly subscription comes in at $14.99 (£11.55) in Austin, Denver, Miami […]

Capping petrol price ‘will hit profit and lead to job losses’, fuel retailers warn | BusinessDay

Capping petrol price ‘will hit profit and lead to job losses’, fuel retailers warn | BusinessDay

The Fuel Retailers Association, representing more than 2,500 fuel retailers, has hit back at the government’s proposal to cap the price of 93 octane petrol, claiming it will cut into wafer-thin profit margins and accelerate job losses in the sector. In a bid to ease the pressure high petrol prices are putting on consumers, the […]

Price war – The frantic pace of price changes | KnowTechie

Price war – The frantic pace of price changes | KnowTechie

Retail, whether online or at a physical store, is becoming increasingly competitive. Online stores forced traditional retailers to lower prices to stay competitive. Now, many brick & mortar chains are using the same pricing technology as online retailers and the price war is becoming a vicious cycle. The Increasing Frequency of Price Changes Online and […]

Oil and Gas Model stability as pressure on oil prices rises | IHS Markit

Oil and Gas Model stability as pressure on oil prices rises | IHS Markit

Research Signals – October 2018 Oil prices may be in for a wild ride as geopolitical and economic shocks threaten to spill over into markets. IHS Markit has raised its outlook on Brent and WTI prices in 4Q 2018 while noting that the next 18 months will be plagued by escalating tensions with Saudi Arabia, […]

Uber launches ‘Ride Pass’ subscription service | Business Insider

Uber launches ‘Ride Pass’ subscription service | Business Insider

Uber said on Tuesday that it started offering a subscription service, called Ride Pass, that allows users to guarantee set prices for a monthly fee. The service is available in Los Angeles, Austin, Orlando, Denver, and Miami, an Uber representative told Business Insider, adding that it costs $24.99 a month in Los Angeles and $14.99 […]