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Prices of petrol, diesel to change daily from June 16 | Star of Mysore

Prices of petrol, diesel to change daily from June 16 | Star of Mysore

Mysuru: The ‘dynamic’ daily pricing of fuel that had been introduced as a pilot project in a few cities in the country from May 1, will come into effect in the whole country from June 16. The consumers throughout the country will pay a different price for petrol and diesel every day, according to the […]

OLA cheating Customers with their different pricing strategy | PC Tablet

OLA cheating Customers with their different pricing strategy | PC Tablet

Ola and Uber are the best leading cab aggregator services in India. These not just made it easy for the people in commute, but also made it hassle free without any bargain or having to wait for a long time to get a ride. Though the pricing is quite affordable, the Surge pricing is something that comes […]

Uber under fire for surge pricing following London Bridge terror attack before removing ‘automatic increase and refunding passengers’ | Mirror

Uber under fire for surge pricing following London Bridge terror attack before removing ‘automatic increase and refunding passengers’ | Mirror

Uber has been branded “absolutely disgusting” after automatic surge pricing remained in place following the London Bridge terror attack before removing it. Outraged customers accused the company of profiting from the horrifying attack that killed seven people and left 48 wounded. The firm, which allows riders to hail cabs with their smartphones, said the surge […]

Build Your Brand for Premium Pricing | Psychology Driven Brand Strategist

Build Your Brand for Premium Pricing | Psychology Driven Brand Strategist

Offering an online product or service puts you on the front lines of an all-out price war… and if you’ve put in your time, you’re probably BEYOND ready to climb the ranks (and make more money). I hear ya. Increasing your pricing is an anxiety-inducing process. “Will people be willing to pay what I’m asking […]

Kroger’s Columbus division drops prices on 3,000 products | Supermarket News

Kroger’s Columbus division drops prices on 3,000 products | Supermarket News

As May rolled into June, Kroger’s Columbus division announced “the largest one-year price investment in the company’s history.” A multimillion dollar campaign, the initiative is “designed to provide customers with more for their grocery dollar, including savings on high-quality, affordable Kroger-brand products,” according to a company press release. The Ohio-based store offers private label products […]

Uber, Grab to maintain current pricing system | Free Malaysia Today

Uber, Grab to maintain current pricing system | Free Malaysia Today

PETALING JAYA: If you’re a frequent user of ride-sharing app Uber, you’ll be glad to hear that Uber Malaysia will not be adopting the route-based pricing currently being tested in the United States. A recent Bloomberg report highlighted Uber’s new route-based pricing system, under which charges are based on assumptions of amounts customers are willing […]

Uber To Make Pricing Changes In Australia From June 9th | Points From The Pacific

Uber To Make Pricing Changes In Australia From June 9th | Points From The Pacific

Uber hasn’t always had an easy time getting onto the road in Australia. For months, the Australian Taxi counsel and even the government tried to block them being in certain states. This angered large amounts of people and petitions had to be signed to show support. Finally, it was legalised and it’s grown very well. […]

J.Crew’s New Strategy: Slashing Prices | Racked

J.Crew’s New Strategy: Slashing Prices | Racked

Remember when J.Crew was trying to push $500 lace jogging pants, $800 skirts, and $1,900 sweaters? Those days are over. The company is slashing prices in an attempt to tackle slumping sales and counter waning customer interest. Its most recent catalogue explicitly alerts customers to its newly affordable prices. “The perfect dress, the perfect price,” […]

AI-powered dynamic pricing turns its gaze to the fuel pumps | The Register

AI-powered dynamic pricing turns its gaze to the fuel pumps | The Register

Analysis “AI” could soon be making petrol more expensive at times of peak demand like the start of a bank holiday weekend or the school run. Danish data analytics company a2i touts fuel pricing as an ideal implementation of its learning algorithms. The company claims that PriceCast Fuel, its dynamic pricing product, can improve fuel […]

Uber’s new pricing model could upset drivers | Business Insider

Uber’s new pricing model could upset drivers | Business Insider

Uber has been experimenting with a new pricing method in several cities that uses machine learning algorithms to predict the amount a customer is willing to pay for a given ride, Bloomberg reports. Uber hopes to grow its revenue with this new “route-based pricing” system, as it continues to bleed money for rider discounts and […]