Tag: Pricing Algorithms

Predictive Analytics: Optimizing Pricing And Promotions In E-Commerce Means Combining Tools | Retail TouchPoints

Predictive Analytics: Optimizing Pricing And Promotions In E-Commerce Means Combining Tools | Retail TouchPoints

Most retailers are already engaged in data analytics and predictive modeling. Today, using data to predict more successful outcomes — ultimately leading to increased sales — is not as mystifying a concept as it was even a year ago. But with a market being upended by an omnichannel imperative and consumer demand for instant gratification, […]

Algorithms feeding unsustainable price cuts online | Retail Dive

Algorithms feeding unsustainable price cuts online | Retail Dive

While consumers and sellers alike may think that Amazon itself is driving price competition, it’s now often third-party marketplace sellers, on Amazon and Walmart, that initiate price-based skirmishes, according to the report. Dynamic pricing algorithms have enabled retailers to detect every online price change, including temporary promotions, and that’s, “leading to race-to-the-bottom behavior and permanent drops […]

Lessons learned from the EU’s algorithmic price war that ripped off consumers | SmartCompany

Lessons learned from the EU’s algorithmic price war that ripped off consumers | SmartCompany

Algorithms used by the retailers In principle, a retailer or merchant could use the API provided by the platform to manage their pricing. Research at Northeastern University has shown that merchants on Amazon Marketplace that use algorithmic pricing have greater sales. However, merchants may not have algorithm design as a core skill. This was illustrated when a […]

mrbrown talks increasing fares for public transport | The Independent

mrbrown talks increasing fares for public transport | The Independent

Popular blogger mrbrown posted on his Twitter account yesterday about a suggestion he received to implement a surge pricing system for public transport. mrbrown, or Lee Kin Mun, said in his tweet that “Someone just suggested surge pricing for Public Transport”. In his tweet, he shared a screenshot of a letter to the Straits Times […]

Consider dynamic pricing for public transport | The Straits Times

Consider dynamic pricing for public transport | The Straits Times

Perhaps it is time the public transport sector also starts to use dynamic pricing strategies, where fares rise during peak hours, just like fares for taxis. There will always be a demand for public transport. Even if each commuter is charged a few cents extra during peak hours, people will still use public transport because […]

South Shields FC slash ticket prices for Hebburn friendly after fans’ backlash | Shields Gazette

South Shields FC slash ticket prices for Hebburn friendly after fans’ backlash | Shields Gazette

South Shields Football Club has bowed to fan pressure after admitting it scored an own goal over its match pricing policy. Bosses have agreed to slash entry fees into Mariners Park for tomorrow’s home friendly against Northern League neighbours Hebburn Town. They say they acted in response to online and face-to-face feedback from supporters – […]

Rising Property Prices, Gambling Restrictions Among Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Is Alluring to South Koreans | EconoTimes

Rising Property Prices, Gambling Restrictions Among Reasons Why Cryptocurrency Is Alluring to South Koreans | EconoTimes

A strict stance on gambling, the difficulty in investing in the stock exchange, the rising prices and interest rates of properties, and the alluring emergence of cryptocurrency. These are some of the leading reasons why digital cash rose like a phoenix in South Korea. … The fiery demand, along with the smothering regulatory framework placed […]

Your insurance company knows more about you than Facebook | CBS News

Your insurance company knows more about you than Facebook | CBS News

With billions of dollars on the line, insurers maintain a huge database of those they regard — correctly or erroneously — as bad risks. ISO, a subsidiary of Verisk Analytics, uses detailed reports from insurers to perform this type of “predictive analytics.” Insurers can also obtain crucial data on car accidents and violations on an […]

Ten Ways AI-Powered Algorithms Will Transform Your Supply Chain | Supply Chain Management Review

Ten Ways AI-Powered Algorithms Will Transform Your Supply Chain | Supply Chain Management Review

New Product, New Wins Digital Supply Chain knowledge should be added to the process of deciding what to make or do to drive growth. Winning companies will adopt a more integrated cross-functional view that includes their DSC to gather important customer insights and information. They add value by being in touch with the customer and […]

What is low-code development? A Lego-like approach to building software | ITworld

What is low-code development? A Lego-like approach to building software | ITworld

Grabbing Slurpee sales data to go 7-Eleven turned to low-code to supply product pricing information to regional managers who visit as many as 10 stores a day. The convenience store retailer, which operates 10,000 retail locations in the U.S., constructed a field price optimization app that enables its regional managers to access pertinent sales, says […]