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How your pricing policy affects your sales | Intelligence Node

How your pricing policy affects your sales | Intelligence Node

Price optimization is one of the key factors in every business operation as it can raise prices whilst improving sales volumes at the same time. Savvy pricing managers will implement it and focus on building their business to cater to the most profitable customer. However, that sounds easier in theory than it is in practice […]

Mortgage Loan Pricing Optimization for Building Societies | FICO

Mortgage Loan Pricing Optimization for Building Societies | FICO

One of the hottest analytic technologies in mortgage lending is price optimization. This is the application of advanced analytics to pricing strategies, in order to determine the ideal price for every customer that maximizes profitability, given factors such as take-up, affordability, etc. That’s great for banks, but what about building societies and credit unions? If […]

Using machine learning for insurance pricing optimization | Google Cloud Platform

Using machine learning for insurance pricing optimization | Google Cloud Platform

The TensorFlow machine-learning framework has been open source since just 2015, but in that relatively short time, its ecosystem has exploded in size, with more than 8,000 open source projects using its libraries to date. This increasing interest is also reflected by its growing role in all kinds of image-processing applications (with examples including skin […]

Why better understanding of price vital to drive profits – column | just-food

Why better understanding of price vital to drive profits – column | just-food

Food manufacturers operating across Europe, faced with differences in how sensitive different markets are to price, need to develop innovative pricing and promotional strategies to win, Dr Anthony Graham, IRI’s executive vice president of international solutions and innovations, argues. Pricing is the simplest and most effective lever to pull to optimise margins – but manufacturers […]

The Ultimate Negotiation Strategy Checklist | Strategic Pricing Associates

The Ultimate Negotiation Strategy Checklist | Strategic Pricing Associates

Negotiation is like any sport. The best negotiators, like the best athletes, never stop training. They learn new skills and work to develop them. They welcome the coaching and equipment that can improve performance. We’ve trained thousands of master negotiators over the years, and if there’s one common trait among those who become expert negotiators, […]

Conference: Battle for Margin Las Vegas > Price Negotiation Workshop & Pricing Strategy Seminar | SPA & SPASIGMA

Conference: Battle for Margin Las Vegas > Price Negotiation Workshop & Pricing Strategy Seminar | SPA & SPASIGMA

Attend the Battle for Margin – Negotiation Workshop & Pricing Strategy Seminar in Las Vegas to learn how to increase your competitive advantage and improve performance. You will take back valuable information on how the SPA Solution portfolio coupled with proven negotiations training from SPASigma can help grow your business and improve your bottom line. Date: June 8-9, 2017 Location: […]

Collaborative and Dynamic Pricing for Product Manufacturers | The Wiglaf Journal

Collaborative and Dynamic Pricing for Product Manufacturers | The Wiglaf Journal

Price Waterfall The price waterfall tracks pricing decisions and sources of price variance between the list price and the pocket price.  As such, it can be used to delineate not only the pricing decisions, but also the responsibilities of different agents that contribute to pricing. At a high level, we can classify price variances into […]

SPA Featured in The Distributor Channel article “Every Silver Cloud has a Dark Lining: Things to Consider in a Growth Economy” | Strategic Pricing Associates

SPA Featured in The Distributor Channel article “Every Silver Cloud has a Dark Lining: Things to Consider in a Growth Economy” | Strategic Pricing Associates

“I believe a solid pricing process is an essential part of any strategic initiative.  There’s three big reasons why:” Pricing Process drives bottom line results.  The typical distributor using David Bauders’ Strategic Pricing Associates improves gross margin by two points.  In some industries, this nearly doubles the bottom line results.  For most distributors the gain […]

Price Optimization Finally Becomes A Supply Chain Tool | Forbes

Price Optimization Finally Becomes A Supply Chain Tool | Forbes

In the year 2000, supply chain optimization software companies were hot. Optimization was the new Messiah that would lead supply chain practitioners out of the desert. Wall Street agreed. They put a high valuation on i2 Technologies, the leader in supply chain planning and optimization. In that year, i2’s leading competitor, Manugistics, acquired Talus, a […]

Industry Leaders SPA and Tour de Force Announce Partnership | Strategic Pricing Associates

Industry Leaders SPA and Tour de Force Announce Partnership | Strategic Pricing Associates

Strategic Pricing Associates and Tour de Force to deliver a joint solution. Strategic Pricing Associates (SPA) Inc. and Tour de Force Inc., two market-leading, respected providers of technology and training solutions to the distribution and manufacturing industries, have announced a Partnership to deliver an integrated pricing/quoting solution based on their respective platforms. Tour de Force, […]