Tag: Pricing Backlash

Deliveroo Australia rolls out dynamic pricing based on distance | news.com.au

Deliveroo Australia rolls out dynamic pricing based on distance | news.com.au

Food delivery company Deliveroo has ditched its flat $5 delivery fee in favour of dynamic pricing based on the restaurant’s distance to the customer. As a result of the variable fees introduced last month, which range from as low as $2.95 to a maximum of $6.95, Deliveroo says “more than 50 per cent” of customers […]

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 […]

Something Happened to U.S. Drug Costs in the 1990s | The New York Times

Something Happened to U.S. Drug Costs in the 1990s | The New York Times

Another potential explanation is that Americans take more expensive brand-name drugs than cheaper generics relative to their overseas counterparts. This doesn’t hold up either. We use a greater proportion of generic drugs here than most other countries — 84 percent of prescriptions are generic. Though Americans take a lower proportion of brand-name drugs, the prices […]

Fuel prices continue to fall as global crude rates ease | The Economic Times

Fuel prices continue to fall as global crude rates ease | The Economic Times

State-run oil-marketing companies continued to cut the prices of key transport fuels — petrol and diesel — well into the fourth week on Saturday on lower global crude oil prices. According to the Indian Oil Corp data, petrol was priced at Rs 77.89 per litre in the national capital on Saturday, 17 paise lower from […]

Congress should broaden legislation to curb medical price gouging | TheHill

Congress should broaden legislation to curb medical price gouging | TheHill

Washington is taking notice of an important problem: hospital price gouging of unsuspecting patients. The No More Surprise Medical Bills Act of 2018, introduced last month by Democratic Sens. Maggie Hassan and Jeanne Shaheen of New Hampshire, followed a bill offered earlier this year by six senators, the bipartisan Protecting Patients from Surprise Medical Bills […]

A tale of healthcare transparency | New Hampshire Business Review

A tale of healthcare transparency | New Hampshire Business Review

‘Sticker price’ I tentatively signed up for the procedure, scheduled in two weeks, the Friday before Columbus Day. Then, armed with procedure codes, I proceeded to do my homework. First, I called the cost information number on the urologist’s pre-op literature. I got a message inviting me to leave a voicemail with my procedure number […]

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 […]

Dem overtures to Trump on drug pricing worry pharma | TheHill

Dem overtures to Trump on drug pricing worry pharma | TheHill

The Democratic takeover of the House is giving new life to efforts to fight high drug prices with bipartisan action, a worrying prospect for the pharmaceutical industry. It’s a top priority for House Democrats, who now have powers to press the issue and put the drug industry on the hot seat. It’s also an issue […]

Split Congress to Attack Drug Pricing | Pharmaceutical Executive

Split Congress to Attack Drug Pricing | Pharmaceutical Executive

Healthcare was the deciding issue for more than 40 percent of voters in the mid-term elections, setting the stage for action on Capitol Hill to further challenge too-high prescription drug prices. Concerns over access to affordable care helped Democrats take control of the House. And even though Republicans increased their majority in the Senate, they […]

Cryptocurrency Price Prediction: Study Explains Why The Price Of Cryptocurrencies Are Propping Up | Cryptocurrency News Today

Cryptocurrency Price Prediction: Study Explains Why The Price Of Cryptocurrencies Are Propping Up | Cryptocurrency News Today

According a new study, the cryptocurrency market is contentious because it is largely influenced by belief heterogeneity. However, even if personal sentiments and discord are great influencers, they aren’t enough to keep the industry going indefinitely. This is according to a research conducted by a finance lecturer, Wang Chun Wei PhD in the University of […]