Tag: Pricing Backlash

Playoff tickets at ‘face value’? The Cubs have learned from ‘Hamilton’ | Chicago Tribune

Playoff tickets at ‘face value’? The Cubs have learned from ‘Hamilton’ | Chicago Tribune

But this is old-school thinking about ticketing. The Chicago Cubs have learned a thing or two from “Hamilton.” Any ticket going for more than “face value” actually means that the Chicago Cubs left money on the table. Which, as anyone who patronizes their historic establishment will confirm, they do not like doing. What other reason […]

Dynamic pricing – an unrealised threat for food brands and e-retailers | Food Navigator

Dynamic pricing – an unrealised threat for food brands and e-retailers | Food Navigator

Fixed pricing has ruled the high street since 1861 when John Wanamaker opened a department store in a Quaker district of Philadelphia. He introduced price tags for his goods, along with the lofty slogan: “If everyone was equal before God, then everyone would be equal before price.”​ Ever since then, consumers have expected the prices […]

Pfizer, Amazon, President Trump, football, social injustice, global warming, American Airlines, racism | Dallas News

Pfizer, Amazon, President Trump, football, social injustice, global warming, American Airlines, racism | Dallas News

The shady nature of drug pricing was well illustrated in the news about the outcome of the Pfizer lawsuit against the Texas Health and Human Services Commission. Pfizer had filed a lawsuit for disclosing drug pricing and rebate information to two Texas legislators who were outside the inner circle of “need to know” individuals. Unsurprisingly, […]

Cinema ticket: Cinema ticket pricing will vary according to movies, says Assn | ET Retail

Cinema ticket: Cinema ticket pricing will vary according to movies, says Assn | ET Retail

Cinema ticket pricing will be dynamic and it could be decreased or increased not exceeding the maximum threshold fixed by the Tamil Nadu Government,a top functionary of State film exhibtors association said today. Tamil Nadu Film Exhibitors Association president Abirami Ramanathan said, “we will not kill ourselves by immediately fixing the ticket rate uniformly at […]

Ticket prices: Kollywood waiting with bated breath | The Hindu

Ticket prices: Kollywood waiting with bated breath | The Hindu

Theatres and multiplexes are working on the final pricing they want to fix on Monday. The CFO of a city-based theatre said, “We are working on the pricing strategy. But we can arrive at a conclusion only after seeing the final GO. But as of now, we have decided not to increase our ticket price. […]

Why Surge Prices Make Us So Mad: What Springsteen, Home Depot and a Nobel Winner Know | The New York Times

Why Surge Prices Make Us So Mad: What Springsteen, Home Depot and a Nobel Winner Know | The New York Times

When Bruce Springsteen decided to do a run of shows at a Broadway theater with fewer than a thousand seats, he appeared to reject the laws of economics — or at least what would seem to be in his financial best interest. He limited ticket prices to between $75 and $850 and has been allocating […]

A Different Take On Springsteen On Broadway | New Jersey Stage

A Different Take On Springsteen On Broadway | New Jersey Stage

As a music fan, Lynch never imagined he would write a song about him that could be considered anything less than reverential, but then Bruce announced an 80-show run of dates on Broadway in New York City. As he noticed the amount of negative feedback on Springsteen-related websites and forums, he realized that he was […]

Can’t Afford to See Bruce Springsteen on Broadway? Here’s The Boss’ Setlist | People

Can’t Afford to See Bruce Springsteen on Broadway? Here’s The Boss’ Setlist | People

Springsteen on Broadway, Bruce Springsteen‘s new intimate one-man show of singing and storytelling, is the hottest ticket in New York City right now, with a single seat in the 939-capacity Walter Kerr Theater going for a starting ticket price of $850 (more than three times what it takes to see Broadway’ other smash musical, Hamilton). The show […]

StubHub, Ticketmaster Under Investigation for Misleading UK Consumers | TicketNews

StubHub, Ticketmaster Under Investigation for Misleading UK Consumers | TicketNews

Findings show that 26% of tickets for comedian Jack Whitehall’s Eventim Apollo show ended up on these four secondary sites, as did 17% of tickets for Lady Gaga at the O2 Arena in London and 15% of tickets for the first night of the BBC Proms at the Royal Albert Hall. Upon the publication of […]

Facebook (FB) Unveils $199 Oculus Go, Slashes Rift Price | Nasdaq.com

Facebook (FB) Unveils $199 Oculus Go, Slashes Rift Price | Nasdaq.com

In a bid to popularize its virtual reality offerings among the masses, Facebook Inc FB has unveiled a new cheaper VR headset – Oculus GO.  It carries a price tag of $199, much lower than Oculus Rift, which, at the time of its launch, carried a price tag of $599. It is to be noted […]