Tag: Pricing Backlash

Grab and Uber offer discounts for Penang | The Malay Mail Online

Grab and Uber offer discounts for Penang | The Malay Mail Online

“Grab is not taking any commissions till further notice from rides generate from Penang so every fare goes back to the drivers’ pocket to support their welfare during this time,” he said. The ride hailing service will also not be implementing any surge or dynamic pricing at this period. In addition to that, Tiew said […]

Russia to crack down on World Cup 2018 ticket touts | Sport

Russia to crack down on World Cup 2018 ticket touts | Sport

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev vowed on Thursday to crack down harshly on people who intended to profit from reselling their tickets to the 2018 World Cup. The price of admission for the June 14-July 15 event ranges from 1,200 rubles ($22, 19 euros) for the nosebleed seats at the opening matches to 66,000 rubles […]

iPhone X Costs $115 More Than iPhone 8, Thanks to Samsung’s Display and Variety of Other Materials | wccftech

iPhone X Costs $115 More Than iPhone 8, Thanks to Samsung’s Display and Variety of Other Materials | wccftech

The iPhone X in the U.S. is being sold for an outright $999 price tag, making it the most expensive iPhone Apple has ever released to date. The reason for such a high price tag is because the company has been forced to transition to newer technologies ranging from the OLED technology and others. According […]

Flying Cars Are No Joke For Uber | Forbes

Flying Cars Are No Joke For Uber | Forbes

Uber is working with NASA and several aerospace and property development partners to get the pilot project off the ground. The schedule is no less aggressive than the pricing strategy Holden announced for the air taxi service: Uber Elevate will be price competitive with Uber X when it launches. That’s right: if your pick the […]

The Medicines Company’s PCSK9 Inhibitor Strategy: More Heart Patients Via Lower Pricing | Forbes

The Medicines Company’s PCSK9 Inhibitor Strategy: More Heart Patients Via Lower Pricing | Forbes

However, in a recent conversation, Meanwell shared that he doesn’t plan to compete solely on these benefits of inclisiran. Rather, he plans to broaden access to inclisiran via a significantly lower price as compared to the established agents. Part of his move to this position was based on studying the changes in the top ten […]

Air France-KLM Move to a Spend-Based Loyalty Program In 2018 | Skift

Air France-KLM Move to a Spend-Based Loyalty Program In 2018 | Skift

In some ways, that Experience Points model is an improvement over a program in which a minimum spend is additionally required to earn status. Earning top-tier status at American Airlines, by contrast, could require 100 short hop round-trip flights — assuming 1,000 miles for each journey — but also would would need $12,000 in spend. […]

Power hike ‘will lead to job losses’ | Daily News

Power hike ‘will lead to job losses’ | Daily News

Electricity was a significant expense for many businesses, being second to labour cost, she said. “The additional cost has to be accommodated somewhere else and since it cannot be passed on to customers in pricing because that would just render us uncompetitive, it must be accommodated by shedding labour costs.” Eskom wants its clients to […]

Regal Cinemas will introduce surge pricing at some movie theaters next year — Quartz

Regal Cinemas will introduce surge pricing at some movie theaters next year — Quartz

Markets work best when highly valued goods and services are more expensive. And generally, people are fine with that. We understand that prime cuts of filet mignon cannot cost the same as McDonald’s burgers, and that there’s a reason first-class plane tickets cost more than coach. If these things were all the same price, it […]

The NFL And Networks Just Got Terrible News From Advertisers | The Federalist Papers

The NFL And Networks Just Got Terrible News From Advertisers | The Federalist Papers

With ratings in the tank for NFL games, the next shoe is dropping as we speak. Ad prices for broadcasts of National Football League games are dropping like a stone, as well. After all, if nobody’s watching, then nobody’s going to pay a premium for an ad. Prices for advertising during televised broadcasts are down […]

Comment: Price-fixing of bread would be hard to prove | Times Colonist

Comment: Price-fixing of bread would be hard to prove | Times Colonist

Demonstrating beyond a reasonable doubt that grocers are colluding to keep retail prices artificially high is almost impossible. Several attempts have been made in the past, with mixed results. Grocery stores carry on average more than 15,000 different products, and prices can be affected by an array of factors: commodity prices; energy and labour costs; […]