Tag: Pricing Mistakes

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price, some drivers paid $39 for trip | The Washington Post

Website, app for I-66 tolls failed to display price, some drivers paid $39 for trip | The Washington Post

Michelle Holland, a spokeswoman for VDOT, said there was a “maintenance issue” that a vendor, Transcore, which operates the tolling system, had with the system. The tolls are in place along a roughly nine-mile stretch of I-66 inside the Beltway, operating on a dynamic pricing system that changes every six minutes based on demand. Since […]

DICK’S Sporting Goods now honors World Series merchandise… | Click2 Houston

DICK’S Sporting Goods now honors World Series merchandise… | Click2 Houston

HOUSTON – Online shoppers awoke the day after Christmas to find World Series Astros gear priced astronomically low on the DICK’S Sporting Goods website. Customers thought it was a sale, but it appears it was a glitch and now the athletic store is canceling those orders. “Very upset because if it was a mistake and it would have […]

A few musings from 2017 that still hold good | GulfNews.com

A few musings from 2017 that still hold good | GulfNews.com

Aspirational real estate pricing My friend Jonathan Miller came up with this phrase three years ago and it continues to entertain. Listings for $25 million going for less than $10 million, or a $135 million listing selling for $100 million below the asking price! Before you mock the practice as egotistical stupidity — and surely […]

Markets, Music and a Defense of Wall Street: Barry Ritholtz | The Washington Post

Markets, Music and a Defense of Wall Street: Barry Ritholtz | The Washington Post

Twitter’s Improvements: Everyone’s favorite social-media punching bag is starting to get its act together. It has figured out that the quality of experience for new users is the key to future growth. Protecting the Twitter community from bullies, trolls, Nazis and other undesirables isn’t censorship; it’s protecting valuable private intellectual property. If you don’t like […]

Pricing Strategy of HubSpot: The Inventor of ‘Inbound Marketing’ | Pratham Mantri

Pricing Strategy of HubSpot: The Inventor of ‘Inbound Marketing’ | Pratham Mantri

Pricing is the center of any business. It is everything you do from your copy writing and marketing to your product and support works to drive people to your pricing page and justify the number you’re charging. Pricing isn’t hard, it’s a process. Let us walk through the SaaS pricing pages of one of the […]

Swaziland-based chilli business finds export success | How We Made it in Africa

Swaziland-based chilli business finds export success | How We Made it in Africa

“From the beginning, we knew that we wanted to work with small farmers who can help us produce organic ingredients for our products,” says Claudia. “So while Guba wanted to improve food security in Swaziland, Black Mamba came on board to fulfil its second objective – which is to create market access and income for […]

Four pricing mistakes you need to avoid   | Dynamic Business Australia

Four pricing mistakes you need to avoid   | Dynamic Business Australia

One: The first mistake entrepreneurs and new businesses make is they often give too little thought to this highly complex matter and the consequences can be dire. Set your prices too low and you are leaving money on the table. Set your prices too high and nobody will buy your product or service. The right […]

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 […]

What Does It Take To See Gentrification Before It Happens? | NPR

What Does It Take To See Gentrification Before It Happens? | NPR

Big data is a shorthand term for the insane amounts of information being generated by human beings in our digital world. From cellphones to credit card transactions to social media, we are all leaving digital contrails of almost all of our activity in the world. Learning how to harvest and analyze these digital traces en […]

How predictive analytics is changing the game for real estate agents | RealtyBizNews

How predictive analytics is changing the game for real estate agents | RealtyBizNews

Martin Morzynski, chief marketing officer with HouseCanary, a real estate data analytics firm, told RISMedia that predictive analytics can “help agents get better at their jobs because consumer’s expectations and questions and getting more precise.” “It brings a level of accuracy and granularity into the process that changes the game,” he added. There are other […]