Tag: Pricing Power

Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Was China’s Second Best-Selling Smartphone in 2017 | Mac Rumors

Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Was China’s Second Best-Selling Smartphone in 2017 | Mac Rumors

Apple was the only foreign brand in China’s 2017 market top 10, according to the research, thanks to the success of its iPhone 7 series. An uptick in sales in the second half of the year was reportedly due to the implementation of price cuts, which increased Apple’s competitiveness against lower-cost local brands. For example, […]

Bruce Springsteen Saves Broadway Box Office From Winter Freeze | Forbes

Bruce Springsteen Saves Broadway Box Office From Winter Freeze | Forbes

After a planned break from his incredibly successful gig on Broadway, Bruce Springsteen returned to the stage this week – and brought a windfall with him. His show, Springsteen On Broadway (natch), racked up $2.4 million in sales, which is par for the course since it opened in October. Playing just five times a week, it […]

Bitcoin price LIVE: Bitcoin crash likely as yet ANOTHER hack attack rocks cryptocurrencies | Express.co.uk

Bitcoin price LIVE: Bitcoin crash likely as yet ANOTHER hack attack rocks cryptocurrencies | Express.co.uk

8.44am – UPDATE – Is bitcoin’s price controlled by bad actors? Bitcoin $12,080. Ethereum $1,068. Ripple $1.34. A shocking new academic study has revealed that so-called “bad-actors” manipulated bitcoin’s price, pushing it from $150 to $1,000 during periods of frenetic trading. The paper titled Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem shows how Bitcoin markets are being manipulated […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, cryptocurrency prices fall on January 16 | Business Insider

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, cryptocurrency prices fall on January 16 | Business Insider

Crypto prices in these markets typically carry a premium, which pushes up average prices globally. Traders in these Asian markets are generally buyers too, meaning a tail-off in activity could create a big mismatch in buyers and sellers. “The volumes have been declining steadily both in Japan and South Korea over the last few days,” […]

Why Apple Is Still A Great Marketer And What You Can Learn | Forbes

Why Apple Is Still A Great Marketer And What You Can Learn | Forbes

4. Control Pricing. Have you ever seen new Apple products with deep discounts during Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Apple’s marketers leverage pricing—with very little discounting– as a tool to convey the brand in the same way as luxury retailers. This strategy extends to the microcosm of Apple retailers, dealers, and resellers, where Apple uses […]

Audi opens reservations with deposits for its two new e-tron vehicles (quattro and sportback) in more markets | Electrek

Audi opens reservations with deposits for its two new e-tron vehicles (quattro and sportback) in more markets | Electrek

Despite opening reservations in several markets, they haven’t confirmed the price. They have been saying that the e-tron quattro is between Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 in term of size and those vehicles have starting MSRPs of $41,000 and $49,000. If the e-tron quattro is offered around the same price before incentives, it would shake up […]

Why Did Cryptocurrency Prices Just Drop? | UPROXX

Why Did Cryptocurrency Prices Just Drop? | UPROXX

We’ve been talking (and joking) a lot lately about whether or not cryptocurrency is a bubble, what with prices surging for even joke currency Dogecoin and companies reaping higher stock prices whether they’re actually involved in blockchain technology or not, from an ice tea company that just added the word “blockchain” to its name to […]

Costco Exposes Seattle’s Sugary Drink Tax With the Perfect Sign | Digital Politics Daily

Costco Exposes Seattle’s Sugary Drink Tax With the Perfect Sign | Digital Politics Daily

On January 1, Seattle’s new ‘Sugary Drink Tax’ went into effect. Why? Seattle leftists want to dictate behavior and stop people from drinking soda because it can be unhealthy. So by taxing the soda, they are hoping to deter people from drinking it. But now, thanks to Costco, customers know exactly how much the city […]

Bitcoin price WARNING: Bitcoin could be the biggest bubble EVER | Express.co.uk

Bitcoin price WARNING: Bitcoin could be the biggest bubble EVER | Express.co.uk

Bitcoin could be an even bigger bubble than tulip mania, the first recorded economic bubble, economist and author Jim Rickards has warned. Speaking to Business Insider, he said: “Personally, I’m very sceptical of bitcoin, I know where the price action is. It’s you know, going up about 10 percent a day at this point. “Although […]

Apple 2017 year in review: iPad gets cheaper than ever, more expensive than ever with new options | Apple Insider

Apple 2017 year in review: iPad gets cheaper than ever, more expensive than ever with new options | Apple Insider

A tale of two markets When the first iPad launched in 2010, its $499 starting price was seen as much lower than expected. Still, for some, it wasn’t low enough. As consumers found that an iPad could not yet completely replace their laptop, the market clamored for cheaper options, suitable for basic tasks like browsing […]