Tag: Pricing Power

Sophisticated pricing software is boosting car sales | IOL Business Report

Sophisticated pricing software is boosting car sales | IOL Business Report

Renault, JLR and Peugeot said their pricing strategies for spare parts were legal, did not take advantage of car owners and were focused on efficiency and ensuring availability for motorists. Peugeot said its replacement parts strategy “consists in offering ranges of spare parts that meet the needs of all customers, regardless of their budget, at […]

Consumer Catch-up: Southwest ticket sales, Tesla refunds, computer car parts | abc7news.com

Consumer Catch-up: Southwest ticket sales, Tesla refunds, computer car parts | abc7news.com

Customers want Model 3 refunds When Tesla announced its lower priced Model 3, hundreds of thousands of pre-orders flooded in. Now many consumers are asking for their money back. A third party look at the pre-orders shows 23 percent have been refunded. The company told the website Recode that number is incorrect, but doesn’t say […]

How to Segment When All Customers Look Alike | Strategic Pricing Solutions

How to Segment When All Customers Look Alike | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Customer segmentation is a simple concept – identify groups of customers who tend to have similar levels of price sensitivity and set distinct prices for each group.  Unfortunately, many companies either think all their customers are the same, or they don’t have enough information to create segments.  In particular, we often see this in retail […]

Ripple CEO: Bitcoin’s influence over cryptocurrency prices is almost over | The Next Web

Ripple CEO: Bitcoin’s influence over cryptocurrency prices is almost over | The Next Web

Since their inception, altcoin prices have mostly risen and fallen with the price of Bitcoin. According to Ripple CEO Brad Garlinghouse, those days are numbered. “There’s a very high correlation between the price of [Ripple] and the price of bitcoin, but ultimately these are independent open-sourced technologies,” Garlinghouse told CNBC. “It’s early, over time you’ll […]

Why are cryptocurrency prices plummeting this time? | finder.com.au

Why are cryptocurrency prices plummeting this time? | finder.com.au

What’s Ether up to? Ether took a high dive, with interesting patterns emerging across different exchanges and coins. Its drop started on Bitfinex, but ETH prices followed suit on other exchanges before long and eventually went as low as $520 overall. However, on Bitfinex, they continued plummeting into the $400 range. Clearly one individual, or […]

Bitcoin Price Manipulation Steers World’s Top Crypto in Difficult Direction | NewsBTC

Bitcoin Price Manipulation Steers World’s Top Crypto in Difficult Direction | NewsBTC

The Manipulation Will not Stop The US Justice Department is looking into Bitcoin price manipulation right now. Whether or not they will find anything out of the ordinary, remains to be seen. Even so, indicting anyone for this manipulative behavior will pose another big problem. Large holders of Bitcoin can effectively influence the market with […]

Apple Reportedly Upgrading Screens for All New iPhone Models: What It Means | TheStreet

Apple Reportedly Upgrading Screens for All New iPhone Models: What It Means | TheStreet

Apple Inc.’s (AAPL – Get Report) new iPhones will reportedly all have OLED screens in a move that may indicate the tech giant is doubling down on its premium pricing strategy. The South Korea’s Electronic Times reported on May 28 that several new iPhone models will be using the OLED screens, which are brighter, more power-efficient […]

I Would Be Shocked If Bitcoin Prices Weren’t Manipulated | Forbes

I Would Be Shocked If Bitcoin Prices Weren’t Manipulated | Forbes

According the FT and Bloomberg the Justice Department has opened a criminal probe into whether traders are manipulating the price of Bitcoin and other digital currencies.  Well, duh?  Of course they are. Whether the activities meet the legal definition of manipulation  or can lead to a criminal indictment remains to be seen, but I’d be shocked if […]

U.S. Steel Prices on Knife’s Edge as Tariff Deadline Nears | WSJ

U.S. Steel Prices on Knife’s Edge as Tariff Deadline Nears | WSJ

U.S. steel prices won’t stop breaking away from those in Asia and Europe, in a rally driven by confusion about what Washington’s import tariffs will look like. The rise in U.S. prices has come ahead of the June 1 deadline for many major exporting countries to negotiate deals that would at least partially exempt them […]

‘Decent Probability’ Bitcoin Price Goes to Zero: Vanguard Economist | CCN

‘Decent Probability’ Bitcoin Price Goes to Zero: Vanguard Economist | CCN

An economist at one of the world’s largest asset managers believes there is a “decent probability” that the bitcoin price will eventually crash to zero. Joe Davis, the chief economist for $5.1 trillion asset manager Vanguard, wrote in an ETF.com op-ed that although the firm is enthusiastic about blockchain technology in general, it does not […]