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Honing its dynamic pricing formula, Vacasa wants to make homeowners more cash than Airbnb | TechCrunch

Honing its dynamic pricing formula, Vacasa wants to make homeowners more cash than Airbnb | TechCrunch

Vacasa takes a lot of pride in its pricing algorithm, which it touts as far more dynamic than the pricing schemes used by other vacation rental sites. Initially developed in 2010 by Vacasa chief analytics officer Scott Breon, the company’s revamped Yield Management 2.0 system aims to make homeowners more than comparable systems, leveraging machine […]

Tesla cuts the starting price of Model S by $5,000 | Mashable

Tesla cuts the starting price of Model S by $5,000 | Mashable

The changes in pricing come a month after Tesla discontinued the 60 and 60D versions of Model S, which were are little cheaper at launch than the freshly priced 75 and 75D. There were changes in pricing further up Tesla’s Model S lineup, but these are a little less straightforward. The 90D model got cheaper […]

Strengthening of the wholesale prices in 2016-17 also indicates a slow recovery in pricing power of industry | The Times of India

Strengthening of the wholesale prices in 2016-17 also indicates a slow recovery in pricing power of industry | The Times of India

The end of the fiscal year 2016-17 saw the wholesale price index (WPI) slump from a high of 6.6% in February 2017 to 5.7% in March. This is a respite from the persistent hardening of prices in the previous three months. But despite the gain the wholesale price index ended up at a three year […]

Adopting an unconventional pricing strategy, can Apple last for thousands of years? | The Technews

Adopting an unconventional pricing strategy, can Apple last for thousands of years? | The Technews

Amidst fierce competition CEO Tim Cook is steering Apple towards eternity. Cook wants Apple to last for thousands of years. We ponder, how? Adopting an unconventional pricing strategy, can Apple last for thousands of years? From the inception of the journey, Apple Inc. uncompromisingly brought quality technology products. Apple fans didn’t think twice to pay […]

iPhone 8 may cost you over $1,000 | Deccan Chronicle

iPhone 8 may cost you over $1,000 | Deccan Chronicle

The base model of the iPhone 8 is however expected to start at $900 Apple is preparing to release its latest versions of the iPhone this year at its keynote to be held in September. As usual one may think, the pricing strategy for its iPhones would be higher than last year. On the contrary, the […]

Opinion: The new low-cost iPad is further evidence of a new approach to Apple’s pricing | 9to5Mac

Opinion: The new low-cost iPad is further evidence of a new approach to Apple’s pricing | 9to5Mac

If anyone had asked you to describe Apple’s pricing strategy in a sentence, this would – until recently – have been extremely easy to do. Apple aims to sell premium products at high margins to upmarket demographics. The company had shown almost no interest in more affordable products pitched to those on tighter budgets. But Apple has […]

Apple ‘Underpricing’ Strategy for AirPods, Apple Watch: Analyst | Fortune

Apple ‘Underpricing’ Strategy for AirPods, Apple Watch: Analyst | Fortune

Apple has long been viewed as a “luxury” device maker with high prices. But now one analyst believes the company is changing its tack. The tech company has engaged in an “underpricing” strategy with its AirPods wireless earbuds and Apple Watch smartwatch, Above Avalon analyst Neil Cybart said this week. He believes Apple’s AirPods, which […]

The Curious State of Apple Product Pricing | Above Avalon

The Curious State of Apple Product Pricing | Above Avalon

As Apple pushes deeper into luxury brand territory, the company is making its products more accessible through lower pricing. At $159, Apple is underpricing AirPods. The same can be said for Apple Watch, priced at $269. In just ten years, we have moved from the “Apple Tax” days, when Apple was accused of pricing products artificially […]

Luxury Brands’ Pricing Strategy in China | Global Pricing Strategies

Luxury Brands’ Pricing Strategy in China | Global Pricing Strategies

With the economic boom, Chinese customers are becoming one of the significant groups for luxury companies among all different kinds of area from fragrance to cars. In the next five years, with the disposable incomes of consumers rising, the demand for premium brands had grown. However, the high import taxes, unstable currency and the huge […]

How to Shut Down Seller’s Tired Pricing Excuses | The Strategic Agent

How to Shut Down Seller’s Tired Pricing Excuses | The Strategic Agent

Financial Consequences Include: There are so many stats on the problem of overpricing but I’m going to start with one from the National Association of REALTORS. Of houses that are on the market more than 17 weeks, 45% of the sellers took less than 90% of the asking price. This stat essentially confirms that the […]