Tag: Pricing Psychology

Uber plans to lobby for road tolling in Seattle as part of $10 million policy campaign | The Seattle Times

Uber plans to lobby for road tolling in Seattle as part of $10 million policy campaign | The Seattle Times

Uber says it plans to spend money lobbying for congestion pricing in Seattle as part of a $10 million push for “sustainable mobility” policies in various cities. The ride-hail app company and its rival, Lyft, have previously expressed support for the idea of tolling downtown streets in Seattle, where Mayor Jenny Durkan’s administration is working to develop a […]

AI driven algorithms help ‘used car’ marketers customise vehicle orders | Times of India

AI driven algorithms help ‘used car’ marketers customise vehicle orders | Times of India

CHENNAI: The largely unorganized used car business is using AI-driven algorithms to make its pricing process standard and transparent. Used-car players like Mahindra First Choice Wheels, Quikr, Droom and Truebil are leveraging AI-driven algorithms to predict the price of a car based on parameters like its condition, make, colour, history as well as geographical and […]

Costco Wants to Sell You a Car This Holiday Season | The Motley Fool

Costco Wants to Sell You a Car This Holiday Season | The Motley Fool

How does it work? Costco’s Auto Program offers prearranged pricing on new and used vehicles through a network of participating dealers. To take part in the holiday sales, event shoppers have to meet a number of requirements. First, if you’re not already a Costco member, you’re not eligible. Current cardholders for the warehouse club must […]

Trading Bots Used To Manipulate Cryptocurrency Prices – Wall Street Journal | Smartereum

Trading Bots Used To Manipulate Cryptocurrency Prices – Wall Street Journal | Smartereum

Price manipulations have been a major concern in cryptocurrency markets and have adversely affected the growth of the sector as well as regulatory acceptance of cryptos. The Wall Street Journal in an article on Tuesday, October 2, echoed this concern claiming that specialized automated robots are responsible for bitcoin price manipulations. The media outlet sampled the opinions […]

How Much Could You Actually Save by Not Owning a Car? | Yahoo! Finance

How Much Could You Actually Save by Not Owning a Car? | Yahoo! Finance

Is it Cheaper to Take Grab Rides Instead of Driving? Our research and calculations indicate that the average Singaporean would save about S$580 per year by taking Grab rides instead of driving their own car. We reached this conclusion by using Grab’s rates and our own estimates about average travelling behavior in Singapore. First, we […]

Shall We Study Amazon’s Pricing Together? | Linux Journal

Shall We Study Amazon’s Pricing Together? | Linux Journal

Since then, I’ve been checking Amazon prices often on different browsers, different devices, both logged in and not, and again using Tor on Brave. Prices for lots of stuff (not just books) have been all over the place. And information about products changes too. For example, today (as I write this, on deadline) is August […]

P2P Transport says Uber surge pricing a swing factor | afr

P2P Transport says Uber surge pricing a swing factor | afr

P2P Transport has been positioning itself as a beneficiary of the growth of the personal transport market in Australia by providing the vehicles to drivers in both camps, but it has battled to win over investors after its 2017-18 profit and revenue results were below prospectus forecasts. P2P Transport listed on the ASX in mid-December, […]

Man books trip on ride-hailing apps; finds Grab’s fee triple that of Ryde | Yahoo! News

Man books trip on ride-hailing apps; finds Grab’s fee triple that of Ryde | Yahoo! News

Now that the dust has settled after Grab bought over Uber’s Southeast Asia operations — and both companies got fined more than S$13 million by the Competition and Consumer Commission of Singapore when the watchdog concluded this month that their merger was anti-competitive — it seems trip fees are just skyrocketing to the moon as and when surge prices […]

The world’s most expensive whisky to lead Sotheby’s Wine Autumn 2018 Auction series in New York

The world’s most expensive whisky to lead Sotheby’s Wine Autumn 2018 Auction series in New York

NEW YORK, NY.- Sotheby’s Wine unveiled the full contents of their autumn 2018 auctions in New York. Led by The Macallan 1926 60 Year Old (Sir Peter Blake Label) as well as an historic offering of Rare Domaine de la Romanée-Conti Wines from the Personal Cellar of Robert Drouhin, the series of four auctions this […]

Ola, Uber surge pricing to be capped; ride cancellation by driver to attract fine up to Rs 25,000 | Business Today

Ola, Uber surge pricing to be capped; ride cancellation by driver to attract fine up to Rs 25,000 | Business Today

Ola and Uber have become the preferred mode of transport in cities like Delhi. However, the experience may not be pleasant all the time. Delhi government has realised the impact these cab aggregators have on daily commuters. To make things easy, a new proposal has been introduced which will install checkpoints and new rules for […]