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Negative pricing, and other, thoughts | Colder Air

Negative pricing, and other, thoughts | Colder Air

A new post at the Energy Institute at Hass blog, Is the Duck Sinking?, discusses the growing appearance of negative pricing in California: What do the negative prices tell us? At a fundamental level, they tell us that we have too much of a good and suppliers need to pay people to take it off […]

With Bizjet Pricing Still Soft, Embraer Stresses Value | Aviation International News

With Bizjet Pricing Still Soft, Embraer Stresses Value | Aviation International News

As pricing for new business aircraft remains soft in the current market environment, Embraer Executive Jets is embarking on “a strategic shift from price to value,” newly installed company president and CEO Michael Amalfitano told AIN on Tuesday. He said that “value” includes production innovation, service and support, aircraft reliability and responsiveness to customers. Notably, […]

Fans slam Anzac Day ticket hikes of up to 80 per cent | The Age

Fans slam Anzac Day ticket hikes of up to 80 per cent | The Age

AFL supporters have slammed Essendon for increasing reserved seat prices for the Anzac Day blockbuster against Collingwood by up to 80 per cent. Under the AFL’s controversial dynamic pricing ticketing system, which permits home clubs to set and then increase prices until match day, Essendon is listing some level 4 MCG reserved seats at $72, […]

Down to Business: Amazon hulking over retail landscape | The Daily Gazette

Down to Business: Amazon hulking over retail landscape | The Daily Gazette

With physical stores, Amazon will be “a new competitor for retailers,” says Ouimet. That will come in large part from Amazon’s “sophisticated, dynamic pricing” — flexible prices influenced by supply and demand. “Retailers are going to find themselves competing with a competitor that can react within 90 seconds . . . to a price change,” he said. […]

5 Steps To A Smarter Online Pricing Strategy | Twice

5 Steps To A Smarter Online Pricing Strategy | Twice

There are few things as important as your pricing strategy. Get it wrong and your business won’t survive. Get it even mostly right and reaching your goals will be more difficult than necessary. But get it right and you will pave a smooth path to success. The Internet and smart phones have enabled consumers to […]

Grainger Accelerates Pricing Actions After Q1 Sales Tick Up, Profit Slides | Industrial Distribution

Grainger Accelerates Pricing Actions After Q1 Sales Tick Up, Profit Slides | Industrial Distribution

“Overall, the first quarter clearly fell short of our expectations, driven primarily by the stronger than anticipated customer response to our U.S. strategic pricing actions, with a greater volume of products sold at more competitive prices,” Macpherson said in Grainger’s earnings release Tuesday, adding that the company will now accelerate those pricing changes going forward. “Based […]

Get ready for another spike in DDR4 memory pricing | PC Gamer

Get ready for another spike in DDR4 memory pricing | PC Gamer

The cost of DDR4 memory is rising faster than previously anticipated and there does not appear to be any relief in sight, says DRAMeXchange, a division of TrendForce. Rising memory prices has been the norm for the last several months. However, DRAMeXchange now estimates that the average contract price of 4GB DDR4 memory modules will […]

Rock Bottom: Aviation Insurance Pricing Can’t Get Any Lower | ia Magazine

Rock Bottom: Aviation Insurance Pricing Can’t Get Any Lower | ia Magazine

Down, Down, Down Over the last 10-12 years, “we’ve seen steadily decreasing rates across the board” for aviation insurance, says Jim Pinegar, vice president of insurance services at the Aircraft Owners and Pilots Association. “That started to stop mid-last year—we thought we were seeing a small bump in the market—but then that was quickly eroded.” […]

Why Water Pricing and Management in Singapore Needs to be More Ambitious | Brink Asia

Why Water Pricing and Management in Singapore Needs to be More Ambitious | Brink Asia

A recent poll in Singapore’s national daily, The Straits Times, showed that 75 percent of Singaporeans have no idea what their monthly water bill is. Yet, when the Singapore government recently announced that the country’s water price would be increased in two stages, they opened the sluice gates to a torrent of mainstream and social media comments […]

Illegal street vendor sues partner over exploitative pricing scheme | New York Post

Illegal street vendor sues partner over exploitative pricing scheme | New York Post

Last year, the fed-up food peddler sued Wu — even though he was participating in the illegal scheme, too — claiming she breached their contract by refusing to renew the permit at the agreed-upon price. In court papers, Wu denied that she “willfully” or “knowingly” entered into an unenforceable contract with him, although she did […]