Tag: Pricing Technology

Casey’s Reports Second Quarter Results; Opens 2000th Store | Convenience Store Decisions

Casey’s Reports Second Quarter Results; Opens 2000th Store | Convenience Store Decisions

“The company surpassed the 2,000 store milestone and now has 200 new-store sites either under agreement or under construction at the end of the quarter, including its first store in the state of Michigan,” said Terry Handley, president and CEO, in a prepared statement. “In addition, we recently began the consultation phase of our digital […]

startup: Startup Trukky uses tech to offer real time goods transport rates to SMEs | The Economic Times

startup: Startup Trukky uses tech to offer real time goods transport rates to SMEs | The Economic Times

Besides, hardly anybody was offering a service delivery guarantee,” says Das. This discovery led to a discussion with Sahu, whose family was into the transportation business, and the idea of building an app for truckers came into being. “But since the segment was huge and fragmented, we decided to start small, and focused on intercity […]

Still have questions about the new I-66 toll lanes? We’re here to help. | The Washington Post

Still have questions about the new I-66 toll lanes? We’re here to help. | The Washington Post

How are the tolls set? With the dynamic pricing system, tolls are adjusted every six minutes according to traffic conditions to keep traffic free-flowing. Tolls increase as congestion rises and decrease as congestion lessens. The toll price is displayed on electronic signs before a driver enters the lanes. Because the toll prices are based on demand, it […]

Lack Of  By TV Sellers Carries A Big Cost: Furious Corp.’s Ashley J. Swartz | Beet.TV

Lack Of By TV Sellers Carries A Big Cost: Furious Corp.’s Ashley J. Swartz | Beet.TV

So Swartz and her team took a step back and regrouped. In 2016, Furious on-boarded more than 15 media companies, mostly from North America, including the largest ones, onto the platform. It chose seven of the 15 to use in a revenue linkage analysis involving at least a year of transactional data—campaign-level and in some […]

Faraday Grid: We come from the future to stabilise the power system | theenergyst.com

Faraday Grid: We come from the future to stabilise the power system | theenergyst.com

“Most people focus on intermittency. But at least half of the problem is physics, maintaining system balance, which is not about intermittency – it is volatility that knocks over grids. So to enable all of the other solutions that are imperative to our future, you must first solve energy system stability. “The Faraday Grid is […]

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Pop-Up Stores Could Be the Future of Retail | US News

Amazon.com, Inc. (AMZN) Pop-Up Stores Could Be the Future of Retail | US News

This holiday shopping season, Amazon is teaming with Calvin Klein to open holiday-themed brick-and-mortar pop-up stores in New York City and Los Angeles. The pop-up stores may not move the needle much for Amazon investors this year in terms of revenue, but the technology Amazon is testing may serve as a blueprint for its long-term […]

How Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Is Trying To Change The Way You Shop | Benzinga

How Amazon (NASDAQ:AMZN) Is Trying To Change The Way You Shop | Benzinga

In addition, consumers need to use their Amazon app to finalize a transaction, which shows the online giant’s attempt to “change consumer behavior/expectations in the offline world.” Despite the use of new technologies, the analyst’s firsthand checks at a store in New York City’s SoHo found the experience to be as if it is “operated […]

Amazon’s surprising new strategy could help address the retail apocalypse (AMZN, PVH) | Markets Insider

Amazon’s surprising new strategy could help address the retail apocalypse (AMZN, PVH) | Markets Insider

The Amazon-Calvin Klein pop-up stores in New York City and Los Angeles may be just what brick-and-mortar retailers need to bring online shoppers back to the real world, Morgan Stanley’s Brian Nowak said. Amazon is banking on its loyalty with consumers who rely on the company for the best prices, Nowak said. When it comes […]

Amazon may have patented the next big thing in online shopping | Quartz

Amazon may have patented the next big thing in online shopping | Quartz

There’s potentially another reason for Amazon to promote the use of video in e-commerce. It now has a way to offer customers discounts for watching ads. In October, Amazon was awarded a patent for “content-based price reductions and incentives.” The patent says that “customers in an electronic environment can be presented with the option to […]

Take Advantage Of Fluctuating Prices To Unwrap Savings This Holiday Season | CBS New York

Take Advantage Of Fluctuating Prices To Unwrap Savings This Holiday Season | CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — It used to be retailers would charge one price for a product, and maybe put it on clearance at the end of the season. Now, prices can fluctuate by the minute, but there is a way you can make it work to your advantage. Experts say ‘dynamic pricing’ is used on […]