SPA Pricing Education, Analytics & Decision Making Tools Webinar Series

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Dynamic pricing for fuel a blessing for us: Motorists | Times of India

Dynamic pricing for fuel a blessing for us: Motorists | Times of India

CHANDIGARH: When it comes to tricity, fuel prices are the cheapest in Chandigarh – all thanks to dynamic fuel pricing. The UT is among the five cities that have been selected by the Centre for the fuel pricing concept which was introduced on a pilot basis from May 1. More than a month on, consumers […]

SPOSEA Announces the Immediate Availability of the BrightPrice DealManager Solution Suite on SAP® App Center | SPOSEA

SPOSEA Announces the Immediate Availability of the BrightPrice DealManager Solution Suite on SAP® App Center | SPOSEA

SPOSEA, a privately held company and software innovator in price optimization and management for the ERP and e-commerce software market, today announced the immediate availability of the BrightPrice DealManager solution suite on SAP® App Center through self-service, digitally enabled purchasing methods. The BrightPrice DealManager suite of price management tools achieved SAP certification as powered by […]

How Much Did That Zipper Cost? With Transparency Pricing, You Know Everything | The New York Times

How Much Did That Zipper Cost? With Transparency Pricing, You Know Everything | The New York Times

This practice, known as transparent pricing, has been gaining hold among a select group of retailers, who say that it appeals in particular to millennials — who often want to know not only the provenance of the goods they are buying, but also what, exactly, they are paying for. “Price transparency is crucial for clients […]

The Math, Psychology, and Technology Behind Effective Retail Prices | Vend Retail Blog

The Math, Psychology, and Technology Behind Effective Retail Prices | Vend Retail Blog

“How much does this cost?” If you work in retail, you probably hear that question several times a day. People care a great deal about product prices — and in many cases, an item’s price is a deciding factor in their purchase decisions. This is why it’s so important to get your prices right. You […]

‘Double’s a little outrageous’: Western Canadian Blue Jays fans decry ticket prices for Mariners series | CBC News

‘Double’s a little outrageous’: Western Canadian Blue Jays fans decry ticket prices for Mariners series | CBC News

Prices range from $30 to $600 US for each of the upcoming Mariners games against the Blue Jays this week. Compared to Mariners games against other teams, prices are, in some instances, double. “Market forces determine what the price will be,” said Mariners spokesperson Rebecca Hale. Hale is talking about “dynamic pricing,” a system most teams in the […]

Weekend Project: Real World AirBnB Data Science and Pricing Bot | Berlin Buzzwords

Weekend Project: Real World AirBnB Data Science and Pricing Bot | Berlin Buzzwords

This tutorial is motivated by the speaker’s own experience–he has a spare apartment and a guest apartment in the Logan Square neighborhood of Chicago that he began renting on Airbnb.  Trapped indoors throughout the savage Chicago winter, he spent his time building a bot that seeks to optimize the listing price and apartment description for […]

Webcast: Six Sigma Strategic Pricing: How to Leverage Six Sigma Methodology to Drive Profitable Growth | SPA

Webcast: Six Sigma Strategic Pricing: How to Leverage Six Sigma Methodology to Drive Profitable Growth | SPA

June 15, 2017 2:00 PM Eastern This webinar will provide an overview of SPA’s Six Sigma Strategic Pricing Course. Six Sigma Master Blackbelt Greg Preuer, of SPA has created the first course designed to apply time tested Six Sigma methodology to pricing. Those who study with Greg will learn not only how to drive the […]

How Big Data Helps Companies Sale Better | BusinessZone

How Big Data Helps Companies Sale Better | BusinessZone

In 2017, every other company looks up to big data for a more profitable and efficient business process. Here’s how it has been helping them sale better: 1. Optimized Pricing Strategy According to a research conducted by McKensey, more than 25% business revenues are generated with new and innovating pricing. It might sound untrue, but […]

Procurement strategies & dynamic pricing | Buying Business Travel

Procurement strategies & dynamic pricing | Buying Business Travel

Is the price right? In any case, there is evidence to suggest that companies are not always getting access to their negotiated rates with hotels. Research by hotel booking specialist HRS and the Global Business Travel Association (GBTA) found that around 25 per cent of negotiated rates were listed incorrectly on systems or did not […]

The economics behind Uber’s new pricing model | Which-50

The economics behind Uber’s new pricing model | Which-50

Uber is changing the way it calculates fares, moving to a system that charges what customers are “willing to pay”, based on factors like whether you are travelling to a wealthy suburb. But while this change has been met with mild outrage, it is actually a very common practice called “price discrimination”. Price discrimination is […]