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Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy | Skift

Hertz and Avis Double Down on Ridehailing Strategy | Skift

Car rental companies Hertz and Avis have been investing in technology and alternative services to weather the advent of ridehailing apps. Although the efforts are still in early stages, they show signs of growing success. The Hertz Corporation posted solid results Wednesday for the second quarter of 2019, driven by increased pricing from its three […]

Energy prices to fall for millions as Ofgem lowers cap | BBC News

Energy prices to fall for millions as Ofgem lowers cap | BBC News

The price of energy is set to fall for millions of British households this October after the regulator, Ofgem, lowered price caps. Ofgem sets maximum prices that can be charged for gas and electricity to those who have not switched suppliers and are on default tariffs. The new cap could see these households typically pay […]

Price Transparency – Again: Eating the Elephant In Little Bites | Forbes

Price Transparency – Again: Eating the Elephant In Little Bites | Forbes

The Trump administration appears bent on helping consumers gain better insight into their healthcare purchases, though painstakingly doing so one small bite at a time. As contemplated in an earlier article, “Why Healthcare Price ‘Transparency’ Is A Myth, And What Consumers Can Do About It”  (https://www.forbes.com/sites/jeffgorke/2019/01/23/why-healthcare-price-transparency-is-a-myth-and-what-consumers-can-do-about-it/#301c2bb97c3f), I offered that in 2018 the Centers for Medicare […]

Conservatives buck Trump over worries of ‘socialist’ drug pricing | TheHill

Conservatives buck Trump over worries of ‘socialist’ drug pricing | TheHill

Conservatives are growing increasingly uneasy with the Trump administration’s new drug pricing policy. President Trump is desperately seeking an elusive political win in his efforts to lower prescription drug costs, but he faces a hard sell to conservative groups and GOP lawmakers as he touts ideas traditionally favored by Democrats and presidential candidate Sen. Bernie […]

Raley’s brings online pricing strategy to stores | Chain Store Age

Raley’s brings online pricing strategy to stores | Chain Store Age

Regional grocery chain optimizes store prices in real time. Privately-owned Raley’s, which operates 129 stores in California and Nevada, is applying artificial intelligence (AI) technology to bring intelligent, dynamic pricing to its stores. Raley’s recently completed a pilot of the AI-based Eversight pricing suite, focused on optimizing multiple product categories across various strategic goals. As […]

The Subscription Model Comes to Luxury Travel With Inspirato Pass | Bloomberg

The Subscription Model Comes to Luxury Travel With Inspirato Pass | Bloomberg

What does luxury travel now have in common with grocery shopping, music streaming, and shaving? The subscription model. In mid-July, Denver-based travel club Inspirato launched its Inspirato Pass, which allows customers to book unlimited stays in luxury vacation homes, as well as legacy five-star hotel brands such as Ritz Carlton, starting at $2,500 a month […]

Thai Tourism minister addresses dual pricing for foreigners, says it should be the same as Thai pricing | The Pattaya News

Thai Tourism minister addresses dual pricing for foreigners, says it should be the same as Thai pricing | The Pattaya News

Thailand may be seeing the beginning of the end to a subject that angers many visitors and residents in the kingdom, dual pricing for foreigners and tourists. Thailand’s new Minister for Tourism and Sports Pipat Ratchakitprakarn was speaking to Thai reporters this morning, August 6th, 2019, about what needs to be done to stimulate the […]

Uber Eats trials new Dubai pricing structure that could hike delivery fees 140% | Arabian Business

Uber Eats trials new Dubai pricing structure that could hike delivery fees 140% | Arabian Business

Uber Eats is experimenting with a new delivery fee structure that sees its flat AED5 fee raised by up to 140 percent to AED12 for select customers in Dubai, depending how far a user is from a restaurant. An Uber spokesperson told Arabian Business delivery fees will be “more affordable” for users who order from […]

Tourism: An end to dual pricing? Tourism minister talks of stimulus measures | Thailand Visa Forum

Tourism: An end to dual pricing? Tourism minister talks of stimulus measures | Thailand Visa Forum

Thailand could be seeing the beginning of the end to a subject that angers many visitors and residents in the kingdom. Dual pricing for foreigners and tourists. Thailand’s new Minister for Tourism and Sports Pipat Ratchakitprakarn was speaking to Thai reporters about what needs to be done to stimulate the tourism sector. He said that […]

United Airlines Is Cracking Down on the Hidden-City Ticketing Trick | Condé Nast Traveler

United Airlines Is Cracking Down on the Hidden-City Ticketing Trick | Condé Nast Traveler

United Airlines fliers who work the booking system for cheaper flights could be in for a rude awakening: The airline is asking its employees to report customers who book using the so-called “hidden-city” ticketing trick to corporate security. A hidden-city ticket means a customer books a flight with a layover, but stops traveling after the […]