Tag: pricing transparency

Online art market could stagnate unless transparency is improved, study finds | The Art Newspaper

Online art market could stagnate unless transparency is improved, study finds | The Art Newspaper

Online art sales reached an estimated $4.2bn in 2017, up 12% year on year, this is lower than the 15% increase experienced in 2016, or the 24% rise in 2015. “Despite the online art market growing around 20-25% between 2013 and 2015, the last 24 months shows signs of a slowdown, perhaps as the industry […]

Is it time for price transparency in healthcare? | BizTimes

Is it time for price transparency in healthcare? | BizTimes

Health economists and others have been calling for increased transparency in the cost of healthcare services for decades. But you don’t need a PhD to understand that it’s nearly impossible to stick to a budget unless you know how much your options will cost. Can you imagine shopping at a store that doesn’t show you […]

TicketFire Introduces No Fee Ticket Resale Marketplace | PR Newswire

TicketFire Introduces No Fee Ticket Resale Marketplace | PR Newswire

In the TicketFire marketplace, the average total ticket price at checkout is 10-15% cheaper than other ticket marketplaces. Buyers pay no fees other than standard shipping costs for hard tickets. Sellers will be charged 9% of the total ticket cost, far less than existing marketplaces that often charge 15% or more. While the current ticket […]

Dignity’s funeral prices differ by as much as double among its own branches | The Times

Dignity’s funeral prices differ by as much as double among its own branches | The Times

Branches at one of Britain’s biggest funeral providers are selling traditional funerals at more than double the price of outlets at the company’s other locations. Beyond, a price comparison website that has been analysing the costs of funerals offered by Dignity, found that its most expensive branch, in Glasgow, charged £5,300 for a “traditional” funeral, […]

Consumer groups applaud U.S. Senator Susan Collins for supporting airfare transparency | eTurboNews (eTN)

Consumer groups applaud U.S. Senator Susan Collins for supporting airfare transparency | eTurboNews (eTN)

Leading consumer and business travel advocacy organizations, including Air Travel Fairness, the Business Travel Coalition (BTC), The Travel Technology Association (Travel Tech), Travelers United and the European Technology and Travel Services Association (ETTSA), are thanking U.S. Senator Susan Collins of Maine for her leadership in promoting airfare transparency and competition necessary for travelers to be […]

BSB reins in price publishing plan under pressure from chambers | Law Society Gazette

BSB reins in price publishing plan under pressure from chambers | Law Society Gazette

The bar’s regulator has backed away from plans to require chambers to publish hourly rates and fixed fees on their websites, averting fears that transparency could spark a ‘price war’ among barristers. The Bar Standards Board last night revealed that after consulting the profession it had dropped plans for barristers specialising in contentious areas to publish […]

Buyers call for more ‘transparency’ from TMCs | Buying Business Travel

Buyers call for more ‘transparency’ from TMCs | Buying Business Travel

Travel buyers have asked for more “transparency” over the pricing models being used by travel management companies (TMCs). Buyers said they wanted TMCs to offer more clarity on exactly how they earn money from suppliers, during a panel session on TMC fees at the Business Travel Show in London. Sandra Dvorak, category manager, travel and […]

Luxury Brand Pricing Strategy: Consistency is Key to Brand Success | Wealth-X

Luxury Brand Pricing Strategy: Consistency is Key to Brand Success | Wealth-X

Luxury brand pricing strategy hinges not just on finding the right balance between exclusivity and availability but also on being able to provide consistency across various countries and product ranges. The price of any product stemming from a luxury brand must reflect the key messages of any luxury brand; quality, heritage, and exclusivity. This is […]

CEDEX – Bringing Blockchain Innovation To The Diamond Industry | Crypto Daily

CEDEX – Bringing Blockchain Innovation To The Diamond Industry | Crypto Daily

One credible point that cryptocurrency skeptics often make is that there is little need for blockchain technology in most industries. Blockchains like Bitcoin’s are slow and costly to run, so it’s fair to argue that they will likely fail to take hold in industries where they don’t solve significant problems. Diamonds, however, are not one […]

Bill Cassidy says it’s unlikely Republicans will take another stab at Obamacare alone | Washington Examiner

Bill Cassidy says it’s unlikely Republicans will take another stab at Obamacare alone | Washington Examiner

Graham-Cassidy would convert Obamacare’s funding for the Medicaid expansion and subsidies toward the purchase of insurance to block grants, providing more flexibility to states. It would also seek to restrain Medicaid spending by giving states a fixed amount per beneficiary and controlling its rate of growth. Cassidy said that he hopes to get traction on […]