Tag: Product Pricing Strategy

Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Was China’s Second Best-Selling Smartphone in 2017 | Mac Rumors

Apple’s iPhone 7 Plus Was China’s Second Best-Selling Smartphone in 2017 | Mac Rumors

Apple was the only foreign brand in China’s 2017 market top 10, according to the research, thanks to the success of its iPhone 7 series. An uptick in sales in the second half of the year was reportedly due to the implementation of price cuts, which increased Apple’s competitiveness against lower-cost local brands. For example, […]

BMW to charge drivers $80 per year for CarPlay access in 2019 | Apple Insider

BMW to charge drivers $80 per year for CarPlay access in 2019 | Apple Insider

Currently, BMW offers CarPlay as a $300 option on car models with built-in navigation systems. Starting next year, however, BMW owners will need to pay $80 per year for the luxury, reports The Verge. Don Smith, technology product manager for BMW North America, revealed the new pricing strategy at the Detroit Auto Show on Tuesday, […]

Comcast varies internet service price by region, Harvard study concludes | FierceCable

Comcast varies internet service price by region, Harvard study concludes | FierceCable

Leaving it to the best and brightest to confirm what we already suspected, a new Harvard University study concludes that consumers pay less and have more pricing transparency when they subscribe to municipal broadband services. The study, conducted by Harvard’s Berkman Klein Center for Internet and Society, also concludes—at least to a degree—that Comcast varies […]

Bitcoin price LIVE: Bitcoin crash likely as yet ANOTHER hack attack rocks cryptocurrencies | Express.co.uk

Bitcoin price LIVE: Bitcoin crash likely as yet ANOTHER hack attack rocks cryptocurrencies | Express.co.uk

8.44am – UPDATE – Is bitcoin’s price controlled by bad actors? Bitcoin $12,080. Ethereum $1,068. Ripple $1.34. A shocking new academic study has revealed that so-called “bad-actors” manipulated bitcoin’s price, pushing it from $150 to $1,000 during periods of frenetic trading. The paper titled Price Manipulation in the Bitcoin Ecosystem shows how Bitcoin markets are being manipulated […]

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, cryptocurrency prices fall on January 16 | Business Insider

Bitcoin, Ethereum, Ripple, cryptocurrency prices fall on January 16 | Business Insider

Crypto prices in these markets typically carry a premium, which pushes up average prices globally. Traders in these Asian markets are generally buyers too, meaning a tail-off in activity could create a big mismatch in buyers and sellers. “The volumes have been declining steadily both in Japan and South Korea over the last few days,” […]

Iron ore’s market pricing dynamic is somewhat divorced from underlying fundamentals | BusinessDay

Iron ore’s market pricing dynamic is somewhat divorced from underlying fundamentals | BusinessDay

Launceston, Australia — Imagine for a moment that iron ore was still priced the way it was for decades — in closed-door meetings between miners and steel makers — and then try to visualise what the current level would be. Whatever number you may have come up with, it’s unlikely to be anything close to […]

Ram Redesign Improves Fiat Chrysler’s Shot at Luxury Prices | Bloomberg

Ram Redesign Improves Fiat Chrysler’s Shot at Luxury Prices | Bloomberg

If you hadn’t noticed, Ford, Chevy and Ram pickups are now priced a lot more like luxury cars. They still have to work, and the people who buy them obsess over towing, payload and durability to make sure they get their money’s worth. But a growing number of trucks also feature the kinds of comfort, […]

Why Apple Is Still A Great Marketer And What You Can Learn | Forbes

Why Apple Is Still A Great Marketer And What You Can Learn | Forbes

4. Control Pricing. Have you ever seen new Apple products with deep discounts during Black Friday or Cyber Monday? Apple’s marketers leverage pricing—with very little discounting– as a tool to convey the brand in the same way as luxury retailers. This strategy extends to the microcosm of Apple retailers, dealers, and resellers, where Apple uses […]

Audi opens reservations with deposits for its two new e-tron vehicles (quattro and sportback) in more markets | Electrek

Audi opens reservations with deposits for its two new e-tron vehicles (quattro and sportback) in more markets | Electrek

Despite opening reservations in several markets, they haven’t confirmed the price. They have been saying that the e-tron quattro is between Audi Q5 and Audi Q7 in term of size and those vehicles have starting MSRPs of $41,000 and $49,000. If the e-tron quattro is offered around the same price before incentives, it would shake up […]

Why Did Cryptocurrency Prices Just Drop? | UPROXX

Why Did Cryptocurrency Prices Just Drop? | UPROXX

We’ve been talking (and joking) a lot lately about whether or not cryptocurrency is a bubble, what with prices surging for even joke currency Dogecoin and companies reaping higher stock prices whether they’re actually involved in blockchain technology or not, from an ice tea company that just added the word “blockchain” to its name to […]