Tag: Product Pricing Strategy

Power hike ‘will lead to job losses’ | Daily News

Power hike ‘will lead to job losses’ | Daily News

Electricity was a significant expense for many businesses, being second to labour cost, she said. “The additional cost has to be accommodated somewhere else and since it cannot be passed on to customers in pricing because that would just render us uncompetitive, it must be accommodated by shedding labour costs.” Eskom wants its clients to […]

Pricer’s Points: Resist Excessive Price Discounting in B2B SaaS – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

Pricer’s Points: Resist Excessive Price Discounting in B2B SaaS – Standing on the Shoulders of Giants | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

As explored in the last post, SaaS companies should learn from their experienced B2B counterparts to strive for value-based pricing and avoid spiralling into a price war. So how exactly does a modern SaaS company stand on the shoulders of these B2B pricing giants? The short answer: Don’t tolerate being treated as a commodity – prove differentiated […]

Apple iPhone 9 to be less expensive than iPhone X: Rumor | gizmolead

Apple iPhone 9 to be less expensive than iPhone X: Rumor | gizmolead

If rumors are to believe, Apple iPhone 9 will be less expensive than iPhone X Apple introduced its iPhone X last month. The 10th-anniversary-iPhone is scheduled to arrive on 3rd November. The handset carries a hefty price-tag ($999 / £999 / AU$1,579) and some impeccable, high-end specs. For instance, it includes a dual rear camera setup. Another primary […]

Pricer’s Points: B2B SaaS Pricing: New dog, old tricks? | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

Pricer’s Points: B2B SaaS Pricing: New dog, old tricks? | Mrinal (MG) Gurbaxani

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but what about teaching a new dog new tricks? SaaS companies have become the darlings of innovation, embracing the latest technology platforms, new business models and modern marketing strategies – then why are these “new dogs” adopting outdated pricing practices that their traditional industry peers have […]

Swaziland-based chilli business finds export success | How We Made it in Africa

Swaziland-based chilli business finds export success | How We Made it in Africa

“From the beginning, we knew that we wanted to work with small farmers who can help us produce organic ingredients for our products,” says Claudia. “So while Guba wanted to improve food security in Swaziland, Black Mamba came on board to fulfil its second objective – which is to create market access and income for […]

Best Buy Stops Some Sales of New iPhones After Pricing Backlash | Bloomberg

Best Buy Stops Some Sales of New iPhones After Pricing Backlash | Bloomberg

Last week, when users went to Best Buy’s website to purchase an iPhone X at the full, upfront price, Best Buy charged $1,099 and $1,249 for the two configurations. Apple’s pricing is $999 and $1,149. “Although there was clearly demand for the un-activated iPhone X, selling it that way cost more money, causing some confusion […]

Four pricing mistakes you need to avoid   | Dynamic Business Australia

Four pricing mistakes you need to avoid   | Dynamic Business Australia

One: The first mistake entrepreneurs and new businesses make is they often give too little thought to this highly complex matter and the consequences can be dire. Set your prices too low and you are leaving money on the table. Set your prices too high and nobody will buy your product or service. The right […]

Pricey New Space Age Perovskite Solar Cell Aims For Low-Cost Rooftop Solar Market | CleanTechnica

Pricey New Space Age Perovskite Solar Cell Aims For Low-Cost Rooftop Solar Market | CleanTechnica

Researchers at the National Renewable Energy Laboratory and the University of Washington, have come up with a strategy for driving down the cost of solar cells while ramping up efficiency: start at the top. The team has developed a high cost, high efficiency quantum dot solar cell for space applications, where price is no obstacle. […]

China plans to destabilize the US Dollar by pricing oil in Yuan | The Camping Canuck

China plans to destabilize the US Dollar by pricing oil in Yuan | The Camping Canuck

The world’s biggest importer of crude oil and other energy related products, China has reportedly decided to undertake a major step to challenge the dominance of the dollar in the global market. The country, as per sources, will begin by introducing a new pricing strategy in the oil sector and hopes that the growing adoption […]

Behind Philip Morris International’s Smokeless Bet — WSJ | Fox Business

Behind Philip Morris International’s Smokeless Bet — WSJ | Fox Business

WSJ: At over $100 for the starter kit, IQOS isn’t cheap. Can you explain your pricing strategy? MR. CALANTZOPOULOS: Innovation, in the minds of people, cannot be something extremely cheap. If you are an average person and you hear that something that is much better than cigarettes comes to the market at the cheapest possible […]