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Pricing in the Age of AI: What You Need To Do Now | Perfect Price Breakout Session at PPS Spring Conference

Pricing in the Age of AI: What You Need To Do Now | Perfect Price Breakout Session at PPS Spring Conference

Artificial intelligence, machine learning, and automation are rapidly transforming every part of global commerce — including pricing. From retail giants like Amazon to on-demand services like Uber to leading airlines, hotels, and car rental agencies, forward-thinking companies are using AI to turn data into massive returns. This rapid shift is creating opportunities and confusion. To remain […]

Watchdog rules Rentalcars ad misleading | Travel Weekly

Watchdog rules Rentalcars ad misleading | Travel Weekly

A car rental firm has been ordered to ensure total prices are made clear in future advertising. The advertising watchdog issued the demand while upholding a complaint against TravelJigsaw-owned Rentalcars.com. The Advertising Standards Authority stepped in after a consumer queried an advert for a £93.86 five-day car rental with further text revealing an additional €84.13 […]

This ‘Brutal’ Battle Could Affect Your Next Car Rental | Forbes

This ‘Brutal’ Battle Could Affect Your Next Car Rental | Forbes

In Arizona, two bills are on a collision course in the state legislature, and the outcome could directly affect your next car rental. It’s a drama that’s playing itself out in at least 30 other states, part of what one lobbyist called a “brutal” regulatory battle pitting legacy car rental companies against peer-to-peer car sharing […]

Renting a Car With a Debit Card? It Just Got Much Easier | Intelligencer

Renting a Car With a Debit Card? It Just Got Much Easier | Intelligencer

If Dollar and Thrifty are right about debit cards and customer risk — it’s worth noting, the past debit-card-using customers whose behavior they’ve analyzed comprise a specific set of debit-card holders who have been willing and able to jump through hoops like passing credit checks before rental — then they are making a smart play […]

Customers Receive No Hidden Fees At New Houston-Area Rental Car Service | Markets Insider

Customers Receive No Hidden Fees At New Houston-Area Rental Car Service | Markets Insider

HOUSTON, Jan. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ — Drivers in the Houston and Oklahoma City areas can find affordable rental car services at their local Coast to Coast Motors dealership. Each dealership location offers a fleet of quality models ranging from budget-friendly sedans to larger trucks and SUVs. A valid driver’s license, proof of insurance and a major […]

Florida has settled with Dollar/Thrifty over misleading rental car fees. Here’s how to file a claim. | Tampa Bay Times

Florida has settled with Dollar/Thrifty over misleading rental car fees. Here’s how to file a claim. | Tampa Bay Times

The allegations against Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, the companies’ parent group, revolved around how they charged their rental car customers who passed through cashless tolls. The companies charged a $15 fee each time, up to a maximum $105. And an optional service, known as PlatePass, cost $10.49 for each day of the rental period, regardless […]

Super Bowl LIII: AirBNB accused of price gouging | The Atlanta Voice

Super Bowl LIII: AirBNB accused of price gouging | The Atlanta Voice

Eleven days remain until kickoff at Super Bowl LIII and many fans of the New England Patriots and Los Angeles Rams are scurrying for last-minute bookings for the big game. While most popular hotels are sold out, AirBNB hosts are looking to cash in on Super Bowl fever. According to a report by AirnbnbWatch, an affordable […]

Hundreds of customers left without a car after Big Island rental | KITV Channel 4

Hundreds of customers left without a car after Big Island rental | KITV Channel 4

KONA, Hawaii – Imagine booking your rental car, thinking you’re all set for your vacation, only to be told the company’s sold out when you get there. That’s what happened to an estimated 200 or 300 Budget Rent a Car customers, after a massive shortage in December. The Big Island’s tourism board says now, dozens […]

Using a backtest to choose Dynamic Pricing software | Perfect Price

Using a backtest to choose Dynamic Pricing software | Perfect Price

Dynamic Pricing software takes data and turns it into actionable real-time prices. At Perfect Price, we’ve learned a lot about how executives assess and decide on using our software. We think this process could work well for evaluating any software that an enterprise is trusting to make decisions on its behalf. The problem As a […]

What you don’t know about Netflix’s price increase | Perfect Price

What you don’t know about Netflix’s price increase | Perfect Price

Netflix raised prices $2 yesterday, and as a direct result, their shares added 6.5%. As a CEO, CFO, or controlling shareholder, wouldn’t it be nice to do the same thing? Add $2 to prices and add $9.5 billion to your market capitalization? Move over Warren, I get the cover shot on Barron’s this month. Netflix […]