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Big Ideas: “AI-powered dynamic pricing that shifts in real-time to changes in supply and demand” with Alex Shartsis CEO of Perfect Price | Thrive Global

Big Ideas: “AI-powered dynamic pricing that shifts in real-time to changes in supply and demand” with Alex Shartsis CEO of Perfect Price | Thrive Global

The world’s most successful companies (Uber, Amazon, Airbnb, and many others) already use dynamic pricing to predict changes in supply and demand, optimizing prices in real-time to maximize revenue. Consumers are already familiar with dynamic pricing: Uber rides, flights, hotels, and even Disneyworld tickets are all examples. The benefits of AI and Dynamic pricing are […]

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 […]

Revealed: How car rental companies are charging customers for pre-existing damage – and not actually repairing vehicles | Independent

Revealed: How car rental companies are charging customers for pre-existing damage – and not actually repairing vehicles | Independent

Volkswagen Group Ireland, which leases vehicles to a number of major car rental companies, said: “The agreements that we have with car rental companies tend to vary depending on the rental company and brand, but generally, we charge the car rental company a set price per car as a default to cover acceptable damage, but […]

Turo app lets you rent out your car | CBS News 8

Turo app lets you rent out your car | CBS News 8

Angelina Rich loves to drive her Jeep Wrangler and so do other people. Her Jeep is one of 350,000 cars listed on the app Turo. The app allows users to list their cars or trucks for rent. Customers then log-in and find the ride that fits their taste and trip. For Rich it was a […]