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Potential price-setting power of institutional landlords flagged | Irish Times

Potential price-setting power of institutional landlords flagged | Irish Times

The influx of large private landlords into Ireland has raised the risk of investors developing “monopolistic or oligopolistic pricing power” in rent-setting, especially in densely populated city centres, according to a newly published report. The report, compiled by the economics division of the Department of Finance it says institutional landlords, who own in some instances […]

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 […]

How To Price Your Vacation Rental: Pros and Cons of Common Strategies | evolve

How To Price Your Vacation Rental: Pros and Cons of Common Strategies | evolve

What if your rates were actually costing you money and bookings? A lot of vacation rental owners have pricing strategies that are outdated and ineffective, but they have no idea how much they’re losing as a result. Some charge under the market average, happy to scoop up bookings and fill their calendar. Others charge way […]

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 […]

Scooters’ Worst Enemies: Wintry Weather, Vandals | The Information

Scooters’ Worst Enemies: Wintry Weather, Vandals | The Information

he two leaders in electric scooter rentals, Bird and Lime, saw significant declines in ridership in November and December—the first wintry months they’ve had to navigate with large fleets, new data show. The drops put a year-end chill on months of rapid expansion and showed how seasonal the scooter business is likely to be, which […]

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 […]

Oregon lawmakers to hear bill on rent control, among others in legislative session | KATU

Oregon lawmakers to hear bill on rent control, among others in legislative session | KATU

The Portland-area Renters Association told KATU it is neutral on the measure. “I don’t like to see any limits, not a fan of it, but knowing that there will have to be something to be put in place, we’re not completely against it,” Christian Bryant, the chapter’s president said. “Not all landlords have $1 million […]

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 […]