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Discussion: How Hype and Greed Are Ruining Chinese Bike-Sharing (i.e., Mobike and Ofo) | Jeffrey Towson

Discussion: How Hype and Greed Are Ruining Chinese Bike-Sharing (i.e., Mobike and Ofo) | Jeffrey Towson

During the 2007 financial crisis, former Citigroup CEO Charles Prince famously said: “When the music stops, in terms of liquidity, things will be complicated. But as long as the music is playing, you’ve got to get up and dance.” Looking at the bike-sharing business in China today, you see a lot of such dancing. You […]

Hong Kong co-working space concept looks to hotel industry for inspiration in pricing | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong co-working space concept looks to hotel industry for inspiration in pricing | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong’s latest co-working space, The Work Project, wants to set itself apart from rivals such as WeWork by modelling itself after the hotel industry, allowing tenants to book private offices and hot desks online instantly. The Work Project founder Junny Lee said that the company aims to become the “Expedia for offices”, whereby small […]

Full pricing plans for Mobi bike share finally released | CBC News

Full pricing plans for Mobi bike share finally released | CBC News

Pricing plans for Vancouver’s bike share program, Mobi, were officially released by the city Thursday morning. To try it out, prospective riders will have to shell out a minimum of $7.50 for a daily pass. That includes unlimited rides as long as it’s within 30 minutes. Single 30-minute trips cost only $2 each, but require a $10 monthly fee. A one-month pass for unlimited 30-minute […]

Can Strategic Efforts Provide Cushion to Rent-A-Center Stock? | Zacks.com

Can Strategic Efforts Provide Cushion to Rent-A-Center Stock? | Zacks.com

Rent-A-Center is taking prudent steps to optimize rental merchandise levels in accordance with sales trends. The company implemented a centralized inventory management system, including automated merchandise replenishment. Moreover, a new centralized purchasing system allows better to manage rental merchandise. Management is also focusing on a new labor model and supply chain initiative which, it believes, […]

Biketown bike-share launch date, pricing, station locations announced | OregonLive.com

Biketown bike-share launch date, pricing, station locations announced | OregonLive.com

Portland’s bike-rental program will launch on July 19, and annual memberships go on sale Tuesday. Officials with Portland’s Biketown are keen to kick-start sales because because annual memberships, along with corporate sponsorship, are key to sustaining bike-share programs. They’re hoping to sign up 1,000 annual members before launch day, and they’re offering incentives in hopes of reaching that goal. Pricing […]

Why Holiday Sees Dynamic Pricing as the Future of Senior Living Sales | Senior Housing News

Why Holiday Sees Dynamic Pricing as the Future of Senior Living Sales | Senior Housing News

Go onto any airline website to book a flight and you’re likely to find not one but many prices, depending on the date, time and market factors that exist at the time you’re shopping. The same is true for hotel rooms. Book a room during a busy conference season, and it may be one price, […]

Apartment occupancy at all-time high: Here’s why | CNBC

Apartment occupancy at all-time high: Here’s why | CNBC

“There is no question we have a shortage of housing,” added Firstenburg.The supply issue will vary market to market and price range to price range. Some local municipalities require developers to set aside some units as “affordable,” but the bulk of new renter households will likely be among lower-income families, and those units are not […]

Amenity Price Management and Value-Based Selling for Senior Living | Senior Housing Forum

Amenity Price Management and Value-Based Selling for Senior Living | Senior Housing Forum

A few days ago I published an article titled Pricing Your Senior Living Units for Optimum Revenue.  The article covered the topic of value-based pricing in the context of positioning and pricing your own units in your marketplace and focused on your customer perception of your units and/or brands relative to alternatives. This article explores […]

Pricing Your Senior Living Units for Optimum Revenue | Senior Housing Forum

Pricing Your Senior Living Units for Optimum Revenue | Senior Housing Forum

Value-based pricing is necessary to maximize revenue since it focuses on the customer.  The idea is simple on the surface: identify the value customers put on your product or service given available alternatives, and price at that level.  However, complexity is introduced as the vast majority of your target consumers have vague conceptions and often […]

Survey shows New York owners believe pricing has peaked | Real Estate Weekly

Survey shows New York owners believe pricing has peaked | Real Estate Weekly

“Not for the balance of this year for sure,” chairman of New York investment sales for Cushman & Wakefield, Bob Knakal told Real Estate Weekly when asked if he saw a stall on the horizon. “We see continued upward pressure on pricing and I believe that that will continue for the balance of this year.” […]