Tag: Segmentation

Discount car rental penalised for advertising unattainable prices |  CNW

Discount car rental penalised for advertising unattainable prices | CNW

OTTAWA, Oct. 11, 2018 /CNW/ – The Competition Bureau has reached an agreement with a fourth car rental company, Discount Car & Truck Rentals Ltd., to address what the Bureau views as misleading representations. As part of the agreement, Discount will review its practices to ensure they comply with the law, and will pay a $700,000 […]

Private airlines targeted over ‘exorbitant rise’ in excess luggage charge | Devdiscourse News

Private airlines targeted over ‘exorbitant rise’ in excess luggage charge | Devdiscourse News

A parliamentary panel has questioned the top management of all major privates airlines in the country over an “exorbitant rise” in the excess luggage charge and asked them to submit a report comparing their fees with those of their foreign counterparts. During a meeting recently, the members of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Transport, Tourism […]

Acura Slashes Starting Price of Newly Redesigned 2019 ILX by $2,200 | The Drive

Acura Slashes Starting Price of Newly Redesigned 2019 ILX by $2,200 | The Drive

In addition to a new look and more tech, Acura’s entry-level sedan will also be getting a significant price drop. Starting at $25,900 before a destination charge, the 2019 ILX will be $2,200 cheaper than last year’s model. The refreshed ILX will also get an A-Spec trim which adds darker chrome trim, LED fog lights, […]

A Surge in Airport Retail — on the Frontier of Dynamic Merchandising | Aviation Pros

A Surge in Airport Retail — on the Frontier of Dynamic Merchandising | Aviation Pros

Consumers have been incensed to learn how Uber, Amazon and other new economy companies change prices throughout the day with surges and short-lived discounts. Uber’s surge pricing has been known to increase over 4x at peak times, and prices on Amazon have been shown to move up to 260 percent over the course of the […]

Hong Kong airfares tipped to rise as airlines regain right to add fuel surcharges to ticket prices | South China Morning Post

Hong Kong airfares tipped to rise as airlines regain right to add fuel surcharges to ticket prices | South China Morning Post

With the deregulation of fuel surcharges, long-haul fares are expected to increase by several hundred dollars with crude oil closing in on US$80 a barrel. The last time oil was around that price four years ago, airlines slapped an extra HK$623 (US$79.80) on long-haul ticket prices and HK$143 for regional trips. Announcing the changes on […]

Airlines make big money by making you miserable | Minnesota Public Radio News

Airlines make big money by making you miserable | Minnesota Public Radio News

The airlines continue to market the fees by heralding the “choice” that passengers have. “It really amounts to being able to allow a booking to happen and then offer amenities that customers want and want to pay for as we go forward,” American Airlines president Robert Isom said yesterday. Eventually, the legacy carriers will charge […]

BCD Travel forecasts global price rises | Buying Business Travel

BCD Travel forecasts global price rises | Buying Business Travel

B CD Travel says it expects global hotel rates and air fares to increase in 2019, with demand driving trends across the globe. The TMC’s 2019 Industry Forecast provides price projections, which it says helps travel buyers prepare for supplier negotiations and budgeting for the year ahead. The report was previously published by BCD Travel’s […]

7-Eleven $3 coffee cup trick exposed | news.com.au

7-Eleven $3 coffee cup trick exposed | news.com.au

A 7-Eleven spokesman said the convenience chain’s coffee was “outstanding value for customers and the simple $1, $2, $3 price points are based around industry standard cup sizes”. “Depending on the product the customer selects, there are different ratios of coffee, hot milk, and milk foam — proportionately more for each cup size — and […]

AI Setting A New Battlefield For Indian E commerce-Harshita Agrawal | BW Businessworld

AI Setting A New Battlefield For Indian E commerce-Harshita Agrawal | BW Businessworld

How AI will facilitate future growth of etailers: Currently, we see basic applications of AI in Indian e-commerce space. However, etailers need to take it to the next level to counter the competition from Amazon, allegedly their biggest rival. They can take inspiration from the developed markets, but the key will be to give global […]

Renting a Porsche is about to get easier | Quartz

Renting a Porsche is about to get easier | Quartz

You don’t have to own a Porsche to drive one. Since 2012, Porsches have been available to rent on Turo, a company that helps regular car owners arrange rentals of their vehicles, usually for several days. There, Porsches are one of the top-searched cars. This year alone, more than 1,600 Porsches have been added to […]