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‘Price to Beat’ Could Be a Game Changer for Business Travelers | NerdWallet

‘Price to Beat’ Could Be a Game Changer for Business Travelers | NerdWallet

If you’re a business traveler whose employer uses Rocketrip, and even if you’re not, take note: A new service that kicks back savings from travel bookings into employees’ pockets could soon change how you travel. The company, whose clients include Twitter, ServiceNow and Feld Entertainment, recently announced a new service called Price to Beat. Its […]

Plans to track prices of posting parcels across Scotland unveiled | Belfast Telegraph

Plans to track prices of posting parcels across Scotland unveiled | Belfast Telegraph

The cost of sending parcels is set to become more transparent with measures to track delivery prices across Scotland. Plans to allow people to see whether they are paying over the odds for sending parcels in rural and remote areas have been unveiled by the Scottish Government. Launching on Scotland’s first ever Fair Delivery Day […]

Are budget airlines really charging families to sit with their own children? | NewStatesmanAmerica

Are budget airlines really charging families to sit with their own children? | NewStatesmanAmerica

Are algorithms trying to steal our children? That’s the question at the heart of the latest airline ticket pricing scandal. Are budget airlines trying to squeeze more money out of families by deliberately allocating them seats in separate parts of the plane, then forcing them to pay a fee so that children can be seated […]

Airlines take you sky high – It’s All About . . . | Castanet

Airlines take you sky high – It’s All About . . . | Castanet

Do your own research when travelling. Those of you who do as much flying as I do you will be familiar with all the tricks the airlines use to get more money out of your pocket. Those of you who don’t believe that happens, search Google for information on a class action lawsuit launched against […]

Macy’s (M) Q3 Earnings: Omnichannel Efforts to Play Key Role | Nasdaq

Macy’s (M) Q3 Earnings: Omnichannel Efforts to Play Key Role | Nasdaq

Macy’s sustained focus on price optimization, inventory management, merchandise planning and private label offering are the primary catalysts aiding the company’s performance. In an attempt to increase sales, profitability and cash flows, the company has been taking steps such as integration of operations, developing omni-channel capabilities and online order fulfillment centers. Management has undertaken initiatives […]

Want to make some extra cash? Rent your car out, Airbnb-style | KSAT

Want to make some extra cash? Rent your car out, Airbnb-style | KSAT

Ever wished someone else would help contribute to your car payment? In true 21st century form, you can now rent out your car by the day to make a little (or a lot of) extra dough. The Airbnb-like car company Turo helps you to do just that. It also allows people to bypass dealing with car rental agencies […]

The Promise of Personalization in Retail | One-Off Sound Off

The Promise of Personalization in Retail | One-Off Sound Off

Given the personalization trend, it is not surprising that customers are comfortable getting involved with product personalization. Purchasing a tailored made product, receiving it quickly, cheaply, and to the location of their choice with full visibility into the sustainability and compliance practices of each participant in the value chain is the epitome of a personalized […]

The Dawn of AI-Driven Price Management | RIS News

The Dawn of AI-Driven Price Management | RIS News

Want to devastate your financial performance? Simple. Get pricing wrong. And yet, 42% of retailers still primarily use spreadsheets for pricing and 34% use internally built software. What’s the problem with these traditional tools? For starters, both are incapable of supporting big data, machine learning and artificial intelligence (AI). You know, science. Which is a […]

How to Get 40 Percent Off Your Rental Car by Booking on Cyber Weekend | Mental Floss

How to Get 40 Percent Off Your Rental Car by Booking on Cyber Weekend | Mental Floss

Black Friday, Cyber Monday, and the days in between are great opportunities to do some holiday shopping for your loved ones, but there’s no rule that says you can’t save on ways to treat yourself as well. This year, the car rental company Budget is offering steep discounts on vehicles booked the weekend after Thanksgiving—and […]

The CMA’s Paper on Pricing Algorithms, Collusion and Personalised Pricing |  The National Law Review

The CMA’s Paper on Pricing Algorithms, Collusion and Personalised Pricing | The National Law Review

On 8 October 2018, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) published a Working Paper on the ‘use of pricing algorithms to facilitate collusion and personalized pricing’ (the “Paper”). It follows a number of other initiatives from competition authorities regarding algorithms, including the recent German Monopolies Commission’s proposals regarding pricing algorithms, which was the subject […]