Tag: services pricing

How to Segment When All Customers Look Alike | Strategic Pricing Solutions

How to Segment When All Customers Look Alike | Strategic Pricing Solutions

Customer segmentation is a simple concept – identify groups of customers who tend to have similar levels of price sensitivity and set distinct prices for each group.  Unfortunately, many companies either think all their customers are the same, or they don’t have enough information to create segments.  In particular, we often see this in retail […]

New Rules Require Brokers To Disclose Commissions On Bond Trades | Forbes

New Rules Require Brokers To Disclose Commissions On Bond Trades | Forbes

I cannot count how many times I’ve heard investors brag about all their no commission bond trades. Maybe they thought if they said it enough times, it would come true. It is not true now, nor has it ever been true. The regulators allowed the industry to drag its feet for years—until May 14, 2018. […]

Whistleblower files lawsuit against CVS Caremark for falsifying drug prices | wkyc.com

Whistleblower files lawsuit against CVS Caremark for falsifying drug prices | wkyc.com

In fact, we announced in March (https://cvshealth.com/newsroom/press-releases/cvs-health-kept-drug-price-growth-nearly-flat-and-improved-medication) that in 2017, we kept drug price growth nearly flat for our PBM clients, despite manufacturer price inflation near 10 percent. Annual out-of-pocket costs for PBM members also declined, with three out of four members spending less than $100 out of pocket for their prescriptions, and nearly 90 […]

State Policies to Address Prescription Drug Prices | Center for American Progress

State Policies to Address Prescription Drug Prices | Center for American Progress

Over the past few years, high and rising prescription drug prices have generated significant controversy. Large, bipartisan majorities of the public support increased government action to reduce drug prices.1 However, little action has been taken at the federal level to reduce prices. Despite President Donald Trump’s repeated promises during the campaign to crack down on […]

Coin-Op 101: The Upside of Full-Cycle Tumbler Pricing (Conclusion) | American Coin-Op

Coin-Op 101: The Upside of Full-Cycle Tumbler Pricing (Conclusion) | American Coin-Op

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. — What really makes the laundry business great is the flexibility that comes with it. Owners can decide what amenities to offer based on their clientele and market. The variations of store sizes and machine capacity offerings alone are examples of just how much this business is not one-size-fits-all. Then there are payment […]

Prices that insurers pay can help end hospital price gouging | TheHill

Prices that insurers pay can help end hospital price gouging | TheHill

Last month the Texas Supreme Court decided In Re Cypress Medical Center, a case focused on whether the payments hospitals receive for insured patients are relevant to determining the price an uninsured or out-of-network patient must pay. The question of how to measure the reasonable and customary value of health care services is being raised […]

Yes Madam bets on affordability, transparency to disrupt the beauty services market | Your Story

Yes Madam bets on affordability, transparency to disrupt the beauty services market | Your Story

A trip to the beauty salon can easily set you back by a few thousand rupees. While looking and feeling good come at a price, there is no transparency when it comes to this particular price. With this in mind, online beauty services aggregator Yes Madam set up services in 2016, and the founders are looking […]

Exclusive: Bonuses slashed at Schlumberger as ‘pricing pressure’ continues | Energy Voice

Exclusive: Bonuses slashed at Schlumberger as ‘pricing pressure’ continues | Energy Voice

An employee at the testing services division in Aberdeen said the move had heightened concerns that the company intends to shut down the operation. Schlumberger confirmed that it would be “realigning” bonuses to offset “continued pricing pressure”, but said there were no plans to remove testing activities from the north-east. … He said bonuses had […]

My Price Is Right: What Millennials Want From Financial Services | Investor’s Business Daily

My Price Is Right: What Millennials Want From Financial Services | Investor’s Business Daily

Name Your Price: What Millennials Want From Financial Services When millennials weigh whether to hire an advisor, they want assurance that they’re hiring an educator acting in their best interest. They don’t want a salesperson pitching products. They may already understand the role of a fiduciary, but many advisors still define the term. Stating at […]

Feeling squeezed by pricing pressure? Here’s what to do | Advisor.ca

Feeling squeezed by pricing pressure? Here’s what to do | Advisor.ca

If you’re feeling pricing pressure, you’re not alone. At CFA Toronto’s Annual Wealth Conference this week, about two-thirds of audience members said they feel price pressure. (The question was asked and answered via smartphone, with responses tabulated.) In the current environment of low-cost online competition, that pressure comes as no surprise and will likely increase. […]