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Does Online Shopping Mean the End of Fixed Prices? | Fortune.com

Does Online Shopping Mean the End of Fixed Prices? | Fortune.com

In a week with the usual litany of bad news for brick-and-mortar retailers, The Atlantic offers an in-depth look at one of online sellers’ biggest advantages—data-driven dynamic pricing. It’s a tactic familiar to anyone who has watched items in their Amazon basket change price over the course of a day (or an hour)—but traditional retailers […]

Construction Material Costs Outpace Contractors’ Pricing, AGC Says | Rental Equipment Register

Construction Material Costs Outpace Contractors’ Pricing, AGC Says | Rental Equipment Register

Double-digit price increases for key construction materials pushed up construction costs in March, while the prices charged by contractors remained moderate, according to a new analysis of federal producer price data released today by the Associated General Contractors of America. Association officials urged policy makers to avoid adopting restrictions on international trade that would add […]

Uncovering Unauthorized Sales – A Pricing Podcast | Professional Pricing Society

Uncovering Unauthorized Sales – A Pricing Podcast | Professional Pricing Society

In this #PricingPodcast, we talked with Whitney Gibson, a Partner at the Vorys, Sater, Seymour and Pease LLP law firm, and a knowledge expert on unauthorized sales, online. Whitney shared why businesses and consumers alike should be concerned with unauthorized sellers who sell diverted products. Sellers on eBay and other third party online marketplaces are causing many […]

An Introduction to Raising Your Self-Storage Rental Rates | Inside Self-Storage

An Introduction to Raising Your Self-Storage Rental Rates | Inside Self-Storage

What is revenue management? Simply put, it means thinking about how to maximize your self-storage facility’s rental rates while maintaining high occupancy levels. Follow the advice below to build a solid revenue-management plan to keep your rental rates in line with your specific market. Street Rates How do your prices stack up against your competitors? […]

Slow start for taxi surge-pricing option, JustGrab | The Straits Times

Slow start for taxi surge-pricing option, JustGrab | The Straits Times

“I was surprised to see an SMRT cab pick me up because it’s usually private cars that come. I think surge pricing is going to become an inevitable part of the industry as consumers enjoy knowing the price of their ride upfront,” said the 44-year-old who usually books a private-hire car under Grab. Under JustGrab, […]

Brokers’ take | The New Paper

Brokers’ take | The New Paper

After numerous taxi companies, including ComfortDelGro (CDG), earlier this year submitted plans to the Public Transport Council (PTC) as they seek to introduce dynamic pricing of taxi fares (i.e. flat fee structure with no surcharges that is similar to the private hire cars’ fare structure), PTC and Singapore’s Land Transport Authority (LTA) on March 17 […]

Surge pricing, please don’t turn into a scourge | The New Paper

Surge pricing, please don’t turn into a scourge | The New Paper

Dynamic pricing for taxis may lead to fewer cabbies plying the road for flag-down customers So it looks like nothing is standing in the way of taxi companies imposing their version of “surge pricing” on customers. Last Friday, the Public Transport Council (PTC) and the Land Transport Authority (LTA) issued a statement saying they had […]

No surge pricing now, but a flat-fare structure similar to metered fares soon: ComfortDelGro, Transport | THE BUSINESS TIMES

No surge pricing now, but a flat-fare structure similar to metered fares soon: ComfortDelGro, Transport | THE BUSINESS TIMES

THERE will be no surge pricing for now, but a flat-fare option based on current fare structures will be introduced in two to three weeks’ time for the mobile app users of Singapore’s largest taxi company, ComfortDelGro. This comes even as Singapore’s third-largest taxi company, SMRT, said that it will be introducing surge pricing, which […]

Volume pricing and the micro carrier | Business content from American Trucker

Volume pricing and the micro carrier | Business content from American Trucker

Trucking hauling rates are volatile and ever-changing—and based on multiple influences. Some of these influences are controllable and others are not, with the majority fitting into the noncontrollable category. There are fuel prices, costs of doing business, driver pay, etc. Then there are broad market forces, competition for loads, other specific market forces such as […]

The Quick-and-Dirty Pricing Guide for New Writers | Command Copywriter

The Quick-and-Dirty Pricing Guide for New Writers | Command Copywriter

Finally! You’ve got a live one. A marketer or other professional who wants you to write something for them, and now they want to know how much it’s going to cost. ACK. Is there anything anyone hates more than deciding what to charge? No, no there is not. If it’s any help at all, everyone […]