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Sidecar Is Calling It Quits On Rides And Deliveries | TechCrunch

Sidecar Is Calling It Quits On Rides And Deliveries | TechCrunch

Sidecar, the on-demand car service that was supposed to compete with Lyft and Uber, is shutting down at the end of this year, Sidecar CEO Sunil Paul wrote on Medium. In August, Sidecar basically threw in the towel on ride sharing and put a lot of effort into delivery services, with most of the company […]

Pricing News Daily > 10/14/14

Pricing News Daily > 10/14/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Value Innoruption Advisors Founded by Dr. Stephan Liozu, Value Innoruption Advisors provides training and consulting resources for organizations interested in embedding value-based […]

It Pays to Compare – Ride-sharing by the Numbers | What’s the Fare

It Pays to Compare – Ride-sharing by the Numbers | What’s the Fare

A few weeks ago we built What’s The Fare as a personal side project because it was frustrating to switch between multiple apps to check current pricing and to estimate fares. Several weeks after launch and hundreds of thousands of estimates later, it’s clear that many other users feel the same way. While our goal remains to […]

Pricing News Daily > 8/22/14

Pricing News Daily > 8/22/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. This Edition is Sponsored by: Asia Pricing Professionals Asia Pricing Professionals (APP) is a not-for-profit community of pricing management practitioners. Our key objective is to raise the […]

How Ridesharing App Sidecar Competes With Uber & Lyft With A Unique Pricing Model | Growth Everywhere

How Ridesharing App Sidecar Competes With Uber & Lyft With A Unique Pricing Model | Growth Everywhere

Differentiating your product in a competitive marketplace Although Sidecar is similar to Lyft and Uber, there are key differences. Sidecar pioneered a new category within an emerging market where drivers can set own prices and showcase what they’re capable of while competing for the best price. Meanwhile, riders get to choose the driver they want. The result […]

Pricing News Daily > 7/14/14

Pricing News Daily > 7/14/14

Pricing News Daily is a digest of top pricing strategy in the news, strategy expert and technology leader’s thought leadership, industry news and events, and resources for pricing professionals. Today’s Headlines This Week in Pricing > 7/12/14 TWIP is a recap of the week’s top pricing strategy in the news and resources for pricing professionals. We […]

Regulation Is Hurting Cabs and Helping Uber | Harvard Business Review

Regulation Is Hurting Cabs and Helping Uber | Harvard Business Review

Uber and fellow ride sharing services (such as Lyft and Sidecar) can easily advertise big discounts and regulation-laden taxis are unable to respond. Conversely, during peak times, Uber can dynamically raise its prices while taxis are tied to the same static one-size-fits-all rates. Uber is further capitalizing on this uneven pricing field by running sales […]

This Week in Pricing > 3/22/14

This Week in Pricing > 3/22/14

Top Headlines Testing UberX, Lyft and Sidecar against a cab in six cities | WSJ Lyft Announces Happy Hour, the Opposite of Surge Pricing | Mashable After Initial Driver Mistrust, mytaxi’s New Marketplace Model Delivers 91% Job Acceptance Rate, Up From 85% | TechCrunch Don’t Ask What They’ll Pay, Tell Them | Running Lean  Why […]

Pricing News Daily > 3/18/14

Pricing News Daily > 3/18/14

Top Headlines Testing UberX, Lyft and Sidecar against a cab in six cities | WSJ.com The Nonsensical Economics of Hospital Pricing | Forbes Supermarkets using ‘aggressive’ price negotiation tactics: suppliers | brw.com.au Fish dealers embrace technology – Business | The Boston Globe Thomas Cook tweets instant deals to bargain hunters | Internet Retailing Ten Simply […]

This Week in Pricing > 3/1/14

This Week in Pricing > 3/1/14

Top Headlines 6 Reasons Why Discounting is Destroying Your Sales (And What to do Instead) | HubSpot 4th Secret to Selling at Full Price: Be Prepared to Walk Away | The Sales Hunter When the Minimum Wage Goes Up, the Menu Price Also Rises | BusinessWeek Priceline for landlords may determine your apartment’s next rent […]