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Consumer watchdog to probe pricing of public liability insurance | theJournal.ie

Consumer watchdog to probe pricing of public liability insurance | theJournal.ie

A MAJOR REVIEW into the public liability insurance market is to be carried out by the country’s competition watchdog. The Competition and Consumer Protection Commission (CCPC) is to probe into how the market operates, how competition works in that market and whether any practice or method of competition affects the pricing levels of public liability […]

How marketplace sellers handle pricing on Prime Day | Digital Commerce 360

How marketplace sellers handle pricing on Prime Day | Digital Commerce 360

Nearly 60% of products had a price increase or stayed the same on Prime Day, according to a new study. However, many merchants fear being outpriced by Amazon. Many marketplace sellers increase their sales on Amazon.com Inc.’s Prime Day, but not all cut their prices, according to a new study by pricing software vendor Teikametrics. […]

Heart attack risk rises with price of cholesterol-lowering drug, study says | UPI

Heart attack risk rises with price of cholesterol-lowering drug, study says | UPI

July 23 (UPI) — When insurance companies refuse to cover cholesterol-lowering drugs, it puts patients at risk for stroke and heart ailments, a new study says. Getting rejected for medications these medications puts patients at a 16 percent higher risk of having a heart attack, unstable angina, cardiac arrest or other cardiac events, according to […]

Spark’s electric cars now available to rent in Bucharest at double the price of an electric scooter | Business Review

Spark’s electric cars now available to rent in Bucharest at double the price of an electric scooter | Business Review

Spark, a Lithuanian startup that is also present in Bulgaria, was launched officially in Romania on Wednesday. The company offers electric car rentals which are similar to electric scooter rentals, with payment by the minute. Users must install the app and upload the necessary documents (driver license, bank account), without the need of a deposit. […]

It’s Not Your Job to Save Your Customers Money. Here’s How to Overcome the Anxiety of Pricing | Inc.com

It’s Not Your Job to Save Your Customers Money. Here’s How to Overcome the Anxiety of Pricing | Inc.com

I call it the “Pricing Panic.” It’s when you are talking to a client about pricing, and you assume that there’s no way they’ll ever pay your price, so you start thinking of ways to discount the price before the conversation even starts. It’s one of the most challenging things about starting a business, especially a […]

Startup lets you rent out your own car by the hour | NZ Herald

Startup lets you rent out your own car by the hour | NZ Herald

The idea behind YourDrive is that you can rent out your car during downtime – be it while you’re at work or away for a few days. The startup has software that will suggest hourly and daily pricing based on make and model, but an owner can override it if they choose. Ellison says allowing […]

Reverse Reference Pricing: Rewarding Patients For Reducing Medicare Costs | Health Affairs

Reverse Reference Pricing: Rewarding Patients For Reducing Medicare Costs | Health Affairs

Prices for health care services vary significantly, not only across markets but also within markets across settings of care. For example, the same services or care received in hospital outpatient departments (HOPDs) can cost several times as much as care received in ambulatory surgery centers (ASCs), with no difference in quality. This significant variation in […]

Three Tips To Set The Price Point For Your Product Or Service | Entrepreneur

Three Tips To Set The Price Point For Your Product Or Service | Entrepreneur

Setting the price point for your product or service is one of the biggest obstacles to success when starting a business. You could have the best offering in the world, but without charging the right amount you will either lose money or lose customers. Either way, you’ll be out of business before you know it. Here are […]

Uber and Lyft Drivers Manipulate Surge Pricing | The Drive

Uber and Lyft Drivers Manipulate Surge Pricing | The Drive

Lyft went public. Then Uber. Measures meant to illustrate that the rideshare companies were ready to leave the security of Silicon Valley and enter reality. Yet, the two IPOs fell flat on their respective faces. Each company’s stock price has tumbled and investors have quickly realized that an ever-growing ridership doesn’t necessarily equate to a […]

Uber and Lyft drivers at a DC airport trigger surge pricing by turning off apps at the same time | Daily Mail Online

Uber and Lyft drivers at a DC airport trigger surge pricing by turning off apps at the same time | Daily Mail Online

Drivers for Uber and Lyft admit to manipulating the ride sharing apps so that customers will have to pay for a price surge. A group of up to 150 drivers routinely use the trick while waiting in the parking lot for passengers at Reagan National Airport in Arlington, Virginia. The drivers artificially inflate the fare […]