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Cadillac subscription plan: GM tries a Netflix for cars at $1,500 a month | Business Standard News

Cadillac subscription plan: GM tries a Netflix for cars at $1,500 a month | Business Standard News

Ashley Sandall recently set aside the keys to her Porsche sport-utility vehicle for three months to try out a few Cadillacs. When the Caddy she was driving proved too small for her weekend plans, she ordered up a different model with her smartphone. It would arrive the next day. Ms. Sandall, a 35-year-old fashion executive […]

Costco raising membership fees | USA Today

Costco raising membership fees | USA Today

Costco Wholesale Corp. announced Thursday that it’s raising its membership fees, as the warehouse club operator released quarterly results that fell short of Wall Street’s expectations. Its shares fell more than 4 percent in after-hours trading. Starting June 1, annual membership fees for individual, business and business add-on members in the U.S. and Canada will […]

How Facebook and Google could disrupt the subscription model for news | Monday Note

How Facebook and Google could disrupt the subscription model for news | Monday Note

Based on your zip code, your browser (and the cookies stored in it), and the device you use (Mac, PC, iPhone, Android), you might get a slightly different price for exactly the same item, whether it is a hotel room, an entertainment ticket or even a stapler. The news sector has been almost untouched by […]

Is Netflix Inc. Falling Behind in the World’s Fastest Growing Internet Market? | The Motley Fool

Is Netflix Inc. Falling Behind in the World’s Fastest Growing Internet Market? | The Motley Fool

Netflix’s pricing is a big problem Netflix’s biggest problem in India is pricing. In a country where consumption of pirated content is rampant, Netflix needed to get its pricing right before anyone else in order to drive adoption of its service. According to a survey by Irdeto, 66% of polled customers watch pirated content in […]

For Continued Growth, Music Streaming Needs Product & Pricing Innovation [MARK MULLIGAN] | hypebot

For Continued Growth, Music Streaming Needs Product & Pricing Innovation [MARK MULLIGAN] | hypebot

Pricing has long been an issue for streaming music subscriptions, with the $/€/£ 9.99 price point above what most people spend on music each month. Streaming services have navigated around the issue with a combination of tactics such as telco bundles and aggressive price discounts (e.g. $1 for 3 months). However, these tactics place long […]

Streaming Music Pricing: Inelastic Stretching | Music Industry Blog

Streaming Music Pricing: Inelastic Stretching | Music Industry Blog

Pricing has long been an issue for streaming music subscriptions, with the $/€/£ 9.99 price point above what most people spend on music each month. Streaming services have navigated around the issue with a combination of tactics such as telco bundles and aggressive price discounts (e.g. $1 for 3 months). However, these tactics place long […]

Comcast clarifies pricing strategy for Xfinity TV app on Roku | FierceCable

Comcast clarifies pricing strategy for Xfinity TV app on Roku | FierceCable

Comcast has confirmed its pricing strategy for customers accessing their Comcast video service through Roku devices, both during the current beta test and into the future. For now, these beta users are not able to use the Xfinity TV app on their Roku device(s) without employing a pay-TV set-top. During the beta, Comcast is waiving […]

Research reveals huge lack of consistency in global pay-TV pricing | Rapid TV News

Research reveals huge lack of consistency in global pay-TV pricing | Rapid TV News

One size does not fit all in the global pay-TV industry, with research from Teligen, covering 115 providers in 31 OECD countries, showing significant price differences between countries and providers. The Strategy Analytics division’s new report, Pay TV Prices in OECD Countries, November 2016, not only revealed significant differences in package prices between providers in […]

Have $9.99 Streaming Subscriptions Reached A Saturation Point? [MARK MULLIGAN] | hypebot

Have $9.99 Streaming Subscriptions Reached A Saturation Point? [MARK MULLIGAN] | hypebot

Streaming music had a good year in 2015, growing by 45%. Nonetheless when the IFPI announced the numbers much of the record labels’ attention focused on the role of free and especially that of YouTube and its perceived ‘value gap’ i.e. the difference between the rate of growth in YouTube streams and the slower rate […]

Autodesk Moves EAGLE to Subscription Only Pricing | Hackaday

Autodesk Moves EAGLE to Subscription Only Pricing | Hackaday

Autodesk has announced that EAGLE is now only available for purchase as a subscription. Previous, users purchased EAGLE once, and used the software indefinitely (often for years) before deciding to move to a new version with another one-time purchase. Now, they’ll be paying Autodesk on a monthly or yearly basis. Lets break down the costs. […]