Tag: Subscription Pricing

Cisco surges after pricing switches-plus-subscriptions just below old hardware prices | The Register

Cisco surges after pricing switches-plus-subscriptions just below old hardware prices | The Register

It’s hardly the first time hardware vendors have attached software licensing models to iron, and Cisco is alert to why customers might resist it. On the company’s results call, CEO Chuck Robbins said for the Catalyst 9000, “we wanted the base subscription plus the product to be somewhere at or slightly below what they would […]

Pricer’s Points: The decoy effect: Why you make irrational choices every day (without even knowing it) | Kent Hendricks

Pricer’s Points: The decoy effect: Why you make irrational choices every day (without even knowing it) | Kent Hendricks

The decoy effect describes what happens when, while choosing between two items, a third item is introduced that causes you to switch your preference between the first two items. A few weeks ago, I was at a clothing store trying to decide between two shirts. I liked the way one shirt fit, but I liked […]

Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again! | WSB-TV

Not so magical: Disney raises the cost of park admission again! | WSB-TV

Disney’s new price increases Much like the airlines and a host of other industries, Disney shifted the price of a day pass based on demand back in 2015. The company created three tiers of pricing at that time — “Value,” “regular” and “peak” — and has kept them in place ever since. New pricing at the […]

Who’s Really to Blame for the Tim Hortons Fiasco? | Yahoo! Finance

Who’s Really to Blame for the Tim Hortons Fiasco? | Yahoo! Finance

While the backlash from the recent debacle following Tim Hortons will likely be a drop in the bucket when considering its actual impact on financial results, I do believe the problems could have been minimized or even avoided altogether if management had communicated with its franchisees more effectively. Proper communication makes all the difference. Consider […]

Divvy to lower daily prices and add longer-ride option | Chicago Tribune

Divvy to lower daily prices and add longer-ride option | Chicago Tribune

Divvy, Chicago’s bike-share service that saw a dip in income in 2016 after an expansion to more city neighborhoods, is radically changing its pricing strategy in hopes of attracting more riders, the city said Wednesday. The service is also offering options for longer rides than the half-hour cap currently in place. Starting Feb. 1, riders […]

Netflix adds a record 8 million subscribers | CNN tech

Netflix adds a record 8 million subscribers | CNN tech

The company’s stock popped over 8% in after hours trading Monday following the earnings report. If those gains hold, Netflix would open Tuesday at a new all-time high and top a $100 billion market cap for the first time. Shares of Netflix soared more than 50% in 2017, and have continued to rise in the […]

BMW to charge drivers $80 per year for CarPlay access in 2019 | Apple Insider

BMW to charge drivers $80 per year for CarPlay access in 2019 | Apple Insider

Currently, BMW offers CarPlay as a $300 option on car models with built-in navigation systems. Starting next year, however, BMW owners will need to pay $80 per year for the luxury, reports The Verge. Don Smith, technology product manager for BMW North America, revealed the new pricing strategy at the Detroit Auto Show on Tuesday, […]

Cable TV prices keep going up as more people cut the cord | New York Post

Cable TV prices keep going up as more people cut the cord | New York Post

Cable and satellite TV providers are ringing in the new year with an unwelcome gift: higher cable bills. Comcast, for instance, says customer bills will rise 2.2 percent, on average, in 2018. AT&T is raising DirecTV’s prices by up to $8 a month in mid-January. Smaller providers are planning increases, too. Over the past decade, […]

Amazon faces probe by watchdog over delayed Christmas gifts as customers complain they’ve been ‘duped’ into paying premium | The Sun

Amazon faces probe by watchdog over delayed Christmas gifts as customers complain they’ve been ‘duped’ into paying premium | The Sun

AMAZON faces a probe by the advertising watchdog after customers complained they were failing to deliver Christmas presents on time. Shoppers said they were “duped” into signing up to the online giant’s Prime service to make sure they got their deliveries before the 25th. Amazon could face a probe by the Advertising Standards Authority after customers […]

Apple To Bring Introductory Subscription Pricing To The App Store | ubergizmo

Apple To Bring Introductory Subscription Pricing To The App Store | ubergizmo

The idea of subscribing to a service the recurs every month can be a bit daunting, especially if you already have other subscriptions. However Apple wants to address this by allowing developers to offer introductory subscription pricing for the App Store, meaning that developers can now choose to offer lower upfront prices for new subscribers. […]