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Netflix, streaming services don’t diminish Australian cinemas | Brisbane Times

Netflix, streaming services don’t diminish Australian cinemas | Brisbane Times

It was a strong result considering discounting and dynamic pricing – different rates at different times – cut the average ticket price from $14.13 to $13.86. Last month, box office takings had been running 6 per cent up on the previous year but they trailed off without a Star Wars movie over Christmas for the […]

Guest Post: Is the Go-Jek-Grab price war already over? | DealStreetAsia

Guest Post: Is the Go-Jek-Grab price war already over? | DealStreetAsia

About a month after Go-Jek entered the Singapore market running a “promotion” campaign offering fares about 30-50% cheaper to customers, and attractive drivers incentives, it’s changing gears. It has now introduced dynamic pricing and increased the prices by about 30% for customers. Incentives for drivers have also been cut. As expected, there were howls of […]

Uber will start charging London customers an extra 15p/mile this WEEK – here’s why | Mirror Online

Uber will start charging London customers an extra 15p/mile this WEEK – here’s why | Mirror Online

It’s the go-to taxi service for many people around the world, but Uber prices are set to increase in London this week. Uber has announced that it is adding 15p/mile onto every trip taken through the app in London. This new fee is part of the Mayor’s Clean Air Plan, and will be added from […]

PCB City Council Joins in on Gas Price Battle | My Panhandle

PCB City Council Joins in on Gas Price Battle | My Panhandle

“In the wake of the unprecedented devastation Hurricane Michael inflicted upon Florida’s Panhandle, we are deeply concerned that our already struggling citizens now face increasingly disproportionate prices for gasoline at the pump. While the state enjoys the lowest gas prices in three years, Bay County’s citizens face average gas prices of $2.46 per gallon. Our […]

A whopping 58% of MoviePass users canceled their subscriptions last year, according to a new study (HMNY) | Times Union

A whopping 58% of MoviePass users canceled their subscriptions last year, according to a new study (HMNY) | Times Union

2018 was not a good year for MoviePass. After gaining millions of new users to the service starting in August 2017, when the company dropped its monthly price to $9.95 a month to see one movie per day, the movie-ticket subscription startup went into a tailspin in 2018. 2018 saw issues with the app, bad […]

What Is Restaurant ‘Surge Pricing,’ and Should You Be Scared? | Food & Wine

What Is Restaurant ‘Surge Pricing,’ and Should You Be Scared? | Food & Wine

The Uber era has marked several shifts in culture, from the proliferation of AUX cord literacy to a decreased willingness to ride public transit at 3 a.m. even when it’s quicker. The San Francisco start-up’s business model, in particular, has spread far beyond the realm of the service economy and transportation. Take surge pricing. Restaurants have begun experimenting […]

Uber/Lyft staging area closed at airport | San Diego Reader

Uber/Lyft staging area closed at airport | San Diego Reader

The San Diego Airport requires all Uber and other rideshare companies to stage their vehicles through this location. These companies have set up a “first in first out” geofence around the rideshare lot in order to avoid rideshare drivers from parking unlawfully and creating congestion for other airport users. Drivers stage within the geofenced lot, […]

Surge pricing coming to your favorite restaurant | Houston Chronicle

Surge pricing coming to your favorite restaurant | Houston Chronicle

Surge pricing may come soon to a restaurant near you. Most of us know surge pricing from ride-hailing companies that charge more for a taxi ride when ridership spikes. The idea is simple economics when demand exceeds supply, prices go up. The higher prices, though, also shift the supply and demand curves. Higher prices encourage […]

Traveler’s View – Things We’d Like To See In 2019 For The National Park System | National Parks Traveler

Traveler’s View – Things We’d Like To See In 2019 For The National Park System | National Parks Traveler

Here’s a shortlist of the things we’d like to see sweep across the National Park System this year. 1. Reinstate the National Park Service’s budget ASAP. Remove the National Park Service from the partial government shutdown. Let maintenance crews get back to keeping the parks clean, put staff in entrance stations to collect fees, and […]

Sharply fluctuating fuel prices defined oil and gas sector in 2018 | The Economic Times

Sharply fluctuating fuel prices defined oil and gas sector in 2018 | The Economic Times

NEW DELHI: For the Indian oil and gas sector, the year was defined by what occured outside with crude oil prices rising steadily to cross $86 a barrel owing to oil producers starting output cuts from January, before a sharp correction in the third quarter brought it down to below $50 earlier this month. Consequently, […]