Tag: Surge Pricing

Dodgers’ New ‘Dynamic Pricing’ For Seats Has Some Fans Crying ‘Foul’ | CBS Los Angeles

Dodgers’ New ‘Dynamic Pricing’ For Seats Has Some Fans Crying ‘Foul’ | CBS Los Angeles

“Every time I tried to purchase tickets, they were sold out,” Patti Rivero told CBS2 News. She was all decked out in her Dodger blues and feeling the blues Friday, the first day tickets for this upcoming season became available. “It hurts when you’re a devoted fan and you want to go to the games, […]

What does the Dodgers’ dynamic pricing schedule mean for fans? A seat that costs $33 one day will cost $80 another day | LA Times

What does the Dodgers’ dynamic pricing schedule mean for fans? A seat that costs $33 one day will cost $80 another day | LA Times

If you would like to see the Dodgers from a field-level seat overlooking the bullpen, the team will charge you $80 for your seat. That’s on April 21. If you can wait four days, the Dodgers will charge you $33 for the very same seat. The Dodgers put single-game tickets on sale Friday, with seats […]

BART may consider parking fee increase during peak commute times | abc7news.com

BART may consider parking fee increase during peak commute times | abc7news.com

Not only do BART parking lots fill up quickly in the morning, each one has a waiting list for parking permits that average three thousand names. BART spokeswoman Alicia Trost told us, “So the idea is — let’s take a look at parking. Is there something we can do with our policies, our fees to […]

ComfortDelGro cabbies’ earnings take a hit after joining UberFlash | TODAYonline

ComfortDelGro cabbies’ earnings take a hit after joining UberFlash | TODAYonline

Still, Mr Kiew, who drives in the day, said the service would be useful for drivers pulling the late shift from 4pm to 11pm because fares are subject to dynamic pricing where fares are higher when demand rises. His colleagues have seen fares rise between 2 and 2.4 times during the evening periods, or about […]

Interview: Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino | Billboard

Interview: Live Nation CEO Michael Rapino | Billboard

We talked a lot in the last year, especially at Billboard, about slow ticketing and competitive pricing. Are we approaching a cap on what customers can be charged? We’re in a transition now. That 10 a.m. onsale and instant sellout is like a drug, even if the reality is it was a high percentage of […]

Thanks Uber. Now some restaurants are trying out surge pricing. | Chicago Tribune

Thanks Uber. Now some restaurants are trying out surge pricing. | Chicago Tribune

Bloomberg recently reported that a well-known London restaurant called Bob Bob Ricard is implementing a surge pricing model this month, with prices for the same meals being offered at a 25 percent discount during off-peak times as opposed to its busiest hours. In other words-you get a break on that Monday lunch as opposed to […]

Don’t go down slippery slope of taxi surge pricing, Transport News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

Don’t go down slippery slope of taxi surge pricing, Transport News & Top Stories – The Straits Times

It has long been illegal for taxi operators to allocate rides through bidding – a covert system where commuters who are willing to pay more get assigned a cab. Yet this ad hoc auction, where some touts would guarantee a cab on a rainy Friday evening for a few dollars more, is what surge pricing […]

Restaurants Reinvent Surge Pricing | PYMNTS.com

Restaurants Reinvent Surge Pricing | PYMNTS.com

Discount While Shutov may be one of the first London restauranteurs to offer a menu based on dynamic pricing, he is by no means the first restaurant owner to offer off-peak discounts. For years, restaurants offered “early bird” discounts for diners willing to eat their meals before 6:00 P.M., for example. Tuesday night dinner discounts and lunch […]

Is there such thing as an ethical ride-hailing service? | NOW Magazine

Is there such thing as an ethical ride-hailing service? | NOW Magazine

When a power outage knocked out subway service on the Bloor line last week, Uber did what Uber does. The ride-hailing giant ratcheted up surge pricing, to a flurry of angry tweets. Of course, Uber is used to being hated on. The Twitterverse was ablaze with #deleteuber hashtags virtually every week of 2017. Now, a […]

Upscale London Restaurant Implements ‘Surge Pricing’ | MUNCHIES

Upscale London Restaurant Implements ‘Surge Pricing’ | MUNCHIES

You know that awful feeling you get when a certain ride-sharing app unilaterally changes the price of your late-night trip home from the bar? It’s a sense of betrayal symptomatic of the modern age, when a smartphone program that you’ve come to rely on tells you that you’re either a sucker or stranded. Well, a […]