Tag: Surge Pricing

With Free Delivery and Zero Surge Pricing, What’s Swiggy Upto? | Dazeinfo

With Free Delivery and Zero Surge Pricing, What’s Swiggy Upto? | Dazeinfo

Be it fancy, hearty meals delivered at door-step or being the savior of late-night food cravings – Swiggy has got our back ! However, it won’t stop there, as Swiggy holds fast to its position – $210 Million Entrant in the Unicorn Club! Reportedly, Swiggy has switched on a subscription-driven playbook to scale the food technology market. The […]

MoviePass To Raise Prices, Block Out New Releases To Try To Save Itself | Forbes

MoviePass To Raise Prices, Block Out New Releases To Try To Save Itself | Forbes

As much as I rolled my eyes at the constant drumbeat of “Is this the end of MoviePass?” every time it made a policy change, this did seem like the beginning of the end. As of this morning, MoviePass has rolled out a new strategy. It includes (so sayeth the press release) an eventual increase in […]

Lyft’s Personal Plan wants to entice riders with fixed rates on frequent trips | Curbed

Lyft’s Personal Plan wants to entice riders with fixed rates on frequent trips | Curbed

While city leaders and transportation planners are taking a closer look at how ride-hailing services are impacting urban traffic, Lyft wants to make it easier for users to book trips ahead of time. The company’s new Personal Plan, which rolls out today to a select group of users, will allow riders to lock-in prices for […]

MoviePass goes down again amid Mission: Impossible blackout, price hikes | CNET

MoviePass goes down again amid Mission: Impossible blackout, price hikes | CNET

Many subscribers, including me, couldn’t select Mission: Impossible – Fallout this weekend, as the app either had it grayed out or listed as a “premium showtime,” as it does with Imax or 3D screenings. I could previously remedy this issue by selecting the “unlisted showtime” option in the MoviePass app when a 2D showtime wasn’t appearing, […]

Lyft’s personal subscription locks in the cost of your favorite trip | engadget

Lyft’s personal subscription locks in the cost of your favorite trip | engadget

Lyft has been trying out an All-Access subscription that lets you ride on a frequent basis for one flat fee, but it’s overkill for many people. What if you mainly tend to take one route every time? There’s now an option for you — Lyft has unveiled a Personal Plan that locks in your fare […]

MoviePass is experiencing ‘technical’ difficulties again, days after it ran out of money and had to borrow $5 million in cash | Markets Insider

MoviePass is experiencing ‘technical’ difficulties again, days after it ran out of money and had to borrow $5 million in cash | Markets Insider

According to the filing, Helios and Matheson borrowed the money from Hudson Bay Capital Management. The total demand note was for $6.2 million, “which includes $5.0 million in cash borrowed by the Company from the Holder and $1.2 million of original issue discount,” it said. On Saturday night, after similar complaints of the app and […]

Best alternatives to MoviePass: AMC, Sinemia, Alamo Drafthouse | Business Insider

Best alternatives to MoviePass: AMC, Sinemia, Alamo Drafthouse | Business Insider

Between frustrated customers , shady connections , a lack of cash , and collapsing stock , it has not been a good week for MoviePass. MoviePass, a movie-theater subscription service that lets users pay a monthly fee to see a movie per day in theaters (with some exceptions), rapidly grew in popularity when it lowered […]

MoviePass users complain about peak pricing | Business Insider

MoviePass users complain about peak pricing | Business Insider

MoviePass earlier this month introduced peak pricing, in which users pay an additional fee for in-demand showtimes for popular movies in theaters. Some subscribers are already fed up with it. Users are complaining that peak pricing is occurring in the middle of the day when showtimes are not in high demand or when a theater […]

New ride-hailing firm Tada enters market, says it will not impose dynamic pricing, Transport News & Top Stories – The Straits Times | Straits Times

New ride-hailing firm Tada enters market, says it will not impose dynamic pricing, Transport News & Top Stories – The Straits Times | Straits Times

MVL hopes to entice drivers with a no-commission model, he said. This differentiates Tada from competitors such as Grab, which charges drivers a fee of 20 per cent per fare. However, Tada collects 3.4 per cent of each fare paid by electronic payment, which Mr Woo said is used for the maintenance of its platform. […]

TADA Ride-Hailing Singapore Is A Blockchain-Based Mobile App By MVL | Vulcan Post

TADA Ride-Hailing Singapore Is A Blockchain-Based Mobile App By MVL | Vulcan Post

Founder Kay is South Korea-born, which explains the name TADA, meaning “let’s ride” in Korean. The app charges a fixed-fare rate to use, and a metered rate that starts from a base fare of $2.30. While cash transactions do not incur any transaction fees, riders paying by credit cards will be charged a 3.4% fee […]