Tag: Tiered Pricing

United Airlines Just Admitted That Its Sub-Cattle Class Isn’t Working So Well (American Seems to Like It) | Inc.com

United Airlines Just Admitted That Its Sub-Cattle Class Isn’t Working So Well (American Seems to Like It) | Inc.com

For airlines, good ideas often revolve around the idea of making money. Recently, then, both United Airlines and American Airlines thought they’d try something that they thought would be a hit. This was the notion of offering (allegedly) cheaper fares, while at the same time taking away what used to be basic privileges, like having […]

Asia media giants unite for ad share, Opinion News & Top Stories | The Straits Times

Asia media giants unite for ad share, Opinion News & Top Stories | The Straits Times

On the other hand, some publishers are concerned that collaboration among traditional competitors brings its own complications. In many ways, selling ad impressions is like operating an airline. Like air carriers, publishers deal in a product (online impressions) that is limited, perishable and variable in price. These characteristics make it possible to control inventory availability […]

United Keeping `Painful’ Discounts to Fend Off Low-Fare Airlines | Bloomberg

United Keeping `Painful’ Discounts to Fend Off Low-Fare Airlines | Bloomberg

United Continental Holdings Inc. vowed to keep discounting fares amid an expanding price war that contributed to a projected $400 million blow to third-quarter sales. The third-largest U.S. carrier will continue fighting low-cost carriers with cheap tickets at major hubs despite the short-term pain, Chief Financial Officer Andrew Levy told investors Wednesday. The clash is adding […]

Bad blood! Is Taylor Swift’s ‘verified fan’ system a way to reward followers – or rip them off? | The Guardian

Bad blood! Is Taylor Swift’s ‘verified fan’ system a way to reward followers – or rip them off? | The Guardian

What tends to get brushed over is the complicity of artists in the process. Fans buying tickets want to believe the artist is on their side, and so there is an acceptance in the industry – a conspiracy might be another word – that when it all goes pear-shaped and fans realise they are being […]

How Pricing Figures in FireEye’s Transformational Strategy | Market Realist

How Pricing Figures in FireEye’s Transformational Strategy | Market Realist

FireEye’s “holistic pricing” strategy Earlier in this series, we discussed FireEye’s (FEYE) transformational strategy and the Helix platform’s role in it. Let’s discuss what role pricing and packaging could play in FireEye’s strategy. FireEye aims to simplify its pricing strategy as the company shifts from hardware-based offerings to subscription-based offerings. FireEye noted that it aims […]

Spirit Airlines’ Return to Unit Revenue Growth Looks Short-Lived | The Motley Fool

Spirit Airlines’ Return to Unit Revenue Growth Looks Short-Lived | The Motley Fool

The long-awaited return to unit revenue growth won’t last The revenue story for the quarter mostly played out as expected, as Spirit continued to make progress with revenue-boosting initiatives including dynamic pricing of seats, and benefited from trends in fare pricing. Fornaro noted that this was the first time in two-and-a-half years that either passenger […]

Southwest Airlines – Business Review | Seeking Alpha

Southwest Airlines – Business Review | Seeking Alpha

Business Drivers: Price of oil and labor costs heavily influence profit margins. Demand markets: leisure travel, business travel, freight transportation Ancillary services unmatched by other airlines such as WiFi on the plane, transportation of pets, and EarlyBird Check-In. The company sells services unavailable through most other airlines, yet includes checked bags in the price of […]

Netflix has increased their pricing in light of new GST rules | Ausdroid

Netflix has increased their pricing in light of new GST rules | Ausdroid

Your Australian Netflix account just got more expensive, with the US-based company increasing prices to adhere to the new so-called ‘Netflix tax’ which has been applied to imported products and services available digitally that kicks off in the new financial year. The new prices have come into effect today, with the standard definition plan jumping […]

Financial literacy, not gut feelings, key to female founders scaling past the $1m mark | Dynamic Business

Financial literacy, not gut feelings, key to female founders scaling past the $1m mark | Dynamic Business

COMMON PAIN POINT: PRICING STRATEGY Asked to name an aspect of business female founders commonly struggle with when they seek to scale, Titman said their pricing strategy: “It’s important for founders to accurately value their time, especially if their business is serviced-based, and price it correctly in their business model. If they’re basing their pricing […]

Is “Good Enough” Pricing, Really Good Enough? | HelloAdvisr

Is “Good Enough” Pricing, Really Good Enough? | HelloAdvisr

So what ends up happening? A little of bit of everything and just enough to be where you need to be. For many companies and entrepreneurs, this perpetual sense of everything due yesterday isn’t new. In the rush and mountain of things to do, so “good enough” often has to do. Pricing usually falls in […]