Tag: Tiered Pricing

Fiesta CEO: Hurricanes to blame for Q3 declines | Fast Casual

Fiesta CEO: Hurricanes to blame for Q3 declines | Fast Casual

Managing capital and financial discipline Based on research and financial modeling, the company has introduced a tiered menu pricing strategy across both brands in October. According to the company, other accomplishments in this area are below: Nine Pollo Tropical Company-owned restaurants have been remodeled this year and one Taco Cabana restaurant will be remodeled by […]

British Airways Hints at Disrupting Its Loyalty Program in 2018 | Skift

British Airways Hints at Disrupting Its Loyalty Program in 2018 | Skift

The blog Ultima Llamada spotted the slide in the presentation that showed that IAG was working towards a “progressive introduction of dynamic pricing from 2018.” This means that instead of a standard award chart where travelers book a 25,000 mile domestic fare, for example, members of British Airways’ Executive Club would see award tickets priced as […]

The Fat Years For U.S. Airlines Are Coming to an End | Bloomberg

The Fat Years For U.S. Airlines Are Coming to an End | Bloomberg

America’s passenger carriers have discovered that it’s getting more expensive to run an airline these days. While summertime profits were fine, and travel demand remains robust, a number of airlines are facing higher bills from a variety of factors: labor contracts, significant airport renovation projects, technology spending and fleet upgrades. The increase in expenses is creeeping into 2018 […]

Don’t wait to book your holiday travel: Get those airline and hotel reservations now | Orange County Register

Don’t wait to book your holiday travel: Get those airline and hotel reservations now | Orange County Register

Ho ho ho. Gobble gobble. I know it’s barely October, but you’re not going to save money by waiting to book your holiday flights and hotels – in fact it’s going to cost you money. Airlines are flying packed, and hotels now use so-called dynamic pricing, which means that as supply of available rooms goes […]

Spirit Airlines Is Crashing: Is It Still a Buy for Long-Term Investors? | The Motley Fool

Spirit Airlines Is Crashing: Is It Still a Buy for Long-Term Investors? | The Motley Fool

After a strong run in its first several years as a public company, Spirit Airlines (NASDAQ:SAVE) has disappointed investors again and again since 2015. Yet while profitability has been receding, the carrier continued to exceed its long-term goal of generating “mid-teens or higher operating margins” — until now. Unfortunately, a damaging dispute with its pilots […]

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 […]