Tag: Willingness to Pay

Charlie Baker trolls toll congestion pricing | Boston Herald

Charlie Baker trolls toll congestion pricing | Boston Herald

Gov. Charlie Baker signaled he’s likely to put the brakes on a Senate plan to test rush-hour congestion pricing on the state’s toll roads, saying his working constituents would see it as “incredibly punitive.” The Herald reported yesterday that a new MassDOT pilot program, included in the state budget that is now being reviewed on […]

Airbnb treads carefully as regulator demands transparency | PitchBook

Airbnb treads carefully as regulator demands transparency | PitchBook

After facing off with the likes of Uber and Google, the European Commission has done it again. The Commission and EU consumer authorities have given Airbnb seven weeks to revise its terms and conditions after announcing they do not comply with current rules. The announcement includes the assertion that the second most valuable startup in […]

Exclusive: Jeff Bezos plans to charge at least $200,000 for space rides – sources | The Mighty 790 KFGO

Exclusive: Jeff Bezos plans to charge at least $200,000 for space rides – sources | The Mighty 790 KFGO

Executives at the company, started by Amazon.com Inc founder Bezos in 2000, told a business conference last month they planned test flights with passengers on the New Shepard soon, and to start selling tickets next year. The company, based about 20 miles (32 km) south of Seattle, has made public the general design of the vehicle – […]

Pricing and monetisation in private banking: New trends in revenue management | hubbis

Pricing and monetisation in private banking: New trends in revenue management | hubbis

Hubbis and co-host Simon-Kucher & Partners assembled a group of wealth management experts in a private discussion to analyse the latest trends and anticipate future developments. The premise for the discussion was that the approach to pricing, monetisation and discounts in the wealth management sector in Asia need addressing in a more professional manner, for […]

Pier 1 Must Evolve or Die | RIS News

Pier 1 Must Evolve or Die | RIS News

RELAUNCHING THE PIER 1 BRAND The first key tenet of Pier 1’s new approach will be a relaunch of the Pier 1 brand, with a focus on new and exciting merchandise. The retailer is known for its varied and international assortment with mid- to high-end price points. While it is committed to maintaining its identity, […]

Caving to pressure, Pfizer delays price hikes | BenefitsPRO

Caving to pressure, Pfizer delays price hikes | BenefitsPRO

Pfizer Inc. agreed to delay implementation of planned price increases for certain drugs a day after President Donald Trump launched an attack on the company, saying it should be “ashamed” of the move. Trump said on Tuesday evening that the New York-based company would be “rolling back price hikes” after he spoke with its chief […]

As bitcoin values slide, high-end GPU prices drop, too | Computerworld

As bitcoin values slide, high-end GPU prices drop, too | Computerworld

The processing power of high-end gaming cards made them ideal for cryptocurrency mining rigs and they were in hot demand when Bitcoin, Ethereum and other digital token prices leaped to unprecedented heights in late 2017 and early 2018. That trend now appears to be reversing; add-in board (AIB) prices appear to be declining and supplies […]

Tariffs: Fighter Pilot Strategies Businesses Can’t Afford to Ignore | Pricing Matters

Tariffs: Fighter Pilot Strategies Businesses Can’t Afford to Ignore | Pricing Matters

Modern pricing software easily simulates the margin or revenue impact of any potential price changes so that pricing managers and leadership can decide based on expected impact as opposed to hoping for the results. Manipulating multiple spreadsheets to calculate potential price impact outcomes is not only frustrating but increases the risk of inaccuracy for every […]

SeaWorld’s new parking prices make absolutely no sense | Blogs

SeaWorld’s new parking prices make absolutely no sense | Blogs

During a quarterly earnings report conference call last November, Joel Manby, the CEO of SeaWorld who would leave the company just three months later, explained that SeaWorld Parks and Entertainment was looking at different pricing options. “We are committed to returning our business to growth through compelling products, enhanced pricing strategies, and new marketing and […]

AI-Enabled Personalization: The New Frontier In Dynamic Pricing | Forbes

AI-Enabled Personalization: The New Frontier In Dynamic Pricing | Forbes

Dynamic pricing, a practice started by American Airlines, a FICO customer, in the 1980s, has now become a common marketing discipline for many corporations across industry sectors. From airlines, hotels and entertainment events to perhaps the most well-known e-retailer, Amazon, these companies have been using dynamic pricing to improve profitability relative to rapid changes in […]