Tag: Willingness to Pay

Mark Shenton: Broadway’s premium ticket prices are punishing loyal theatre fans | The Stage

Mark Shenton: Broadway’s premium ticket prices are punishing loyal theatre fans | The Stage

It’s a fact of life, like death and taxes, that theatre ticket prices are rising inexorably. And now they’ve breached the $1,000 mark on Broadway – no, not through touts or the resale market, but from the official box office. Tickets for front-row seats at many performances between late November and mid-January for Hello, Dolly! […]

For companies, outrage over surge pricing might not be worth it | Las Vegas Sun Newspaper

For companies, outrage over surge pricing might not be worth it | Las Vegas Sun Newspaper

When Bruce Springsteen decided to do a run of shows at a Broadway theater with fewer than a thousand seats, he appeared to reject the laws of economics — or at least what would seem to be in his financial best interest. He limited ticket prices to $75 to $850 and has been allocating them […]

Price discrimination online | Livemint

Price discrimination online | Livemint

Today’s online marketplaces focus on demand, and when demand peaks, use a mechanism called ‘surge pricing’ to price-discriminate among potential customers. The new algorithm I spoke of last week would also consider the supply-side of the equation, as well as how perishable the traded items are, and allow suppliers to bid against each other when […]

Free beer and meat draws: Vancouver Canucks trying everything to get fans to come | CBC News

Free beer and meat draws: Vancouver Canucks trying everything to get fans to come | CBC News

Cheap tickets? Bailey said ticket prices for Canucks games skyrocketed after seasons of regular playoff appearances. “Had they treated their fans properly in the first place, they wouldn’t be in this [scrambling] position,” the seller said. The easiest way to get more fans to games could be to bring ticket prices back down, and the team is doing that […]

Asset prices are high across the board. Is it time to worry? | The Economist

Asset prices are high across the board. Is it time to worry? | The Economist

IN HIS classic, “The Intelligent Investor”, first published in 1949, Benjamin Graham, a Wall Street sage, distilled what he called his secret of sound investment into three words: “margin of safety”. The price paid for a stock or a bond should allow for human error, bad luck or, indeed, many things going wrong at once. […]

The Guidelines Around Pricing Your Home | WBT – Charlotte

The Guidelines Around Pricing Your Home | WBT – Charlotte

About pricing your home. And I really wanna talk to you about. The guidelines. Around it and I think it’s important right now in this season. When your getting ready to Lister home which you should because you don’t have a lot of competition right now and remember every showing that you have during this […]

What Can Happen When You Get The Price Wrong On Your Luxury Home | cincinkyrealestate.com

What Can Happen When You Get The Price Wrong On Your Luxury Home | cincinkyrealestate.com

Setting the right price for a luxury home is one of the most critical aspects of selling a home.  Setting a price too low and the homeowner is walking away from money they could have otherwise added to their own pocket.  Setting a price too high and no amount of marketing will help get that […]

Municipality to sell off Northside Business Park land at a reduced price | Cape Breton Post

Municipality to sell off Northside Business Park land at a reduced price | Cape Breton Post

SYDNEY, N.S. — The Cape Breton Regional Municipality has scrapped a longstanding policy that may have hindered the development of the Northside Business Park. During a general committee meeting this week, councillors were told that a pricing strategy pre-dating a 2007 amendment set a ‘sale price’ of $20,000 per acre for municipally-owned land in the […]

Predicting Home Price Appreciation | DSNews

Predicting Home Price Appreciation | DSNews

In a Wednesday projection, Veros Real Estate Solutions, an enterprise risk management, collateral valuation services, and predictive analytics provider, said residential market values are going to continue their upward trend for the next 12 months in every market—even if it’s just slightly. The VeroFORECAST, a quarterly national real estate market forecast released by the company, […]

Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid | The Stage

Mark Shenton: Why is my theatre ticket so expensive? It’s the economics, stupid | The Stage

Of course, market forces dictate this. We see it most keenly on Broadway, where dynamic pricing is king and popular shows regularly earn more at the box office than their own potential grosses. This is because so many tickets are sold at premiums way above the ‘regular’ top prices. These have reached $748 for the […]