Tag: Willingness to Pay

The Bitcoin Price Is Down 50% This Year Alone — Here’s Why | Forbes

The Bitcoin Price Is Down 50% This Year Alone — Here’s Why | Forbes

The Bitcoin price has today dropped 12%, taking its year-to-date losses to an eye-watering 50%, after South Korean exchange Coinrail warned users it’s reviewing its system due to a hacking attempt. Meanwhile, rival cryptocurrencies Ethereum and Ripple are both down over 10% today. The latest blow comes as the Bitcoin price struggles to find a […]

Amazon Could Still Disrupt The Prescription Drug Market | Forbes

Amazon Could Still Disrupt The Prescription Drug Market | Forbes

While list prices of drugs in the U.S. continue to grow at an annual clip of around 6%, real or net U.S. drug prices, including discounts and rebates, fell 5.6 percent in the first quarter of 2018. Pharmacy benefit managers (PBMs) appear to be successfully lowering net prices of drugs through higher rebates and co-payment […]

Starbucks Raising Prices Despite Racial Backlash | Nasdaq.com

Starbucks Raising Prices Despite Racial Backlash | Nasdaq.com

(RTTNews.com) – Coffee retail giant Starbucks ( SBUX ) has raised prices for a cup of coffee between 10 cents and 20 cents on all sizes of brewed coffee at most of its over 8,000 company-operated stores across the U.S. The price of a 12-ounce “tall” cup of brewed coffee now ranges from $1.95 to […]

Using mobile predictive analytics to improve customer experiences | Mobile Business Insights

Using mobile predictive analytics to improve customer experiences | Mobile Business Insights

Predict customers needs and trends No one needs to tell retailers that they’re operating in a competitive landscape. Consumers now have more brands to buy from and more ways to buy than ever before. If a store doesn’t have the right item in stock, or the right price on that item, customers can find another […]

Australia beach town, Agnes Water All Set To Become Australia’s First Digital Currency Town | CoinGape

Australia beach town, Agnes Water All Set To Become Australia’s First Digital Currency Town | CoinGape

Tourism industry: A front-runner in adapting cryptocurrency Not just in Australia, a lot of countries are accepting or at least testing cryptocurrencies to boost their tourism. Caribbean nations were reported to be considering cryptocurrency to up its tourism offerings. Russia’s tourism officials have given multiple statements on the use of blockchain in transforming the tourism […]

Petrol prices stable to March, but now hitting four-year highs | ACCC

Petrol prices stable to March, but now hitting four-year highs | ACCC

Drivers feeling the pinch of high petrol prices should use price cycle information and fuel price websites and apps to shop around, as petrol prices in some cities reached their highest levels in almost four years in May. Average petrol prices in Australia’s five largest cities (Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth) remained broadly stable […]

Will Dynamic Pricing Change Sales of Car Parts? | PYMNTS.com

Will Dynamic Pricing Change Sales of Car Parts? | PYMNTS.com

Dynamic pricing has produced more than $1 billion in revenue for automakers over the last decade, according to a report from Reuters this week (June 3). The account of that earnings boost not only reveals how the process works, but raises questions about how the use of pricing software might change the automotive and insurance […]

New Rules Require Brokers To Disclose Commissions On Bond Trades | Forbes

New Rules Require Brokers To Disclose Commissions On Bond Trades | Forbes

I cannot count how many times I’ve heard investors brag about all their no commission bond trades. Maybe they thought if they said it enough times, it would come true. It is not true now, nor has it ever been true. The regulators allowed the industry to drag its feet for years—until May 14, 2018. […]

Software and stealth: how carmakers hike spare parts prices | Reuters

Software and stealth: how carmakers hike spare parts prices | Reuters

LONDON/PARIS (Reuters) – Carmakers including Renault, Jaguar Land Rover and Peugeot have boosted revenues by over $1 billion in the past decade by using sophisticated pricing software, according to sales presentations prepared by the software vendor, Accenture, and other documents filed in a court case. The software works, Accenture told prospective clients, by identifying which […]

Bar in KL Gets Massive Backlash Due to Increased Prices Despite GST Removal | WORLD OF BUZZ

Bar in KL Gets Massive Backlash Due to Increased Prices Despite GST Removal | WORLD OF BUZZ

A restaurant in Bangsar has come under fire for an increase in prices of their food, even though they’ve removed the 6% GST. Netizens exclaimed that by right, with the removal of GST, business owners should not be hiking their prices instead. The government body acted swiftly and sent officers over to the establishment to […]