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Kamala Harris Takes Aim at ‘Price-Gouging’ Drug Companies | The Fiscal Times

Kamala Harris Takes Aim at ‘Price-Gouging’ Drug Companies | The Fiscal Times

Presidential candidate Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) rolled out a proposal Tuesday to lower drug prices by cracking down on pharmaceutical firms. The plan is similar to proposals from both fellow presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-VT) and President Trump, which would empower the federal government to set reimbursement levels for some drugs. Under Harris’s proposal, […]

Critics Say Wind Farm Rates Constitute Price Gouging | The Independent

Critics Say Wind Farm Rates Constitute Price Gouging | The Independent

There are a lot of ways to deflect the criticism, but really none to refute it: The South Fork Wind Farm will charge higher rates for the power it generates — three to five times more than its parent company, Ørsted/Deepwater, will charge in nearby markets. Despite complaints from all sides, freedom of information requests, […]

Texas now boasts the nation’s strongest laws to shield patients from surprise bills | TribTalk

Texas now boasts the nation’s strongest laws to shield patients from surprise bills | TribTalk

Sweeping legislation that will help protect thousands of Texans from the calamity of surprise bills and price-gouging associated with freestanding emergency rooms (FSERs) was a high point of the 86th Texas Legislative session. With the stroke of his pen, Gov. Greg Abbott signed into law some of the strongest patient protection laws in the nation […]

Nvidia Should Not Wage A Price War Against AMD – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) | Seeking Alpha

Nvidia Should Not Wage A Price War Against AMD – Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. (NASDAQ:AMD) | Seeking Alpha

Against both Intel (INTC) and Nvidia (NVDA), Advanced Micro Devices (AMD) has used a low pricing strategy to gain market share. At least versus Intel, this strategy has served AMD well. Selling between twice and three times of AMD’s price levels, Intel has lost more than 8% CPU market share to AMD for the last […]

Congress is Trump’s best hope for drug pricing action | Roll Call

Congress is Trump’s best hope for drug pricing action | Roll Call

An upcoming Senate bill is the Trump administration’s best hope for a significant achievement before next year’s election to lower prescription drug prices, but a lot still needs to go right for anything to become law. Despite the overwhelming desire for action, there are still policy gulfs between Republicans and Democrats in the Senate, and […]

Irn Bru profits nosedive 20% as drinks bosses blame sugar tax | Daily Star

Irn Bru profits nosedive 20% as drinks bosses blame sugar tax | Daily Star

Manufacturer AG Barr has this morning warned how its total sales are expected to plunge by £123million – around 10% – as profits will “collapse” this year. Irn Bru has particularly lost its appeal in its native Scotland, where the famous orange beverage is often described as its “other national drink”. AG Barr revealed how […]

Tesla Tweaks Model Lineup in Bid to Simplify Pricing; Shares Slip | TheStreet

Tesla Tweaks Model Lineup in Bid to Simplify Pricing; Shares Slip | TheStreet

Tesla (TSLA – Get Report)  shares drifted lower in pre-market trading Tuesday after the clean-energy carmaker dropped the cheapest versions of its Model S sedan and Model X SUV from its product lineup and adjusted some of its prices in a bid to simplify its offerings of models and ranges of battery-powered vehicles. The automaker on […]

London rent costs ‘pricing young public sector workers out of the capital’, report says | London Evening Standard

London rent costs ‘pricing young public sector workers out of the capital’, report says | London Evening Standard

The cost of rent in London is pricing younger nurses and teachers out of the capital, according to a report on the UK housing market. This could lead to a lack of key public sector workers in the city as it puts them off living there, consultancy firm PwC’s analysis suggests. In the capital the […]

The Customer Acquisition Pricing Parade | David Perell

The Customer Acquisition Pricing Parade | David Perell

Today, many of the biggest direct to consumer (DTC) and digitally native vertical brands (DNVBs) battle for the same affluent urban Millennials. Silicon Valley marches to the beat of three words: Growth. Growth. Growth. Billion dollar brands such as Jet.com, Bonobos, and Dollar Shave Club pioneered today’s venture-backed brand-building trifecta: hyper-growth, quality product, and customer data. Fueled […]

How is MAP Pricing enforcement easy for business? | CustomerThink

How is MAP Pricing enforcement easy for business? | CustomerThink

Every business used to safeguard their brands because they need the protection of all sizes. To avoid this issue, implementing map enforcement is the best techniques to carry out everywhere. It is nothing, but it carries out advertising price policy and set by minimum range. Based on the plans, it would establish to declare minimum […]