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Has Disney Finally Made Theme Park Prices Too High? | Nasdaq

Has Disney Finally Made Theme Park Prices Too High? | Nasdaq

Walt Disney (NYSE: DIS) has steadily increased prices at its U.S. theme parks. That’s led to revenue increases, but overall attendance has dropped. That drop may be intentional: Pricing is a lever Disney can use to control crowds, delivering a better experience for those who can afford it while maximizing revenue for the company. Still, while […]

Martin Marietta achieves record revenues, gross profit, adjusted EBITDA in Q2 2019 | Aggregates Manager

Martin Marietta achieves record revenues, gross profit, adjusted EBITDA in Q2 2019 | Aggregates Manager

Martin Marietta Materials, Inc. reports having achieved record revenues, gross profit, and adjusted EBITDA in the second quarter of 2019. Aggregates shipments increased 10 percent, and pricing momentum continued with gains across all building materials product lines. Highlights from Q2 2019 include: Total revenues of $1.279 billion compared to $1.202 billion in Q2 2018; Products and […]

CarOffer: Instant wholesale trade platform can reverse margin compression | Auto Remarketing

CarOffer: Instant wholesale trade platform can reverse margin compression | Auto Remarketing

The company said that through its patent-pending dealer-to-dealer transaction marketplace called Matrix, the platform allows dealers to acquire retail-ready upstream inventory with confidence. “It is a revolutionary new way to both acquire and liquidate inventory instantly,” CarOffer said in a news release. The company says that for dealerships, CarOffer eliminates the guesswork and much of […]

New Survey Uncovers the Perceived Value in Free Apps | Yahoo! Finance

New Survey Uncovers the Perceived Value in Free Apps | Yahoo! Finance

A new study brings to light the dollar value consumers place on the free apps billions of people around the world use every day. Commissioned by McGuffin Creative Group and conducted by Digital Third Coast, the study shows that many of the most popular apps — from Google Maps to Instagram — have loyal user […]

Disney strategy could limit Netflix pricing power, hurting long-term [video] | CNBC

Disney strategy could limit Netflix pricing power, hurting long-term [video] | CNBC

Disney probably isn’t going to kill Netflix by stealing subscribers. But it may give it a chronic illness. Disney announced Wednesday it will bundle Disney+, ad-supported Hulu and ESPN+ together for $12.99 per month. That’s the same price as Netflix charges for its standard plan. While tempting to ask “will consumers rather have Disney’s bundle […]

Raley’s brings online pricing strategy to stores | Chain Store Age

Raley’s brings online pricing strategy to stores | Chain Store Age

Regional grocery chain optimizes store prices in real time. Privately-owned Raley’s, which operates 129 stores in California and Nevada, is applying artificial intelligence (AI) technology to bring intelligent, dynamic pricing to its stores. Raley’s recently completed a pilot of the AI-based Eversight pricing suite, focused on optimizing multiple product categories across various strategic goals. As […]

HP’s touchscreen Chromebook 14 returns to Prime Day pricing at $330 shipped | 9to5Toys

HP’s touchscreen Chromebook 14 returns to Prime Day pricing at $330 shipped | 9to5Toys

Amazon offers the HP Chromebook 14-inch 2.2GHz/4GB/32GB for $229.99 shipped. That’s a $70 savings from the regular going rate and a match of our Prime Day 2019 mention. This is also in line with the best prices we’ve tracked all-time. HP’s 14-inch Chromebook sports a 180-degree rotating touchscreen display, which is powered by an AMD dual-core […]

LILLEY: Electric vehicle sales slump one year after subsidy cut | Toronto Sun

LILLEY: Electric vehicle sales slump one year after subsidy cut | Toronto Sun

Electric vehicle sales took a sharp tumble in Ontario when the Ford government cancelled subsidies for the high-end cars a year ago. Fresh off their election win, the PCs said there was no sense in subsidizing vehicles for wealthy people that could afford to spend the extra money for a green car. It’s a point […]

Pricing glitch allowed Prime Day customers to buy a $13,000 camera lens for $94 | TechSpot

Pricing glitch allowed Prime Day customers to buy a $13,000 camera lens for $94 | TechSpot

Facepalm: Amazon may have racked up record sales during its Prime Day event, but a software glitch may have cost it thousands when it only charged buyers $94 for various items worth thousands of dollars. One lens package that was erroneously marked normally sold for $13,000. Oops! Amazon’s Prime Day exceeded Black Friday and Cyber […]

Why sale prices may not mean you’re getting good deals | WPXI

Why sale prices may not mean you’re getting good deals | WPXI

Everybody loves a sale. But the problem is, retailers know it and a sale may not always be what it seems. That’s why Channel 11 Morning News anchor Katherine Amenta examined a new study, then hit the stores to show you how to protect your wallet. “Unfortunately I don’t really pay attention to prices when […]