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Detroit music festival sets ticket prices based on race | Washington Examiner

Detroit music festival sets ticket prices based on race | Washington Examiner

The AfroFuture music and arts festival in Detroit is facing controversy after ticket sales began to use different pricing for people based on the color of their skin. The pricing offers lower rates for tickets purchased by “people of color” than it does for “non-people of color.” Early bird tickets for “POC” are $10 and […]

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’ | The Washington Post

Amazon Threat to FedEx Is No Longer ‘Fantastical’ | The Washington Post

FedEx Corp. may finally be waking up to the threat Amazon.com Inc. poses to its business model. The logistics company is offering big discounts to help fill the planes in its Express delivery network with more e-commerce shipments, according to the Wall Street Journal, which cited people familiar with the matter. The deals are being […]

Amazon shows a 43% price difference in the same item shipped to the same address, but to a different account | Boing Boing

Amazon shows a 43% price difference in the same item shipped to the same address, but to a different account | Boing Boing

Internet Archive founder Brewster Kahle (who also founded the company Alexa, now an Amazon division) ordered a pack of Sharpies from Amazon using the Internet Archive’s business account, then, minutes later, ordered another pa ck using his personal account, both to be delivered to the Internet Archive: the order for the Internet Archive was priced […]

New York Advances a Bill to End Gender Discrimination in Product Pricing | Pacific Standard

New York Advances a Bill to End Gender Discrimination in Product Pricing | Pacific Standard

The New York state assembly passed legislation this week that seeks to eliminate product discrimination, or charging different prices for men’s and women’s products. Women’s products, on average, cost 7 percent more than equivalent products targeted to men, a study by New York City Department of Consumer Affairs found. The study found specifically that, for […]

What Is the ‘Pink Tax?’ New York Lawmakers Could Soon End Discriminatory Pricing of Women’s Products | Newsweek

What Is the ‘Pink Tax?’ New York Lawmakers Could Soon End Discriminatory Pricing of Women’s Products | Newsweek

The state of New York could soon pass a bill which would make it illegal for products to be priced higher when they are aimed towards women. Senate Bill S2679, sponsored by Democratic senator Shelley B. Mayer, hopes to address a long-standing issue of toys, clothing or personal hygiene products such as shampoo or razors […]

New York Considering Bill To Ban ‘Pink Tax’ Pricing Disparities | HuffPost

New York Considering Bill To Ban ‘Pink Tax’ Pricing Disparities | HuffPost

The New York state legislature is debating a bill this week that would ban the so-called “pink tax,” the designation for the additional charge that is often slapped onto products marketed for women. New York Assemblywoman Nily Rozic (D), who first introduced the bill in 2017, experienced firsthand disparities in the pricing of products based […]

Bill would make women’s/men’s products same price | Times Union

Bill would make women’s/men’s products same price | Times Union

ALBANY — Legislation that is making its way through the Capitol might make it a little less expensive to be a female in New York. The measure would address the documented discrepancy between the price of men’s and women’s beauty products, like razors and shampoo, by prohibiting businesses from charging different costs based on the […]

What Price Beauty for Women? Far More Than for Men | HealthDay

What Price Beauty for Women? Far More Than for Men | HealthDay

WEDNESDAY, May 1, 2019 (HealthDay News) — Facial moisturizers are a mainstay against the march of time, smoothing over wrinkles and keeping dry skin supple. But new research shows that women pay a much higher price for that anti-aging weapon than men do. In the study, dermatologists from Massachusetts General Hospital checked the prices for […]

Gender-Based Pricing: Women Pay More For Facial Moisturizers Than Men [Video] | CBS Boston

Gender-Based Pricing: Women Pay More For Facial Moisturizers Than Men [Video] | CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — When it comes to the price of facial products for men and women, not all are considered equal. A new study from Massachusetts General Hospital finds women consistently pay more for over-the-counter moisturizers than men. This has been a long-standing problem, gender-related price inequities for all kinds of hygiene products like shampoos, […]

Gender-Based Pricing? British Lawmaker Wants to Outlaw ‘Pink Tax’ | CNS News

Gender-Based Pricing? British Lawmaker Wants to Outlaw ‘Pink Tax’ | CNS News

London (CNSNews.com) – Razors. Deodorant. Car insurance. These are just some of the products which are often cited as costing more for women than men, and British lawmakers are now considering legislation that would do away with this so-called “pink tax.” A bill introduced in the House of Commons last month would extend consumer protection […]