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New proposal would allow patients to compare health care prices via smartphone | BenefitsPRO

New proposal would allow patients to compare health care prices via smartphone | BenefitsPRO

Federal officials are proposing new regulations that for the first time could allow patients to compare prices charged by various hospitals and other health care providers using data sent to their smartphones. Donald Rucker, who coordinates health information technology policy for the Department of Health and Human Services, said he expects that the rules, first […]

6 Orange County funeral homes lack price transparency online, violating state law, coalition says | Orange County Register

6 Orange County funeral homes lack price transparency online, violating state law, coalition says | Orange County Register

Progress is being made When the consumer groups began their compliance checks earlier this year, 23 funeral homes appeared to be violating the law. But knowledge of the survey has apparently encouraged most of them to begin listing prices. The coalition started its compliance surveys in Orange County but plans to expand throughout the Golden […]

Against Aldi and Lidl, personalization is the smart move | SuperMarket News

Against Aldi and Lidl, personalization is the smart move | SuperMarket News

Knowing your customers and making relevant offers — not engaging in a price war — is the way for supermarkets to prevent fast-growing hard-discount grocers Aldi and Lidl from siphoning market share, according to Brick Meets Click. Because of their private label-driven, operationally efficient business models, Aldi and Lidl can offer prices 30% to 40% […]

New study finds beer costs more in Wisconsin than Illinois | WXOW

New study finds beer costs more in Wisconsin than Illinois | WXOW

Milwaukee, Wis. (WXOW) – A new study finds people in Wisconsin pay more for beer than half the country, including Illinois. The study, done by online credit group simplythrifty.com, finds people in Wisconsin pay about $3 more for a case of Miller Lite or Bud Light than people in Illinois. “We found the prices from national or […]

Beer prices surge after Delta turns to forex sales | New Zimbabwe

Beer prices surge after Delta turns to forex sales | New Zimbabwe

ZIMBABWEAN drinkers have been priced out of their favourite beverages following top brewer Delta Corporation Limited’s recent decision to sell some of its products in hard currency. The country’s leading beverage manufacturer on Friday last week dumped the local bond note and RTGS and started pricing beer products in US dollars. The new pricing regime […]

Funeral companies told to make fees transparent | The Times

Funeral companies told to make fees transparent | The Times

Funeral directors have been ordered to publish their full fees online after concerns about the soaring cost of services. An investigation into the prices of cremations and burials has led the National Association of Funeral Directors (NAFD) to change its code of practice to force all members to be more transparent about charges. The pledge […]

Boss of price comparison site goes to war with UK’s biggest undertaker | Daily Mail Online

Boss of price comparison site goes to war with UK’s biggest undertaker | Daily Mail Online

A war of words between Britain’s biggest chain of undertakers and a specialist price comparison site has shattered the peace of the sombre world of funeral directors. The website beyond.life – whose slogan is Don’t Get R.I.P.’D Off’ – and its colourful boss Ian Strang have accused undertakers Dignity of ‘profiteering’ from grief and failing […]

Discussion: Chinese New Year Beer Promotional Pricing | Deepak Sood

Discussion: Chinese New Year Beer Promotional Pricing | Deepak Sood

  Deepak Sood, Pricing Professional having 15+ years experience in B2B/B2C space within IT and FMCG industries. I am at Giant right now and my eyes fell on this CNY offer from Tiger. Am I the only one here finding a big issue in Bundle price offer between 10 can pack and 30 can pack Tiger? […]

Pricer’s Points: Two Cases of Price Hikes! How it matters? | Sunil Singh Rana

Pricer’s Points: Two Cases of Price Hikes! How it matters? | Sunil Singh Rana

Price changes in business are inevitable. However how the companies make their price hike without offending the customer is critical part of business approach which the article highlights People resist change. Acclaimed ace investor Warren Buffet once said, “You can determine the strength of a business over time by the amount of agony they go […]

Call to ‘shop around for funeral’ as sector faces major shake-up | This is Money

Call to ‘shop around for funeral’ as sector faces major shake-up | This is Money

Shopping around for a funeral is anathema to many people who lose loved ones or close relatives. But such inertia – understandable though it may be – is allowing some funeral directors to get away with sky-high prices. Last week, the Competition & Markets Authority confirmed it would be launching a full-blown probe into the […]