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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 […]

Disney Aims to Own Sports Entertainment in the Age of Streaming | Yahoo! Finance

Disney Aims to Own Sports Entertainment in the Age of Streaming | Yahoo! Finance

The Walt Disney Co. (NYSE:DIS) released its third-quarter earnings report on Aug. 6 to generally negative reviews. Expectations had been high, with many analysts predicting a blowout quarter driven by record box office receipts. Alas, Disney disappointed on both the top and bottom lines. Unsurprisingly, the market took the news poorly, driving shares down nearly […]

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 […]

Energy prices to fall for millions as Ofgem lowers cap | BBC News

Energy prices to fall for millions as Ofgem lowers cap | BBC News

The price of energy is set to fall for millions of British households this October after the regulator, Ofgem, lowered price caps. Ofgem sets maximum prices that can be charged for gas and electricity to those who have not switched suppliers and are on default tariffs. The new cap could see these households typically pay […]

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 […]

Corey Taylor Says Streaming Services Are Pricing Artists Out Of Careers | Kerrang!

Corey Taylor Says Streaming Services Are Pricing Artists Out Of Careers | Kerrang!

Corey Taylor has spoken out about the negative effects of streaming on bands, and how it’s “pricing artists – old and new – out of careers”. Initially provoking Corey’s comments, member of Bruce Springsteen And The E Street Band Nils Lofgren posted a photo on Twitter over the weekend of one of his royalty cheques for […]

Netflix hikes NZ pricing | Otago Daily Times Online News

Netflix hikes NZ pricing | Otago Daily Times Online News

Netflix is increasing the prices of all of its plans for Kiwis, with its top plan being bumped up 19% to $21.99 per month (see table below). The price of a Basic Plan, which lets you stream to one device in standard definition, is rising 4% to $11.99 a month. A Standard Plan, which lets […]

Natural Gas Price Prediction – Prices Tumble on Cooler Weather Forecast | FXEmpire

Natural Gas Price Prediction – Prices Tumble on Cooler Weather Forecast | FXEmpire

Natural gas prices broke down on Monday, as there is little impetus to buoy prices. There are currently no tropical storms that are expected to form in the Atlantic over the next 48-hours according to the National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration (NOAA). In addition, NOAA is forecasting that the weather is expected to turn cooler during […]

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

Have Mergers Created Monopoly Power in the Airline Industry? | View from the Wing

While there’s certainly been consolidation in the airline industry as America West acquired US Airways and then American; Delta acquired Northwest; Continental acquired United; Southwest acquired AirTran and Alaska Airlines acquired Virgin America this hasn’t led to higher prices for consumers. Government should remove barriers to competition, but it’s a stretch to suggest that the […]

Netflix launches mobile-only streaming plan in India for less than $3 per month | The Verge

Netflix launches mobile-only streaming plan in India for less than $3 per month | The Verge

Netflix is launching a mobile-only version of its streaming service in India today. The lower-priced plan will cost Rs 199 ($2.80) per month, and it’s restricted to a single mobile device with standard 480p streams. While the new tier is only launching in India today, Netflix has hinted it would test the service in select […]