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Big oil refiners from Alberta price-gouging B.C. customers: Think-tank | Vancouver Sun

Big oil refiners from Alberta price-gouging B.C. customers: Think-tank | Vancouver Sun

Alberta’s oil industry is raking in “excess profits” by price-gouging B.C. customers, according to a new report by the Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives. Marc Lee, an economist at the CCPA and the author of the report, says: “Turn off the taps? Alberta already has Vancouver over a barrel,” and taxes aren’t to blame for […]

Absolutely terrible research in mobile data pricing report |  MYBROADBAND

Absolutely terrible research in mobile data pricing report | MYBROADBAND

The Competition Commission recently released a provisional report on its Data Services Market Inquiry, which is aimed at understanding the reasons behind high mobile data prices in South Africa. In its preliminary findings, the commission said international benchmarking confirmed that South African data prices are high – particularly for mobile prepaid data. It also found […]

Top private label prices rising faster than brands | Financial Review

Top private label prices rising faster than brands | Financial Review

Prices for Woolworths’ premium private label groceries are rising faster than prices for national brands as Australia’s largest retailer attempts to protect profit margins amid rising costs. Woolworths, and to a lesser extent Coles, has been playing hardball with suppliers, resisting price rises stemming from the drought, rising energy costs and the weaker Australian dollar. […]

Apache delays production of Permian natural gas after weak prices | Reuters

Apache delays production of Permian natural gas after weak prices | Reuters

(Reuters) – Oil and gas producer Apache Corp said on Tuesday it temporarily halted production at its Alpine High assets in the Permian basin late March, curtailing output of about 250 million cubic feet of natural gas per day because of extremely low prices. Natural gas prices in the basin, spread across west Texas and […]

Lyft and Uber lure people with low fares, but how long will cheap ride-sharing last? | MarketWatch

Lyft and Uber lure people with low fares, but how long will cheap ride-sharing last? | MarketWatch

Ridesharing giant Lyft went public on March 28 and, earlier this month, its bigger rival Uber said it will soon follow with its own IPO. The IPO prospectus for Lyft and the initial filing to the Securities and Exchange Commission by Uber lift the veil for the first time on the sustainability of their business […]

Uber v.s. Taxi: Which Saves You More? | The Daily Reckoning

Uber v.s. Taxi: Which Saves You More? | The Daily Reckoning

Other Costs to Consider Tipping – another major difference between ride sharing apps and taxis is tipping etiquette. Most taxi riders tip their drivers around 20 percent. Uber riders rarely tip at all since tipping has only recently become a feature within the apps. Surge pricing – another difference between ride-hailing apps and taxi cabs […]

Uber vs. Lyft: A Comparison Shows Which Is Better | Inc.

Uber vs. Lyft: A Comparison Shows Which Is Better | Inc.

3. Pricing Uber and Lyft, being fierce competitors in most markets, charge pretty much the same during normal times. But both also charge higher prices in high-demand situations so as to bring in more drivers when they’re needed. Uber calls this “surge pricing” and Lyft calls it “prime time.” Both Chen and other observers have […]

New Competition Won’t Stop Netflix From Raising Its Prices | The Motley Fool

New Competition Won’t Stop Netflix From Raising Its Prices | The Motley Fool

How customers responded to the latest price increase Investors were somewhat disappointed with management’s outlook for second quarter subscriber growth. The company forecast 5 million net additions, 4.7 million of those coming from outside the United States. Analysts were expecting about 6 million additions. The weakness stems from the United States where the 300,000 net […]

Using e-commerce data to build successful pricing strategies |  BizCommunity

Using e-commerce data to build successful pricing strategies | BizCommunity

Euromonitor International’s new report, ‘How to optimise your pricing strategy using e-commerce data’, looks at how building an effective pricing strategy is critical to the successful sales and marketing of any product. According to the company’s research, global brick-and-mortar retail sales experienced a decline between 2013 and 2018, while e-commerce more than doubled to reach […]

Basket CEO Neil Kataria: “Bringing price transparency to the grocery market can play a crucial role in tackling a major element of the world’s hunger problem” | Thrive Global

Basket CEO Neil Kataria: “Bringing price transparency to the grocery market can play a crucial role in tackling a major element of the world’s hunger problem” | Thrive Global

I had the pleasure to interview Neil Kataria. Niel is the co-founder and CEO of Basket. A graduate of University of North Carolina, Neil is highly analytical and never gives up until a problem is solved. Prior to building Basket, Neil founded newBrandAnalytics, a social analytics company, which he led through its acquisition by Sprinklr […]