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Despite cap on pricing import of medical devices rises | Rediff.com

Despite cap on pricing import of medical devices rises | Rediff.com

For items that are under price control, such as cardiac stents, imports have not slowed down. Of the two product categories that include stents as items of import, one grew 35 per cent to Rs 1,610 crore, while another grew marginally (1 per cent) to Rs 289.7 crore. Knee implant, another item under price control, […]

White House vets foreign drug pricing idea; Trump creates Right to Try confusion | S&P Global Market Intelligence

White House vets foreign drug pricing idea; Trump creates Right to Try confusion | S&P Global Market Intelligence

Health and Human Services has sent its proposal to test an international drug pricing index model to the White House Office of Management and Budget for review, signaling the administration is serious about pursuing the idea. The administration in October 2018 initially issued an advance notice of proposed rulemaking — a bureaucratic mechanism used to […]

How dynamic pricing algorithms can increase gross profit by +10% | Towards Data Science

How dynamic pricing algorithms can increase gross profit by +10% | Towards Data Science

The Oil & Gas sector in Brazil has been facing challenges due to the economic crisis and the technological revolution. These are the main pain points: 1. The fuel resale segment is in a context of restrained margins by both sides of the supply chain: • The upstream segment reduces gas stations margins through increased […]

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries | Reuters

Merck CEO sees legal challenge if U.S. adopts drug pricing based on other countries | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Merck & Co Chief Executive Ken Frazier said on Thursday a rule to base the price the U.S. government pays for some prescription drugs in it Medicare program on lower prices in other countries would face legal challenges if adopted. FILE PHOTO: Ken Frazier, Chairman and CEO, Merck & Co., speaks […]

Startup lets you rent out your own car by the hour | NZ Herald

Startup lets you rent out your own car by the hour | NZ Herald

The idea behind YourDrive is that you can rent out your car during downtime – be it while you’re at work or away for a few days. The startup has software that will suggest hourly and daily pricing based on make and model, but an owner can override it if they choose. Ellison says allowing […]

India will not allow multi-brand retail by foreign firms, predatory pricing | liveMint

India will not allow multi-brand retail by foreign firms, predatory pricing | liveMint

NEW DELHI: The government will not allow foreign companies to operate in multi-brand segment and necessary action will be taken against people indulging in predatory pricing, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal said Wednesday. The minister said this in a meeting with representatives of associations of kirana stores, traders and retailers here. He “reiterated that […]

FCA strengthens position on dual pricing | Insurance Age

FCA strengthens position on dual pricing | Insurance Age

The regulator has published a fresh response to the CMA. The FCA has outlined its position on the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) investigation into dual pricing following the government response to the study. In a statement published today, 19 June, the FCA explained that its priority was fair outcomes for all customers and that […]

What Bluebird Bio Gets Wrong In Pricing For Its $1.8 Million Drug | Forbes

What Bluebird Bio Gets Wrong In Pricing For Its $1.8 Million Drug | Forbes

Beta thalassemia is a blood disorder that reduces the production of hemoglobin, the key iron-containing protein essential for the transport of oxygen to cells throughout the body. The diminished flow of oxygen causes weakness, fatigue, slow growth, bone abnormalities, and other serious complications. Affected individuals with severe symptoms require frequent blood transfusions in order to […]

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 […]

Laptop Prices Will Jump 19% Due to Tariffs, Report Claims | tom’s Hardware

Laptop Prices Will Jump 19% Due to Tariffs, Report Claims | tom’s Hardware

A new report commissioned by The Consumer Technology Association, a consumer trade organization, states that the Trump administration’s proposed tariffs on imported goods from China would raise the U.S. price of laptops and tablets by 19%. Cnet first reported on the study. According to the report, United States-based customers can expect about a $120 increase […]