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Value-Based Pricing & the Quantification of Differentiation Value | Stephan Liozu Workshop at PPS Spring Conference

Value-Based Pricing & the Quantification of Differentiation Value | Stephan Liozu Workshop at PPS Spring Conference

More firms and their pricing leaders are adopting value-based pricing every year. Research shows increased adoption of this progressive pricing orientation moving from 17% in 2008 to about 25-30% in 2018. Part of the deployment process of value-based pricing is the implementation of the Economic Value Estimation (EVE®) process to quantify differentiation value before it […]

What we can learn from Vail Resorts’ new “Epic” pricing strategy | Perfect Price

What we can learn from Vail Resorts’ new “Epic” pricing strategy | Perfect Price

Vail Resort’s “Epic Pass” changed the ski industry when it was first released a decade ago–I would argue, for the better–even though it was directly coupled with massively more expensive day passes (sometimes 2x prior prices). Since it first launched in 2008, the pass has grown, and as a result, the pricing structure became more […]

Paper: Dynamic pricing in retail with diffusion process demand | IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

Paper: Dynamic pricing in retail with diffusion process demand | IMA Journal of Management Mathematics

Abstract When randomness in demand affects the sales of a product, retailers use dynamic pricing strategies to maximize their profits. In this article, we formulate the pricing problem as a continuous-time stochastic optimal control problem and find the optimal policy by solving the associated Hamilton–Jacobi–Bellman (HJB) equation. We propose a new approach to modelling the […]

Anchor Pricing | PriceBeam

Anchor Pricing | PriceBeam

Anchor Pricing is the concept of making a product that was first offered seem cheaper when it put alongside another product. An example of this would be initially offering a customer a product that costs 300 GBP but then showing and comparing a more expensive alternative, say 450 GBP to that customer. That first product […]

Brexit and its Impact on Price Increases | PriceBeam

Brexit and its Impact on Price Increases | PriceBeam

The 29th of March, 2019, the day the United Kingdom officially leaves the European Union, is fast approaching. It is important for businesses to know the impacts Brexit will have on pricing for their products and how they can prepare for post-Brexit. Food prices are expected to go up after Brexit and some have even […]

Pricing Needs to Reflect Who People Want to Be, Not Just What They Want | Harvard Business Review

Pricing Needs to Reflect Who People Want to Be, Not Just What They Want | Harvard Business Review

When are people willing to pay a super-high price premium for something? They do, for example, for vacation properties in just the right places, like Southampton, Carmel, or Aspen; for condos in famous buildings, like 432 Park Avenue or The Millennium Tower (even if the latter might be sinking into oblivion); for signature luxury fashion […]

Using a backtest to choose Dynamic Pricing software | Perfect Price

Using a backtest to choose Dynamic Pricing software | Perfect Price

Dynamic Pricing software takes data and turns it into actionable real-time prices. At Perfect Price, we’ve learned a lot about how executives assess and decide on using our software. We think this process could work well for evaluating any software that an enterprise is trusting to make decisions on its behalf. The problem As a […]

What you don’t know about Netflix’s price increase | Perfect Price

What you don’t know about Netflix’s price increase | Perfect Price

Netflix raised prices $2 yesterday, and as a direct result, their shares added 6.5%. As a CEO, CFO, or controlling shareholder, wouldn’t it be nice to do the same thing? Add $2 to prices and add $9.5 billion to your market capitalization? Move over Warren, I get the cover shot on Barron’s this month. Netflix […]

White Paper: Customer Intelligence Analytics – 10 Mistakes Firm Make | PriceBeam

White Paper: Customer Intelligence Analytics – 10 Mistakes Firm Make | PriceBeam

Ultimately, your goal with your customer intelligence analytics is to get results that are actionable. To obtain this, you need to get results that are: Statistically significant Based on all types of customers Clear of bias Click the button below to download our white paper featuring 10 mistakes companies make with Customer Intelligence Analytics. More Resources: Tip […]

Dynamic Pricing: The Secret Weapon Used By The World’s Most Successful Companies | Forbes

Dynamic Pricing: The Secret Weapon Used By The World’s Most Successful Companies | Forbes

Uber, Amazon and Airbnb all have one thing in common — aside from rapid growth, creating entirely new markets and crushing their competition. All three price dynamically using advanced artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning. Leading companies know that in today’s digital marketplace, dynamic pricing is a key driver for growth and success. But what […]