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The CMA’s Paper on Pricing Algorithms, Collusion and Personalised Pricing |  The National Law Review

The CMA’s Paper on Pricing Algorithms, Collusion and Personalised Pricing | The National Law Review

On 8 October 2018, the UK Competition and Markets Authority (“CMA”) published a Working Paper on the ‘use of pricing algorithms to facilitate collusion and personalized pricing’ (the “Paper”). It follows a number of other initiatives from competition authorities regarding algorithms, including the recent German Monopolies Commission’s proposals regarding pricing algorithms, which was the subject […]

Power Pricing In The Age Of AI And Analytics | Forbes

Power Pricing In The Age Of AI And Analytics | Forbes

Recent advancements in technology have made dynamic pricing strategies even more accurate and effective. A large retail bank using pricing algorithms is now able to tailor deposit rate offers by observing a customer’s checking account activities. The algorithm, detecting deposit flows between the bank and a secondary savings bank, can take into account the nature […]

Research Reveals Disconnect Between Retailers and Consumers on Pricing | WWD

Research Reveals Disconnect Between Retailers and Consumers on Pricing | WWD

Apparently, shoppers’ views of price points are completely different from those of the executive leaders behind the brands and products they buy. Research released today at the WWD Apparel and Retail CEO Summit by technology solution provider First Insight Inc. reveals that there’s a “significant disconnect between senior retail executives and consumers” regarding low prices. […]

Pricing: How deep do you discount? | Source Global Research

Pricing: How deep do you discount? | Source Global Research

How much do you have to discount your consulting fee rates for if you want to have an impact on buying behaviour? 5%? 10%? 20%? Research we carried out five years ago suggested that small price cuts make no difference, except perhaps to the procurement manager who has the lonely and thankless task of demanding […]

What really matters in B2B dynamic pricing | McKinsey

What really matters in B2B dynamic pricing | McKinsey

Companies that succeed at analytics-based pricing build a strong foundation—and include their salesforce in developing it from the start. Like many of its peers, a medical-technology company was struggling to adapt to changing market dynamics. Its traditional relationship-based sales model was coming under threat from increased competition and scrutiny from hospitals, while end users, especially […]

Will legal industry professionals be forced to make prices clear and accessible? | Title Research

Will legal industry professionals be forced to make prices clear and accessible? | Title Research

Transparent pricing within the legal sector has been a popular topic of conversation for some time now and the latest news reveals that legal professionals could be forced to make prices easier to understand and more accessible. It has been revealed that the Legal Services Board (LSB) has approved the Solicitors Regulation Authority’s (SRA) new […]

The SeaChange in Pricing Research…. | Medium

The SeaChange in Pricing Research…. | Medium

Few decisions impact the bottom line of a product or service more than those involving price. Price too low and a company could be leaving significant sums on the table and risk forever scarring their brand reputation according to the popular axiom that “Price Connotes Quality”. Price too high and be prepared to revise your […]

A Pricing Leader’s Journey | Professional Pricing Society

A Pricing Leader’s Journey | Professional Pricing Society

In this guest post, learn from a pricing leader’s journey what it’s like to transition from an entry pricing career to leading a Keynote presentation at the Pricing Workshops and Conference event of the season. Pricing expert Scott Sinning, CPP, Director National Pricing for Graybar Electric, shares his first-hand experience attending our Spring Pricing Workshops […]

Workshop: Data Monetization: A Practical Roadmap for Framing, Pricing, and Selling Your B2B Digital Offers 24 Oct | Stephan Liozu, CPP

Workshop: Data Monetization: A Practical Roadmap for Framing, Pricing, and Selling Your B2B Digital Offers 24 Oct | Stephan Liozu, CPP

DESCRIPTION (Level 600 Workshop) Data is the new gold. Consultants and scholars agree that trillions of dollars in value are going to be generated thanks to the digital revolution taking the B2B and industrial worlds by storm. More than 80% of firms have embarked in some type of digital transformation placing big data analytics at […]

How good is your pricing strategy and how well does your sales team apply it? | Aggregate Research

How good is your pricing strategy and how well does your sales team apply it? | Aggregate Research

In this, the second in our series of “ARI Management Masterclass” features, we are taking a look at pricing strategies. Between now and the end of the year, we are going to present you with a carefully selected group of in-depth features looking at the “Six Deadly Sins” that many aggregates businesses commit every day. […]