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The Ultimate Negotiation Strategy Checklist | Strategic Pricing Associates

The Ultimate Negotiation Strategy Checklist | Strategic Pricing Associates

Negotiation is like any sport. The best negotiators, like the best athletes, never stop training. They learn new skills and work to develop them. They welcome the coaching and equipment that can improve performance. We’ve trained thousands of master negotiators over the years, and if there’s one common trait among those who become expert negotiators, […]

Conference: Battle for Margin Las Vegas > Price Negotiation Workshop & Pricing Strategy Seminar | SPA & SPASIGMA

Conference: Battle for Margin Las Vegas > Price Negotiation Workshop & Pricing Strategy Seminar | SPA & SPASIGMA

Attend the Battle for Margin – Negotiation Workshop & Pricing Strategy Seminar in Las Vegas to learn how to increase your competitive advantage and improve performance. You will take back valuable information on how the SPA Solution portfolio coupled with proven negotiations training from SPASigma can help grow your business and improve your bottom line. Date: June 8-9, 2017 Location: […]

Training: Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) | PPS

Training: Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) | PPS

WHAT IS CPP? The Certified Pricing Professional program is your one-stop solution for addressing many of the pricing problems you may encounter in the conduct of your business. Whether it is price optimization or revenue management, by obtaining advanced knowledge and expertise in pricing, you can set yourself apart from your competition and steer your […]

Certification: Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) | PPS

Certification: Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) | PPS

WHAT IS CPP? The Certified Pricing Professional program is your one-stop solution for addressing many of the pricing problems you may encounter in the conduct of your business. Whether it is price optimization or revenue management, by obtaining advanced knowledge and expertise in pricing, you can set yourself apart from your competition and steer your […]

Article: SPA Featured in Industrial Supply Magazine Article on Price Increases | Strategic Pricing Associates

Article: SPA Featured in Industrial Supply Magazine Article on Price Increases | Strategic Pricing Associates

SPA was featured in an article in the current issue of Industrial Supply Magazine. It covers how distributors can to tap into buyers behavioral psychology and overcome their own fears when implementing and communicating price increases. Excerpts of the article authored by Frank E. Hurtte Jr. who has 28 years of distribution industry experience and a lifetime in […]

Blog: The List Price Question – Is it possible to charge more than list price? | Strategic Pricing Associates

Blog: The List Price Question – Is it possible to charge more than list price? | Strategic Pricing Associates

“salespeople believe list price is that artificially high number which is used as a marker for future discounts” Many salespeople believe list price is that artificially high number which is used as a marker for future discounts. In their minds, it is an unnatural sin to sell anything to anybody for “list”. Part of this […]

Blog: Case Studies – Manufacturers | Strategic Pricing Associates (SPA)

Blog: Case Studies – Manufacturers | Strategic Pricing Associates (SPA)

The following are highlights from some of our manufacturing client case studies that will help you to learn more about how companies have partnered with SPA to realize significant margin improvement with a fast ROI. These case studies cover all aspects of SPA’s work with clients including data and analytics, sales force training, behavior/culture change, […]

Report: Rebuilding Profits in the Manufacturing Sector – How to manage profits and pricing | Deloitte

Report: Rebuilding Profits in the Manufacturing Sector – How to manage profits and pricing | Deloitte

Executives at manufacturing companies face constant pressure to lower costs, irrespective of the economic conditions. The manufacturers who succeed (as opposed to simply survive) will likely be the ones who focus as aggressively on the other side of the profit equation — driving revenues. Managing the revenue side of the profit equation can be easier […]

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Book: Pricing Strategy – An Interdisiplinary Approach

Book: Pricing Strategy – An Interdisiplinary Approach

Summary: This book is about business success. It doesn’t matter what you consider a success for your business — profit, sales growth, return on investment — this book considers its implications, relationship to other measures and how to get desired results. The common theme that holds everything together is the pricing decision. That is because […]