Price Discrimination is More Common than You Think

Posted by Moira McCormick on November 29, 2017

Across many industries, companies now offer access to virtually identical services and products under different pricing structures. Price discrimination has been most successfully implemented in services as diverse as communications (e.g. mobile 'phones), media and entertainment (e.g. cable TV), transport (e.g. flights), service and hospitality (e.g. hotels and restaurants), pharmaceuticals and utilities (e.g. electricity).

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7 Ways to Price Discriminate

Posted by Moira McCormick on March 21, 2017

Price discrimination is a microeconomic pricing strategy where identical or largely similar goods/services are transacted at different prices by the same seller in different markets. Price discrimination essentially relies on the variation in the customers' willingness to pay and in the elasticity of their demand.

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The Mysteries of Fixing a Price

Posted by Moira McCormick on March 15, 2017

How much should you pay for an item – any item?  If you asked the majority of consumers they would say that a fair price would cover the cost of manufacture plus a little extra for profit. 

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