Pricing in 2023

Posted by Philip Huthwaite on December 20, 2022

Episode 39 of the eCommerce Matter's Podcast is now available, entitled 'Pricing in 2023'. On this episode, Philip Huthwaite, BlackCurve CEO, and Rob Horton, BlackCurve Chief Product Officer, reflect back on the key talking points from episodes in 2022, and make their predictions for what eCommerce companies should be doing to up their pricing-game in 2023.

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Topics: Pricing Software, Pricing Strategy, Pricing Solution, Competitor Pricing, Podcast, Pricing Tools

BlackCurve – Which Edition is right for my business?

Posted by Philip Huthwaite on October 24, 2022

We recognise that businesses are both at different stages of market size, as well as at different stages for how much pricing is being used inside the business to support growth. Therefore, we have created three core editions, or “flavours” as I typically say on demo calls with prospects: ‘Tracker’, ‘Challenger’, ‘Commander’, to support whatever stage of pricing your eCommerce business is at. This post aims to take you through these editions to help with your selection, as well as introduce our new ‘Enterprise’ offering.

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Topics: Pricing Software, Dynamic Price Optimisation, Price Elasticity, Excel Pricing, Competitor Price Tracking, BigCommerce, Automation, Ecommerce Pricing, retail pricing, headless

How to Get the Most Out of Pricing Software

Posted by Philip Huthwaite on February 4, 2020

 

Find out how to get the most out of Pricing Software

So, your business has made the decision to implement a pricing tool such as BlackCurve. Fantastic! You’re well on your way to get an average 1% - 3%+ gross margin improvement.

This is because pricing tools help maintain pricing accuracy, make the pricing process more efficient and effective, as well as help you identify better price points for your goods and services that drive overall business growth.

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Topics: Pricing Software, Pricing Strategy, Pricing Solution, Pricing System

Pricing Breakfast: How Pricing Software Can Help Your Retail Business

Posted by Moira McCormick on August 13, 2019

 

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BlackCurve recently hosted its first Pricing Breakfast at Cargo Works, London.  The topic under discussion was “How Pricing Software Can Help Your Retail Business”.

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Topics: Pricing Software, Retail, pricing breakfast

8 Reasons Why You Need Price List Software

Posted by Philip Huthwaite on September 22, 2016

It's really not rocket science – in order to maximise your profits and stay ahead of the competition you know you have to price at the optimum level.

In order to achieve this, what your business needs is an accurate price management system (definitely not spreadsheets) – and the modern, accurate and most efficient solution to all your pricing demands is to invest in price list software.

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Topics: Configure Price Quote, Pricing Software, Pricing, Dynamic Pricing, Online Pricing, Smart Pricing, BlackCurve, Price List, Price List Software

Is Your Company Ready for Pricing Software?

Posted by Moira McCormick on August 5, 2016

Are you still using spreadsheets to manage your prices? If that's the case, the future profitability of your business could be in jeopardy because relying on this method for all your pricing requirements has definitely had its day .

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Topics: Pricing Software, Price Management, Pricing Solution

What Can a Pricing Solution Do For Your Business?

Posted by Moira McCormick on July 13, 2016

Any business wants to maximise profits by pricing their goods and services at the right level – and to control those prices using an accurate pricing solution or price engine. Traditionally for many businesses price management has been conducted using Excel spreadsheets to calculate optimum prices – and to convey these prices to all concerned in the sales process. No-one is saying that Word and Excel Price Lists are a completely flawed system of managing pricing but the modern, accurate and more efficient way is to use a pricing software rather than the old fashioned methods that are so susceptible to error, manipulation and corruption.

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Topics: CPQ, Pricing Software, Pricing Solution, Price Engine

Online Pricing: How to Beat the Competition

Posted by Moira McCormick on July 11, 2016

Wouldn't you have an easy life if you could sell your products and services online for whatever you wanted – and your customers didn't complain at any stage – or go elsewhere? Obviously this might seem like a bit of a fantasy but it's entirely possible to achieve if you're using the right methods of pricing.

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Topics: Pricing Software, Pricing Strategy, Competition

Why Use Configure Price Quote (CPQ) Software?

Posted by Moira McCormick on June 29, 2016

Introduction to Configure Price Quote (CPQ) Software

The worst of the economic downturn is now behind us but many businesses remain under significant economic pressure. Companies have slashed their budgets and reduced their staff but this often means sales teams are required to sell more with fewer resources. Meanwhile, shifts in buyer behaviour have lengthened sales cycles. Basically, things are still tough out there.

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Topics: CPQ, Pricing Software, Quotation Software, Price Engine, Quote System

How to Find the Perfect Price Point

Posted by Moira McCormick on June 2, 2016

There is one thing that can literally make or break your business and which most entrepreneurs never even think about properly – that is Pricing and Pricing Strategy.

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Topics: Pricing Software, Pricing Strategy

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