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Management Pricing Concerns: Which Issues Matter?

By Nathan L. Phipps August 20, 2020

While some business people may consider pricing to just be one of the 4 Ps of marketing, pricing professionals understand just how…

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What Skills and Training Do Pricing Professionals Need?

By Kyle T. Westra August 20, 2020

When it comes to defining the role of pricing, it can be complicated. Pricing can mean various things in various industries and…

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Trump Steals A Page of History With “Big Lie” Communications

Trump Steals A Page of History With “Big Lie” Communications

By James T. Berger August 20, 2020

Donald Trump has stolen pages from George Orwell and Nazi propagandist George Goebbels with his use of “Big Lie” communications. The “Big…

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Nikola "Green" Garbage Trucks Pricing

Strategic Movements: August 2020

By Tim J. Smith, PhD August 20, 2020

Nikola Green Garbage Trucks Pricing Republic Services is said to be buying 2,500 garbage trucks from Nikola, an electric and hydrogen fuel…

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Exploring the career trajectory and skill-set development necessary for achieving senior executive positions.

Career Talent Development

By Tim J. Smith, PhD July 16, 2020

How does a professional grow from a freshly minted college graduate into senior executive?  Yes, there are educational accomplishments and certificates one…

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The Value of Pricing Training: Avoid Costly Pricing Mistakes

The Value of Pricing Training: Avoid Costly Pricing Mistakes

By Nathan L. Phipps July 16, 2020

The business world is littered with examples of costly pricing mistakes that could have been prevented through the application of standard pricing…

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Understanding consumer price sensitivities and their effects on profits and sales

Visualizing Price Changes

By Kyle T. Westra July 16, 2020

I came across the following visualization from a pricing leader on LinkedIn. Its purpose is to show how a product’s gross profit…

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COVID's effects on consumer buying behaviors

COVID-19 Already Causing Shifts In Consumer Buying Behavior

By James T. Berger July 16, 2020

Results of two sets of surveys from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute (RPI) show that COVID-19 has already had some major effects on consumer…

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Online TV Asymmetric Price Increases

Strategic Movements: July 2020

By Tim J. Smith, PhD July 16, 2020

Online TV Asymmetric Price Increases Google’s YouTubeTV subscriptions are increasing to $65/month from $50/month and FuboTV is raising prices $5/month to near…

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Advising the Certified Pricing Professional Program for CPP 4.0

By Tim J. Smith, PhD June 17, 2020

2020 will mark the release of the fourth generation Certified Pricing Professional (CPP) program, and I am proud to be the Academic…

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