Archives posted in: Pricing

Spotify and streaming media pricing strategies

Does Spotify Deserve to be a Punching Bag?

By Kyle T. Westra May 15, 2020

Examining the role of streaming services in the music industry (and sharing a new recording). Spotify, the global leader in music streaming,…

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Using Pricing Tools for Critical Conversations

By Nathan L. Phipps May 15, 2020

As pricing consultants, we spend a fair amount of time thinking about pricing tools. When discussing pricing topics with decision makers, pricing…

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Pandemic Price Response

By Tim J. Smith, PhD April 16, 2020

For some, the COVID-19 pandemic presents business opportunities.  For most, it creates a crisis.  What should executives do with pricing during this…

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Reflections After a Year at Wiglaf Pricing

By Nathan L. Phipps April 16, 2020

This month, I am celebrating my 1-year anniversary at Wiglaf Pricing. It has been quite the year for me professionally. As a…

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Strategic Movements: March 2020

By Tim J. Smith, PhD March 18, 2020

High Growth Billion Dollar Industry: Plant-Based Meat The plant-based meat market has grown to just under a billion dollars in sales for…

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Does Dynamic Pricing Hurt Customers?

By Kyle T. Westra March 18, 2020

If you’ve ever used a ride hailing app, chances are that at some point you’ve experienced a higher than expected fee. Surge…

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Price Gouging in the News

By Nathan L. Phipps March 18, 2020

As our nation responds to the coronavirus situation, stories have spread about the behaviors of some profit-seekers. The New York Times reported…

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Big Food is Being Disrupted

By Tim J. Smith, PhD March 18, 2020

Consumer packaged food giants Kellogg’s, Mondelez, Kraft Heinz, Nestle, and Unilever are facing a long-term trend challenge.  At the low-end, increased competition…

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Pricing Communication Breakdown

By Nathan L. Phipps February 17, 2020

Pricing projects generally involve a high level of collaboration and coordination between numerous departments in an organization. At a minimum, representatives from…

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How to Raise Prices

By Kyle T. Westra January 16, 2020

I recently fielded a question from a former client who was looking for advice on how to raise the price of a…

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