December 2017 The search for the right pricing metric, presumptive pricing and the end of free Internet?

Checking Assumptions

December 2017 Communication, Pricing

Pricing is not only numbers, but strongly psychological and emotional. Certain norms emerge that dictate how products and services are sold in different industries. Customers come to expect those norms, whether or not they are necessarily the most economically efficient.

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Strategic Movements December 2017

December 2017 Corporate, Product

The Federal Aviation Administration is contemplating an $8 increase on domestic round-trip ticketing fees.  In response, Delta Air Lines Inc. claims that for every $1 increase in facility charges, passenger demand declines by more than 1%. That would imply a primary demand elasticity of about three. Seems right. So, an $8 facilities charge increase would decrease flight travel by 8%.

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“AT&T was the first company to go public with its plans to pass along coming tax savings to workers, saying once the tax bill is passed it would pay a special $1,000 bonus to more than 200,000 of its non-management workers.” USA Today

  1. Silver tax bill lining?
  2. Will things like this counter the tax bill opposition?
  3. This is at a corporate behemoth level…
  4. What about smaller operations?
  5. How will the little guy/gal be affected.
  6. And how will this play into net neutrality regulation lift if at all?
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