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Strategic Pricing for Better Business Results: A Comprehensive Guide on Pricing Research

Given the swift and unpredictable shifts in the market, companies must possess the agility to adapt and remain competitive. Strategic adjustments in pricing enable companies to proactively respond to these changes, staying ahead of the curve and maximizing profits. This article emphasizes the crucial impact of strategic pricing research on companies' profitability and competitiveness. By aligning prices with customer preferences, businesses can optimize profits, increase market share, and foster customer loyalty, as the author explains.

By |2024-04-16T19:17:53+00:00April 16, 2024|Pricing Articles, Pricing Research|0 Comments

PPS December 2023 Survey of Today’s Pricing Professional

The Professional Pricing Society’s December 2023 survey of pricing professionals received 752 responses from a cross section of industries across the globe. The mission of PPS is to nurture the global community of pricing professionals and to disseminate pricing expertise throughout the business world. As part of this mission, we conduct surveys as a free benefit to our members with the hope this research provides useful insights, including where pricing stands as a career option, the most- and least-favored aspects of pricing roles, pricing’s current status in the business world, and much more.

The Top 10 Mistakes in Pricing Research

Pricing research plays a crucial role in understanding and optimizing the pricing aspect of the decision landscape, enabling businesses to plan actions that drive their success. Unfortunately, many companies make the mistake of developing products or defining services based on internal factors rather than considering pricing research which finds out what customers are truly willing to pay for. In this article, the author outlines the top 10 mistakes pricers need to avoid when designing and implementing pricing research.

By |2023-12-20T21:24:57+00:00December 22, 2023|Pricing Articles, Pricing Research|0 Comments

The 5 pitfalls of conjoint analysis in pricing research

Conjoint analysis is one of the most popular methods used to measure the preferences of individuals or groups. It determines, for instance, the degree to which consumers value specific products, which then helps in developing sound pricing strategies. However, this method has some pitfalls that can hinder its effectiveness and application in pricing research, which the author addresses in this article.

By |2023-11-17T21:43:13+00:00November 30, 2023|Pricing Articles, Pricing Research|0 Comments

The Art of Effective Market Research for Pricing

In the realm of market research for pricing, avoiding common pitfalls is essential to deriving true value from the endeavor. The test for market research for pricing success lies in its ability to confidently guide companies toward improved pricing strategy, steady growth, and increased profitability. In this article, the author outlines ten common failures associated with pricing market research and provides best practices for both avoiding these pitfalls and also developing actionable, insightful research for your pricing operations.

By |2023-10-31T16:43:04+00:00October 31, 2023|Pricing Articles, Pricing Research|0 Comments

MaxDiff in Price Research

MaxDiff is a versatile and powerful research technique that can provide valuable insights for new product development. By understanding its theoretical underpinnings, advantages, and applications, as well as the challenges and limitations, researchers and product developers can effectively leverage MaxDiff to make informed decisions and create successful products that resonate with their target audience, as the author explains.

By |2023-09-26T21:49:02+00:00September 29, 2023|Pricing Articles, Pricing Research|0 Comments

Don’t Underestimate the Strategic Value of the Humble Volume Hurdle

Using the standard volume hurdle equation allows a pricing professional to calculate the volume hurdle required for both price increases and price decreases. However, this volume hurdle analysis only considers pure price changes, where nothing changes but the price. It does not take cost changes into account. In this article, the author explains how to expand this equation to account for changing costs, which is a critical consideration for pricers in the current economic environment.

By |2022-11-07T23:18:52+00:00September 30, 2022|Pricing Analytics, Pricing Articles, Pricing Research|0 Comments

PPS December 2020 Survey of Today’s Pricing Professional

The Professional Pricing Society’s December 2020 survey of pricing professionals received 752 responses from a cross section of industries across the globe. PPS conducts surveys with the hope that this information provides a good synopsis of where pricing stands as a career option while also providing a good demonstration of pricing’s status in the business world. For more information, please email contactus@pricingsociety.com.

Achieving Market Access for a Novel Ultra-Orphan Treatment

This case study outlines how to implement value pricing approaches in the difficult process of pricing a new pharmaceutical product. The process implemented in this project enabled the client to achieve market access in the US and the EU5 (Germany, France, UK, Italy, Spain) for a first-in-class, ultra-orphan oncology therapy.

By |2022-04-11T15:30:52+00:00December 31, 2020|Pharma Pricing, Pricing Articles, Pricing Research|0 Comments
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