Chris Pohl, Digonex VP of Client Services, discusses seasonal pricing and how dynamic pricing can complement a seasonal pricing strategy.
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How does dynamic pricing work? Even for people familiar with the basic concept, the mechanics of generating price recommendations remain mysterious. How can a person understand dynamic pricing without a math, statistics, or economics background?
It’s a common misconception that “demand-based” pricing means the higher the sales of something, the higher the price should be. But the optimal price is not always correlated with demand, at least not in the way you might think.
Two different Digonex clients (Icon Concerts and the Indianapolis Zoo) were featured in an article on dynamic pricing by AP business writer Joseph Pisanti, which further discusses the expanding uses of dynamic pricing by amusement parks, bars, and Broadway shows.
The human mind is wired to prefer avoiding loss over maximizing gain. For this reason dynamic pricing may feel like gambling to some. But static pricing has its risks as well.
Bruce Kopp of Indianapolis NBC affiliate WTHR-TV visited the Digonex office and spoke with our client, the Indianapolis Zoo, for his Eyewitness News report on dynamic pricing.
Starting out with dynamic pricing is a bit like learning to swim. But what if promoters just can’t bring themselves to jump into the deep end with dynamic pricing? Is there a way to wade into it cautiously, without diving in headfirst?
The new Disney seasonal pricing has some asking, “Has Disney gone too far?” The better question is, “Has Disney gone far enough?” Variable pricing is a step in the right direction, but has its limitations.
Disney announced on February 27 that it was implementing “seasonal pricing” for its California and Florida theme parks. Or was it “surge pricing?” Maybe “variable pricing?” Perhaps it was “demand-based pricing.” It might have been “dynamic pricing.” We take a closer look at what Disney did and did not do with pricing.