Uber-Charged: The DOJ, Uber’s “Wait Time Fee”, and Some Pricing Common Sense


Legitimate Pricing Strategy, Poor Execution?  The Department of Justice has sued Uber for charging “wait time” fees to passengers who, because of disability, need more time to enter a car. The lawsuit alleges that Uber “violates the ADA by failing to reasonably modify its wait time fee policy for passengers who, because of disability, need more […]

What’s behind Skyrocketing Lumber Prices?

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The lumber market in 2021 continues to reach new highs that were unthinkable just a few years ago. Historically, lumber traded in the $200 to $400 per thousand board feet (mbf). However, since 2018, supply and demand factors have caused unprecedented volatility and soaring prices. Read the full article: What’s behind Skyrocketing Lumber Prices?     […]

Chipotle Has a New Price Target. Blame the Beef.

Chipotle Shop Street view of California

Chipotle Mexican Grill stock was climbing on Tuesday, after Truist issued a bullish update which highlighted the burrito chain’s latest menu price increases. Read the full article: Chipotle Has a New Price Target. Blame the Beef.     Photo Credits: Bloomberg/David Paul Morris

Shipwell Introduces Pricing Intelligence Tools for Shippers

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Shipwell has introduced new pricing intelligence tools to help shippers secure capacity while removing some of the guesswork on pricing. The tools, which were announced Tuesday morning, provide 14-day pricing forecasts, compare industrywide rates from thousands of sources to achieve accurate historical rate reviews and streamline recommendations into existing workflows to make managing multiple shipment variables easier. […]

Pharma Giants Get Their Pennies Pinched on Drug Pricing

The pharmaceutical industry’s reputation as an omnipotent market force is increasingly out of date. Washington, D.C., hasn’t yet caught on, but Mr. Market is in on the secret. Read the full article: https://www.wsj.com/articles/pharma-giants-get-their-pennies-pinched-on-drug-pricing-11615545006 Photo Credits: Unsplash/Simone van der Koelen