From limited editions to spelling errors, only the rarest Beanie Babies are worth money.
An expert in high-end collectibles explains why certain items can become valuable – and also how they can lose worth.
West African cocoa farmers are largely poor despite the value of their crop.
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Ghana and Côte d'Ivoire’s best option is to control and restrict supply instead of simply adding a price premium.
RyanAir like most airlines ise price discrimination techniques to attract customers. Find out how.
Price discrimination is a strategy companies use to charge different prices to consumers for the same or similar product or service. How does it work?
Workers produce medical marijuana at Canopy Growth Corporation’s Tweed facility in Smiths Falls, Ont.
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In competing with Canada’s black markets, legal cannabis has potential strengths and weaknesses. Most flow directly from governments’ policy choices.
Modelling shows the NBN needs subsidies to have the most impact.
Almost half of eligible households haven’t connected to the NBN. New modelling shows the NBN needs subsidies if we want more people to connect and the economy to benefit from it.
A technician checks a smart meter data in this file photo. Research suggests the technology fails to affect consumer behaviour.
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Data suggests a smart-meter plan to shift electricity use to off-peak hours has had almost no impact.
Uber is changing the way it calculatess fares.
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Charging consumers different prices for the same service is actually a very common practice called “price discrimination”.
Perhaps there shouldn’t be this many discounts.
Discounts can be really powerful in driving sales, but companies should be wary of overusing them.
Pay-what-you want at the British Museum.
Across the street from my office is a museum full of fascinating collections that include paintings, sculptures, porcelains, and ancient archaeological finds. The chance to admire them all costs you nothing…
The cinema industry needs to be more open to changing its distribution model.
In the last fortnight, senior executives from cinema operators in Australia, including Village Roadshow and Palace Cinemas, have come out defending their decision to raise movie ticket prices. But do their…