Pricing tiers: Should we rent a DVD tonight dear or go to movie theatre?

Following from the blog on the MayPac superfight I thought I would like to go into some detail on the pricing and value propositions of attending a cinema, renting DVDs versus watching a movie on Netflix, downloading on itunes or god forbid- getting it for free from a torrents site! Of course you could wait a while and see it on subscription TV like Foxtel or for the truly patient check it out on free to air TV a couple of years later.

Sales pricing strategy: Procurement approach is not always sophisticated

Procurement approaches are not always sophisticated. Today we will mention a number of the funnier (in retrospect procurement approaches) told to us by a client from a large industrial and materials company in Australia. Our client wanted us to share this case example with you because it changed their thinking about procurement and taught them some important lessons on how to prepare for meetings with their national key account partners when the size of prize was worth over $4M.