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Pricing niche products: Why sell a mechanical keyboard kit for $1,668?
Using Vickrey auctions to price products (where demand outweighs supply) according to market demands.
auction  economics  pricing  sales  tinyfacture 
14 days ago by infovore
The Wii "isn't hurting us", says Sony boss - Eurogamer
"Nintendo makes money with the hardware alone, which may be a superior business model." What, making profit on units rather than selling them at colossal loss is a *superior* business model? Who would have thought it!
business  sony  idiots  nintendo  profit  pricing  ps3  wii 
august 2008 by infovore
Penny Arcade! - For Your Consideration
"You read a lot (in incandescent threads devoted to the topic) about how ten dollars is the "sweet spot" for Live Arcade titles, and that may be the case, but we should entertain the idea that its creator wasn't trying to make an "Xbox Live Arcade Game." Perhaps he was trying to make a good game, the best game he could, and Microsoft's Broadening Initiative For Digital Content was the last thing on his mind." Tycho is pretty much right; the whole Braid-pricing issue isn't just a non-issue, it's maddeningly stupid, and people - including Microsoft - need to get over it.
braid  microsoft  dlc  jonathanblow  games  pricing  economics  pennyarcade 
august 2008 by infovore
Why Radiohead Should Price Your Software « Radiowalker: Tech Business Beat
"it’s the high price tags that invariably command a squadron of Suits whipping out their Powerpoint presentations and flying all over the place. That’s expensive, and customers are tired of it."
software  sales  business  pricing 
october 2007 by infovore

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