Australia to question Apple, Microsoft and Adobe on Local Pricing

The Australian Government has ordered Apple Inc, Microsoft Inc and Adobe Systems Inc to appear before its parliament to answer questions about their pricing in Australia.

In spite of the strengthening of the Australian dollar in recent times, Australian consumers are paying much more for the companies’ products than their American conterparts.

http://uk.reuters.com/article/2013/02/11/business-us-australia-apple-pricing-idUKBRE91A04H20130211

Professional Pricing Society Conference in Barcelona

Stratinis is proud to announce its sponsorship of the 7th Annual Professional Pricing Society European and Global Conference in Barcelona this autumn.

The conference will be held from November 30th to December 2nd and is a great opportunity for pricing practitioners from all over the world to meet and share their valuable insights. Stratinis will be exhibiting at the event on each day – to book a meeting with one of our representatives to discuss in more detail how Stratinis can help with your company’s pricing project, please contact sales@stratinis.com.

For more information on the Professional Pricing Society, visit www.pricingsociety.com.

Top 10 issues companies face in international pricing

  • Different commercial realities: you cannot just harmonise everything
  • Lack of internal transparency
  • International sourcing trends: buyers comparing prices across markets for the same or similar product
  • Coordination between markets without disrespecting local commercial practices
  • Harmonization where not needed
  • Different accounting & controlling standards
  • Different people cultures
  • Lack of common internal language about pricing
  • Different levels of market maturity suggests different pricing strategies
  • Grey market trading


At Stratinis we specialise in international price management. If your company is looking for international price management solutions, please visit Stratinis website.

Stratinis wins new customer in the chemicals industry

We are really excited that Stratinis has this week won a new customer in the chemicals industry. With a European scope, Stratinis Pricing Suite will be rolled out to users around Europe, thus helping the customer manage and optimise pricing. Visit Stratinis’ website to learn more about how your company’s international pricing challenges can be solved with innovative software.