Press Release

PROS Webinar – Racing to the Top: Re-evaluating Distributor Pricing Strategies to Increase Sales and Profitability

WHAT:        As pricing becomes increasingly more transparent, distributors are faced with the challenge of retaining margins and avoiding a “race to the bottom.” Establishing an effective pricing strategy is the key to distributor success.

This informative webinar presented by PROS and Industrial Distribution will offer insights and practical advice on how to navigate pricing decisions and come out on top:

          • Understand sales and profitability, and the impacts of discounting.
          • Learn about “value-added” factors and how they influence pricing.
          • Leverage the latest tools to make strategic pricing decisions.

WHO:          Join PROS leaders:

          • Industrial Distribution Managing Editor Mike Hockett
          • PROS Director of Pricing Strategy Eric Petty
          • PROS Strategic Consultant Mike Slavin


WHEN:       Tuesday, Sept. 29, 2015

    2:00 p.m. EDT/1:00 p.m. CDT


WHERE:     To register for the event, visit the website.


About Mike Hockett

Mike Hockett is the Managing Editor at Industrial Distribution.


About Eric Petty

Eric Petty serves as PROS Director of Pricing Strategy with a primary focus on pricing effectiveness solutions including predictive pricing analytics and pricing optimization.


About Mike Slavin

Mike Slavin serves as PROS Strategic Consultant with a primary focus on the distribution industry.


About PROS

PROS Holdings, Inc. (NYSE: PRO) is a big data software company that helps customers outperform in their markets by using big data to sell more effectively. We apply years of data science experience to unlock buying patterns and preferences within transaction data to reveal which opportunities are most likely to close, which offers are most likely to sell and which prices are most likely to win. PROS offers cloud solutions to optimize sales, pricing, quoting, rebates and revenue management across more than 40 industries. PROS has completed over 800 implementations of its solutions in more than 55 countries. The PROS team comprises more than 1,000 professionals around the world. To learn more, visit


Forward-looking Statements

This press release contains forward-looking statements, including statements about the functionality and benefits of pricing, selling and big data software to organizations generally as well as the functionality and benefits of PROS software products. The forward-looking statements contained in this press release are based upon PROS historical experience with pricing, selling and big data software and its current expectations of the benefits of pricing, selling and big data software for organizations that implement and utilize such software. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those described herein include the addressability of an organization’s pricing, selling and big data needs, the risks associated with PROS developing and enhancing products with the functionality necessary to deliver the stated results and the risks associated with the complex implementation and maintenance of pricing, selling and big data software such as PROS software products. Additional information relating to the uncertainty affecting the PROS business is contained in PROS filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. These forward-looking statements represent PROS expectations as of the date of this press release. Subsequent events may cause these expectations to change, and PROS disclaims any obligations to update or alter these forward-looking statements in the future whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.


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Media Contacts: 

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