Sports Leagues Are Reevaluating TV, So Why Not Ticketing Too?

Sports Leagues Are Reevaluating TV, So Why Not Ticketing Too?

Courtesy of Barron’s: Ticketmaster’s exclusive ticketing arrangement with the NFL ends next year. Might the league start letting you buy tickets on Twitter? The National Football League, like other pro sports leagues, has been looking for new ways to keep young people engaged. The NFL started streaming Thursday Night Football games on Twitter last year, and it will […]

STUBHUB OPENS FIRST RETAIL STORE

STUBHUB OPENS FIRST RETAIL STORE

Courtesy of IQ Magazine: The secondary ticket giant has added to its portfolio of pick-up centres with its first bricks-and-mortar shop, on New York’s Broadway. StubHub is putting the US$210 million it turned over in Q1 2017 to good use: investing in prime New York real estate. The eBay-owned secondary ticketing platform today opened its first bricks-and-mortar […]

This Ticketing Platform Is Aiming To Overthrow Ticketmaster As Global Leader

This Ticketing Platform Is Aiming To Overthrow Ticketmaster As Global Leader

Courtesy of FORBES: The online ticketing industry has been dominated by a small conglomerate of power players that offer ticketing services for events of every scale. Although a shortlist of companies control the space, each owns a niche segment that solidifies their value in the marketplace. Ticketmaster stands as the leader in ticketing large-scale sports and […]

eBay buys Spain’s Ticketbis for $165M to expand StubHub into Europe, Latin America, Asia

eBay buys Spain’s Ticketbis for $165M to expand StubHub into Europe, Latin America, Asia

Courtesy of TechCrunch: While EBay continues to build out its core marketplace for physical goods, it’s also investing to expand its other businesses and brands, too. Today the company announced that it has acquired Ticketbis, an online ticket marketplace based out of Bilbao, which it plans to roll into StubHub, its own ticket marketplace. The […]