Fuller: Duopoly? What if Vivid Seats Bought StubHub?
Tick-tock on the clock But the party don’t stop TiK ToK by Kesha The drumbeat is getting louder. More and more traffic is coming through my channels. “Vivid is buying StubHub,” “The deal is very close.” If this were to happen, there would really only be two major players... Read more
Madonna, Live Nation Sued by Fan Over Concert Start Delays
A Florida man has filed a class-action lawsuit against Madonna and Live Nation after a Miami Beach concert saw its start time pushed back from 8:30 to 10:30 PM – one of many such instances of tardiness on her current Madame X tour. The suit, filed on November 4th,... Read more
StubHub Announces New Tools, Including “Sell it Now” Feature
StubHub announced a pair of new features on its ticket resale platform – allowing sellers to let the company take the reins on pricing tickets they want to sell there, or in some instances – sell the tickets to StubHub directly. Pricing Assistant and Sell it Now were announced... Read more
Broker Lawsuit Against Dodgers Will Head To Trial In 2021
Last year, four brokers sued the Los Angeles Dodgers for breach of contract and other violations of state law stemming from the team’s decision to cancel the season tickets of hundreds of ticket brokers and then move that inventory to another vendor. Now, a trial date has been set... Read more
See Tickets Expands In U.S. With Nashville Office
The global ticketing company See Tickets has announced its expansion throughout the U.S. with a new office in Nashville, Tennessee. Chris Donohue, See Tickets’ Vice President of Business Strategy and Partnerships for North America, will open the Nashville office, spending his time assisting with growth and product development to... Read more
DICE Welcomes Former Eventbrite Partnerships Manager Mike Rogers To The Team
The ticketing platform DICE announced the appointment of former Eventbrite Partnerships Manager Mike Rogers as the new General Manager of Partners for North America. Rogers started his career at the House of Blues as a promoter and moved on to Nederlander. Then, he spent six years at Ticketfly growing... Read more
Buffalo Bills Stand Alone Against NFL Mobile-Only Policy
While Ticketmaster and the National Football League continue to force consumers into mobile-only ticketing options as a matter of course, there remains one team where fans are allowed the choice for a ticket that isn’t locked to their phone: the Buffalo Bills. When asked why, a team official commented... Read more
Brooklyn Nets Sued Over Cancellation of Season Ticket Memberships
A pair of lawsuits have been filed in New York against the Brooklyn Nets, alleging that the team violated state law by cancelling season tickets because some were being sold on the secondary market, according to the New York Post. Brooklyn resident Simon Yedid and a group called Smiles... Read more
Sports Events 365 To Demonstrate New Supplier Interface For Ticket Vendors
The global ticketing site, Sports Events 365, is ready to share a new supplier interface to major ticket vendors at the World Trade Market in London this November. The interface, which was introduced this past summer, has allowed travel agencies, tour operators, and other travel customers to receive immediate... Read more
Influenced by Ticketmaster, Michigan State Senate Picking Winners
Updated 1:43PM Friday October 25 A pair of bills currently under consideration by the Michigan legislature go a long way towards correcting some antiquated code in the state. Unfortunately, lobbying efforts by some of the largest entertainment corporations in the world look to be pushing the language into places... Read more