“New TicketCity Website Helps Users Find the Best Ticket Values in Secondary Ticketing Market” Austin, TX (Marketwire) June 4, 2008 – The online ticket business is booming. A recent Forester survey of 360,000 internet ticket buying consumers revealed an estimated $3 billion was spent on tickets. Of the $3... Read more
Broadway ticket sales for the week ending June 1st were down this week compared to past totals with the total take ringing up at $17,595,100. The sales are very different from the previous reporting period’s $20,770,363 and even poorer than the same period last year of $18,685,895. Top grossers... Read more
RMG Technologies, which has been in the crosshairs of angry public reaction for months because of its ticket broker software, dodged a bullet this week when a federal lawsuit against the company was “dismissed without prejudice” because the complainant is preparing to shift his focus toward other companies. The... Read more
“Web’s Largest Event Management & Ticketing Site also Launches Next Generation Services to Support Business Momentum” San Francisco, CA (PRWEB) June 3, 2008 — Eventbrite.com, the leading self-service online event management and ticketing site, today announced it has secured its first round of external financing led by The European... Read more
“Accertify Receives Funding from Intel Capital” Santa Clara, CA (Accertify) – June 3, 2008 Accertify™, a provider of fraud prevention solutions to online retailers, announced today that it has received funding from Intel Capital, Intel’s global investment organization. Accertify, based in Chicago, IL, will use the funds to expand... Read more
The red hot Jonas Brothers have signed their first-ever book deal with Disney Book Group, which will publish an exclusive behind-the-scenes book from the chart-topping band. The book, to be published under the Disney-Hyperion Books imprint and designed to capitalize on the trio’s growing popularity, will be out this... Read more
“SEATWAVE APPOINTS VAN DER WAL AS CFO AND KEY MEMBER OF GLOBAL MANAGEMENT TEAM” London, England (Seatwave) — June 2, 2008 Seatwave, Europe’s largest fan-to-fan ticket exchange for sports, music and other live events, today announced the appointment of Aksel van der Wal as Chief Financial Officer, effective immediately.... Read more
Madonna tickets outsold all other competition for the week of May 26 – June 1, 2008, according to TicketNews’s exclusive weekly rankings. With a power score of 7.85, the Material Girl climbed from third place to become the overall top event for this week. Though Madonna’s Sticky and Sweet... Read more
When you head out to the ballpark or stadium, chances are that once you find your seat you will inevitably be within shouting distance of a loud, over zealous or “unruly” fan. Well, now according to National Football League Commissioner Roger Goodell, you have someone to point the finger... Read more
The sure-to-be-a-hit movie “Sex and the City” will likely attract an alternative audience when it opens this weekend, one not often courted by Hollywood studios, women in their 40s and early 50s. As reported by the Associated Press, the online ticketing service Fandango has determined from a survey of... Read more