In a move it says will make listing, managing and selling tickets easier for large volume brokers, StubHub this week announced changes to its quarterly incentive programs designed to improve and streamline the process. The changes are scheduled to take effect July 1. But, whether the incentives will benefit... Read more
Approximately 15-17 million people are searching the Ticketmaster website for tickets each month, and more often than not, people looking for tickets to popular and highly anticipated events are disappointed to find that tickets for their chosen event are no longer available through the company, according to Ticketmaster CEO... Read more
Few subjects in the ticketing industry have been able to hit the nerves of fans and brokers alike, but one of them is the idea of artists, promoters or sports teams scalping their own tickets. Now comes word out of Chicago that their beloved Cubs may be doing just... Read more
“RazorGator Interactive Group Names Seth Brody as Executive Vice President and General Manager, RazorGator” LOS ANGELES, CA (PRNewswire) June 19, 2008 — RazorGator Interactive Group, a leading full-service secondary ticket and event experience company in the sports and entertainment markets, announces the appointment of Seth Brody as Executive Vice... Read more
Another week and another bump up in ticket sales on Broadway, which saw sales jump to $19,059,103. Although a comfortable increase of $819,423 over last week, this week’s totals still trail last year’s box office take of $20,065,645 for the same week. Judging by the last few weeks’ gross... Read more
“RazorGator Interactive Group Names Scott Roback as Vice President of Business Development, RazorGator” LOS ANGELES, CA (PRNewswire) June 17, 2008 — RazorGator Interactive Group, a leading full-service secondary ticket and event experience company in the sports and entertainment markets announces the appointment of former Yahoo executive, Scott Roback, as... Read more
In a move designed to muscle in on StubHub’s territory, TicketsNow today has begun to allow fans to directly list tickets for sale on its website for the first time. The initiative potentially will open the site up to hundreds of thousands of new resellers, and could help further... Read more
By many accounts, the recent “fireside chat” meeting held for ticket brokers by Ticketmaster and new partner TicketsNow answered a lot of questions. But, one of the top concerns that continues to haunt some brokers is their belief that they are being frozen out of receiving access to premium... Read more
New York Yankees tickets topped both the Top Sports Events and Top Combined Events charts for the week of June 9 – June 15, 2008, according to TicketNews’s exclusive rankings. With a power score of 3.21, the Yankees climbed four positions from last week to attain top event status.... Read more
Pop star George Michael, whose latest tour has experienced slow initial ticket sales, said recently he is retiring from touring, to seek a “quieter life” away from the public eye. In an interview with the BBC, Michael said, “Mainly the reason is because I’m 45 and I think pop... Read more