“RazorGator Partners With Ping Identity for Secure Internet Sign In” Los Angeles, CA (PRNewswire via COMTEX) October 28, 2008 — RazorGator, a leading full-service secondary ticket and event experience company, announced today it has partnered with Ping Identity, the leader in secure Internet single sign-on (SISSO) software and services,... Read more
Tampa Bay Rays and Philadelphia Phillies tickets sweep TicketNews’s weekly top events rankings for the week ending October 26. Tampa Bay Rays tickets are the bestsellers in the Top Events rankings with an 8.65 power score, followed by the Philadelphia Phillies and their 7.72 power score (in the sports... Read more
“SMG and ARAMARK Join Forces to Manage $100 Million Concession Business in Live Nation’s North American Amphitheaters” LOS ANGELES, CA (PRNewswire-FirstCall) October 27, 2008 — Live Nation announced today a unique five-year agreement that unites SMG-SAVOR, the foodservice division of global event management giant SMG, and ARAMARK, a world... Read more
Trouble has hit the offices of nation’s second-largest secondary ticket company TicketsNow with the news that the company is cutting 62 jobs from its Illinois headquarters. The cuts are primarily from the company’s call center, and they among the 300 proposed by parent company Ticketmaster over the summer as... Read more
Raleigh, NC-based INNOVA Sport Tours, which specialized in packaged trips for NASCAR and other sports events, recently closed down due to financial and merchant account problems and apparently left several brokers in a bind. According to emails obtained by TicketNews, several brokers are claiming the company, headed up by... Read more
Two months after TicketNetwork was ranked number twenty seven on the prestigious “Inc. 5000” list of innovative and fast-growing companies for 2008, the company was ranked first on the Deloitte Fast 50 list for corporate growth in the New York Metropolitan area. “To rank on Deloitte’s Technology Fast 50,... Read more
As the U.S. economy continues to stumble, and the company’s plan to cut about 300 jobs still hanging in air, Ticketmaster, the nation’s largest ticket company, today announced it is acquiring a controlling equity interest in industry powerhouse Irving Azoff’s Front Line Management. Ticketmaster is using the move to... Read more
The ax is falling at the nation’s dominant ticket company. In a move the company foreshadowed when it said it was looking to cut $35 million from its operations, Ticketmaster is preparing to layoff hundreds of employees as it looks to streamline its business in the face of mounting... Read more
TicketNews has released its exclusive venues rankings for the week ending Sunday, October 19, and it’s all about the World Series this week. Fans of the Series-bound Philadelphia Phillies have boosted the team’s Citizens Bank Park to the number one position this week, with a super-sized power score of... Read more
Another UK-based ticket Web site has run afoul of authorities for allegedly defrauding customers. Late last week, government officials shut down Paperticket.co.uk for allegedly scamming customers out of an estimated £2.5 million (about $4.2 million) in ticket orders that were never filled, according to published reports. The crackdown comes... Read more