Shady Dealings Scaring Away Mayweather-McGregor Sales?
by Erica LaCentra, Special to TicketNews There are a number of reasons why sales for the August 26th fight between Floyd Mayweather and Conor McGregor have slumped. Prices, even at face value, are astronomically high and purchase was limited to local pickup only, to name two (there are many... Read more
Dissecting the Mayweather-McGregor Sales Stumble
by Mike Giuffre, Special to TicketNews Limiting purchase capabilities through restrictions has never been an acceptable model in any retail based industry. That’s the core reasoning of why you’re now seeing a rash of stories about what was once considered a “can’t miss” fight of the century falling flat... Read more
Market Heat Report: Royals are Red Hot
The Kansas City Royals have taken the TicketNetwork marketplace by storm, securing 5 out of 20 spots on today’s Market Heat Report. Fans are heading to Kauffman Stadium all weekend long to watch the Royals go head-to-head with the Seattle Mariners, as well as on Monday and Tuesday to... Read more
Market Heat Report: Concert Season Underway, Football Season Ahead
As the month of July wraps up, music-lovers rushed to take advantage of summer concert season while they still can, grabbing last-minute tickets to day 2 of The Classic East festival in New York featuring Fleetwood Mac, Journey, and Earth, Wind & Fire, a Guns N’ Roses show in... Read more
Mayweather-McGregor Fight Not Selling as Well as Hoped?
A quick scan of the headlines this week shows a predictable narrative: tickets to the August 26th “superfight” between Floyd Mayweather, Jr. and Conor McGregor were snapped up super fast, and are now available at ridiculous prices in the secondary market. While the latter is true, the former is... Read more
Market Heat Report: Football, Fighting, and Garth Brooks
It’s a football-heavy time for the TicketNetwork marketplace, as the worldwide one (aka soccer) continues to have hot-selling marquee events, and the American version starting to come on line with hot fall tickets already creeping into the rankings. Saturday’s International Champions Cup “El Classico” match between FC Barcelona and... Read more
Market Heat Report: “El Classico” Headlines
With just days remaining before the “El Classico” in Miami between FC Barcelona and Real Madrid, the International Champions Cup showdown once again reigned supreme in the TicketNetwork marketplace, coming with three of the top 5 spots in our Market Heat Report. Barca played a role in the No.... Read more
Market Heat Report: McCartney Makes the Grade
Former Beatle and prolific songwriter Paul McCartney saw both of his Hollywood Casino (Tinley Park, IL) shows among the hottest in the land, with Tuesday’s concert at No. 13 and tonight’s at No. 10 in the Market Heat Report from the TicketNetwork marketplace. That said, the top of the... Read more
Market Heat Report: Mayweather-McGregor Dominant
Monday was on-sale day for the highly anticipated boxing showdown between MMA star Conor McGregor and unbeaten legend Floyd Mayweather Jr. – so it should come as no surprise that the fight dominated the TicketNetwork marketplace on the day. Tickets for the event came in at No. 1, with... Read more
Market Heat Report: Beautiful Numbers for the Beautiful Game
It’s feeling awful European (or, rather, awful ‘everywhere but the United States’) these days, as the secondary market continues to be absolutely dominated by soccer, which took eight of the Top 10 spots in the daily tally on TicketNetwork. While Kenny Rogers remained at No. 1 with his farewell... Read more