StubHub Responds to Ontario’s New Ticket Resale Law
After months of back-and-forth between Canadian lawmakers and ticket industry leaders, The Candian Press announced today that Ontario passed the Ticket Sales Act. The new law makes it illegal to use bot software or knowingly resell tickets purchased via bot software, bans tickets from being resold at more than... Read more
New Laws Crack Down on Ticket Resale in Victoria, Australia
The Labor Government and Daniel Andrews MP announced today several new rules on ticket resale in Victoria, Australia. The Major Events Legislation Amendment (ticket scalping and other matters) Bill 2017 makes it illegal to sell or advertise for resale tickets to certain “declared” events that are marked up more than... Read more
Reducing Customer Friction is a Must
by Mike Guiffre, Special to Ticket News How difficult do you think it is in 2017 to keep customers? Better yet how difficult is it to increase revenue and renewals from your current customer base? As it turns out it’s not that difficult at all. If you are paying attention. Per Groove... Read more
UK Ticket Crackdown May Leave Hundreds Out Of Upcoming Metallica Shows
Fans who purchased resale tickets to Metallica’s upcoming UK tour stops at the O2 Arena in London, SSE Hydrow in Glasgow, the Genting Arena in Birmingham and the Manchester Arena worry they will be denied entry given the arenas’ united force against ticket “touts”, or scalpers, at the request... Read more
Ticketmaster to Ed Sheeran Fans: Better Not Buy Tickets As a Gift
If you’re one of the lucky few to get through and purchase tickets to see Ed Sheeran’s UK tour, you’d better not plan on buying any as a gift. Several outlets in the UK are reporting warnings from Ticketmaster in Ireland about harsh restrictions on transfer. “Ticketmaster has warned... Read more