Viagogo Agrees to Settle with UK CMA, Adhere to New Market Rules
Viagogo has agreed to fall in line with new marketplace rules agreed to earlier in 2018 by other ticket resale marketplaces operating in the United Kingdom. viagogo issued a release announcing that a settlement had been reached with the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA), which would avert further legal... Read more
Viagogo Taken to Court by UK Competition and Markets Authority
The Competition and Markets Authority has formally begun court proceedings against Viagogo in the United Kingdom, accusing the resale marketplace of anti-consumer practices. The industry watchdog is seeking an interim enforcement order that would put a stop to some aspects of the company’s business until the full trial takes... Read more
Ticketmaster Shutting Down Seatwave, Get Me In in Europe, UK
Ticketmaster has announced its intention to close down resale websites Seatwave and GetMeIn in the European market, moving from a pure secondary market system to a face value-capped exchange housed on its main website beginning this fall. The announcement came from the company via a blog post published earlier... Read more
Ed Sheeran UK Tour Resale Policies A Nightmare for Fans
Ed Sheeran is on the defensive as fans have been vocal in their displeasure at the mistreatment they are suffering on the singer’s current tour due to his stringent policy against legally resold and valid tickets. An estimated 10,000 fans have been caught up in the mess, due to... Read more
UK Resellers Toe Transparency Line; Holdout Viagogo Threatened
After a media campaign spearheaded by the ownership of Twickets – a ticket marketplace with price caps on resale – three of the four major operators in the UK marketplace have agreed to substantial increases in transparency in listing of resale tickets. The lone holdout, Viagogo, is being threatened... Read more
Eventbrite and Twickets Announce Partnership
Eventbrite and Twickets have announced a new integration for the secondary ticket market, now live across Australia, New Zealand, and the UK. Eventbrite is a technology platform that allows users to organize, promote, and sell tickets to their events, powering nearly three million events each year. Twickets is a... Read more
Twickets Offically Launches in the US
Brooklyn, New York – October 11, 2017- Do you remember what it was like to buy a face value ticket for your favorite show or event? Fans who use Twickets do. Europe’s leading face value resale ticketing platform, Twickets, officially launches in the U.S. today via www.twickets.live, enabling genuine... Read more
Twickets Readies Launch of Face-Value Exchange in U.S.
Twickets, which bills itself as the largest fan-to-fan secure ticket trading platform (with prices capped at face value plus booking fees), is set to launch in the United States. Currently, Twicketsusa.com has an email entry form inviting users to enter their email address to receive word when the launch... Read more