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Drake Addresses OVO Fest Ticket Price Complaints | Rap-Up

Drake Addresses OVO Fest Ticket Price Complaints | Rap-Up

Drake brought OVO Fest back to his city, but not everyone was able to attend. Some fans took to social media to complain about the high ticket prices at the 9th annual festival in Toronto. One in particular took to Instagram to call out Drake for not being a “6 God at all” for reportedly […]

Hordes and their money descending for ‘Hamilton’ | Times Union

Hordes and their money descending for ‘Hamilton’ | Times Union

To help prepare the business community to better welcome visitors new to the city or to the theatergoing experience, Proctors and the Downtown Schenectady Improvement Corp. co-hosted a meeting last week attended by about 40 stakeholders. Salengo said the DSIC is collecting parking, shopping, dining and lodging information, as well as other “Hamilton”-specific promotions for […]

Uber Eats trials new Dubai pricing structure that could hike delivery fees 140% | Arabian Business

Uber Eats trials new Dubai pricing structure that could hike delivery fees 140% | Arabian Business

Uber Eats is experimenting with a new delivery fee structure that sees its flat AED5 fee raised by up to 140 percent to AED12 for select customers in Dubai, depending how far a user is from a restaurant. An Uber spokesperson told Arabian Business delivery fees will be “more affordable” for users who order from […]

Grubhub CEO Calls Out Delivery Rivals For Price Gouging; Stock Drops 14% On Earnings | Forbes

Grubhub CEO Calls Out Delivery Rivals For Price Gouging; Stock Drops 14% On Earnings | Forbes

Grubhub CEO Matt Maloney, on the heels of a lukewarm earnings report that pummeled the company’s stock, criticized rivals DoorDash and Postmates for high service fees, extra costs hidden in menu markups and subscription programs he described as “bogus.” “The problem is by egregiously price-gouging consumers, at some point, they will figure it out,” he […]

Regal Cinemas launches MoviePass-like unlimited movie subscription service | cleveland.com

Regal Cinemas launches MoviePass-like unlimited movie subscription service | cleveland.com

CLEVELAND, Ohio — Regal Cinemas is getting into the movie ticket subscription business. The cinema chain, which has more than 10 locations in Northeast Ohio including Crocker Park, Great Northern and Richmond Town Square, recently unveiled the service, dubbed Regal Unlimited. For $18 a month, subscribers get unlimited access to first-run 2D movies at any […]

Live Nation has pushed concert prices up in the past 18 months.. and it’s paid off to the tune of $500m | Music Business Worldwide

Live Nation has pushed concert prices up in the past 18 months.. and it’s paid off to the tune of $500m | Music Business Worldwide

Live Nation has been operating dynamic pricing for some time, via the ‘Platinum’ initiative of subsidiary Ticketmaster. ‘Platinum’ enables Live Nation to sell tickets to certain segments of any show at a higher price than the rest of the room/amphitheater/stadium. Ticket prices can respond to market demand in real time, much like they do when […]

Nevada transit authority’s ridesharing program brings in $62,000 in first two months, costs $1.4 million | The Center Square – Nevada

Nevada transit authority’s ridesharing program brings in $62,000 in first two months, costs $1.4 million | The Center Square – Nevada

A ridesharing pilot program launched by the transit authority in southern Nevada has brought in a little more than $62,000 while costing $1.4 million in its first two months. Trip to Strip, launched by the Regional Transportation Commission of Southern Nevada (RTC), seeks to compete with the likes of Uber and Lyft at a time […]

AMC and Regal Put the Final Nail in MoviePass’ Coffin | The Motley Fool

AMC and Regal Put the Final Nail in MoviePass’ Coffin | The Motley Fool

The disrupted are now the disruptors Regal Unlimited offers subscription plans starting at $18 a month and, unlike AMC Stubs A-List, which offers no more than three weekly screenings and active advance reservations the new Cineworld plan, promises to live up to the “Unlimited” in its moniker. The new plan isn’t necessarily better or cheaper […]

Live Nation ticket scandal shows musicians can learn from Taylor Swift | Quartzy

Live Nation ticket scandal shows musicians can learn from Taylor Swift | Quartzy

How ticket resales work Imagine tickets for a Beyonce show with face value of $100, and a scalper bought 10 tickets online, which eventually sold for $500 each on StubHub. The scalper would have made $4,000 on those 10 tickets, while Beyonce’s organization would have received just $1,000. In an actual recent case, the band […]

Amid Box Office Woes, Should Movie Theaters Try Variable Pricing? | Hollywood Reporter

Amid Box Office Woes, Should Movie Theaters Try Variable Pricing? | Hollywood Reporter

On its first Tuesday (July 16), the troubled action-comedy Stuber took in a surprisingly strong $1.4 million, up a huge 72 percent from the day before and not all that far behind the $2.2 million it earned Sunday. The secret behind the number wasn’t a post-opening marketing blitz waged in hopes of salvaging the R-rated […]