By Chris Dawson June 2, 2019 - 1:23 pm

Secondary ticketing marketplaces oversell Champion’s league final

Ahead of this past weekend's Champion's league final in Spain, major secondary ticketing marketplaces StubHub and Viagogo both warned customers who had purchased tickets that they may well not be valid. With tickets exchanging hands for up to £10,000 each this has been a major glitch

UK CMA says ticket resale marketplaces may be breaking the law

Ticket resale marketplaces remain in the news. As we wrote about recently, Google is already considering new rules for the gig tickets secondary markets. But now the CMA (Competition and Markets Authority) is weighing in with claims that some practices may be illegal. They have been

Amazon is eying up the US events tickets market

A report from Reuters suggests that Amazon is considering a serious foray into the live events tickets market in the USA. According to sources, Amazon has had discussions with Ticketmaster (owned by Live Nation) but is apparently considering various partners. As it stands Amazon is

Selling event tickets on Facebook with Richer Experiences (beta)

Facebook have added the ability to add a call-to-action button on Facebook Pages. Currently in beta, the buttons can allow people to schedule, order, buy, and do more seamlessly. Clicking a button delivers a full-screen experience that allows customers to complete a form with just

StubHub going great guns for eBay

eBay’s ticket business StubHub was one of the high points of an otherwise largely unimpressive set of Q415 and year end 2015 results for eBay Inc.. StubHub’s made revenue of $232 million in Q415, and that showed 33% year on year growth. In terms of

Stubhub now sells 50% of tickets on mobile

eBay's ticket marketplace StubHub seems to be going great guns stateside, even if over here in the UK it hasn't managed to get so much cut through. In a recent interview StubHub CEO Scott Cutler revealed that mobile was increasingly vital to the business. Cutler came

eBay tickets marketplace StubHub changes fees approach

For a long time there has been an ecommerce orthodoxy: buyers like to see the total end price when browsing, inclusive of shipping and processing fees and the like. The received wisdom was that buyers would ditch the purchase if, as they moved through the check-out

Stubhub offer £200 prize if you sign up for emails

StubHub, eBay's ticket selling marketplace, is offering people who sign up for their email marketing mailing lists entry into a weekly £200 gift certificate prize draw. You can sign up on the StubHub homepage and Ts and Cs apply. We haven't heard much from StubHub in

[Video] How to sell tickets on

Stubhub, the tickets marketplace owned by eBay, has released this video showing how people can sell on the site.

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