March 4, 2016

Weekly Subscription News Round-up for March 3

A class action suit has been filed against Tidal, the value of Dropbox is in question, and ad block users are willing to disable them in exchange for content. In addition, this week’s subscription news headlines include paywalls, ad blockers, unpaid royalties, and payments as a service with stories featuring Shopify, Salesforce, Rocksbox and more.

Meredith Corp Pulls the Plug: ‘More’ Magazine is No More

The April 2016 issue of “More” magazine will be the magazine’s last issue, reports the Wall Street Journal. “More” is no more. Meredith Corp. said it is shutting down the lifestyle magazine for affluent women because of unrecoverable advertising declines. The magazine had monthly circulation of more than 673,000, about half of its circulation of 1.3 million from December 2012. Started in 1997, “More” catered to affluent women ages 25 and up with median income just…