Weekly Subscription News: Payments, PageFair and Plus-Size

Featuring Blue Apron, The Guardian, Dia&Co, BlackBerry and AutoNation

Weekly Subscription News for November 24: Payments

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In this week’s subscription headlines, Blue Apron’s stock drops after failing to meet revenue projections, The Guardian reports that reader payments make up 12 percent of their revenue, and plus-size subscription service Dia&Co adds $70 million in new funding. Also this week, AutoNation launches a used-car subscription service, BlackBerry buys a cybersecurity firm, and Squarespace develops a new feature for DTC subscription brands.

Blue Apron Stock Declines After Revenue Miss
MarketWatch

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