Five on Friday: Startups, Starz and Strategy
Featuring Fair, SoftBank, Tubi and Microsoft
Before you prepare to ring in the new year, take a look at these hot subscription topics. In this week’s Five on Friday, beauty retailers grow their U.S. online sales by an impressive 24 percent, digital startup Fair gets a $385 million investment from SoftBank, Starz markets to former subscribers with a special deal to lure them back, Tubi offers an ad-supported video-on-demand model for cord cutters who don’t want to pay for a streaming subscription service, and Microsoft’s restructuring this year has paid off.
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