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SoulCycle Launches a Bike and On-Demand Subscription to Rival Peloton

SoulCycle is mixing things up by offering an at-home, connected cycle for die-hard fitness fans at $2,500 plus tax. Though pricy, the bike includes many...

Tribune Publishing Struggles in Q4 But Reports Earnings for Full Year

Source: Tribune Publishing Last week, Tribune Publishing Company reported its fourth quarter and full year 2019 financial results which were a mixed bag. The company's...
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Weekly Subscription News: Data Platforms, DocuSign and Disney

In this week's subscription headlines, DocuSign acquires AI contract startup Seal Software for $188 million, ChartMogul launches the world's first subscription data platform, and the Boston Globe see its fastest online subscriptions in years. Also this week, YouTube might let creators sell their own ads, Blue Apron might be acquired by a competitor, and Disney prepares to launch in U.K. with promotional annual pricing.

Five on Friday: Competition, Coronavirus and Customer Retention

This week Super Tuesday, tornadoes and the coronavirus dominated headlines, all of which impacted subscriptions in some way, whether through news coverage or an impact on news advertising. In Five on Friday, we share The New York Times' belief that panic and uncertainty about the coronavirus will impact its digital ad sales. We've also got features on Walmart's bid to compete with Amazon Prime with its own delivery service, Rent the Runway's new "2 Swap" subscription tier, customer retention strategies to try now, and top subscription jobs.
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Food Delivery Service DoorDash Files Confidentially for IPO

Source: DoorDash Streaming video on demand services are not the only subscription services vying for market share. Food delivery services like DoorDash, Uber Eats, Grubhub...

Gannett Posts $95M Loss in Q4, First Earnings Report Since Acquisition

Source: Gannett In its first earnings report since the acquisition by New Media Investment Group, parent company of GateHouse Media, Gannett posted a fourth quarter...

AMC Theatres Reports Net Loss of $13.5M Despite Subscription Growth

Despite a net loss of $13.5 million in the fourth quarter of 2019, AMC Theatres president and CEO Adam Aron called the company's fourth...

Five on Friday: Publishing, Streaming, Tweeting and Unicorns

Happy Leap Year, everyone! While it isn't like a three-day weekend, it only comes around once every four years and is an extra day in February. We'll spend it planning next week's subscription news content and upcoming webinars and events. In the meantime, here's what's happening this week. Comcast agrees to buy ad-supported streaming service, Xumo, and Salesforce acquires unicorn Vlocity. A new RII study shows music subscription revenue is increasing, Social Media Today offers tweeting tips to maximize your subscription company's exposure, and What's New in Publishing shares digital subscription trends for publishers.
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Learn the Right Way To Automate Your B2B Subscription Billing

As you refine product-market fit, you need to plan your B2B subscription billing for success and make sure you are mapping your operations across teams in order to scale properly when you are ready. In this on-demand webinar, we will explore what you need to plan for to scale B2B subscription billing.
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AMI Lays Off Editorial Staff of Men’s Journal, Sells Fitness Brands

The entire editorial staff of Men's Journal has been laid off, as magazine owner American Media LLC (AMI) makes plans to move to California, reports Publishers Daily. The layoff affects about 20 members of the men's lifestyle and fitness magazine's editorial staff. AMI's Adventures Sports Network will take over writing, editing and production of the magazine, while the sales team for Men's Journal will remain in New York. In addition, instead of publishing 10 times a year, the number of issues will decrease to six.

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