Change is here for the subscription industry. Customer retention is top priority while competition grows and customer expectations shift. So, which trends should be on your radar? And what strategies and tactics should you be using to ensure subscriber growth?
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.
Now halfway through its fiscal year 2020, Microsoft credits innovation for its second quarter success. For the period ended December 31, 2019, Microsoft had revenue of $36.9 billion, a 14% increase year-over-year. The Redmond, Washington-based technology company also reported net income of $11.6 billion, a 38% increase (GAAP), and diluted earnings per share of $1.51 per share, an increase of 40% (GAAP).
Ecommerce giant Amazon (NASDAQ: AMZN) finished 2019 strong, reporting impressive fourth quarter and year-end results last week due, in part, to strong holiday sales. Amazons net sales for the quarter increased by 21% to $87.4 billion, compared to $72.4 billion for Q4 2018. Net income increased to $3.3 billion, or $6.47 per diluted share, compared to $3.0 billion, or $6.04 per diluted share, in the prior year quarter. For the full year, net sales were up 20% to $280.5 billion, compared to $232.9 billion in 2018. Net income for the full year was $11.6 billion, or $23.01 per diluted share, compared to $10.1 billion, or $20.14 per diluted share.
Only 1% of start-ups effectively grow into a medium- or large-sized business. If your company is not prepared to scale from start-up to beyond, your business will not achieve its true potential. In this on-demand video, Kathy Greenler Sexton, CEO of Subscription Insider and Raj Sabhlok, President of Zoho discuss key issues, trends and tactics for successfully scaling your subscription business.
On October 19, 2019 VISA published an updated version of its Product and Service Rules that will impact the acceptance, disclosure and notice obligations of merchants conducting free trial offers and introductory offers that convert to paid programs for both digital and physical goods and services. These changes go into effect on April 18, 2020. Here are the changes recurring merchants. need to understand.
At Subscription Show 2019, we'll show you the latest on subscription-centric strategy, recurring payments, acquisition, retention, analytics and subscription technology. Get the industry connections you need, and actional information you can put into action, to grow your recurring revenue, membership or subscription business. Get the list of why you should attend here.
While the new CA privacy law, California Consumer Privacy Act (CCPA) is still being amended with AG regulations yet to come, here are some highlights to take into consideration now which are likely to remain as is. Subscription Insider reviews how to assess and understand CCPA impact on your business and outlines six steps to prepare your business now to get ready for this new privacy regulation.
Learn subscription-specific payment trends that will eat into your profitability in 2019. The team at PLC, leading experts in "card-not-present recurring payments", will outline the key trends your business will need to stay on top of and the strategies you will need to implement in order to minimize their impact. What you will learn: Subscription payment trend data and impact on your profits from 2018. Understand how those trends translate moving forward in 2019. Tactics and best-practices subscription your business should employ to mitigate the negative impact on your profitability from these trends.
This was a big week for subscription companies with news that Mastercard is waffling on its policy for auto-renewals, Sony is being fined 2 million euros for misleading customers about the PS Plus subscription and Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella hints that Microsoft 365 may offer a consumer subscription. Also, Plex considers a subscription streaming service, Jeep explores subscriptions and car sharing, and Golf gets a new look and a boost in ad sales.