Tribune Publishing shareholders agree to sell company to Alden Global Capital for $633M.

A Pair of Billionaires Outbids Alden Global Capital for Tribune Publishing

A pair of billionaires outbids hedge fund Alden Global Capital for Tribune Publishing by $50 million.
Medium pivots its business model yet again.

Medium Pivots Business Model Again

In a move reminiscent of MoviePass, publishing platform Medium pivots its business model again, resulting in layoffs and leadership changes.
Verizon Media Group bets big on Yahoo Plus.

Verizon Media Group Bets Big on Yahoo Plus Subscriptions

Verizon Media bets big on Yahoo Plus premium subscriptions including Mail, Finance, Protect and Fantasy.
Classmates.com settles a lawsuit in California for up to $550K for violating auto-renewal laws.

Classmates.com to Pay up to $550K for Violating California Auto-Renewal Law

PeopleConnect Inc., parent of Classmates.com, has settled a lawsuit in California for up to $550K, for violating auto-renewal laws in the state.

How to Offer Software Subscriptions That Stand Out from the Crowd: The Subscription Experience

Learn how consumer subscription payment preferences differ from how they pay their other bills, and whether security, cost, or system integration is the biggest payment challenge for subscription providers.

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Dating App Bumble Raises $2.2 Billion in IPO

Dating App Bumble Raises $2.2 Billion in IPO

Female-focused dating app Bumble raised $2.2 billion in its initial public offering last week, making 31-year-old CEO a billionaire.
Spotify tests lower priced ad-supported tier

Spotify Ends 2020 with 155 Million Premium Subscribers

In streaming audio platform Spotify's fourth quarter financials, the company reported 155 million premium subscribers, a 24% increase.
Peacock Gains Subscribers and Advertisers While Losing Millions

Peacock Hits 33 Million Sign-ups Since Launch

Just nine months after its April 2020 launch, ad-supported streaming video subscription service Peacock hits 33 million sign-ups.
Twitter acquires Revue to help publishers, writers and creators monetize content through paid newsletters.

Twitter Acquires Revue to Help Creators Monetize Content Through Paid Newsletters

Yesterday Twitter announced their acquisition of Revue, a tool that helps writers and creators monetize content through paid newsletters.

Subscription Commerce 2021: Recurring Payment Trends You Need to Understand Now

Learn the key trends your subscription business will need to stay on top of, and more importantly, the strategies you will need to implement in order to minimize their impact.

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