Apple Reports Record Revenue of $64.7B in Q4 FY20

Apple Reduces App Store Commission to 15% for Small Businesses

Apple announced that the company is reducing its App Store commission from 30% to 15% for small businesses earning less than $1M per year.
The European Union charges Amazon with antitrust violations which could cost the company up to $28.1 billion.

Amazon Opens Amazon Pharmacy for Home Delivery of Prescriptions

Ecommerce giant Amazon announced the launch of Amazon Pharmacy for home delivery of prescriptions as well as a prescription savings program.
Five on Friday, November 20, 2020: Podcasts, Publishers and Monetization

Five on Friday: Podcasts, Publishers and Monetization

Zoom will remove time limits on Thanksgiving, TikTok gets a temporary reprieve, and Squarespace adds new monetization options.
Skift Adopts Subscription-First Strategy

Skift Adopts Subscription First Strategy

Skift, a business intelligence company for the travel industry, adopts a subscription-first strategy to get it through the pandemic and beyond.
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AMC Theatres’ Q3 Revenue Down 91% Due to Pandemic

AMC Theatres’ Q3 Revenue Down 91% Due to Pandemic

AMC Theatres reported total revenue of $119.5M in the third quarter of 2020, a 91% decrease, due primarily to COVID-related theatre closures.
Disney Raises Price of Hulu + Live TV by $10 a Month

Disney Raises Price of Hulu + Live TV by $10 a Month

Disney-owned Hulu is raising rates for their Hulu + Live TV package by $10 a month bringing the cost to $64.99, an 18% increase.
Disney Reports 23% Revenue Drop in Q4 FY2020

Disney Reports 23% Revenue Drop in Q4 FY2020

In Disney's Q4 FY20 financials, direct-to-consumer streaming video subscription service Disney+ was the bright spot with 73.7M paid subscribers.
ESPN to Lay Off 300 as Disney Focuses on Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Video

ESPN to Lay Off 300 as Disney Focuses on Direct-to-Consumer Streaming Video

ESPN is laying off 300 people, or 6% of workforce, as parent Disney focuses on its direct-to-consumer streaming video subscription services.
Five on Friday, Nov. 13, 2020: WiFi Subscriptions, Revenue Drops and Restructuring

Five on Friday: WiFi Subscriptions, Credit Scores and Restructuring

Planet Fitness announces a digital-only subscription, Epic Games considers subscriptions, and Experian to include subscription payments in credit scores.
Spotify to Buy Podcast Hosting Company Megaphone for $235 Million

Spotify to Buy Podcast Hosting Company Megaphone for $235 Million

Spotify is acquiring podcast hosting company Megaphone for $235 million to better serve podcast advertisers and publishers.

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