Signet Jewelers acquires subscription box service Rocksbox.

Signet Jewelers Acquires Subscription Box Service Rocksbox

Signet Jewelers, the largest diamond retailer in the world, announced last that it would require subscription box service Rocksbox, expanding its jewelry services business.

Subscription-Economy Leaders Gravy, Paul Larsen Consulting, and Vindicia to Sponsor Subscription Show 2021

Subscription Insider is delighted to announce that leading subscription economy companies Gravy, Paul Larsen Consulting (PLC), and Vindicia will join Subscription Show 2021 as Gold Sponsors.
The Northeast (Missouri) News Gets Readers' Attention by Publishing a Blank Front Page

The Northeast News Gets Readers’ Attention with Blank Front Page

The Northeast News in Kansas City, Missouri got the attention of readers when it printed a blank front page and did not answer phones or publish online news for 24 hours.

Recurring Payment Pain: Remedies for Chronic Subscription Billing Headaches

Today’s subscription providers are plagued by four key pain points that chronically and uniquely challenge their ability to increase retention, lower cost and drive higher profitability: slow payments, payment expenses, poor integration and payment insecurity.
A Pair of Billionaires Outbids Alden Global Capital for Tribune Publishing

Alden Global Capital Has Competition for Purchase of Tribune Publishing

Alden Global Capital has competition in its bid to buy Tribune Publishing. Two businessman and philanthropists have beat their bid by $20 million.
News Corp to buy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt for $349 in cash.

News Corp to Buy Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Books & Media for $349M

News Corp announced this week that it will be Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Books & Media division for $349 million in cash.
New Corp to Buy Investor's Business Daily for $275 Million

News Corp to Buy Investor’s Business Daily for $275 Million

News Corp announced last week that it will acquire Investor's Business Daily for $275 million. The company will operate as a stand-alone brand under Dow Jones.
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.
YouTube now has a $100 million fund for Shorts creators

YouTube to Launch TikTok Rival ‘YouTube Shorts’ in the U.S.

Over the next few weeks, YouTube is launching a TikTok rival, YouTube Shorts, in the U.S. in beta.

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