Meredith Corporation Sells TV Business for $2.7 Billion Cash

Gray TV Ups Bid for Meredith’s Broadcast Business to $2.825 Billion

Gray TV upped its bid to buy Meredith's broadcast TV business from $2.7 billion to $2.825 billion when a competitor offered an unsolicited bid.
Five on Friday: Fundraising, Investigating, Suing

Five on Friday: Fundraising, Investigating and Suing

Piano raises $88M, Epic Games and Apple face off in court, CMA looks at auto-renewal practices of anti-virus software companies.
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25 Reasons Your Payments Fail and What You Can Do About It

Don’t forget the “Forgotten Funnel” at the back end of your business to keep a healthy volume of loyal, paying customers. Here then are 25 reasons why a payment might be declined in your subscription-based business. Gravy.io’s Casey Graham outlines strategies to recover all 25 of them.
WW Reports Record Digital Subscriptions and Revenue Decreases

WW Reports Q1 Revenue Declines But Record Digital Subscriptions

WW International, formerly Weight Watchers, reports revenue declines for Q1 2021 but record digital subscriptions.
YouTube now has a $100 million fund for Shorts creators

YouTube Launches $100 Million Fund for ‘Shorts’ Creators

YouTube has launched a $100 million fund for YouTube Shorts creators.
Gannett Sets Ambitious Goal of 10M Paid Digital-Only Subscribers in 5 Years

Gannett Reports ‘Strong First Quarter’ Despite Revenue Dip and Huge Net Loss

Though Gannett touts a strong first quarter, the media organization posted decreased revenue and a $142.3 million net loss.
The New York Times reports strong growth in Q1 2021.

The New York Times Reports Strong Growth in Q1 2021

Though it is tough to beat early-pandemic metrics of 2020, The New York Times started the year strong with growth in most categories.
Subscription Boot Camp

Subscription Insider Launches Subscription Boot Camps

Program to Teach Fundamental and Unique Aspects of Subscription Marketing, Recurring Revenue Operations, and Subscription Technology Starting June 2, 2021
Streaming Service Peacock Grows to 42 Million Sign-Ups in First Year

Streaming Service Peacock Grows to 42 Million Sign-Ups in First Year

In its first quarter earnings report, Comcast reports that Peacock has grown to 42 million subscribers.
D.C. Attorney General Files Antitrust Lawsuit Against Amazon

Amazon Reports Net Sales of $108.5B, 44% Growth over Q1 2020

Amazon reports another outstanding quarter with total net sales of $108.5B, representing 44% growth year-over-year.

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