Signet Jewelers, the largest diamond retailer in the world, announced last that it would require subscription box service Rocksbox, expanding its jewelry services business.
Ad wraps for bookazines, new funding for Substack and FCC rules on media cross-ownership are all in the weekly subscription news this week.
A pair of billionaires outbids hedge fund Alden Global Capital for Tribune Publishing by $50 million.
Making the subscription news headlines this week are merger talks, advertising platforms, job cuts and the weirdness of pandemic dating.
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 announced this week that it will be Houghton Mifflin Harcourt's Books & Media division for $349 million in cash.
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.
Roku has purchased 'This Old House," its TV programs, the shows' content library, digital assets and TV production studio.
The Information will launch a newsletter business, Twitter considers an "undo" feature, and WWE fans need to subscribe to Peacock to watch Wrestlemania 37.
Google says it won't support third-party cookies or build alternate identifiers, Piano acquires AT Internet and Netflix wins big at the Golden Globes.