Weekly Subscription News: Circulation, Subscription Management and Sales

Weekly Subscription News: Hiding, Fighting and Expanding

Axios Local on pace to generated $5M in 2021; Peloton offers big subscription discounts; and Gannett fights FBI subpoena to ID readers of a USA Today article.
SHAPE launches second Beauty Lab Box for summer.

SHAPE Adds New Revenue Stream with Beauty Lab Box

Meredith's SHAPE magazine adds a new revenue stream with the summer edition of its Beauty Lab Box.
Apple Launches Apple Podcasts Subscriptions

Apple Expands Affiliate Program to Include Podcasts

Apple is expanding its affiliate program - Apple Services Performance Partner Program - to include podcasts.
Five on Friday: Media Literacy, Podcast Revenue and Lossless Audio

Five on Friday: Media Literacy, Podcast Revenue and Lossless Audio

Apple Music announces lossless audio, IAB said US podcast revenue will be $2B in 2023, and YouTube spends $7M to help journalists and newsrooms start their own channels.
Disney Shows Signs of Recovery in Second Quarter Financials

Disney Shows Signs of Recovery in Second Quarter Financials

After a difficult year, The Walt Disney Co. is showing signs of recovery, posting a 95% increase in net income year-over-year.
Five on Friday: Recalls, Buyouts and Sharing

Five on Friday: Recalls, Buyouts and Sharing

Peloton says recalls will cost them $165M, Hearst offers buyouts to 600, FuboTV adds 43K subscribers.
Journey to Subscription Excellence

The Journey to Subscription Excellence

Today's subscription businesses are faced with challenges and opportunities at each phase of their business journey. The road to scalable growth and success is paved with actionable strategies that can be applied differently at different stages of a business but universal to all recurring-revenue businesses. In this discussion with recurring monetization and technology expert Nelson Veiga from Vindicia and subscription strategy expert, Robbie Kelman Baxter, we discuss the challenges faced by all subscription-based businesses, and the best practices they discovered on their journey to growth and subscription excellence.
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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.
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.

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