This week’s headlines: Subscription Launches, Layoffs, Losses and More

Featuring Time Inc., DISH, Vessel, Birchbox and SoundCloud

On the heels of second quarter financials, many subscription companies are also reporting what’s next for them. Time Inc., for example, is laying off staff, amidst a big reorganization, Vessel is poised to go under, Birchbox is raising money, and AOL Advertising takes a good, hard look at monetizing in a modern era led largely by mobile and video.

Time Inc. Lays Off Over 100, Announces Weak Earnings
Media Post: Publishers Daily

DISH Reports Q2 Financials: Revenue is Up, Subscribers are Down
Subscription Insider

More Than 70% of Publishers User Programmatic Tools for Media Transactions
Media Post: Real-Time Daily

Can Vessel Change Course Before the Subscription Service Goes Under?
The Daily Dot

2016 Publisher Outlook: Monetizing in the Age of Mobile & Video
AOL Advertising

Subscription Service Provides Travelers with Fitness Classes on the Go
PSFK.com

Got A Spare Billion? Streaming Music Service SoundCloud Is For Sale
Subscription Insider

Too Many SaaS Subscriptions? There’s a SaaS Solution for That.
Built in Chicago

Subscription Service Birchbox Raises $15 Million
Internet Retailer

Tableau’s Steeper Loss Tempered by Subscription Deals
The Seattle Times