Weekly Subscription News: Beverages, Begging and Buying

Featuring Circle K, Fewcents, the Daily News and the Colorado Sun

This week, Circle announced plans to launch a Sip & Save beverage subscription service, Fewcents raised $1.6 million to help publishers with payments for content, and YouTube rolled out ‘Shorts’ to creators across the U.S. Also, Condé Nast unveiled plans for 500 virtual and in-person events this year, a Daily News reporter begged a local owner to rescue the tabloid newspaper from hedge fund Alden Global Capital, and Amazon’s exclusive streaming deal with the NFL will start a year earlier than planned.

Circle K Launches Sip & Save Beverage Subscription for $5.99
CNBC

Fewcents Raises $1.6M to Help Publishers Take Payments for Content
TechCrunch

YouTube ‘Shorts’ Is Rolling Out to All Creators in the U.S.
Tubefilter

Condé Nast Unveils 500 Virtual and In-Person Events for 2021
Adweek

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