Weekly Subscription News: Printing, Promising and Paying

Featuring McClatchy, Tampa Bay Times, DocuSign, Shutterstock and Hot Pod

In this week’s subscription new round-up, McClatchy promises to hire more journalists and to expand four Sunday newspapers with magazine-style covers, Tampa Bay Times sells their printing plant to a developer for $21 million, and DocuSign raises its full year guidance for revenue, subscription revenue and billings. Also, Shutterstock buys photo editing and graphic design company PicMonkey for $110 million, retail fraud increases with digital purchases, and Hot Pod will be The Verge’s first paid product.

McClatchy Promises to Expand 4 Sunday Newspapers with Magazine-Style Covers
Poynter

Tampa Bay Times Sells Printing Plant to Developer for $21 Million
Tampa Bay Times

Spotify, Netflix and Match Group Shares Rise as Apple Relaxes App Store Rules
CNBC

DocuSign Raises FY Guidance for Revenue, Subscription Revenue and Billings
MarketWatch

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