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StubHub rolls out in-app personalized ticket recommendation, relisting features

February 3, 2016

StubHub is introducing event-goers to a slew of new ecommerce features within its mobile Web and application platforms, including a ticket recommendation tool and the ability to instantly relist purchased tickets if fans can no longer attend.

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Disney, Lionsgate think future-first with mobile ticketing app investment

February 2, 2016

The Walt Disney Company and Lionsgate are two of the studios making a hefty investment in the Atom Tickets mobile application, proving that the potency of smartphone-enabled ticketing will continue to skyrocket this year.

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Amazon and Spotify battle for Beatles fans with playlist promotion

December 29, 2015

Amazon is competing with Spotify in an attempt to gain fans of The Beatles as Prime members through a playlist on its mobile application, alongside a series of social media posts.

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AMC Theatres reels in concession sales with teen-geared mobile coupon

December 28, 2015

AMC Theatres is appealing to teens in an attempt to drum up ticket and concession sales with digital coupons advertised through a promoted tweet, a strategy known for its effectiveness with young demographics.

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Star Wars smashes Fandango mobile ticketing sales record

December 23, 2015

The Force was with mobile movie tickets this past weekend, with one in three tickets to Star Wars: The Force Awakens purchased via smartphones or desktops, reveals Fandango.

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Justin Bieber leans on Lyft to catapult album to top of charts

November 17, 2015

Justin Bieber hopes to secure his new album’s place at the top of the music charts by teaming up with ridesharing application Lyft, offering a $5 credit to users who purchase his album for $5 during their ride.

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UpOut exec: User segmentation is key for event mobile-first sales

October 20, 2015

RANCHO MIRAGE, CA – An UpOut executive at the Mobile Shopping Summit 2015 stressed the importance of user segmentation for event marketers, especially as third-party applications attempt to catapult themselves up to the selling levels of behemoths such as StubHub and SeatGeek.

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Disney streamlines movie rewards with Fandango partnership

October 14, 2015

Disney is streamlining mobile ticketing and loyalty opportunities for its Movie Rewards members via a new Fandango partnership appealing to families and younger users.

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20th Century Fox ties mobile ticketing to gaming and wearables

October 6, 2015

Film studio 20th Century Fox is putting consumers into the middle of the storyline of its recently released film, The Martian, through a mobile gaming app that integrates with mobile ticketing and reflects the growth of mcommerce for entertainment platforms.

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Miami Heat slam dunks sales via mobile wallet and ticketing

October 2, 2015

Miami Heat is enhancing the fan experience by updating its application with commerce-friendly features such as ticketing and purchasing within an in-app wallet, proving that sports teams have major opportunities to score sales via mobile.

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