http://traffic.libsyn.com/sportstaopodcast/taoep0509.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS The undisputed king of secondary market distribution channels is StubHub, a company that Geoff Lester helped drive partnerships for in the last four years. Lester has a background in traditional sports business, with 12 years at NASCAR prior to his
If you haven’t noticed, things are getting very interesting for sports ticket sales. It seems as if there is a war within itself, where sports executives issue ultimatums to their fans, and when the fans push back, the sports franchise gets beat up in the press and ends up yielding.
The Ticket Secondary Wars of 2015 have now gotten state legislators involved in Florida, Washington State, Michigan and Missouri, coupled with two lawsuits against professional teams who have canceled tickets for not using Ticketmaster resale channels. It has created a debate about whether resellers have the ability to maximize their