Ticketmaster Drops its “Convenience” Surcharge

12 November, 2008 at 1:07 pm 1 comment

Ticketmaster is reported in the Wall Street Journal, experimenting with the sale of concert tickets without the addition of convenience charges. I always found that the most ridiculous conundrum. Whose convenience, isn’t it just a tax of convenience?

Is this a sign that new CEO Azoff is delivering on his vow “to make the ticketing giant more friendly to consumers and artists.“? Alternatively, it is just a ‘cooperative’ sleight of hand that conveniently hides the “convenience” fees inside the ticket price in the innovative brand new concept of “all-in-ticketing”. 

less than two weeks after the company hired as its chief executive Irving Azoff, the veteran music-industry talent manager whose biggest clients, the Eagles, are also the first act to sell tickets without fees.” Sounds more like a marriage of convenience than anything else … MORE INFO >>

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