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Subscription Industry: the Latest News

Subscription Industry the Latest News

One of the best things about shopping holidays like Black Friday is that they give merchants across the world an opportunity to observe trends that help inform business strategy. That’s exactly what the Subscription Trade Association did this year. Don’t miss their top three takeaways from Black Friday 2022. Their insights may surprise you.

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Every week, we highlight the biggest news happening in the subscription economy. Our hope is to inspire you to glean from what other successful recurring revenue merchants are doing, and we scour the web so you can stay current without getting buried in content. We also accept submissions, so please share your latest business news with for consideration.

Let’s get into it, but first…

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Singles Are Paying More for Dating Subscriptions

Match Group dating apps are seeing an increase in subscription purchases, despite rising costs all around due to inflation.


On-Demand Car Rental Company Kyte is Now Offering Car Subscriptions

Car rental delivery startup Kyte said it’s on a mission to disrupt the auto industry by making people think twice about buying a car.

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Average Retail Subscription Rate Down 40% From Oct '21 Peak

Price hikes and belt-tightening are an unhappy combination for retail subscriptions, causing cutbacks to deepen.

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FTC Warns Against Subscription Tricks and Traps, Steps Up Enforcement

The federal agency is ramping up enforcement against deceptive negative option marketing practices.

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GM: No Monthly Fee for Heated Seats

General Motors assured investors Thursday it has no intention of charging its customers for heated seats, but it is certain that vehicle software, and the microtransactions it will allow, such as paying for cloud-based services, will be the bigger business for GM in the future.

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