Report: Amazon looking to sell sports, music tickets and encroach on Ticketmaster

When you think of attending an event that requires you to buy tickets, we wouldnít be surprised if Ticketmaster were a platform that comes to mind. After all the company has been in operation for a very long time and has become more or less the default platform that people turn to for their ticketing needs.However it seems that Amazon wonít let Ticketmaster monopolize the market. In a report from Reuters, the publication has heard from their sources that Amazon is apparently seeking to partner up with various venue owners in the US in hopes that they will allow them to sell event tickets on their behalf, which could basically be encroaching into Ticketmasterís territory.As Reuters points out, Amazonís foray into ticketing isnít new and in fact the company has been selling tickets to West End shows in the UK since 2015, and in some cases they have even managed to outsell Ticketmaster for certain events, although it seems that this is because the UK market isnít used to having an exclusive ticketing seller, ve

Report: Amazon looking to sell sports, music tickets and encroach on Ticketmaster

Amazon is reportedly in talks with sports and concert venues to sell tickets, a move that could challenge Ticketmaster's dominance in the business.

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