As of today, StubHub has a new parent company. eBay has sold the ticket reseller to Viagogo for $6 billion in cash, a neat little profit when you consider eBay initially bought the company for $457 million back in 2007.
“Don’t buy scalped tickets” is a good lesson at any time. But really don’t buy scalped tickets if you’re in London to see Harry Potter and the Cursed Child. The production has just taken some drastic measures and you could be out a lot of money.
FIFA World Cup 2014 is underway, and for those lucky spectators who have managed to get a ticket for one or more of the tournament matches, it’s a little piece of print design they will probably cherish for years to come.