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Online Event Ticket Sales in the US: Market Research Report

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Online Event Ticket Sales Market Research Report | Online Retail | Online Lifestyle Services | May 2014

Volume cranked: Higher incomes and a focus on customization will drive ticket sales

IBISWorld’s Online Event Ticket Sales market research report is a comprehensive guide to market size and growth prospects. Our industry reports offer strategic industry analysis of the factors influencing companies, including new product developments, economic, lifestyle and demographic influences, distribution and supply chain factors and pricing issues. Full analysis accompanies our data forecasts to illustrate how the market responds to emerging industry trends.

Report Snapshot
Market Share of Companies
eBay eBay market share
Live Nation Worldwide Inc. Live Nation Worldwide Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Revenue
$4bn
Annual Growth 09-14
3.9%
Annual Growth 14-19
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Profit
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Employment
2,789
Businesses
274
Industry Analysis & Industry Trends

While spending on concerts and other events slowed during the recession, the growing popularity of the internet has boded well for the size and profitability of the industry. Many existing participants are expanding their product and service offerings and extending their reach, and new entrants are catering to niche audiences and clients. As the economy slowly rebounds and consumers start to loosen their purse strings over the next five years, the number of event tickets purchased online will rise as well.... purchase to read more

Industry Report - Industry Analysis Chapter

The Online Event Ticket Sales industry has boomed over the past five years as the internet has cemented its position as the destination of choice for event ticket purchases. The days of purchasing event tickets over the phone or at the venue on the day of the event are almost gone, largely due to technological innovations that have made prepurchasing tickets online seamless and convenient. Over the five years to 2014, the percentage of total services conducted online is expected to grow 5.0% per year on average, to 10.1% of total transactions. As a result, industry revenue is projected to increase 3.9% per year on average over the five years to 2014, to $3.8 billion. This includes a 2.4% jump in 2014... purchase to read more

 


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What is the Online Event Ticket Sales Industry?

This industry includes internet retailers that sell tickets to live events. Ticketed events include concerts, sporting events, live theater, fairs and festivals. This industry also includes online ticket resellers; however, it does not include sales of tickets at brick-and-mortar outlets.

Industry Products
Online ticket sales for concertsOnline ticket sales for sporting eventsOnline ticket sales for the theater and operaOnline ticket sales fairs, pageants and other events
 
Industry Activities
Selling music concert ticketsSelling sporting even ticketsSelling theatrical performance ticketsSelling children-specific performance tickets


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