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 | Sep 2015

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

The Online Event Ticket Sales market research report provides key industry analysis and industry statistics, measures market size, analyzes current and future industry trends and shows market share for the industry’s largest companies. IBISWorld publishes the largest collection of industry reports so you can see an industry’s supply chain, economic drivers and key buyers and markets.

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Market Share of Companies
eBay eBay market share
Live Nation Worldwide Inc. Live Nation Worldwide Inc. market share
Industry Statistics & Market Size
Annual Growth 10-15
Annual Growth 15-20
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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, while new entrants are cater 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 SWOT Analysis Chapter

The Online Event Ticket Sales industry is entering the mature stage of its life cycle, highlighted by its slowing growth of industry value added (IVA). IVA is a measure of the industry's contribution to the US economy. Over the 10 years to 2020, IBISWorld expects industry IVA to grow at an average annual rate of 4.5%. While such growth outpaces anticipated GDP growth of 2.5% per year on average during the same period, IVA is projected to slow over the next five years.

The number of industry participants is forecast to rise at a 1.9% annualized pace over the five years to 2015 and is expected to slow further to 1.7% per year on average over the five years to 2020... 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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