Subscriptions Weekly

This week Snapchat, Fairphone, and TelevisaUnivision announce new subscription plans, Apple refreshes its subscription management interface for a better experience, and The World Bank reveals its latest insights about digital payment use globally.  Snap officially introduces Snapchat+ The wait is over–Snapchat+ is here. Snapchatters can now enjoy a collection of...

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Recurly Product Roadmap — What matters to you, matters to us

We understand your top priority is to grow your subscription business. At Recurly, we make it our business to help make that a reality — continually innovating and evolving our subscription management and recurring billing platform to stay out in front. As Recurly's Vice President of Product Management, I'm excited...

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How to identify zombie segments - who’s at risk of churning

As subscription commerce thrives on the recurring revenue model, ensuring the continuity and growth of subscribers forms the heartbeat of successful businesses in this industry. Acquiring new customers is always attractive, but retaining existing customers costs less and is a solid business objective to pursue.   Statistically, companies across the...

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Subscriptions Weekly

This week, Netflix confirms its new ad-backed tier while Zoom launches a new packaging offering, and Alo Yoga enables cryptocurrency payments. Netflix confirms new ad-supported service Netflix’s co-CEO, Ted Sarandos, has confirmed that the company is working to include a new, cheaper, ad-supported subscription tier to their catalog by the...

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Recurly’s API: A beginners guide

Consumer demands change constantly, and you need to be one step ahead. Built with your revenue goals in mind and the most innovative subscription management and billing technology, Recurly makes scalability possible with a lightweight API that emphasizes ease of integration and a faster time-to-value.  What exactly can you do...

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Subscriptions Weekly

A big week for the subscription industry: PipeCandy and Rodeo forecast that 75% of DTC brands may offer subscriptions by 2023. Telegram and Snapchat are working on paid subscription plans, while Instacart and PlayStation delight their customers with innovative services. 75% of DTC brands may offer subscriptions by next year...

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Subscriptions Weekly

This week, Amazon simplifies its Kids+ subscription pricing structure while maintaining easy access for both Prime and non-Prime members. Also, Autonomy, an electric vehicle subscription company, arrives in California. Amazon’s pricing for Kids+ subscription gets easier A price change is happening on July 14 for Amazon’s Kids+ subscription service. Amazon...

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Subscriptions Weekly

This week, the Jonas Brothers are launching their very own video subscription service with exclusive content. Also, TikTok has released a subscription comedy series, Finding Jericho. Jonas Brothers launch video subscription service The Jonas Brothers are launching a smartphone-only video subscription service for their fans. For $5 a month, fans...

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Ecommerce personalization to reduce churn & how Recurly helps

In the last couple of years, especially during the pandemic, we saw the rise of new consumption preferences–personalization is one of these.  It’s no secret that personalization drives subscription success. According to Forrester, 77% of consumers prefer brands that offer tailored services and experiences, while 66% of customers...

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Subscriptions Weekly

It’s a big week for subscriptions! TikTok competes with streaming services with its own LIVE subscriptions, the NFL is launching its own mobile-first streaming option, GameStop launches digital wallets, and so much more. Get basic Hulu for $1 per month Today is the last day new and select existing subscribers...

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