Ticket Liquidator

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Ticket Liquidator
Industry Live Entertainment
Founded 2003
Headquarters South Windsor, Connecticut , USA
Products ticket exchange
Website www.ticketliquidator.com

Ticket Liquidator is an online marketplace for live entertainment tickets. [1] It is a division of Ticket Software LLC (also known as TicketNetwork), a technology company based in South Windsor, Connecticut. [2]

A ticket exchange is a market where tickets are bought and sold.

TicketNetwork is an online marketplace that provides an outlet for buyers and sellers of tickets to live entertainment events. The company was founded in 2002 by ticket broker Don Vaccaro and software developer Doug Kruse. It operates several retail sites and partners with large name brand travel and media companies.



Ticket Liquidator functions under a model similar to eBay; independent sellers list their tickets on the marketplace where consumers can buy them. Buyers are charged the price of the tickets (set by the seller), a service fee (assessed by Ticket Liquidator), and a delivery fee. When the tickets are available, the seller ships them directly to the buyer. [3] The site lists tickets for many different kinds of events, including concerts and sporting competitions, [4] mostly from professional resale brokers, and offers a buyer guarantee. [5]

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In 2011, Ticket Liquidator launched a blog called Live Toast, which includes news in the live entertainment world, reviews of music and theatre shows, opinion pieces, and other content. Its mascot, Toastie, is a talking, anthropomorphic piece of toast. [6] In 2012, when Hurricane Sandy benefit concert tickets were being resold on the secondary market, Ticket Liquidator was one of the sites that refused to list the tickets. [7]

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