Ticket Liquidator

Last updated
Ticket Liquidator
TypePrivate
Industry Live Entertainment
Founded2003
Headquarters,
USA
Productsticket 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]

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Operations

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]

History

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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