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Eric Fisher covers baseball and digital media for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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StubHub Q2 Revenue Up, But Lack Of Big Events Hurts Gross Sales

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 07 / 21 / 17

StubHub during its Q2 that ended June 30 generated $236M in revenue, up 5% from the comparable period last year, according to earnings released late Thursday by corporate parent eBay. The company also posted $1B in gross sales, down 5%, as a lighter slate of U.S. events during the spring ate into gr...

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