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AXS offering single transaction of primary, secondary ticket purchases

Published in SportsBusiness Journal on 01 / 15 / 18

Marking an intersection in the once-significant barriers between primary and secondary ticketing, AXS has blended both types of inventory into a single offering. The company has retooled its ticket purchase process to not only show primary and secondary tickets in a single search, but allow a use...

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