In several editions of the Subscription News Roundup, I’ve shared articles about car manufacturers incorporating subscriptions for features like heated seats. Today, I stumbled upon this story stating that legislators in New Jersey are fighting back against paid feature subscriptions in the automotive industry. They’ve proposed a bill that, if passed, would make heated seat subscriptions illegal in the state. What do you think about the proposal? I’d love to hear your thoughts, and — as always — schedule time with me if you’re ready to discuss your eCommerce strategy!
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Best Meal Kit Services For 2023: Top 5 Food Box Delivery Subscriptions Recommended By Experts
As the meal kit industry boomed through the 2010s and 2020s, hundreds of companies began to swarm the U.S. market. With so many options, how do you know which food box subscription service to choose?
Read the full story on StudyFinds.org.
Subscription Service Snapchat+ Gets 4 New Features
Users will be able to gift their friends access starting in December.
Read the full story on Adweek.com.
YouTube Premium Announces New Prices for Family Subscription Plan
YouTube Premium subscribers took to social media to share that the platform has increased its family plan subscription by $5.
Read the full story on KTLA.com.
Two of the Biggest Streaming Companies Roll Out New Features
On Oct. 13, Netflix revealed that its ad-supported tier was set to launch on Nov. 3. A few days later, Amazon introduced Amazon Music Live, which is set to debut on Oct. 27 following the seventh edition of the company’s Thursday Night Football broadcast.
Read the full story on SUBTA.com.
Banking Apps: Engage Your Subscribers Where They Are
Here’s how subscription companies can navigate new consumer banking trends.
Read the full story on SubscriptionInsider.com.