Overall, franchises will lose around Rs 400 crore in ticket sales. Then, there is the ground activation revenue. Franchises will have to forgo this revenue, which ranges between Rs 15-20 crore for each franchise. The loss is despite franchises replacing ground deals with digital ones as advertisers will not buy digital deals at the same price. … [Read more...] about Despite COVID-19 revenue losses, confident about sponsorships: St Lucia Zouks, Kings XI Punjab CEO
"People are looking forward to watching the IPL this year. Cricket is like a religion and Hotstar already has a loyal base of subscribers. Hotstar has always been complementary to the TV service and advertisers know that they will be catering to a different kind of audience. OTT subscriptions are going up and since there is greater affinity towards OTT platforms, this move on Star's part is understandable," she told Moneycontrol. … [Read more...] about IPL 2020: Can Disney+ Hotstar’s bold subscription bet offset any advertising revenue dip?
"At Nara, we’ve collaborated with chef Harsh Dixit and curated a Thai street-style menu...At CinCin, we have frozen pizzas and lasagna trays. At Yauatcha, we’re looking at introducing (affordable) assorted dim-sum baskets," Karyna Bajaj of KA Hospitality told the paper. … [Read more...] about Restaurants expect jump in home deliveries during IPL season: Report
The success of these big-name campaigns is notable given the disruptions and anxieties caused by the coronavirus pandemic. After a decline in activity in March through May, “we’ve seen categories, comics one of them, recovering,” said Margot Atwell, the head of publishing and comics at Kickstarter. The number of prominent creators using the site has also risen. … [Read more...] about Comic book flourish on crowdfunding sites, drawing big names
If the election of Donald Trump made one thing clear, it’s that large swaths of the electorate had tuned out of politics almost entirely during the Obama years, to the point where they didn’t see Trump’s victory coming at all. Perhaps those previously checked-out viewers will be surprised to learn the degree to which the Voting Rights Act was gutted in 2013, based in part on the specious idea that Obama’s election proved this legislation was no longer necessary. … [Read more...] about ‘All In: The Fight for Democracy’ is the only documentary you need to see before this election