Fender Plays at Home

Everyone knows Fender. They make amazing guitars, amplifiers and more. They also have a popular digital learning program called Fender Play, and judging from responses, it’s people’s most favorite story from SUBSCRIBED. In March they decided to start giving away free 3-month subscriptions to their Fender Play tutorial service, and the response was overwhelming. I […]

Subscription Economy News: Week of 05/25/20

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. Google finally testing Android TV one-click subscriptions feature Excerpt from an article by Brittany A. Roston on SlashGear A little more than a year ago, Google revealed plans to bring one-click subscriptions to its Android TV platform. The company has confirmed […]

Unlocking The Power of Data With Data Query

In our Zuora Central Platform Series, we are excited to share with you the new functionality and how it’s being leveraged across subscription businesses. As the Subscription Economy continues to expand, so do the complex needs of subscription businesses as they grow and scale. Zuora customers who started on our platform five years ago are […]

Tackling The ‘Last Mile’ Problem With Custom Objects

In our Zuora Central Platform Series, we are excited to share with you the new functionality and how it’s being leveraged across subscription businesses. As the Subscription Economy continues to grow, so does its complexity. Not every subscription business faces the same set of challenges or has the same set of use cases. Custom Objects, […]

The Road to SOX Compliance With Audit Trail

In our Zuora Central Platform Series, we are excited to share with you the new functionality and how it’s being leveraged across subscription businesses. The subscription economy has taken off and with it so have the demands on subscriptions businesses to meet strict compliance, privacy, and security requirements. Whether you’re a public or private company, […]

A Single Testing Environment That Supports All Your Development Needs

In our Zuora Central Platform Series, we are excited to share with you the new functionality and how it’s being leveraged across subscription businesses. As the Subscription Economy grows so do the challenges of software development in a multi product world. The new normal means one ecosystem could have over 100 cloud applications. That’s why […]

COVID-19 is the Best Thing to Happen to Retail

It’s a deathwatch for retailers. In just the last few weeks, we lost J. Crew, Neiman Marcus, and J.C. Penney. The National Retail Federation estimates seven million retail jobs could be lost due to the pandemic. So what word would you use to describe the effects of the COVID-19 crisis on the retail industry right […]

Subscription to Success

Below is an excerpt of the article, “Subscription to Success,” from Fortune Magazine’s May Fortune 500 edition.  When public health restrictions sent the global economy into a tailspin this year, companies of all stripes were suddenly reminded how important customer retention is to revenue, margins, and even solvency. What might have gone unnoticed, however, is […]

Subscription Economy News: Week of 05/18/20

Every week, we bring you the top stories and analyses from the global Subscription Economy. BBC Eyes Plan To Make BBC Four A Global Subscription Service Excerpt from an article by Jake Kanter on Deadline The BBC has said it is considering transforming BBC Four into a global subscription service amid continued uncertainty about the television […]

Zuora Recognized by SIIA as Best Subscription Billing Solution in 2020 CODiE Awards

We’re honored to announce that Zuora has been named the winner of the SIIA CODiE Award for Best Subscription Billing Solution 2020! The prestigious CODiE Awards recognize the companies producing the most innovative business technology products across the country, and around the world. Zuora was also named the Best Subscription Management Solution in 2017 and Company […]

Subscribed Podcast: Chuck Martin on Digital Transformation 3.0

On the latest Subscribed Podcast, we talk to Chuck Martin, New York Times Business Bestselling author and leader in emerging digital technologies about monetizing IoT, the impact of COVID-19 epidemic on IoT businesses, and a future with drones and robotics.

Are subscription businesses more resilient in a crisis?

This piece was originally published by Iman Ghodosi, Zuora’s VP and GM of APAC, in The Australian.    In my working life, I can’t remember a time like the first half of 2020. Coronavirus has changed our society, which has changed our economies, and in many cases that’s led to seismic shifts for commercial enterprises […]