Ticketmaster was established in 1976, and works in 20 global markets, with 21 worldwide call centres and 6,700 retail outlets. In 2007 the company sold more than 141 million tickets worldwide, amassing $8.3 billion dollars in sales.
Ticketmaster was launched in the UK in 1998, and is considered to be the market leader in online ticketing, with offices in London, Manchester, Glasgow and Newcastle. Ticketmaster UK recently added GET ME IN! a London based company which specialising in the resale of concert tickets.