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Is Ticket Price Increase Werth it?

Is Ticket Price Increase Werth it?

The Phillies quietly announced a mild increase on tickets recently. Many of the lower priced tickets saw little change in price, meaning the average fan can expect to pay the same next season as they did this season. A team with 123 straight sellouts really doesn't have to worry too much about a small increase in prices; it's that law of supply and demand thing.

But for a team that wants to keep their profit ratio about where it is and was set to do that by keeping player payroll about where it was to start the 2010 season, added revenue is an interesting thing. With the popularity that the Phillies have enjoyed in everything from ticket sales to merchandise, it's harder to pump up the level of enthusiasm to raise revenue, so a price hike may be the best...

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