Harry Styles, Beyoncé, The Weeknd, Metallica and Blackpink. In recent weeks, concerts events have been sweeping the France. And with them, the black market of ticket resale. "As soon as concerts resumed a year ago, specialized sites reappeared. They sometimes announced concert dates before us," laments Malika Seguineau, general manager of Prodiss, the national union of producers and turners.
Despite the 2012 law that prohibits the resale of tickets without the producer's agreement, business is not decreasing. On the contrary. "This is a phenomenon that has been accentuated since the Covid crisis, especially during concerts where tickets sell out in a few minutes," says Sylvie Duchesne, director of the Zenith of Caen.
On eBay, Veepee or Viagogo, the precious sesames are snapped up at a high price, sometimes ten times more expensive than the purchase value. "It is a scourge that plagues the environment, regrets Malika Seguineau. A ticket resold on the black market does not contribute...
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