Mercedes Borrows Tesla’s Least-Popular Idea

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The Street

By Veronika Bondarenko The car maker joins a growing trend that’s not very consumer friendly). Normally, when you buy a big-ticket item, that item simply does what it’s supposed to do, You don’t have to pay extra to take a nap on your new mattress or pay a monthly fee for your TV to hook up to your streaming device. Subscriptions, however, have become a really attractive revenue source for companies in spaces where they were never a thing. That makes sense because who wants to make a one-time sale when you can tack on a recurring charge that people month after month (or maybe in a set amount t…

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