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Monthly Archives: April 2014

eSports, the newest spectator sport

As if eSports play and its viewership hasn’t made the entertainment competitive landscape worse enough for LBEs, now eSports is raising the bar by competing for a share of what time people do spend out of their homes at entertainment venues. Continue reading

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Disruption by a new 3rd place with lubricated socialization

Bars and restaurants have a new form of competition, which although not a category killer, is sure to cut into their market shares. Continue reading

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No need to socialize, as that’s what smartphones are for

It is becoming increasing clear that digital technology is shifting our social interaction with each other from taking place in the real world to taking place in the digital world and consequently . . . Continue reading

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