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Monthly Archives: October 2014

The intersection of personal digital technology & bricks-and-mortar entertainment

The Triple Revolution of the Internet, social media and the always-on-connectivity of now ubiquitous mobile devices is disrupting the entertainment venue industry in ways and at a speed that most in industry fail to recognize . . . Continue reading

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Open Kitchens in Restaurants Increase Guest & Employee Satisfaction

Recent research findings reported in a September 2014 Harvard Business School Working Paper show the value of open kitchens in foodservice facilities and restaurants . . . Continue reading

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One-of-a-Kind Survey on National FEC Attraction Preferences

Last month our company completed a national survey of over 4,000 adults on their participation in major attractions at family entertainment centers. According to the results . . . Continue reading

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Evidence of Continuing Long-Term Decline in Marriages & Births

Now along comes research published three days ago . . . that finds that these two trends will continue long into the future. Continue reading

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