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Comfort going out continues to increase, but beware of the un-masked un-vaccinated

As comfort going out increases, mask mandates are still important for entertainment and arts venues. Continue reading

Comfort continues to increase for out-of-home leisure activities

A return to normal, but a new one might not be that far away. Continue reading

More on the importance of a mandatory mask requirement

Here’s some more current data on peoples’ beliefs and behaviors concerning masks. Continue reading

How vital are mask mandates for location-based leisure venues?

Here’s the latest research on whether location-based leisure venues should still have mandatory mask requirements. Continue reading

When will we be able to take our masks off and return to normalcy? – part 2

Here are several caveats to if and when we might reach herd immunity based on the Pfizer and Moderna Covid-19 vaccines. Continue reading

Using slices of Swiss cheese to make people feel safe from catching the coronavirus at public places?

The coronavirus is an existential threat for getting people to participate in public activities. How Swiss cheese to make them more comfortable to attend. Continue reading

Should location-based leisure businesses have strict mandatory face mask requirements?

This blog contains a lot of data from research and polls on the face mask requirements location-based leisure businesses should adopt to become the most successful during corona-time. Continue reading

Is Chuck E. Cheese’s bankruptcy a bellwether for the decimation of the LBE/FEC industry?

The Covid-19 pandemic has been devastating for the location-based entertainment (LBE) industry. Why I predict that at least 30% of FECs will go out of business and be permanently closed by the end of 2021, perhaps sooner. Continue reading

It’s a long road ahead for location-based entertainment to recover to pre-pandemic business levels

There’s been a lot of press coverage on consumers returning to reopened restaurants, location-based entertainment (LBE) and other businesses. Yes, the trend is up with increasing attendance. However, moving up from zero attendance doesn’t mean you will soon be at 100%. Here’s what all the polls and research is telling us about a recovery. Continue reading

To recover the fastest, location-based businesses need mandatory mask wearing

Now that businesses are being allowed to reopen, they need to make sure they are doing everything possible to attract customers back as soon as possible. In the coronavirus era, that includes a new criterion, “Is it safe to visit? … Continue reading