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The Tchotchke Index is down, but has discretionary spending on OOH entertainment turned the corner?

The Tchotchke Index is down, but other consumer spending is up. What does this mean for location-based leisure venues? Continue reading

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Movie Attendance Continues its 12-Year Decline

Hollywood has reported that North American 2014 movie theater attendance dropped 6% from the previous year and box office revenue declined by 5%. Actually, the decline is greater when we adjust . . . Truth be told, there are much more fundamental reasons why moviegoing is on the decline. Continue reading

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American’s Optimistic on Spending for Entertainment and Restaurants

Things have definitely turned the corner compared to early 2009 when three-quarters of consumers were planning on reducing spending for entertainment and restaurants Continue reading

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Movie attendance continued its long-term decline in 2013

2013 North American movie box office results are in. On a per capita basis, movie attendance declined . . . the 2013 attendance decline is a continuation of a long-term trend of declining per capita attendance from its peak in 2002. Continue reading

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More High Fidelity Proof

I believe this past weekend’s success of the movie Gravity is additional proof in the movie theater industry . . . Continue reading

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Proof that moving to a High Fidelity customer experience is a winning strategy

Read how AMC Theatres is make dramatic changes to the movie-going experience that is resulting in significant revenue increases. It’s a lesson for all location-based entertainment and FECs. Continue reading

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The decline of bricks-&-mortar consumer businesses

The Internet distribution channel is taking market share from bricks-and-mortar consumer businesses. In some categories the Internet has won. It’s scary stuff for retail and shopping center developers. Continue reading

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Per capita movie attendance and DVD shipments on the decline

Per capita movie attendance and DVD shipments on the decline Continue reading

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