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Category Archives: movies
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
Millennials reach all-time high in comfort going to many out-of-home entertainment and arts venues
Millennials reach all-time high in comfort going to many out-of-home entertainment and arts venues.
Virus infections spike, comfort levels visiting public activities, including LBEs, drops
The current surge in coronavirus infections is decreasing the number of people comfortable visiting location-based entertainment, including FECs. Continue reading
Less than 1/3rd of previous bowlers are ready to return
Due to the coronaviruses, less than 1/3rd of previous bowlers are ready to go bowling again Continue reading
Who will be the first to return to which out-of-home leisure/entertainment activities?
Here’s my latest research and thoughts on which customers will be the first to return, to which out-of-home entertainment/leisure activities, and at what frequency. Continue reading
When will people return to out-of-home entertainment and dining based on their income, education, generation & age?
Here’s some very recent data on when adults expect to return to restaurants and out-of-home (OOH) entertainment and cultural venues based on their incomes, education, generation and age. Continue reading
The economics of operating location-based entertainment in corona-time
As stay-in-place orders are lifted, reopening LBEs will face financial challenges. Continue reading
What will make people comfortable returning to your business?
What health and safety practices will make people feel most comfortable to return to your business while the coronavirus is still out there? Continue reading
Who’s ready to return to out-of-home entertainment and cultural experiences?
Now that states are starting to allow businesses to open and the lockdown is winding down, will people return to out-of-home (OOH) entertainment and cultural experiences? Our company has access to a large number of national U.S. polls with very current data. So, I dug into the data of some of them to see what people are saying. Continue reading
Will no longer doing some things we used to do pre-Covid become a permanent habit?
While bunkered down at home, I’ve been taking long walks everyday whenever the weather permits. Here in Kansas City in the Spring, it’s a great time to take walks as all the greenery is emerging. Winters here are very gray. … Continue reading
Digital disruption changes industry definitions
This year two major trade organizations changed the definition of their industries. Both are telltale signs of the major digital disruption that is occurring to all types of out-of-home (OOH) B2C businesses, including OOH leisure and entertainment. According to the National … Continue reading
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
Is the Terminator prophecy coming true?
I found a very interesting comment by James Cameron, director of The Titanic and Avatar movies in an interview in the current issue of Fast Company magazine about whether the machines have risen. Continue reading
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
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
Per capita movie attendance and DVD shipments on the decline
Per capita movie attendance and DVD shipments on the decline Continue reading