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Covid-19 is accelerating the migration of entertainment & socializsation to the metaverse

The acceleration of our use of virtual entertainment and socialization during the pandemic will have a long-term impact on out-of-home entertainment. Continue reading

Posted in Consumer expenditures, Coronavirus, Covid-19, digital, Disruption, Entertainment, Experience, FEC, High Fidelity, Leisure time, Location based entertainment, metaverse, New normal, Out-of-home, pandemic, Post-lockdown, post-pandemic, Uncategorized, virtual | Comments Off on Covid-19 is accelerating the migration of entertainment & socializsation to the metaverse

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

Posted in Baby Boomers, Consumer expenditures, Coronavirus, Covid-19, Demographics, eatertainment, Entertainment, Experience, FEC, Food & beverage, Gen X, Gen Z, Location based entertainment, Millennials, movies, New normal, Out-of-home, pandemic, post-pandemic, restaurant, Theme Park, Trends | Comments Off on Who’s ready to return to out-of-home entertainment and cultural experiences?

The inconvenient truth – almost all location-based entertainment business models are now obsolete

Our company prides itself in using research to identify trends and guide our clients to future-proof their location-based entertainment centers (LBEs), which includes the categories of family entertainment centers (FECs), social eatertainment venues and agritainment/agritourism farms. As they say in … Continue reading

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