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Household spending at community-based entertainment and restaurants exceeds spending in the year 2000

Household spending at community-based entertainment venues and restaurants exceeds spending in 2000. Continue reading

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Looking back and looking forward at the FEC industry

Looking back through the history of the family entertainment center industry and predictions of what the future holds for its success. Continue reading

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Is Chuck E. Cheese’s the Blockbuster Video of the Eatertainment Industry?

Greg Casale, the head chef at CEC, tells the press that a desire to attract Millennial mothers is behind the menu change. “Her kids know it’s a fun place to go, but Millennial moms want to provide that great experience without sacrificing for themselves,” he says. . . .Greg Chef, your new menu is still so in the past. It’s a 2005 menu in 2015. . . Continue reading

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Where does pizza at FECs and Chuck E. Cheese’s fall in the four pizza groups?

Most FECs need to wake up and get with it, or they will see drastic revenue declines no different than Chuck E. Cheese’s has seen over the years due to their behind the times, non-adult appealing pizza. 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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Disruption by a new 3rd place with lubricated socialization

Bars and restaurants have a new form of competition, which although not a category killer, is sure to cut into their market shares. 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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Get unstuck; It’s really all about social-tainment!

The location-based entertainment industry has paradigm paralysis, continuing to believe build the entertainment and they will come. Get unstuck with social-tainment. Continue reading

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Household Spending On Trips for Entertainment, Restaurants and Sporting Events

Consumers’ spending on trips for restaurants, entertainment and admissions to sporting events has been on a long term decline. Liquor spending on trips has been on a decline since 2006. Read the blog for more details Continue reading

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Household Spending for Out-of-Home Entertainment and Restaurants Seriously Declined in 2010

Household out-of-home entertainment and restaurant spending saw a serious decline in 2010. Continue reading

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