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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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The craziness of X, Y and Z stereotyping

It time to stop continually stereotyping generations (GenX, GenY, GenZ and Baby Boomers) as if everyone in them is the same. . . . Continue reading

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First mover gets better by default

Back in November, in my blog, First mover doesn’t succeed unless its also best mover, I compared two first mover community-leisure center (CLV) chains that are rolling out centers across the country, Main Event Entertainment with its new model, and … Continue reading

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Decrease in licensed drivers; its implications

A just released study by The University of Michigan Transportation Research Institute shows that there has been a continuous decrease in the number of people with a driver’s license across all age groups over the past three decades. The younger … Continue reading

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Digital video & media increasingly consuming our leisure time

Here’s some of the latest data on the disruptive growth of digital video viewing and changes to the use of other types media. Continue reading

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More Proof that High Fidelity is the Winning Formula

Despite a shrinking market for entertainment on trips and vacations, The Magic Kingdom . . . raised their admission price 44% faster than inflation. . . In today’s increasingly competitive entertainment marketplace, High Fidelity plays an important role in the formula for success. Continue reading

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The Tchotchke Index Tracks Location-Based Entertainment Spending

American’s spending on tchotchkes—trinkets, junk, yard sale finds, gift shop items, home decor trinkets and other decorative items for the home—is an excellent measure of their impulse spending . . . Continue reading

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