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Travel spending on entertainment & dining takes a staycation nosedive

The U.S. Commerce Department has reported that spending on travel and tourism during the 1st quarter of 2014 decreased at an annual rate of 1.0%. However, spending on recreation and entertainment turned down dramatically . . . Continue reading

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New research shows out-of-home entertainment & arts participation on the decline

Our analysis of the American Time Use Survey data shows a long-term trend of declining participation in out-of-home entertainment and the arts, but it is not an across-the-board trend. 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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Are restaurants reaching equilibrium of supply and demand?

Restaurant expenditures are on a long-term decline versus reports to the contrary. However, the population per restaurant is on the increase. Continue reading

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