Why Amazon Is Buying a Freighter Fleet

Just 16 years ago, we needed a $25 minimum order to get Amazon’s free Super Saver Shipping for an 8 to 10 day wait. An extra $9.48 got us two-day delivery and $16.48, one day. But then in 2009, they…

Why Champagne Is Like OPEC

With champagne sales plunging because of pandemic lockdowns, growers and Houses like LVMH are behaving somewhat like OPEC.

How to Slice An Apple (Share of Stock)

Beginning with revenue from the “computers” that two partners named Steve built in a garage, Apple’s finance depended on the potential of the corporation.

Why It’s Tough to Make a Movie During a Pandemic

Similar to schools and businesses, the reopening cost of making a movie safely during the coronavirus pandemic requires extra people, time, and money.

What Empty Stadiums Could Do To MLB

With coronavirus social distancing, MLB revenue and costs will depend on if, how many, and when fans can attend baseball games.

A State-by-State Look at Quarantine Takeout

Ranging from tacos to dumplings to General Tso’s chicken, our state-by-state quarantine takeout preferences are different.

The Coke Pepsi Space Race

After visiting NASA in 1984, Coca-Cola started a cola space race against Pepsi that did not quite work out as it expected.

How “Trolls World Tour” Is Changing the Movie Business

On April 10, when Trolls World Tour was supposed to hit the movie theaters, none were open. So NBCUniversal decided to proceed with a streaming release instead. Other studios were postponing film opening dates by as much as a year.…

How Golf is Like Dior Perfume

From Dior to GM, when we look at golf, sanitizer, and ventilators, the production changes necessitated by the coronavirus depends on the factory.

How Mattress Markets Have Inflated

An example of the revolution in mattress markets, Casper has been a leader and a victim of the competition that its innovation inspired.