What Feta Farmers Fight For

The EU provides feta cheese makers protection from competition through a geographical indication that gives their name monopoly power.

Some Fast & Furious Competition

As movie star brands, the images conveyed by three of the stars from the Fast & Furious film franchise reflect their macho focus.

The Minimum Wage Floor Debate

The estimated impact of a federal minimum wage increase to $10, $12, or $15 will create a range of tradeoffs between jobs and earnings.

An Unusual Pizza Market

When we compare pizza competition on an island to everywhere else, we wind up with some of what we expect but not entirely.

The Countries That Return Lost Wallets

Looking at honor systems in stores and for lost wallets, we can see how people respond and where to find the most honesty.

How To Get Speedier Fast Food

Hoping to increase its drive-thru speed, McDonald’s has begun to use voice recognition technology to compete against other fast food chains.

Throwback Thursday: Was Sears, Roebuck the First Amazon?

#TBT: Through the amazingly similar prefabricated houses that they both have sold, we can see why Amazon has been called the new Sears, Roebuck.

Why the Name of a Country Is Its Brand

Like corporations, countries engage in branding when they change their name or try to influence what the world thinks about them and their products.

Why New Coke is Back

An innovative disaster, the introduction of New Coke in 1985 generated so massive a protest that no one ever thought it could return…until now.

Ice Cream Economics

Whether it’s Ooey Gooey Butter Cake or Salted Crack Caramel, your flavor is a part of the ice cream economics of an ultra-premium creamery.