The Mystery of the Missing Raisinets

Consumers have been filing multi-million dollar class action suits for the slack fill that makes candy and chip packaging misleading.

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.

Why Albums Are Longer

We are streaming more of our music with the newest albums having as many as 45 tracks. Where are we going? To some marginal thinking. But first, a bit of history… Music Industry Revenue Does anyone remember LP records? In…

The Surprising Impact of the Shot Clock On Basketball

This 60-foot shot is amazing. The game was between Shakopee and Hopkins, 2 Minneapolis-St. Paul area high school basketball teams. Playing a semifinal playoff, in quadruple overtime, Hopkins won 49-46 with the 60-foot shot. Hopkins’s strategy? They stalled with the…

Popcorn Margins

Higher quality film? Better projectors? Online ticketing? No. The “most important technological innovation since sound” was the armrest cup holder (according to a movie theater owner). Please think about a cup holder. The cup holder makes huge popcorn buckets manageable.…