Protecting honey through a trademark or an EU PDO are the goals of the makers of New Zealand’s manuka honey because others are producing similar products.
Why We Should Buy Popcorn at the Movies
When you see why movie theater tickets are cheap and movie theater popcorn is so expensive, you might want to buy more popcorn.
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.
Why We Need Holey Cow and Other Cheesy Names
Even U.S. cheesemakers suffer when the EU (European Union) says you can’t use a label like Parmesan or feta because your cheese wasn’t made in the required place.
Throwback Thursday: Remembering When We Were More Connected
With a soaring proportion of households becoming cellphone-only users, on this #TBT we can look back at the disappearing landline.
Why Tequila Drinkers Need Protection
Like sparkling wine that is called Champagne and cheese that is Parmesan, Mexican tequila is legally protected, even with Desperados tequila-flavored beer.
When It’s Okay To Discriminate
Saying firms can’t refill and resell their cartridges, Lexmark International is fighting for printer cartridge patent protection in the Supreme Court.
Weekly Roundup: From Overbooked Flights to Immigration Fallacies
This week’s economic news summary included unexpected insight from credit scores, the natural resource curse, and what the bacon cheeseburger can tell us.
Why Disney Might Charge Us Less
Disney is considering dynamic pricing to spread attendance and diminish lines. Restaurants, airlines, hotels and others with pricing power also vary price.
Weekly Roundup: From Uber Drivers to Gasoline Prices
Our economic news summary includes labor regulation and Uber, the GDP and streets, gasoline price fluctuation, food and inequality and markets and syrup.