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.

The Mystery of the Missing Tuna

After a court battle over the length of its footlong, Subway was again in court trying to prove that its tuna sub has tuna.

When a Big Bin Makes a Difference

The story of the overhead baggage bin is about more than a suitcase. It is also about revenue and seat selection: Overhead Baggage During May 2008, American Airlines was the first legacy carrier to impose the “checked-bag fee.” Because they…

When is Tuna not Tuna, Bread not Bread, and a Footlong Not 12″?

For its chicken, tuna, bread, and footlong, Subway has been in court defending the sandwich names that some say are misleading.

Where Thursday Could Become the New Friday

Asking about the 4-day workweek, we can look at the answers from a recent study in Iceland and also at Sweden, Germany, and Italy.

Why Runners Are Like Economists

Because of sneaker technology, the seconds that runners have sliced off the records will continue during this month’s Olympic trials.

The New Meaning of A Weight At the Airport

Taking a look at our expanding waistlines, the FAA said airlines had to declare how they calculate changing airplane weight.

Learn With Elaine: Impulse Buying

Staying at home during the pandemic, we have shifted our impulse buying from the supermarket to our online shopping cart.

Where Mount Everest Economics Take Us

Whether looking at its newfound height, the traffic jams, or the role of Nepal, Mount Everest always takes us to the margin.

The Sticky Side of Sports Viewership

Although everyone expected a spike in sports viewership when games resumed, they were surprised by the fans’ response.