How Covid-19 Changed Our Spending

There was an unusual spike in demand that began during March 2020. It signaled the beginning of the lockdown: Spirits had the largest gain. But that was not the whole story. Consumer Spending Changes More Our spending patterns changed during…

How the Pandemic Affected Peanuts and Butterflies

Very different under normal conditions, peanut butter and butterflies become rather similar during a coronavirus lockdown.

Why a Fish is Like a Pig

Invisible to most of us, the fish farms that produce almost half of our seafood are figuring out how to cope with less restaurant demand.

What We Can See Through the Ghost Whopper

While most of us cannot buy the newest Halloween burgers at Burger King, we will see ads for the Ghost Whopper that could increase our demand.

Weekly Roundup: From Fake Stats to Slippery Glue

Our Posts Roundup Sunday 3.22.15 The bundles that make life pleasant…more Monday 3.23.15 Where American cars are made…more Tuesday 3.24.15 What March Madness really represents…more Wednesday 3.25.15 Why Sunday shopping matters…more Thursday 3.26.15 Making ketchup that glides…more   Friday 3.27.15 How…

How Temptation Bundling Can Help You Exercise More

Because cost and benefit analysis shows that temptation bundling for gym attendance encourages healthier behaviors, the approach can be used elsewhere.