Seems reasonable to me. And if Liberals keep raising the minimum wage, they'll spread more quickly.
I wasn't too surprised but your mileage may vary.
"Security is the new hot ticket" and other trends.
A few people--I won't dig up the cites now, but, trust me, I saw them--did indeed predict there wouldn't be an "apocalypse," just a new business model.
And I, for one, don't think the loss of $18 CDs and A&R guys, with their mountains of coke and cheap women on offer, are a big social loss.
I found the sales per unit of the leading 15 fast-food franchises interesting.
UPDATE: link fixed now.
Great story. Moral: don't even think about messing with Mom.
Supposedly because U.S. cities are are adding more bike lanes and because consumers are shifting to "more environmentally-friendly transportation".
How about because younger people are moving back to cities and they can't afford cars?
Finding a name is a little-known cost of selling a pharmaceutical these days.
. . . but finding a new name has become increasingly complex and expensive for pharmaceutical companies as more and more drugs get approved. Many companies that used to complete this exercise in-house now hire consultants and branding experts to find one. The entire process may cost companies between $250,000 to $500,000.
It pretty much the old-fashioned way: by selling stuff people really want.
Quite possibly useful for musicians to know.
But if musicians create art people love, let them experience it conveniently, and get famous, the money will follow. That’s the route to a lengthy and lucrative career in music. Not making us bet $15 on an album we’ve never heard.