Posts filed under “Consumer Spending”

Top 20 Fast Food Chains in America


Source: Dadaviz

Category: Consumer Spending

Category: Consumer Spending, Really, really bad calls, Think Tank

Chipotle Spices Up The Minimum Wage Discussion

@TBPInvictus If you’re just joining us, here’s our story thus far: Some on the right took a fairly benign article out of a Seattle publication and twisted it to fit their agenda, i.e. that the increased minimum wage there would spell disaster for the Seattle restaurant scene as eateries closed in rapid succession. Their hopes…Read More

Category: Cognitive Foibles, Consumer Spending, Current Affairs, Data Analysis, Employment, Research, Wages & Income

The End of the Gasoline Fueled Automobiles In Your Lifetime

Source: Bloomberg   Tesla has rocked the world of high-performance automobiles with the introduction of its new “Ludicrous mode.” The internal-combustion engine business may never be the same. Regular readers of mine usually know at least two things about me: First, I believe that all predictions are silly, more about marketing than actually trying to figure out what…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Corporate Management, Energy, Technology

How Amazon Changed Retail

Source: WSJ

Category: Consumer Spending, Technology

Twenty Years of Amazon

Source: The Economist

Category: Consumer Spending, Technology

The World’s Fish: Growing Demand, Shrinking Supply

Source: Bloomberg

Category: Consumer Spending, Food and Drink, Science

Internet Rules

NEVER TRY TO CORRAL THE CUSTOMER People balk at being controlled. Once you place limits, the public abandons you or finds a way to circumvent what you are doing. Give people the opportunity to do more, to expand their horizons, to share. Once you tell them what they cannot do, you’re screwed. This is why…Read More

Category: Consumer Spending, Corporate Management, Web/Tech

High Number of Zero-Savers

47% of households have a 0% personal savings rate, see chart below. Source: Torsten Sløk, Ph.D., Deutsche Bank Securities

Category: Consumer Spending, Investing, Really, really bad calls, Wages & Income

The Strange Things People Google in Every State

Source: WonkBlog

Category: Consumer Spending, Technology