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How the Golf Industry Intends to Revive Itself

Summer is usually a time when golfers hit the greens, but unfortunately for sporting goods manufacturers, retailers, and golf courses, golf participation is on the decline. As my colleague Alex […]

Online Gambling

Has Gambling in New Jersey Finally Hit Bottom?

BIZMOLOGY — New Jersey legalized online gambling late in 2013, hoping it would help revitalize the state’s gaming industry, but so far Internet gaming revenues have been disappointing. Shortly after […]

News Mediums

Why Media Companies Are Splitting Themselves Up

BIZMOLOGY — This week USA TODAY publisher Gannett announced it would break up with itself. The company, which publishes 80 daily newspapers and owns more than 45 television stations, will […]

Movie Theater

Will Fewer Seats Mean Bigger Movie Theater Business?

BIZMOLOGY — AMC Entertainment, the movie theater industry‘s second-largest chain, is betting that fewer seats mean more business. According to a recent report in the Wall Street Journal (WSJ), the […]

Video Game Friends

Disney Interactive Scores a Hit in Latest Video Game Trend

BIZMOLOGY — After years of struggling to launch a major video game franchise, Disney Interactive has found a hit with its Infinity product. The game has enjoyed brisk sales since its launch […]

Rio De Janeiro

#WorldCup 2014 Big for Advertisers, Brands Seeking Global Reach

BIZMOLOGY — According to Fortune, more than 3.2 billion people are watching the 2014 FIFA World Cup, with advertisers spending an estimated $2.3 billion. For advertisers and brands seeking a […]

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Can econometrics be used to predict the 2014 FIFA World Cup winner?

BIZMOLOGY — Can econometrics — the branch of economics that uses mathematical methods to describe economic systems — predict the likely winner of the 2014 FIFA World Cup? That’s the […]

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Turner Broadcasting entices NCAA fans with live streaming

BIZMOLOGY — Video may have killed the radio star, but it’s live sporting events that could save cable TV. Case in point: Turner Broadcasting is using “March Madness Live,” a […]

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US talent agencies venture outside Hollywood for growth

BIZMOLOGY — Changes in the entertainment world are signaling seismic shifts for top talent agencies, according to a State of the Agency report from Variety. While the report is from […]

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Editor’s Choice: End of film

BIZMOLOGY — According to a recent Los Angeles Times article, “End of film: Paramount first studio to stop distributing film prints,” the studio’s Anchorman 2: The Legend Continues was the last movie […]