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Fantasy Sports Companies Move into the Big Leagues

The Super Bowl may be over, but there’s no off-season for fantasy sports fanatics. The popularity of online fantasy leagues has skyrocketed over the last year, generating massive revenue gains […]


How Much Will Millennials Spend on Media in 2015?

Millennials — individuals born between 1981 and 1997 — are set to surpass the baby boomer generation to become the most populous generation in the US in 2015, according to newly released data […]

Cord Cutting

Dish Network Serves Up Service for Cord-Cutters

The deal that Dish Network unveiled Monday at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas answers the prayers of many cord-cutters, but it also raises questions. The deal is that […]


Recapping 2014’s Big-Dollar Deals

Anytime there’s a merger or acquisition with a price tag in the billions of dollars, the impact on a particular industry and the economy as a whole can be tremendous. […]


How Big Will Sony Lose?

The extraordinary hacking scandal that has plagued Sony in recent weeks — referred to at least once as “the worst of its type on a company on US soil” —  has a lot […]


First Research Has Six New Industry Profiles

Online education is growing in popularity. About 7 million Americans are enrolled in at least one online course, according to Babson Survey Research Group. Some institutions, both academic and corporate, […]

Miniature Golf

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 […]