Featured Articles In Leisure

Mobile Apps Help Hotels Streamline Guest Services

Staying at a big hotel or resort can be overwhelming. The long line to check in, the hidden charges and taxes, and getting enough clean towels can be confounding. But […]

Shake Shack

Shake Shack IPO Generates Investor Feeding Frenzy

The upcoming IPO for burger chain Shake Shack could be the biggest initial public offering in restaurant industry history. The blockbuster offering could best previous restaurant IPOs like Chipotle, Chuy’s, […]

Motorcyclists

Deaths Rise among Older Motorcycle Riders

Motorcycle dealers are tasked with doing more than peddling big bikes. They’re expanding their services to ensure that riders, specifically young boomers, are ready for the road. The US industry, […]

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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. […]

Homeaway Millennials

HomeAway Opens Doors to Millennials

While Gen X and Boomers prop up the travel industry and provide it with a sturdy foundation for now, Millennials have become the fastest-growing segment of the travel market. And […]

Burger King

Burger King’s Latest Acquisition: About Taxes or Growth?

BIZMOLOGY — This week Miami-based Burger King Worldwide announced it would acquire iconic Canadian chain Tim Hortons for about $11.4 billion. The deal will create one of the world’s biggest […]

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 […]