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Do You Have Tipping Fatigue?
Do you have tipping fatigue? As digital payment systems in retail environments become increasingly prevalent, the norms for tipping have also evolved. Tipping prompts are now seen in grocery stores, fast food chains, coffee shops, and sports stadiums, among others…. Continue Reading
Forefront Friday with Pat O’Keefe: Sports Economics
Pat O’Keefe and Julie Lock break down some of the economics for this year’s Super Bowl and explore the long-term outlook on Mat Ishbia’s acquisition of the Phoenix Suns & Mercury.
Sneakers: An unexpected alternative asset class
Steve Jobs once said, “There are sneakers that cost more than an iPod”. Although Jobs passed away in 2011, this quote remains relevant to this day. A 256GB Apple iPod touch currently retails for $399. On StockX’s website, a Men’s… Continue Reading
Forefront Friday – The Economic Impact of Hosting the NFL Draft
The NFL draft is one of the most anticipated sporting events in the country, and Detroit is set to host in 2024. So, what kind of economic impact can these host cities anticipate? Well, last year’s draft in Cleveland brought… Continue Reading
Forefront Friday – Sports Betting
FOREFRONT FRIDAY: With the Super Bowl, right around the corner next week, we thought it would be extremely relevant to discuss the sports betting landscape from a business perspective. Mark Twain once said “The more things are forbidden, the more… Continue Reading
The NIL market paves the way for Female College Athletes
Most of you may or may not have heard of rising UConn women’s basketball star Paige Bueckers, but it won’t be long before she becomes a household name. On July 1st of this year, the NCAA adopted a new policy… Continue Reading
Girardi Ponzi Scheme?
You may or may not be familiar with this story that continues to make news headlines. It involves a now federally disbarred high-powered “toxic tort” attorney and a Real Housewife of Beverly Hills. Already an accomplished trial lawyer and co-founder… Continue Reading