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Ticket Prices for Bill and Hillary Clinton Speaking Tour Plummet | Breitbart

Ticket Prices for Bill and Hillary Clinton Speaking Tour Plummet | Breitbart

As the Clintons were set to appear at Seattle’s WaMu Theater on Friday, for instance, ticket prices plunged with the top seats slashed over 50 percent from suggested pricing. Premium seats that were initially sold for $1,785 apiece were slashed to $829, a steep 54 percent off the suggested pricing, according to the New York […]

Doughnut Chain Closes Stores With No Warning | KNSI

Doughnut Chain Closes Stores With No Warning | KNSI

In December 2017, seven Tim Hortons in the Twin Cities were sued by their parent company for not paying franchise fee payments. And in February, Tim-Minn, the franchise group that operates some Minnesota Tim Hortons, sued Tim Hortons for price gouging. The suit claims Tim Hortons made false and misleading statements, prompting Minn-Tim to invest […]

Lake County rescinds rent-gouging ordinance adopted after 2017 wildfires | The Press Democrat

Lake County rescinds rent-gouging ordinance adopted after 2017 wildfires | The Press Democrat

The Lake County Board of Supervisors has dropped an anti-rent gouging ordinance adopted after the devastating Northern California wildfires in 2017. Supervisors said this week the ordinance, which threatened a $20,000 fine for those who significantly increased rents following the October 2017 Sulfur fire, was no longer needed, according to a county press statement. More […]

Report: Tim Hortons Looks To Be Leaving The Twin Cities – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

Report: Tim Hortons Looks To Be Leaving The Twin Cities – WCCO | CBS Minnesota

MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) – Tim Hortons, the Canadian coffee and donut shop, is apparently retreating from the Twin Cities after making a move into the metro market just three years ago. The Pioneer Press reports that an employee at the Eagan store confirmed Thursday it was closed, along with other Twin Cities stores under the same […]

Dunkin’ Brands sees revenue increase almost six per cent | Global Coffee Report

Dunkin’ Brands sees revenue increase almost six per cent | Global Coffee Report

“This solid performance, across both morning and afternoon, was driven by consistent, compelling national value promotions and continued beverage sales momentum.” “Going forward, the collaboration we have with our franchisees and licensees will remain our number one asset, and we will continue to work together to modernise our brands and deliver healthy growth.” Dunkin’ says […]

City considers flex pricing for some San Francisco tourist attractions [Video] | abc7 News

City considers flex pricing for some San Francisco tourist attractions [Video] | abc7 News

SAN FRANCISCO (KGO) — San Francisco’s Recreation and Parks Department will be voting on flex pricing at four top tourist spots. Prices could go up by 50 percent during peak hours and drop by 25 percent when demand is low. Ask a tourist from Europe if they would pay extra to see an amazingly-wonderful San […]

Benching the NBA’s superstars has significant impact on the price of secondary tickets, game attendance, and TV ratings, and results in millions of dollars in welfare losses |  PRNewswire

Benching the NBA’s superstars has significant impact on the price of secondary tickets, game attendance, and TV ratings, and results in millions of dollars in welfare losses | PRNewswire

“Research shows there is evidence that ticket prices fall when star players don’t play, especially for some of the most popular superstars like Stephen Curry, Kyrie Irving, and Anthony Davis,” says Scott Kaplan, who presented his paper detailing the economic impact of NBA superstars at the 2019 Sloan Sports Analytics Conference. “These unforeseen absences leave […]

Shake Shack Raises Prices on Chicken, Delivery Could Be Next | Skift Table

Shake Shack Raises Prices on Chicken, Delivery Could Be Next | Skift Table

Higher prices are coming for two things Shake Shack’s customers love: chicken and delivery. Like its peers in the industry, Shake Shack has been hit from all sides by higher operating costs including higher food prices and steep delivery commission fees. But the core principals on which Shake Shack has built its brand — high-quality […]

Surge pricing for nonresident admission at tourist attractions clears first hurdle | The San Francisco Examiner

Surge pricing for nonresident admission at tourist attractions clears first hurdle | The San Francisco Examiner

Surge pricing for admission of non-residents to visit four popular tourist attractions was backed Thursday by a Recreation and Park committee. As reported by The Examiner on Wednesday, the plan would allow the Recreation and Park Department to raise non-resident admission fees by as much as 50 percent and decrease them by 25 percent for […]

Portland Timbers, Thorns freeze concession prices and add ‘park pricing’ for some games | Pro Soccer USA

Portland Timbers, Thorns freeze concession prices and add ‘park pricing’ for some games | Pro Soccer USA

The Portland Timbers are the latest club in Major League Soccer to embrace lower concession prices in a bid to boost the game-day experience. The club has announced plans to offer “park pricing” for some midweek games, which includes $2 hot dogs, $2 nachos and $5 Coors Light. The lower prices will be available during […]