November 29, 2022
Major companies with large marketing budgets who seek to appeal to the general consumer base (including families) should follow Disney's moves closely. They are painted into a corner, can they get out?
November 28, 2022
Be careful with whom you partner up.
"Disney opted to not submit “Strange World” to several smaller markets, including the entire Middle East, Malaysia and Indonesia, because the movie features a gay character. Films with LGBTQ references have been regularly targeted by censors in those territories and Disney wasn’t willing to cut out parts of the movie to comply with their guidelines."
November 23, 2022
Earlier this year I tried to bring attention to the sickening tone of the McDonald's Chairman's 2021 letter to shareholders. As I said, the letter "dripped" with political correctness, wokeness, and an obsession with ESG.
I'm sticking with my prediction that when 2022 annual reports are published there will be a lot less mention of ESG. Directors will pretend they don't know what those three letters stand for.
November 21, 2022
"Consumers care more about prices when they’re visiting a chain restaurant, according to findings from a survey of roughly 2,400 U.S. consumers. More than a third of respondents said everyday prices mattered when picking a chain restaurant, while just 22.5% said it factored into their decision-making when selecting an independent eatery."
November 20, 2022
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November 15, 2022
"giving unions more latitude in collective bargaining with their public employers will lead to higher costs for government that will be passed on to taxpayers, including through property tax hikes."
November 14, 2022
November 10, 2022
Disney had a bad week:
Disney plans to freeze hiring and cut jobs - Reuters
Breitbart opinion - Groomers at Disney watch stock price hit eight-year low
Trailing Twelve - DIS vs MCD:
Click to enlarge - Charts from bigcharts.marketwatch.com/
November 9, 2022
Everything Comes Back to Joint Employer.
If the Biden administration can prove that McDonald's franchisee's employees also work for McDonald's Corp. would these employees not be covered by the laws of Illinois?