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Super Bowl Sunday: a boost or bust for local restaurants & bars?

It turns out, restaurant and bar revenues are a few yards short of a touchdown on Super Bowl Sunday.

Jan 20, 2020

Does Dry January mean less money for local bars, lounges, and liquor stores?

Dry January, a month-long practice to abstain from alcohol to start the new year, is still a pretty new idea. […]

Jan 10, 2020

How big is New Year’s Eve for local bars and lounges?

New Year’s Eve is easily one of the biggest “party” nights of the year. With the sometimes stressful holiday season […]

Dec 20, 2019

How to create and build an effective brand

In this 10-minute read: What is a brand? How to create your brand How to build your brand and create […]

Dec 06, 2019

How big is last-minute holiday shopping for local jewelry stores? (Spoiler: it’s HUGE)

We’ve written in the past about how online shopping hasn’t killed brick and mortar retail stores just yet, and you […]

Dec 06, 2019

How much does it cost to rent space for a small business?

In this 7 minute read, learn: Examples of commercial space rent by city across the US Why “the average cost […]

Dec 03, 2019

How big are Black Friday and Small Business Saturday for local retail businesses?

Black Friday has long held the reputation as the single-biggest shopping day of the year. But, in recent years, that […]

Nov 22, 2019

Analysis: liquor store sales data reveals the biggest drinking days of the year

The holiday season is upon us, which means Americans will be doing lots of shopping, eating, and drinking. As we’ve written […]

Nov 15, 2019

Is Thanksgiving Eve really one of the biggest days of the year at local bars?

Black Wednesday, Drinksgiving, Thanksgiving Eve, Blackout Wednesday . . . No matter what name it goes by, the day before […]

Nov 11, 2019

Is the holiday shopping season the biggest time of year for local clothing shops?

The holiday shopping season is huge for retail businesses of all shapes and sizes, but what about clothing shops? Do […]

Oct 28, 2019

How big is Halloween for local bars and lounges?

There’s no question that Halloween is one of the most popular holidays of the year. And while it’s long been […]

Oct 09, 2019

How much do coffee shops make, and when are coffee shops busiest?

In this six minute read: How much money do coffee shops make on a typical day? Which days of the […]

Sep 19, 2019

Celebrating National Public Lands Day: When do sporting goods stores make the most money?

In this six minute read: The busy (and slow) seasons for campgrounds, landmarks, and sporting goods stores How much do […]

Sep 16, 2019

Which is better—a business with more reviews, or one with a higher rating?

When you’re browsing for local businesses online, you might find some with very high “star ratings” but few total reviews, […]

Sep 10, 2019

Where are people kindest and harshest in their reviews of local health and beauty businesses?

In this 6-minute read: Which regions of the country are kindest/harshest in online reviews of health and beauty businesses? In […]

Sep 06, 2019

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