Tag: CNBC

Sunday Discussion: Why Grocery Stores Are Avoiding Black Neighborhoods

Living here in Anniston, Alabama, this video from CNBC is a must watch.  So, why are grocery stores not opening in Black and poor neighborhoods? A food desert is an area with […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: Why U.S. Roads And Highways Are So Bad

The roads, highways and bridges across the country are funded, owned and maintained by a complex cluster of different government agencies at the local, state and federal levels.  Roads and highways are […]

The Evening Post: Can Wendy’s Beat McDonald’s And Burger King

Wendy’s is sick of losing the fast-food wars to McDonald’s and Burger King.  To fix that, it’s turning to breakfast and customers outside the U.S.  In early 2020, it’s going to add […]

Roadscapes Wednesday: How Much Do Traffic Jams Cost The U.S. Economy

On this Roadscapes, let’s talk about those pesky traffic jams we sometimes encounter. If you’re like the 76% of Americans who drive to work alone, you’ve probably commuted in stop-and-go traffic with no […]

The Evening Post: Toys R Us Opens First Store Since Its Bankruptcy In 2017

Welcome back Toys R Us!  A few stores have now opened across the United States.  Richard Barry, President and CEO of Tru Kids, the parent company of Toys R Us, discusses the […]

The Evening Post: Why Spam Calls Are At An All-Time High

Have you been getting more spam and robo calls lately?  You are not alone.  Robocalls are at an all-time high. On average, Americans received more than 2,000 robocalls every second in October, […]

Sunday Discussion: Why US Airports Are So Bad

Most airports in the USA are publicly owned.  But, with budget cuts and less revenue coming into government agencies, some major airports look ugly and are falling apart.  So what does this […]

The Evening Post: The Rise Of Chick-fil-A

Notice how fast Chick-fil-A is growing?  Chick-fil-A is now the third largest restaurant chain by system-wide sales. Its ascent has been so rapid that other fast-food brands are taking note of its […]

Trainscapes: Why The US Has No High-Speed Rail

China has the world’s fastest and largest high-speed rail network — more than 19,000 miles, the vast majority of which was built in the past decade.  Japan’s bullet trains can reach nearly […]

The Evening Post: How Domino’s Is Winning The Pizza Wars

Domino’s Pizza sales fell a decade ago, but today it’s world’s biggest pizza company by sales. How did Domino’s turn around its fortunes to dominate competitors like Pizza Hut and Papa John’s? […]

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