Posts Tagged ‘cost/benefit analysis’

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    Low Costs and Big Benefits for Spirit Airlines

    May 13, 12 • 534 Views • No Comments

    Spirit Airlines is doing everything it can to charge us less for a seat on one of its planes. One gentleman paid $77 for a round trip seat between Chicago and Fort Lauderdale. Just the seat. How much more could he have paid? You might want to try matching...  [read more]

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    Green New Yorkers

    Feb 19, 12 • 303 Views • No Comments

    Think about life in the city. A one-bedroom apartment might have 1000 square feet located next to several other similar dwellings and all are heated and cooled by the same source. You walk nearby to get your groceries and take the subway or bus to work or...  [read more]

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    Bag Wars

    Jan 14, 12 • 359 Views • No Comments

    Sometimes incentives are unpredictable…especially for B.Y.O.B. (Bring Your Own Bag). A new 5-cent tax on paper and plastic shopping bags in Montgomery County, Maryland is primarily targeting plastic bag use. Fewer plastic bags will mean cleaner local...  [read more]

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    Happy Pecan Farmers

    Nov 27, 11 • 276 Views • No Comments

    With soaring demand from China and less supply in the U.S., you have some very happy pecan farmers. However, they have one big problem. Theft. Armed with ladders, pecan snatchers are shaking the trees in Georgia’s pecan groves, catching the nuts and...  [read more]

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    A Boost for St. Louis?

    Oct 13, 11 • 270 Views • No Comments

    Business at Big Daddy’s tavern will spike 30% this evening during the Cardinals/Brewers playoff game and squirrel shirts are selling like hotcakes. Add hot dog and beer sales, parking revenue, gate receipts to the team, out-of-towners spending,...  [read more]