Posts Tagged ‘queues’

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    More About Lines

    Aug 13, 10 • 215 Views • Businesses, Thinking Economically3 Comments

    Next time you are in Starbucks, check how long you stood in line. They care. To save 14 seconds, for example, Starbucks designed a larger ice scoop which baristas could use for one dip instead of 2. Still though, in a “mystery shopper” survey of

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    Waiting In Line

    Aug 12, 10 • 150 Views • Businesses, Developing Economies, Households, Thinking EconomicallyNo Comments

    During August evenings in Nantucket, the lines are long at the Juice Bar. Outside each of two doors is a line stretching along the sidewalk. Once you enter the doors into the shop, you can select among (sort of) 6 lines to get to the counter and order