4 11, 2021

How Remote Work May Change Commercial Corridors

By |2021-11-04T15:54:55-05:00November 4th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

In a sign of economic progress, the number of employees returning to the office has been slowly edging higher.  Office occupancy averaged just over 36% in October, a pandemic era high.  The figures come from the Kastle Back to Work Barometer, a measure of anonymized keycard, fob and app access data from the top ten metro areas in the country, as compiled by Kastle Systems- a firm which secures [...]

2 11, 2021

A Robotic Demolition Derby

By |2021-11-02T13:55:06-05:00November 2nd, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

While the need for human capital may always be needed, perhaps greater logistical efficiency can be accomplished through better robotic automation.  How so? Warehouse fulfillment typically entails people crossing depot floors to grab and pack products to ship as orders come in- this is known as a ‘picker-to-parts’ model.  In a bid to improve worker safety and increase efficiency, a ‘parts-to-picker’ model- one which sees robots bring goods from [...]

26 10, 2021

The International Trademark Dispute at the Center of What Makes a Bud a Bud

By |2021-10-26T11:52:34-05:00October 26th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

A story like this always piques my interest, especially when it involves one of the most recognizable brands in America- Budweiser Beer. Budweiser has been brewed by Anheuser-Busch or its successor organization, AB InBev, since 1876 and, being one of the first mass-produced beers to be distributed nationally, has been a market leader ever since.  AB InBev has about 50% market share in the U.S. and controls just over [...]

19 10, 2021

Play Ball! Is it Possible for a Major League Baseball Team to Call Two Cities ‘Home’?

By |2021-10-19T16:16:09-05:00October 19th, 2021|Articles|0 Comments

In light of being in the thick of League Championship Series play, and since my Cubs are unfortunately not amongst the teams playing, here is some insight into some of the business behind the game of baseball. The ownership of the Tampa Bay Rays is floating a proposal to change the definition of what is means to play a ‘home’ game.  What does this mean? A little context before [...]