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Kobe Bryant, Super Bowl LIV, and Major League Baseball’s Sign-Stealing Scandal: Salary Capped

  Welcome to the premier episode of Salary Capped by MarketScale. This podcast takes a look at the business side of sports. At the tip-off, host Tyler Kern paid his respects to Kobe Bryant, Read more

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Thanksgiving holiday weekend
Thanksgiving Holiday Weekend Proved the Omnichannel Customer Has Fully Matured
December 2, 2022

Now widely reported, last weekend’s Black Friday and Cyber Monday sales were record-breaking on all accounts. Nearly 200 million customers hit physical retail stores over the Thanksgiving holiday weekend according to NRF, a feat all of its own and a validation of the brick & mortar store in an age of omnichannel sales strategy. […]

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travel and hospitality
Consumers Seek More Value from Travel and Hospitality
December 2, 2022

A recent report from PwC suggests that revenue for hotels will continue to go up over the coming months. This is great news for hoteliers who survived the 2020 pandemic and are looking to recoup costs. What’s more, studies also suggest that customers are happy to pay for these increased prices, even at inflated rates. […]

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Colorado healthcare incentives
Are Colorado’s Crafty Healthcare Incentives an Effective Strategy to Lower State Care Costs?
December 2, 2022

Colorado has some of the most expensive healthcare in the U.S., which already spends more than any other country on administering healthcare. Some studies place it in the top half of most expensive states for care in the U.S., while others place it in the top 10. In 2018, for example, Colorado’s average price per […]

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Kobe Bryant, Super Bowl LIV, and Major League Baseball’s Sign-Stealing Scandal: Salary Capped
February 3, 2020
  Welcome to the premier episode of Salary Capped by MarketScale. This podcast takes a look at the business side of sports. At the tip-off, host Tyler Kern paid his respects to Kobe Bryant, Read more
The Ramifications of the Houston Astros Cheating Scandal with John Allgood
January 23, 2020
MarketScale’s Tyler Kern was joined by the Academic Director of the Executive MS in Sports Business program at Temple University, John Allgood, to discuss the fallout of the Houston Read more