Postponing a blockbuster comes at a hefty cost
Nov 19, 2021

Postponing a blockbuster comes at a hefty cost

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Plus: The Biden administration auctions Gulf of Mexico oil and gas leases and a food-tour company in Colorado takes it week by week.

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Shop owners rush, like their customers, to shop for the holidays early

Nov 19, 2021
Haunted by their own supply chain woes, many retailers are trying to get what they themselves need for the holidays.
Shoppers look at a holiday display in a New York City shop window. Despite supply chain issues and inflation, the National Retail Federation expects holiday spending to jump up to 10.5%.
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Pharmacy chains plan to expand health care offerings

Nov 19, 2021
The pandemic highlighted their opportunity to meet everyday health care needs (and presented some challenges).
Though major pharmacy chains, like CVS and Walgreens, are looking to expand primary health care services, they're currently battling employee burnout like many other health providers.
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Food tour company struggles to regain ground as restaurants recover

Nov 19, 2021
Megan Bucholz, founder of Local Table Tours, watched her business grow for a decade. Then the pandemic closed everything down.
Megan Bucholz is the founder of Local Table Tours, which offers guided walking tours exploring the food scenes in Denver, Boulder and Fort Collins, Colorado.
Courtesy Megan Bucholz

Biden administration auctions oil and gas leases on 1.7 million acres of the Gulf of Mexico

Nov 19, 2021
A court ordered the administration to resume the auctions it had suspended.
Drilling of the newly auctioned Gulf of Mexico gas and oil leases likely won't begin for seven to 10 years. Above, a drilling platform off the coast of Texas.
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When studios delay films, that comes with a price tag

Nov 19, 2021
Between multiple waves of promotions and interest on financing, some films may be able to recoup the cost of delays.
"['No Time to Die' is] the third highest-grossing Bond film in history. And yet, it doesn’t seem like it’s going to reach profitability," says Chris Lee of Vulture.
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Buried in Detroit Mike Posner
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The team

Nancy Farghalli Executive Producer
Daisy Palacios Senior Producer
Sean McHenry Associate Producer
Andie Corban Associate Producer
Richard Cunningham Associate Producer