Food TV's popularity is waning. The New York Post says that the network's 2010 numbers showed the first decrease in the network's history. In the fourth quarter of 2009, viewership plunged 10.3 percent among viewers ages 25 to 54. The slide continued with 3.3 percent in the second quarter and 4.5 pe ... More >>
Wikimedia CommonsCirculation, print advertising and online ads this past quarter all declined (again) on the books of Lee Enterprises, the corporate parent of the St. Louis Post-Dispatch. But so did the costs of compensation, newsprint and ink. Which is good news for Iowa-based Lee.&nbs ... More >>
Interesting story from late last week: The upscale seafood chain McCormick & Schmick's, which just opened its first St. Louis-area location at West County Shopping Center in Des Peres, reported losses of $69.6 million for 2008. (Dayton Business Journal)Revenue rose nearly 9 percent over the year ... More >>
Clear Channel, the largest owner of radio stations in the United States with more than 800 outlets, announced yesterday that it plans to eliminate 1,850 jobs across the nation. The San Antonio-based company reported that advertisement revenue fell 7 percent in the third quarter. The 1,850 jobs repre ... More >>
UHL all-stars are coming to town
Some say Pulitzer Inc.'s sale to Lee Enterprises blew in quicker than a shotgun wedding. Others saw it coming a mile away.
Maritz Inc., the St. Louis giant nobody knows, the company that created the gold retirement watch and other corporate incentives, faces the future with a frozen smile