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Maxison Markus 2.4.1 ignite slides (power_point)

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  2. 2. The national average for a movie ticket is $7.93 that’s up from $5.39 in 2000 and $7.89 in 2010. Sanford Business school and UC Santa Cruz did a study that shows that higher concession prices ensure that movie ticket prices don’t go too high…
  3. 3. MOVIEGOERS should be permitted to bring their own SNACKS to movie theaters…
  4. 4. Movie theaters make an estimated 85% profit annually on overpriced snacks.
  5. 5. I’ve patronized IMAX theaters 6 times this year… 2 Adults & 4 kids general admission= $46.00 Concessions= $18 large popcorn & 32oz drink Total cost= $64.00
  6. 6. Moviegoers have 4 options: Eat a filling dinner in advance So Hungry.. Growl…. Simply ignore your hunger pangs rrel qui et S KS… ecr AC e S SN om Bec eak in sn & COMPLAIN directly to Movie theaters to offer lower prices for families
  7. 7. 3 Main Points: •  Movie Concession prices have increased & aren’t budget friendly •  Why are movie theaters making an estimated 85% profit on snacks alone? •  What are the options, if any for moviegoers on a budget?
  8. 8. I’ve already paid $7-9 for admission, why do I have to pay DOUBLE for snacks?
  9. 9. AMC Theaters raised ticket prices: Matinee= $9.50 to $10.50 Evening show= $11.50 to $12.00
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  11. 11. Retail prices on items like hotdogs & nachos are 9x’s what it cost to purchase in a grocery store.
  12. 12. Joshua Thompson from Livonia, Michigan filed a class action suit against AMC Theater for charging him $8.00 for a drink & candy.
  13. 13. In the past, Thompson brought his own snacks, until the cinema banned outside food in the theater.
  14. 14. Purchase a Movie Pass to save on Admission.
  15. 15. Attend a discounted movie theater like Varsity Cinemas so you’ll spend less on admission and not so much overall.
  16. 16. Wait until the movie is released on DVD to avoid the movie theater experience altogether…
  17. 17. Subscribe to Netflix after you’ve complained to your local IMAX or AMC theater about their high concession prices and compare your experiences…
  18. 18. Summary Moviegoers should be allowed to bring their own snacks. Movie theaters like IMAX & AMC charge 9x’s the retail price for snacks. There are several options for moviegoers on a budget.
  19. 19. Moviegoers can avoid being forced to make life decisions at the concession stand by being permitted to bring their own snacks from home while viewing their ‘paid’ movie…
  20. 20. A 30 Day trial of Netflix is $7.99 & you can always pop your own popcorn and add extra butter for free…