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NFL Football: the last great audience - Tematica Research — 200+ cable channels, DVR's, streaming content, chord-cutting . . . the list goes on and on as the reasons for declining audience levels. The one hold-out is the NFL gridiron, which seems to have been able to resist the trendline and drive large, live audiences.

CNBC Analysts are talking thematic investing, they just don't realize it - Tematica Research — Watching these UK-based analysts on CNBC struggle with how to describe and categorize the UK-based online grocer Ocado is amusing to us - they are trying to push a Disruptive Business model thematic company into a sector-based view. And then in a last-ditch effort, one of the analysts calls it a "story-stock."

Self driving cars — a job killer of unprecedented levels - Tematica Research — The focus of the self-driving, driverless, or autonomous car and its impact typically surrounds the consumers' acceptance of the concept and when, how and yes, if the adoption curve will ever trend upwards, let alone take on the proverbial hockey stick curve upwards. As we've mentioned here in Thematic Signals many times recently, we've ruled out ...

This land is MY land, this land is MY land — wait, that's not how the song goes. - Tematica Research — At some level, land is probably one of the most scarce of the Scare Resources we have. We have all the land we're going to have - unless we have a massive volcano erupt or we start building on water as in Water World movie.

Ditching the minivan for a Lamborghini! - Tematica Research — In this article about the new Lamborghini SUV, there really anything newsworthy from a thematic viewpoint. Frankly, we just wanted to fill up the page with some awesome Lamborghini pictures! We could stretch this into a proof point for our new Emerging Ultra Wealth thematic, but really all this says is that this VW division ...

Toms Shoes: proof point for "Experiential Shopping" - Tematica Research — Growing up on Long Island in the 80's in a small town out on the North Fork called Mattituck there was a furniture store along a fairly busy street (busy for Mattituck standards). One day the owner decided to sell some used bikes out front. They sold quickly.

Domino's: no longer just feeding the tech industry  - Tematica Research — Artificial intelligence. Drones. Autonomous vehicles. Voice technology. How many Domino's (DPZ) pizzas have been consumed during late-night coding and strategy sessions across the tech-hubs throughout the world? Well, maybe the pizza delivery man has been taking notes while delivering, because don't look now, but Domino's is no longer just feeding the tech world, they are part ...

We can fight it, but the tipping point for self-driving cars is near - Tematica Research — Connected the Dots on the Self-Driving Car Those smarty-pants Millenials grew up on the Internet with the answer to any question literally at their fingertips. Now Generation Z - the cohort following the Millennials - are growing up on Uber and at the click of a button someone will show up at their door and take ...

America is about to go on a 'Back to School' splurge - Business Insider - Tematica Research — Tematica Research CIO Chris Versace breaks down on Business Insider the real drivers behind the second largest spending holiday season - Back to School While parents may like to think otherwise, the reality is that children are "active decision makers" in family economies.We're not going by what we've heard or seen, but rather by the data ...

The new sexy pushup — can sports bras become the new "push-up" gold for Victoria's Secret $LB  - Tematica Research — With sagging sales of its push-up bras due to increased online competition, and a 30 percent decline in Victoria Secret owner L Brands (LB) share price, one of the tactics the purveyor of sexy women's underwear is focused on is if it can recapture sales from the category that has been eating into its sales: the sports-bra.
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Sep 26, 2016

Figured D'Antoni would do this. Harden was Rockets' de facto PG already - Harden now Rockets' full-time point guard 

Sep 25, 2016

Huge thanks and appreciation to Holy Name High School of Parma Heights, OH for inducting me into its Hall of Fame today.

Sep 25, 2016

Prayers going out to the family of Jose Fernandez.

Sep 23, 2016

RT @christongray: 2) "New start, Broussard had to break it down" When I signed my deal, @ChrisBroussard was the one who broke the news

Sep 20, 2016

RT @AmIshoBaraka: "He looks like a bad dude!" This shows no level of protocol will stop racism. We need worldview change. But until then prosecution will do.

Sep 18, 2016

Julio Jones get penalized 4 his spike after catching bomb 4 ATL. NF taunting/delay rule is garbage. Let the guys show emotion/excitement!

Sep 17, 2016

RT @sniperstreets: "Seeking to understand perspectives that are different than our own is vitally important for reconciliation..." 

Sep 17, 2016

RT @AdamMatlack: @Chris_Broussard @KINGMovement props to you for sharing this. This is exactly the kind honesty people need to help them…

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