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FDA MAY WARN: GOING TO THE MOVIES MAY MAKE YOU FAT

March 23, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

The nation’s movie chains are up in arms over proposed FDA regulations that would require them to disclose the calorie count of snacks sold at their concession stands, the Los Angeles Times reported today, noting that a ruling could come as early as today (Wednesday). The ruling would in effect lump movie theaters together with […]

EXHIBITOR BOASTS ABOUT POPCORN PROFITS

March 9, 2011 by · 1 Comment 

Comments at an investors conference by David Ownby, CFO of theater-chain owners Regal Entertainment Group, about the company’s popcorn profits have drawn the ire of BTIG analyst Richard Greenfield. Greenfield quoted Ownby as saying, “One of my friends is a commodity trader and every time the price of popcorn goes up, he calls me to […]