Mike contributed to Murray Feldman’s report on the $700 M Powerball (WWJ, 950AM on 8/23/17). The fact that 9% of the world’s GDPs are less than that was noteworthy. Included in that group are Saint Martin, Tonga and the British Virgin Islands.
Mike contributed to Perry Farrell’s DFP report on the gargantuan $700 M Powerball prize. Mr Farrell noted that there was a better chance of being struck by lightning or being hit by an asteroid than winning the grand prize. The winner could buy almost 5,400 Jeep Grand Cherokee SRTs sold for $130,000 each. The assumption here is that you spent all your winnings, immediately.
Mike contributed to Murray Feldman’s 8/18/17 report (WWJ/CBS radio, 950 AM at 6:30 & 7:30 AM) on there being a total of $1 B in spending for the 1st 20-22 Woodward Dream Cruises. It was also noted that the next 4-5 WDCs will produce about $1 B in spending as well.
Mike contributed to Warren Pierce’s 8/19/17 report (WJR, Cumulous radio, 760 AM at 7:00 AM) on there being around $1 B worth of consumer spending from Woodward Dream Cruises 1 to 22. It was also mentioned that the next 4-5 WDCs will produce about $1 B in spending as well.
Mike contributed to Warren Pierce’s stories about “Back to School Shopping” in Aug and the upcoming “Woodward Dream Cruise” (WJR, 760 AM, Cumulus Radio, 7 AM, 8/12/17)
Mike contributed to Gene Fogel’s report on the Woodward Dream Cruise and its $50 M worth of economic impact. (Gene Fogel, WJR 760 AM, Cumulus.)
Mike will contribute to Lauracindy Plague’s (Fox 2) Let It Rip program on 8/6/17 where he will be discussing whether or not college athletes should be paid.
On July 26, 2017 Mike made a presentation to the Metro Detroit Book & Author Society on how to market itself AND how to develop a “show stopper” of a website. He made it at the Red Run Golf Club in Royal Oak MI.
On July 27, 2017 Mike contributed to Mary Chapman’s upcoming CHI Tribune article on the impact of OJ Simpson on the sales of the Ford Bronco in 1994 & 1995. He also discussed the impact of Ford returning the Bronco name plate in its 2017 lineup of vehicles.
On July 23, 2017 Mike discussed the strength of the 2017 “Back to School” and “Back to College” season with Gene Fogel (WJR, 760AM, Cumulus).
Mike will contribute to Murray Feldman’s report on “Back 2 School Spending”, retails 2nd biggest time of year. (Murray’s report will be on WWJ, CBS radio 950 AM on 8/23/17 at 3:20 Pm and 6:20 PM.)
Mike contributed to Mary Chapman’s Det News story on the coming 4,000 visitors to Detroit as they attend their 5-6 day conference. The group is Phi Beta Sigma International. He noted both the economic impact of Phi Beta Sigma International AND the great promo value of having such a group visit Detroit.
Mike contributed to Murray Feldman’s 7:30 AM Amazon Prime Day report (CBS Radio 950 AM) on 7/12/17 on the remarkable value that Amazon captures from all the info it gets from ordering clients this day.
Mike contributed to Gene Fogel’s report (7/4/17) on Independence Day spending including cookouts, fireworks and travel. (WJR, 760 AM, Comcast Radio)