Mike contributed to Bloomberg News to Alexandra Semenova analysis of the auto ads in the SB 2019.
Mike will contribute to Warren Pierce’s report on Super Bowl Sunday (WJR, 760AM). He will be discussing SB ads, current prices for a 30 sec ad, and what ads to look out for.
On 01-30-2019 Mike contributes to Michael Patrick Shiels’ (MI Big Show, at 6:45AM, https://www.mibigshow.com/music) radio program on the Super Bowl and its many, many ads. A live interview will be conducted discussing the SB ads costing $5.235 M for 30 secs.
Mike contributed to Murray Feldman’s report (01-28-2019, WWJ Newsradio 950AM) on US Pet Spending. Pet spending increased by another 3.77% in 2018 for a total of $72.13 B! If it was the GDP of a nation it would be a top 43% world economy, ranking #97.
Mike will contribute to Murray Feldman’s report (01-21-2018 3:20PM & 6:20PM, WWJ Newsradio 950AM) for the North American International Auto Show. Millennials are bringing new car purchasing habits to the industry. The avg 17.6 hours researching cars online b-4 ever entering a dealership.
Mike contributed to Warren Pierce’s report on Xmas Sales & Boxing Day (WJR, 760AM) on Wed 12/26/18. They discussed Xmas and Super Sat. Also, they reviewed Boxing Day.
Mike contributed to Jack Lessenberry’s report (Fri, 12-07-2018, 910AM Superstation) on how the current holiday shopping season is shaping up. Mike talked about recent Black Friday weekend sales figures and what it could mean for the rest of the season. He also pointed out the division and unity between online and in-store shopping.
Mike contributed to Charles Crumm and Norb Franz’s article on holiday spending (Oakland Press). The NRF predicts a 4.1% increase in spending this holiday season.
Mike contributed to Gary Gastelu’s article on Cadillac’s new presidential limousine (Fox News). Associating with President Trump is a risky business, as GM opts to forgo a press release announcing the new vehicle. This is in stark contrast to the fan-fair that surround President Obama’s new limousine.
Mike contributed to Murray Feldman’s (WWJ) report on Giving Tuesday.
- In 2017 charitable contributions were up 5.2% to $410 B +
- TOP donors are Individuals (69.9%), Foundations (16.3%) and Charitable Bequests (8.7%)
- TOP recipients are Religion (31.1%), Education (14.4%) and Human Services (12.2%).