Saturday, June 19, 2010

Episode 6: Movie Theater Prices and Free Software Sites!

Fees:  High Theater Tickets and Concession Prices! 

In this episode, Scott takes on a different kind of hidden fee:  Fee-tardiculously high prices designed to gouge consumers for corporate fun and profit. Scott picked as his first example of this the high cost of tickets and concessions at movie theaters.

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Scott comparison shopped the prices of Popcorn, Soda and Candy at Walgreens and 7-Eleven stores (locally in Denver, Co., prices may vary across the U.S., but we believe they are similar), and then looked at prices for the equivalent sizes at movie theaters run by AMC and United Artists.