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Don Muret

Don Muret covers facilities for SportsBusiness Journal/Daily.

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Aramark Generates Per Cap Over $40 For Game 7 At Kauffman Stadium

Published in SportsBusiness Daily on 10 / 30 / 14

Aramark generated a food, drink and retail per cap of $41.65 for last night’s World Series Game 7 at Kauffman Stadium, sources said. Attendance was 40,535, resulting in about $1.7M in gross sales for general concessions, premium dining and merchandise. By comparison, the average spend was...

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