Friday, January 23, 2015

SkyMall depended on boredom for its business

The SkyMall catalog, a dog-eared best friend to bored and lonely fliers for 25 years, has filed for bankruptcy.

The seatback mainstay may have suffered a steep decline as airlines began loosening the rules that allow fliers to use electronics, according to court documents.
--Penelope Patsuris and Katie Lobosco, CNN Money, on a partial answer to why anybody would buy that useless stuff. HT: JF