Anastasia Niforos · Geneva Swanson · Madeline Stamm

Looking for the Best Coney in Lansing?

Have you ever asked yourself why you would go to one Coney Island restaurant vs another? Aren’t they all the same? Or is there something that sets each coney apart? Well do not fret! For our media and entrepreneurship class we set out to answer those exact questions — and in the process learn more about… Continue reading Looking for the Best Coney in Lansing?

Alexa Seeger · Erika Greco · Jamal Tyler · Laura Bohannon

And the Best Coney Island in East Lansing is…

When in Rome, do as the Romans do. When in Michigan, eat like Michiganders do. Michigan, while not a culinary metropolis, takes a lot of pride in its coney dogs. We visited four coney island restaurants — that’s a coney to you and me — in the Lansing area: Sparty’s Coney Island Restaurant, T &… Continue reading And the Best Coney Island in East Lansing is…

Lukas Eddy · Nicholas Stahl · Sophie Charboneau

The Great Coney Quest: Discovering How a Coney Survives in a Crowded Market

It’s the great Coney Quest! Before starting our own Coney Island that puts all other Coney Island restaurants out of business, we toured three different Coneys in East Lansing to get a feel for competitive analysis. We’re not really going to start a Coney Island restaurant. However, in learning about the process of entrepreneurship and… Continue reading The Great Coney Quest: Discovering How a Coney Survives in a Crowded Market

Lukas Eddy

Planning Your Business: Thoughts on Competitive Analysis

Most businesses take years to establish themselves in an industry — if they ever even manage it. A few inspiring cases of companies going from dream to reality in six months are out there, and those generally have a few things in common. The classic why-didn’t-I-think-of-that cliche of creative problem solving certainly exists, but a… Continue reading Planning Your Business: Thoughts on Competitive Analysis