Reddit user Ihaveanotheridentity held an AMA session about his 20-year work as Goofy in a Disney park. Of course, he had seen everything in the park, not only the “tasty” side that guests see. That’s why he asked those, who want to save the Disney magic, to avoid his revealing of behind-the-scene secrets.
Of course, no businessman in his right mind will ever sell the product for the cost of its making. Because there are other costs too, and he needs some profits for himself as well. But sometimes, the price mark-ups are just getting ridiculous. In some cases, the additional products compensate the low mark-up of the main product, and in other cases it’s just the brand that you pay for.
It is widely known that only a small group of people has a giant portion of world’s wealth in their pockets. Every year Bloomberg L.P., a financial company, publishes a chart of richest people in the world. Take a look of 2016’s list as of November 14, ranging from American software kings to Chinese banking giants.