Spiraling toward financial ruin under John Textor’s inept management, Digital Domain enjoyed brief success in the spring of 2012 when its artists made a dead man sing. Less than half a year after Tupac Shakur’s hologram appeared during a California concert, the company declared bankruptcy.
In a two-part series that concluded last Sunday, the Post’s Jeff Ostrowski documented Digital Domain’s death spiral. What can the company tell us — from beyond the grave — about the wisdom of providing incentives to lure businesses? The question is timely as Florida and Palm Beach County consider whether to offer incentives to lure Amazon distribution centers and to keep a merged Office Depot/Office Max in Boca Raton.
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