Business Idea Trends http://www.entrepreneur.com/topic/business-idea-trends The latest news, videos, and discussion topics on Business Idea Trends en-us Copyright 2014 Entrepreneur.com Inc., All rights reserved. Entrepreneur.com webmaster@entrepreneur.com (webmaster) 5 Business Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:15:00 GMT If You Fry It, They Will Come. Cronuts and the Business Case for Imitation. This hybrid dessert trend created opportunity across the country. We explain what the CronutÂ’s success can teach you. Tue, 01 Jul 2014 14:15:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235103 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/235103 Rosemary Lane This hybrid dessert trend created opportunity across the country. We explain what the CronutÂ’s success can teach you. The Top 10 Small Business Bets, Post-Recession and Next Recession Industries that perform well in the midst of economic uncertainty do just fine in good times, too. Mon, 09 Jun 2014 22:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233491 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/233491 David Nilssen Industries that perform well in the midst of economic uncertainty do just fine in good times, too. Reinvent a Product, Not the Wheel Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth. Wed, 12 Feb 2014 11:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231466 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/231466 Stephen Key Often entrepreneurs think they need to completely disrupt an industry to land success. This couldn't be further from the truth. 6 Sideline Trends Poised to Change the Entrepreneurship Game Dell's Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt offers her view of trends that are going to take the main stage in 2014. Fri, 17 Jan 2014 14:27:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230928 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/230928 Catherine Clifford Dell's Entrepreneur in Residence Ingrid Vanderveldt offers her view of trends that are going to take the main stage in 2014. The 10 Fastest-Growing Small-Business Sectors Right Now Over the past year, the strengthening housing market has been helping small companies grow -- and fast. Tue, 22 Oct 2013 14:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229536 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/229536 Gabrielle Karol Over the past year, the strengthening housing market has been helping small companies grow -- and fast. Dream Arcades Takes '80s Nostalgia to a New Level Dream Arcades is the largest manufacturer of non-coin-operated arcade machines in the world. Last year the company broke $1 million in sales."Nostalgia sells," says co-founder Michael Ware. Sat, 28 Sep 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227839 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227839 Jennifer Wang Dream Arcades is the largest manufacturer of non-coin-operated arcade machines in the world. Last year the company broke $1 million in sales."Nostalgia sells," says co-founder Michael Ware. How to Capture a Trend-Setting Business Idea Following trends can be dangerous, but if your business idea is ahead of the curve, you can expect success. Thu, 29 Aug 2013 13:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228131 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/228131 Brad Sugars Following trends can be dangerous, but if your business idea is ahead of the curve, you can expect success. How Not to Bomb the Pitch of Your Dreams (Like This Writer Did) Ask the right questions and be prepared and you'll avoid screwing up on a pitch that's big for your business. Mon, 19 Aug 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227930 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227930 Stephen Key Ask the right questions and be prepared and you'll avoid screwing up on a pitch that's big for your business. 9 Things You Never Thought You Would Buy From a Vending Machine Reaching customers even when ecommerce can't, these vending machines dispense unexpected items, where and when customers need them. Tue, 30 Jul 2013 15:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/227452 http://www.entrepreneur.com/slideshow/227452 Kathleen Davis Reaching customers even when ecommerce can't, these vending machines dispense unexpected items, where and when customers need them. Designer Tents Bring Cool to the Campsite FieldCandy tents have offbeat graphics such as a block of cheese, leopard print and bubble wrap. Sat, 27 Jul 2013 16:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227139 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227139 Michelle Juergen FieldCandy tents have offbeat graphics such as a block of cheese, leopard print and bubble wrap. How a First-Time Entrepreneur's Kickstarter Project Landed on Toys 'R' Us Shelves in Less Than a Year Industry insiders laughed at the engineering toy for girls, but its inventor was determined to change the landscape of the 'pink aisle.' Entrepreneur Debbie Sterling shares how she transformed her idea into a million-dollar company. Fri, 26 Jul 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227554 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227554 Kathleen Davis Industry insiders laughed at the engineering toy for girls, but its inventor was determined to change the landscape of the 'pink aisle.' Entrepreneur Debbie Sterling shares how she transformed her idea into a million-dollar company. Worthless, Impossible and Stupid? Why Contrarian Business Ideas Make It Big In his new book, business professor Daniel Isenberg says if people think you're crazy, you're onto something. Tue, 16 Jul 2013 11:30:25 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227454 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227454 Catherine Clifford In his new book, business professor Daniel Isenberg says if people think you're crazy, you're onto something. Fitness Startups Put Their Own Spin on Indoor Cycling Several fitness startups are hoping to grab a slice of the boutique cycling craze. Mon, 01 Jul 2013 12:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227260 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/227260 Katie Little Several fitness startups are hoping to grab a slice of the boutique cycling craze. Fertile Ground for Startups: 10 Sectors of the $207 Billion Cyber-Security Industry Poised to Take Off As businesses move their data processing to the cloud, cyber-security is becoming an increasingly prevalent and mission-critical problem. Thu, 18 Apr 2013 14:22:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226455 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/226455 Catherine Clifford As businesses move their data processing to the cloud, cyber-security is becoming an increasingly prevalent and mission-critical problem. VCs See Ex-Wired Editor's DIY Drones Taking Flight Chris Anderson left one of the most prominent posts in tech media to become CEO of 3D Robotics, a company that helps hackers and engineers build do-it-yourself drones. Last fall he locked up a $5 million funding round. Tue, 26 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225817 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225817 Marty Jerome Chris Anderson left one of the most prominent posts in tech media to become CEO of 3D Robotics, a company that helps hackers and engineers build do-it-yourself drones. Last fall he locked up a $5 million funding round. What 3-D Printing Could Mean for Small Businesses How the additive manufacturing trend could help you grow your business. Thu, 14 Mar 2013 09:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225446 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225446 John Patrick Pullen How the additive manufacturing trend could help you grow your business. Hunting for Business Ideas? Consider Looking at These 8 Hot Industries Here is a rundown of industries expected to have plenty of room to grow in 2013. Thu, 07 Feb 2013 10:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225693 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225693 Catherine Clifford Here is a rundown of industries expected to have plenty of room to grow in 2013. Richard Branson on Business Ideas in the Growing Health-and-Wellness Industry The health and wellness sector is growing, the famous entrepreneur explains why you should get on board. Tue, 15 Jan 2013 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225461 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225461 Richard Branson The health and wellness sector is growing, the famous entrepreneur explains why you should get on board. 100 Things You'll Need to Know About in 2013 With 2012 very nearly in the rearview mirror, check out this list of what you are going to hear about, talk about and spend your money on in 2013. Wed, 26 Dec 2012 07:30:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225347 http://www.entrepreneur.com/blog/225347 Catherine Clifford With 2012 very nearly in the rearview mirror, check out this list of what you are going to hear about, talk about and spend your money on in 2013. The 3D Printing Craze Hits Young Entrepreneurs Three-dimensional printing technology is helping treps start and run dynamic new businesses. Mon, 19 Nov 2012 11:00:00 GMT http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225007 http://www.entrepreneur.com/article/225007 Logan Kugler Three-dimensional printing technology is helping treps start and run dynamic new businesses.