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Rise of the Car-Sharing Apps Poses Threat to Auto Sector
Ridesharing Apps

Rise of the Car-Sharing Apps Poses Threat to Auto Sector

The humble smartphone could throw a wrench in the works of the car sector's post-crisis turnaround.
Blast From the Past: Nostalgia Becomes a Marketing Strategy
Nostalgia

Blast From the Past: Nostalgia Becomes a Marketing Strategy

'90s flashbacks target an influential buying group.
Katherine Duncan
World Set to End Year in Brittle Economic State
Economic Conditions

World Set to End Year in Brittle Economic State

Factory activity is shrinking in China, euro zone business growth remains weak and emerging market giant Russia is in a spiraling currency crisis.
Cheaper Business Flights and Other Travel Trends for 2015
Predictions 2015

Cheaper Business Flights and Other Travel Trends for 2015

Find out what's in store for the travel industry in the new year.
The Top 10 Most Favorite Foods of the Decade
Trends

The Top 10 Most Favorite Foods of the Decade

What happened to pot roast-and toast? Details on what foods Americans are increasingly favoring (and turning their noses up at) today.
Peer Farther Into the Future to See Opportunity Before Your Competition Does
Innovation

Peer Farther Into the Future to See Opportunity Before Your Competition Does

Tectonic shifts in technology inevitably come with unforeseen problems. Whoever sees, and solves, first will have the market to themselves.
Steve Sponseller
3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2015 -- And Beyond
Trends

3 Workplace Trends to Watch for in 2015 -- And Beyond

Artificial intelligence will rock the job market, your company will need a Chief of Work, and cubicle farms will disappear.
Anne Fisher
Old-School Games Get New Life
Games

Old-School Games Get New Life

Board games, role-playing games and other offline diversions are having a renaissance.
Jason Ankeny
The Top 14 Content Marketing Trends of 2014
Content marketing

The Top 14 Content Marketing Trends of 2014

From an explosion in video to brands embracing micro-content, 2014 was a busy year for marketers.
Jon Salm
'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year
Culture

'Vape' Is the Oxford Dictionaries' Word of the Year

As more people are switching to electronic cigarettes, the word vape hit its peak in 2014.
Laura Entis
Will Podcasts Like 'Serial' Be the Binge-Worthy Successors to TV?
Trends

Will Podcasts Like 'Serial' Be the Binge-Worthy Successors to TV?

The record-shattering success of 'Serial' points to a storytelling medium that is at once seemingly groundbreaking and also oddly old-fashioned.
Geoff Weiss
How Hacking Is Helping Businesses Beyond the Tech Sector
Hackathons

How Hacking Is Helping Businesses Beyond the Tech Sector

A variety of businesses, from retail to service industries, are organizing internal events using the creative talents of their own employees to solve, or hack, problems.
Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?
Wearable Tech

Will the Workplace Lead Wearable Technology Adoption?

Experts say adoption of wearables at work will outpace it at home thanks to improved safety, productivity, and collaboration.
The 10 Biggest Restaurant Trends for 2015
Trends

The 10 Biggest Restaurant Trends for 2015

Get ready for a year filled with small plates, signature beverages and the rise of the post-millennial generation.
Kate Taylor