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Behold the BelfieStick, an Even Bigger Bummer Than the Selfie Stick
Selfies

Behold the BelfieStick, an Even Bigger Bummer Than the Selfie Stick

Just when you thought the Pole of Narcissus couldn't get any worse, this wretched doodad came along.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
Business Ultra-Casual: Would You Wear This Sweat-'Suit' to the Office?
Fashion

Business Ultra-Casual: Would You Wear This Sweat-'Suit' to the Office?

Dude, terry cloth isn't just for towels and tracksuits anymore.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015
Predictions 2015

The 10 Types of Franchises to Watch in 2015

These are the franchises you'll be talking about next year, from children's enrichment companies to pizza companies and more.
Tracy Stapp Herold
2015 Collaboration Trends That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know
Trends

2015 Collaboration Trends That Every Entrepreneur Needs to Know

Get a handle on the latest ideas about how teams, departments and businesses, nearby and in remote locales, can work together most effectively.
Boland Jones
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