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Smart Kegs to Mobile: What to Watch in Retail
Retail

Smart Kegs to Mobile: What to Watch in Retail

Key takeaways from this week's National Retail Federation's show.
Krystina Gustafson
U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Cast a Cloud on Consumer Spending
Economic Conditions

U.S. Retail Sales Weak, Cast a Cloud on Consumer Spending

Economists had expected core retail sales to rise last month. They fell.
Coming Soon: The Biggest Wealth Transfer in History
Wealth

Coming Soon: The Biggest Wealth Transfer in History

As the world's richest retire, the next three decades will see the most amount of money change hands -- ever.
Ansuya Harjani
Marketers Should Consider These 5 Tech Trends in the Coming Year
Online Marketing

Marketers Should Consider These 5 Tech Trends in the Coming Year

Are marketing-cloud technologies worthy of your hard-earned budget? Are they actually able to solve for all of your needs?
Doug Camplejohn
6 Food Trends to Watch Out for in 2015
Trends

6 Food Trends to Watch Out for in 2015

Sour flavors, vegetable mashups, a ramen renaissance and more extreme food trends are on tap for this year.
Kate Taylor
BlackBerry Is Gearing Up to Enter the Sizzling Smartwatch Scene
Smartwatches

BlackBerry Is Gearing Up to Enter the Sizzling Smartwatch Scene

The struggling smartphone pioneer wants in on Android Wear-ers' wrists. It's about time.
Kim Lachance Shandrow
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.