News and Articles About Trends
By cutting out major food menus, these businesses let franchisees -- and their customers -- focus on what's truly important: what's in the glass.
A new survey by the OECD shows that Americans across generations performed below average on math, reading and problem solving.
Regaalo, a web service that allows parents to send gifts to students, applies modern technology to an old-fashioned concept.
Photo booths are making a comeback, and the founder of the DVDNow Kiosks franchise, has created a touchscreen, open-air 'booth' that's connected to social media.
Our look at three of the top e-commerce clothing sites.
Cutting-edge technologies are making businesses more productive, we explain this hot new trend.
Give up too soon on your idea and of course it will be destined for failure. Here are four essential tenets of inventing and product development that will keep you on track to succeed.
Stemming from the nation's current obsession with kale are some important lessons for business owners about how to latch onto trends.
Buzzfeed, CNN, NBC's Today Show, BSkyB and Slate will be the first media outlets with access to the applications, which are a seen as a thinly-veiled move to encroach on Twitter's dominance as the forum for real-time conversations.
Following trends can be dangerous, but if your business idea is ahead of the curve, you can expect success.
Some small-business owners hawk their wares to America's motorists. But it's not just gas stations and fast food.
'Go self-serve or go home,' says one competitor. Franchises get creative to differentiate themselves in an increasingly crowded frozen-yogurt market.
Mediterranean cuisine may well be the next big thing at American fast-casual restaurants. The staples of the Middle East and Greece are finding a growing niche among consumers --and franchises are leading the way.
With commercial applications that can improve business performance and enhance lifestyles, intelligent machines are making waves in an array of industry sectors -- and startups are leading the charge.
More companies are creating robotics for consumer use. Here's a look at four that you can take home today.
From agriculture to healthcare, these innovative companies are creating robots that have the potential to change lives.
A design expert shares three trends for winning workspaces.
Here's a rundown of what's hot for businesses with less than $10 million in annual revenue.
In the aftermath of this year's SXSW Interactive festival, we pinpointed four top trends that young entrepreneurs should consider.
Environmental responsibility is a hot trend for companies, whether or not they target the granola set.
Our look at the trends on fire, the ones that have cooled -- and everything in between.
Even among the seemingly endless variety of franchises, patterns emerge. Here are some macro trends that will be driving franchising this year.
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.
Find out where businesses catering to boomers and seniors could look for opportunities.
Companies that target specific populations are a major force in the franchising upswing.