News and Articles About Trends
From tips on staying focused to advice on improving your writing, here are the stories that struck a chord with our readers this year.
When developing or improving your social-media strategy in the New Year, keep these five trends top-of-mind.
The National Restaurant Association predicts the rise of nutrition, pickling and dessert mashups in 2014, as chefs deem bacon 'yesterday's news.'
New York City-based advertising agency JWT defines the 10 trends that are expected to shape how we think and what we want in the New Year and beyond.
First came the craft brewing trend, and now craft distilleries are churning out premium hooch.
As the size of a computer chip approaches zero, computational power will be everywhere and in everything, says Brian David Johnson, the resident futurist at Intel.
Over the past year, the strengthening housing market has been helping small companies grow -- and fast.
In the latest play in the tech world's game of musical chairs, eBay has hired Apple executive RJ Pittman to run its products division.
In addition to helping business owners solve problems around customer engagement and retention, gamification can enhance staff relations.
Gamification, a principle for applying gameplay mechanics and theories to everyday problems, is growing in popularity. Here's how your small business can start playing.
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.
From agriculture to healthcare, these innovative companies are creating robots that have the potential to change lives.
More companies are creating robotics for consumer use. Here's a look at four that you can take home today.