News and Articles About Trends
Our look at new directions in business and how they will affect you in the coming year -- and beyond.
As more average folks and celebrities alike find reasons to go gluten-free, more business owners are reaping the rewards of this once niche market.
Several new funding sites are emerging to give entrepreneurs and creatives the chance to realize their goals one step -- and one community -- at a time.
How small retailers are building new kinds of stores.
Here today, gone tomorrow? If the industry you're looking at fits the definition of 'trendy,' it's probably a good idea to look elsewhere.
Many hotel chains have started acquiring properties--many in retrofitted historic buildings--that have personalities all their own.
Boutique health clubs are competing with established players like 24 Hour Fitness by creating unique ways to break a sweat. Here are four that are changing the way we work out.
A look at how color matters in your retail space. It can either help to sell your products -- or irritate customers. Choose wisely.
Small beauty-product marketers are extending their reach by going mobile. Here, a look at the benefits and what you can learn from these four-wheeling entrepreneurs.
Look for more decentralized, less cluttered stores that offer experiences and personalized products.
Movies and TV shows like 'The Walking Dead' have taken hold of the nation's imagination. See what you can learn from a zombie.
A boudoir photographer focuses on customers' private moments.
Keep up with the ever changing American workplace with these 10 trends.
In 2012, it will pay to keep an eye on a few key big-picture trends. Here are the ones that make my list for top insomnia producers.
From deals and rewards to mobile and beyond, here's what might influence how you reach customers next year.
Burgers, hotels, frozen treats -- it's all looking (and tasting) great. Fancy hams and tanning salons? Outlook not so good.
The co-founders of Rent the Runway outline five strategies they've used to build a high-tech fashion company.
Here is a collection of next year's top trends for marketing, retailing, service businesses, mobile, social media and more.
From burgers to child care to staying fit, our annual list of trends in the franchise world shows where to consider putting your money to make money.
Entrepreneur by accident. The weird world of internet memes, and the businesses they leave in their wake.
Divya Gugnani, co-founder of fashion site Send the Trend, tells how she built a social business with about 200,000 Facebook fans in less than a year.
From have it your way to make it your way to go your own way, a look at the trends defining opportunity next year.
From daily deals to Ashton Kutcher, some of the trends not #winning this past year.
This New York-based travel inspiration service offers recommendations that can send users packing.
This San Francisco startup is a matchmaker for renters and owners.