Trends

Franchises

What's Hot (or Not) for Franchises in 2012

Burgers, hotels, frozen treats -- it's all looking (and tasting) great. Fancy hams and tanning salons? Outlook not so good.
Starting a Business

Top 10 Small Business Predictions for 2012

Here is a collection of next year's top trends for marketing, retailing, service businesses, mobile, social media and more.
Franchises

10 Industry Trends for Franchises in 2012

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.
Starting a Business

Tebowing.com: Scrambling to Build a Business on a Viral Trend

Entrepreneur by accident. The weird world of internet memes, and the businesses they leave in their wake.
Starting a Business

10 Hot Startup Sectors for New Business Ideas in 2012

From have it your way to make it your way to go your own way, a look at the trends defining opportunity next year.
Starting a Business

Business Trends From 2011 We're Sick Of

From daily deals to Ashton Kutcher, some of the trends not #winning this past year.
Starting a Business

Get Out of Town With Wanderfly

This New York-based travel inspiration service offers recommendations that can send users packing.
Starting a Business

On Zaarly, You Can (Usually) Get What You Want

This San Francisco startup is a matchmaker for renters and owners.
Starting a Business

Unlimited Editions With Blurb

This do-it-yourself book publisher helps users publish bookstore-quality tomes.
Starting a Business

Happiness Pays Off With Kiip

Kiip relies on the games we play to connect marketers with potential customers.
Starting a Business

Portable Design With Poketo

A startup founded by two artists puts art in people's pockets (and on their backs).
Starting a Business

Four Fast-Growing Niches in the Travel Business

Have a passion for the travel business? Consider these four niches that are quickly winning over weekend warriors.
Technology

Five High-Tech Business Trends

High-speed 4G connectivity, tablets and mobile apps lead the way for new business devices.
Starting a Business

From the Trash Heap to Holiday Fashion Chic

How startups are cashing in on the ugly sweater trend this holiday season.