Trends

Entrepreneur's Franchise Forecast
Franchises

Entrepreneur's Franchise Forecast

Our list of the top 10 trending categories for 2016.
Tracy Stapp Herold
The Amazing Evolution and Power of Inside Sales
Sales

The Amazing Evolution and Power of Inside Sales

Here are three trends companies of all sizes need to truly consider when determining their best go-to-market sales strategy.
Matt Mayberry
Are Flavored Buns The Next Fast Food Frontier?
Fast Food

Are Flavored Buns The Next Fast Food Frontier?

Burger buns with a taste all their own seem to be a trend, but can it last?
Carly Okyle
Remembering Chuck Williams, Founder of Williams-Sonoma
Radicals & Visionaries

Remembering Chuck Williams, Founder of Williams-Sonoma

Not everyone can say they changed the face of American cooking.
Laura Entis
5 Ways to Spot and Capitalize on Trends
Trends

5 Ways to Spot and Capitalize on Trends

The only constant is change. Here's how to maximize profits while rolling with it.
Michael Noice
14 Hot Web Design Trends From 2015
Web Design

14 Hot Web Design Trends From 2015

The loudest content medium out there has finally learned how to be quiet with minimalist designs.
Danny Wong
The 2015 Word of the Year Is an Emoji You Use All the Time
Culture

The 2015 Word of the Year Is an Emoji You Use All the Time

The emoji was selected in part because it 'best reflected the ethos mood and preoccupations of 2015,' according to the Oxford Dictionaries.
Nina Zipkin
The 5 Biggest Buzzwords in Tech Right Now
Buzzwords

The 5 Biggest Buzzwords in Tech Right Now

Phrases like 'synergy' and 'big data' are on the way out. See what's taking their place.
Tiny Hotels Are a Big Trend
Hotels

Tiny Hotels Are a Big Trend

Hotel chains are beefing up their amenities and shrinking their room size.
Michelle Castillo
How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs
Radicals & Visionaries

How Food Makers Are Convincing America to Eat Bugs

A swarm of companies selling insect-based food items has descended upon the American market. Can they persuade consumers that eating bugs isn't a punishment?
Kate Taylor
How to Be a Trendsetter
Trends

How to Be a Trendsetter

If you rely on creativity, invest resources in identifying trend and invite a fresh perspective on what your company provides its customers, you won't be chasing the current trends; you will be defining them.
Mike Templeman
5 Trends Reshaping Social Media
Social Media

5 Trends Reshaping Social Media

Mobile technology, big data and platforms that appeal to various demographics are growing social media into an ever-more powerful force in marketing and communications.
John Rampton
6 Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Crowdfunding
Crowdfunding

6 Trends That Are Shaping the Future of Crowdfunding

Understanding these innovations will help you get the most out of the brave new world of peer-to-peer financing.
Jodi Helmer