Call it big data, analytics or old-fashioned business intelligence, the ability to identify trends in business data can be useful. However, trying to build a system which is both adaptable to large volumes and easily tweaked can be challenging. More »
In today’s business world, tech startups and incubators seems to be “The Hot Black.” I just came home from celebrating a Chicago incubator’s launch as I write this. But as Small Business Trends reported earlier this year, reports suggests...Show More Summary
It was a busy week for entertainment junkies with the Emmys and VMAs, and the cat was out of the bag for Sanrio fans after a surprising piece of news. Read on for more on the last week in search:And the Emmy goes to…Though Breaking Bad...Show More Summary
Joining the growing trend of Chinese companies seeking out a role in the movie business, Internet giant Youku is launching Heyi Film. A wholly owned film production subsidiary, it will make films "to the tastes of the Chinese audience" and "improve film marketing and distribution," Tech in Asia reported. Show More Summary
It’s business as usual over at Emporio Armani. There was the seemingly endless procession of 100-plus outfits, transporting viewers from boardroom through highway to red carpet (and myriad pit stops in between) in rapid succession. Read the rest of the story at: Fall/Winter 2014 Trend Report: Emporio Armani
If there was a crop top to be worn, the stars knew about it this Summer. And with all the midriff-bearing, what was once a risky trend became downright business as usual by the close of the season. With everyone from Emma Stone to Sarah Hyland showing flesh on carpets as ceremonious as the Emmy Awards, this trend had certainly peaked by August. Show More Summary
As the BYOD (bring your own device) trend gets stronger, the demand for cloud-based mobile device management (MDM) solutions rises: business owners want to equip staff so they can work out of the office. To answer that demand, Telus yesterday launched its second mobile device management solution, called MDM Made Easy. To bring that solution [...]
Fact-checking has become a virtual industry unto itself in the last several years, but this trend has arguably created more controversies than it attempts to resolve. And with the advent of a government-funded fact-checking project called Truthy, it appears our fact-checking culture may have finally veered into the sinister. Show More Summary
Predicting and adapting to new trends or major shifts can certainly give your business a competitive edge (and failing to do so can force you out of the race as well). Mobile ecommerce is one such trend where you need to adapt to stay in the game. If you think that mobile is the future [...]Show More Summary
Yelp has become an essential business tool for building and maintaining an online reputation. Research shows 90 percent of Yelp users say positive reviews impact whether they buy from a business or not, and businesses with Yelp accounts experience an average of $8,000 increase in yearly revenue. Show More Summary
Yahoo Travel's The New Digital Nomads - Run Your Business From Anywhere in the World covers the growing trend towards people professionals who are choosing a location-independent lifestyle that allows them to travel and work anywhere in the world. The...
There was big news from Google and GoDaddy this week. And those are just two of the news items with implications for small businesses recently. The Small Business Trends editorial team brings you some of the headlines that could impact your small business in a big way in our weekly small business news roundup. Show More Summary
At this year’s Computex, I had the opportunity to sit down with Mrs. Shalley Chen, ADATA’s President, to discuss the current trends in the memory and SSD business, as well as get an overview of ADATA’s future plans. Mrs. Chen has been with ADATA since the company was founded in 2001 and is also the wife of the founder, Simon Chen. Show More Summary
Being the mother of a two-year-old little boy, I do not have the time nor energy to wear half of the fashion trends I write about on a daily basis. Most looks are only suitable for the petite figures strutting the runway and, once off said runway, would be entirely impractical for my busy lifestyle. Keep Reading ?
Small Business Trends, LLCs are a Hot New Trend Among Sole Proprietors: Unless you are an accountant specializing in small business, you may not be aware of a new trend in the world of sole proprietorships: registering with the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) as a limited liability company (LLC). While...
By The Value Investor: Synopsys (NASDAQ:SNPS) reported its third quarter results this week. Before I discuss the numbers and the latest trends, let's first introduce the company as it is relatively unknown. Despite the great business...Show More Summary
5 years after the Great Recession, what are the trends that are driving the U.S. economic recovery for small businesses?
Is collaborating with other chefs on ventures like Industry Night a good business move? Young & Hungry examines the trend, and posits that more collaboration restaurants can't be far behind for D.C.
By The Value Investor: Investors in Target (NYSE:TGT) were relieved with the company's results. While the second quarter results were largely in line with expectations, investors were relieved by improving trends throughout the quarter despite a downwards guidance for the full year which has largely been anticipated. Show More Summary