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Beer Here

-+*By Rieva Lesonsky The craft beer industry has doubled its profits in just five years—and the glass is still half-full. Since 600 A.D. when Saint…

Is This the Year of Mobile?

-+*By Rieva Lesonsky Apple’s smartwatch is moving the mobile boom into high gear. We’ve talked about the growing importance (really dominance) of mobile before, but…

Raising the (Chocolate) Bar

-+*The bean-to-bar movement is changing how chocolate is made. By Rieva Lesonsky Who doesn’t love chocolate? For years entrepreneurs have taken advantage of America’s love…

Where’s the Beef (Jerky)?

-+*Protein-craving Americans have made jerky today’s hot snack. By Rieva Lesonsky “Beef jerky is big business,” proclaimed a recent article in The Washington Post. While…

Fall Fashion Forecast

-+*By Rieva Lesonsky What colors will be hot this fall? Pantone, the global color authority, just released its fall color report for fashion—and, according to…

Burgers and Beverages

-+*By Rieva Lesonsky We’ve mentioned them before, but apparently last year was a record-breaker for burgers. According to BurgerBusiness 9 billion burgers were served in…

Food Forecast 2015

-+*By Rieva Lesonsky What will we be eating and drinking this year? Mintel, a leading market research agency, just released its projections for key trends that will impact…

Mind Games

-+*The benefits of mindfulness for both individuals and businesses are creating opportunities for entrepreneurs. By Rieva Lesonsky In its annual trends report JWT covered a lot…

Bare Bones

-+*By Rieva Lesonsky The latest miracle beverage goes back to caveman days. Who among us didn’t grow up with some type of soup touted as…
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