It never hurts to be aware of the upcoming trends.
It gives you the chance to decide if you think they would work in your business and your niche and whether you want to experiment with them or not/
Because, in general, the businesses that jump into a trend early are usually the ones to see its greatest benefits.
Check out this slide show from TrendWatching.com...
“2013 will be the perfect storm of necessity and opportunity: some economies will do OK(-ish), others will be shaky, but in whatever market or industry you’re in, those who understand & cater to changing consumer needs, desires and expectations will forever have plenty of opportunity to profit. A remapped global economy, new technologies (or ‘old’ technologies applied in new ways), new business models… hey, what’s not to like?
“Hence this overview of 10 crucial consumer trends (in random order) for you to run with in the next 12 months. Onwards and upwards:”
- Have You Ever Heard Of “Presumers”? (baybusinesshelp.com)