BIZMOLOGY — Some of you might feel a little nostalgic reading about the recent expansion of restaurants in department stores. Janet Forgrieve wrote in a recent article about how department stores are increasingly turning […]
A shift in the most robust wine drinking population will lead the industry to adjust its strategy, according to Silicon Valley Bank’s annual Wine Industry Report. The report says that baby boomers currently purchase about half of the fine wine in the US and their purchasing power will decline as they retire in upcoming years.
BIZMOLOGY — American households are increasingly finding it worthwhile to say no to the risks of homeownership and yes to the flexibility of renting. The renter share of all US households reached […]
BIZMOLOGY — A trip to the grocery store is still a typical chore for most Americans. Not so in Europe, however, as shoppers there increasingly use a variety of pickup, drive-through, and delivery options […]
BIZMOLOGY — One of the biggest trends in the restaurants and food service industry is on four wheels. US food truck revenues in 2012 were $650 million and are expected to quadruple by 2017, according to Emergent Research. Food trucks are being used by entrepreneurs as a relatively inexpensive way to enter the food scene as well as established restaurant owners to expand their customer base and try new offerings.
To learn more about Restaurants, Bars & Food Services industry ($500 billion in annual US revenue), visit our new profile. The sector is just one of four additional industries we began covering in December.
BIZMOLOGY — Amazon.com has already proven itself to be a major headache for the retail industry. Now the powerful e-commerce company is setting its sights on the lucrative business-to-business distribution market with a […]
BIZMOLOGY — Some retailers are rolling up their sleeves and taking the proactive step of opening technology labs in Silicon Valley to fast-track innovations. A half-dozen large retailers have opened facilities in […]
BIZMOLOGY — Electric vehicle sales doubled in the first half of 2013 and the growth is also driving another industry: electric utilities. Electric utilities benefit from higher demand since electric vehicles are […]
BIZMOLOGY — Think that those vending machines in the breakroom are a bit of a bore? A vision for a new type of breakroom offering is turning into a growth driver for the […]