SNAPSHOT: Trends to Check Out This Week

Posted by Mitchell Communications Group on September 14, 2017

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Are you looking for a quick dose of industry trends?

Our Research and Insights Team has rounded up can't miss articles and hot trends you want to check out -- all in one handy snapshot. 

"It is better to fail in originality than to succeed in imitation.”

– Herman Melville

 

Stop. Read. Learn. Here are five things to think about: 

  1. FORGET FALL COLORS--HERE’S WHAT TO EXPECT THIS SPRING

Cherry Tomato, Little Boy Blue, Meadowlark. These are just a few of the shades that Pantone Color Institute forecasted will dominate fashion in spring 2018. Find out all of the color predictions for next season. (WWD)

 

  1. WHAT DO A RED HEAD, A BAGEL, A BALL OF YARN AND A ROLL OF TOILET PAPER HAVE IN COMMON?

Click to find out. (CNBC)

 

  1. DRONES FOR DISASTER RELIEF

In the wake of Hurricane Harvey, the American Red Cross is launching a drone disaster-relief program. If the pilot period in Houston is successful, the organization plans to use the drone for future disaster relief operations. Learn more. (Engadget)

 

  1. THE NATIVES ARE RESTLESS

Teens love their smartphones as much as the next person—many say they couldn’t go more than a day without using one. Camera-centric social media platforms such as Snapchat and Instagram dominate. Find out more about teens’ smartphone habits. (eMarketer)

 

  1. VENTURE INTO VEGANISM

Nestlé recently acquired Sweet Earth, a Californian-based maker of vegan meals and snacks made from plant-based proteins. With many of Nestlé’s customers looking to incorporate more plant-based foods in their diet, Nestlé continues to adapt to changing food trends. Read the rest. (Fortune)

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