SNAPSHOT: Trends to Check Out This Week

Posted by Mitchell Communications Group on October 27, 2017

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Happy (almost!) Halloween!

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. 

“If you are not willing to risk the usual, you will have to settle for the ordinary.” – Jim Rohn, American entrepreneur, author and motivational speaker

 

  1. MAPPING AMERICA’S SWEET TOOTH

Arkansans’ favorite Halloween candy is Jolly Ranchers, while New Yorkers prefer Sour Patch Kids.  Check out this interactive map that shows the top Halloween candy for every state. (Nerdist)

  1. SPOOKTACULAR SNACKS

Care for some Pizza Skulls? Zombie Nachos? Or are Mini Caramel Apples more your style? More than 220 million Halloween ideas are saved to Pinterest each year, but here are some of the most popular. (BuzzFeed)

  1. DRONE DELIVERY

As Amazon works on its drone delivery system, Prime Air, other companies are also experimenting in the drone delivery space. Learn more about what companies such as Google and Mercedes-Benz are doing. (Cassandra)

  1. NIELSEN + NETFLIX

Nielsen has announced that it has found a way into the mystery of Netflix viewership, a step toward finding a reliable third-party ratings system for streaming services. But what does that mean for mobile? Read the article. (The New York Times)

  1. HOLIDAY SHOPPING SPREE

National Retail Federation has forecasted holiday sales to increase between 3.6 and 4 percent this year. Find out more. (NRF)

CHECK OUT PAST TREND REPORTS HERE

Topics: trends