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101 things to watch out for in 2013

Ann Mack’s is the director of trendspotting at JWT. Here is her list (in alphabetical order) of the trends to watch out for in 2013 (we added one ourselves):

 

  1. Business achievers awards
  2. 3D Bioprinting
  3. Adult Playgrounds
  4. African Tech Stars
  5. Allergen-Free
  6. Alternative Brand Currencies
  7. Ambushed by Amazon
  8. Appcessories
  9. The Arabic Web
  10. B2C/P2P Partnerships
  11. Bee Venom
  12. Biometric Authentication
  13. Blocking Social Media Bores
  14. Chia Seeds
  15. Click-and-Collect Shopping
  16. “Cloaking”
  17. Coaching Brands
  18. Cool Techie Camps
  19. Crowdsourced Translation
  20. Cutting out the Middleman
  21. Cyber War
  22. Dads in the Aisles
  23. Data Scientists: The New Hotshots
  24. Decline of Chinese Bling
  25. Desalination
  26. Detoxifying Life
  27. Digital Ecosystems
  28. Drones
  29. ecoATM
  30. Egg Freezing
  31. Emotion Recognition
  32. The End of Voicemail
  33. Faux Meat
  34. Fitness Beyond the Gym
  35. Flexible Screens
  36. Food Sharing
  37. Frontier Markets
  38. G20 Devolves to G-Zero
  39. Gender-Blurred Toys
  40. Geofencing
  41. Green Growth
  42. Handwriting = Hieroglyphics
  43. Hotels in Africa
  44. Human-Centered Tech
  45. Humane Food
  46. Hyper-Personalized Customer Service
  47. Impact Sourcing
  48. Imperfection
  49. Individual Attention
  50. Instant-Erase Apps
  51. JOMO (Joy Of Missing Out)
  52. Live-Streaming Life
  53. Low-Cost Robots
  54. Low-Tech Device Charging
  55. Media That Gets to Know You
  56. Medical Smartphones
  57. Menu-Free Dining
  58. Midcalorie Foods
  59. Mindful Living
  60. Mobile-Optimized Goes Mainstream
  61. MOOC Stars
  62. Nature As Antidote
  63. Neurotechnology
  64. New Digital Royalty
  65. News Bites
  66. NFC Tags
  67. Objects With Attitude
  68. Offset Thinking
  69. Online Groceries
  70. Paperless Education
  71. Passwords 2.0
  72. Patchwork Earnings
  73. Personal Data Ownership
  74. Prime Time for Second Screen
  75. Privacy Etiquette
  76. Quiet Products
  77. Reduced-Guilt Candy
  78. Responsive Web Design
  79. Retailers Enable Recycling
  80. River Cruising
  81. Self-Service
  82. Serialized Digital Fiction
  83. Set Jetting
  84. Shopping Hotels
  85. Social Media Hacks
  86. Standup Desks
  87. Stress-Monitoring Apps
  88. Sugru
  89. Tablet Shopping
  90. Tech-Enabled Farm-to-Fork
  91. Teff
  92. Trade School
  93. Trust Ratings
  94. User-Based Insurance
  95. Variable Pricing
  96. Vegetable Boxes
  97. Vertical Farming
  98. Video Games As Art
  99. Window Shopping
  100. Wireless Charging
  101. Yogurt Shops

If you want to read up more, go here, where she expands on all these trends. It is well worth a read.

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