Sprinkles: A Memoir on Culture Shock

A little bit of sugar can prompt a sweet change in life. … Read More

Are Millennials Still Playing Dress Up?

Your grandmother’s chicness is now trending and uniquely inspirational. … Read More

The Evolution of the Female Superhero

Finding power in the X, but not knowing Y. … Read More

Snacking: A Culturewaves® Whitepaper

Think about snacking–just the thought makes you itch to go through the stash in your drawer, right? The one where you’ve hidden an assortment of candy bars, nuts, and packaged cookies or chips. … Read More

Death is Only The Beginning

The conversation about death is changing, and so is with how we prepare for it. … Read More

National Restaurant Association Show 2015 Podcast

As always, NRA Show Chicago and BAR (Beverage Alcohol for Restaurants) was a smashing success. In this podcast Food Channel Trends Expert Locke Hilderbrand dishes with host Joy Robertson about the flavors he spotted, the goodies he ate and all … Read More

NRA Emerging Food Trends 2015

Food trends have been a strength of the Culturewaves® team for years, as they have contributed to the annual food trends published by The Food Channel as well as provided trends and insights to some of the top food companies … Read More

Sales Fatigue

I feel a little guilty for this one, adding yet another email to your inbox this early in January—now that you’ve finally gotten all those “special deals” cleared out. But that’s exactly what prompted writing this. … Read More

The Mainstreaming of KVLT

KVLT has been around the underground side of black metal for a while. Utilizing a more medieval feeling of the word “cult”, the sub genre embraces limited edition culture with a mix of pagan, occult, and dark imagery, and is … Read More