10 Small Businesses That Will Probably Exist In A Decade

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Smart glasses like Google Glass will need equally smart repairmen and women. And with anyone being able to wear digital eyewear—not just the visually impaired—the opportunities are endless.

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Printing is leaping off of the page and changing the world in big, big ways. And yes, they even made feet for disabled ducks.

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Even outer space needs an official outfitter. People are signing up for a reality show on Mars and theorizing ways of colonizing the moon. They certainly won’t be caught in anything from last season once they finally exit Earth’s atmosphere.

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Clothing stores may go clothing optional. As online sales of apparel continue to grow, the brick-and-mortar spaces may use digital fitting rooms and augmented reality to create an experience that feels like a real-life catalogue.

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More apps, more problems. Asking if too much technology is bad hasn’t stopped us from making more of it. Experts at managing the tech in our daily lives may prove useful.

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Everyone has regrettable Snapchats. In the future, it’s not too much of a stretch to imagine specialists who are masters at clearing our digital missteps.

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Bring on the healthy. Fast food joints and hotels are serving food that’s better for you, and it’s clear that there will always be a taste for food that’s equally healthy and tasty.

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Holograms: not just for news networks and science fiction. As the technology decreases in price, the everyday uses will become infinitely more possible.

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Fill ‘em up (with volts, thank you very much). Our need for charging stations will only increase more as electric cars become more commonplace and popular.

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Printed books may fade into extinction. But that won’t stop someone from putting them in a museum-like space for us all to enjoy.

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