Happy July 4th!

 - Jul 4, 2008   Updated: Aug 10 2011
To celebrate the Declaration of Independence this July 4th, we've chosen to highlight New York City and the coolest innovations we've seen rise from the Big Apple of America. It's been 232 years since the United States declared independence from Great Britain.

There are plenty of incredible innovations from other states as well, but we solute them all; we'll pick another state next year. To all US Trend Hunters, Happy Fourth of July.

Implications - Businesses that offer their clients a wide range of products through which they can experience glamor or extravagance will appeal to a very wide audience. Members within today's consumption-driven society will flock to products that provide them luxurious and lavish encounters.