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Adult Empire Releases End-of-Year ‘Trend Report’ for Adult Industry

Adult Empire (AE), the award-winning online adult retailer and entertainment site, has just released its official industry trend report, making a list of what’s best – and what’s next – in porn.

“Every year we examine our best-sellers and look for trends that will drive the future of adult entertainment in 2017 and beyond,” said Adult Empire’s Director of Marketing, Megan Wozniak. “The sales data clearly shows us what our customers are looking for, which enables us to create a more personalized, intelligent user experience.”

Calculated from results based on total year-long sales data from, the company’s latest report, 2016: The Best of the Best, reveals fans’ favorites, with a few surprises, as well as 2016: Top Trends on ae, which showcase the top 10 trending adult film stars, top 10 trending DVD genres, top ten trending studios and the top 10 trending search terms, all for 2016.

Julia Ann was overwhelmingly the 2016 AE fan favorite; the legendary Blondage actress was chosen as Favorite MILF Performer as well as Top Trending Porn Star of the Year.

Viewers also chose IR (BLACKED’S Interracial Orgies), BDSM (New Sensations’ The Submission of Emma Marx: Exposed) and stylish/romantic erotica (Digital Sins’ Lust Unleashed 9) as their top DVD and VOD purchases.

BLACKED was the #1 Trending Search Term on the site, Evil Angel was the top Trending DVD Studio and Gonzo was the top Genre of the year.

“We continue to push innovation along with fans’ personal suggestions and sales data; so far it’s been a good strategy,” said Wozniak. “We are always working to consistently satisfy changing consumer tastes, especially as we head into Adult Empire’s landmark 20th Anniversary.”

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