From Web-Based Farmers Markets to Big Data Sales Apps

By: Jana Pijak - Mar 20, 2016
These March 2016 business ideas range from web-based farmers markets to big data sales apps that make marketing to niche demographics easier than ever before. This month's most notable business innovations include immersive retail shops that offer more than one unique service. Standouts include experiential fragrance boutiques and cafe clothing shops that are designed to cater to busy parents who are always on the go.

When examining the e-commerce realm, peer-to-peer retailers like The Grommet -- an online marketplace that promotes independent artisans while encouraging ethical shopping practices -- are gaining mass attention. Additionally, niche subscription services like web-based flower and gift deliveries, personalized cereal blends and gamer-approved goodie boxes are all resonating with Millennial consumers and round off this collection of March 2016 business innovations.