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Entering the marketplace can be a daunting experience, particularly for new businesses, resulting in a plethora of new and innovative techniques to help market up-and-coming brands. Highlighting trends around new business ventures, online retail techniques and in-store services, this category is showcasing the variety of business strategies brands are using to get ahead of the competition.
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Chilled Chocolate Beverage Dispensers
Chilled Chocolate Beverage Dispensers
Nestlé Launches First Chilled MILO Dispenser in Australia
Nestlé Professional has announced the launch of its first Iced MILO for CoolPro in Australia. The simple-to-use system was designed to be installed by commercial operators, allowing them to sell... MORE
MMA NFT Collections
MMA NFT Collections
The UFC Teamed Up With Dapper Labs to Launch 'UFC Strike' NFTs
Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has partnered with Dapper Labs, the creators of Flow blockchain, to launch ‘UFC Strike,’ a new collection of NFTs that will go on sale Sunday,... MORE
Real Estate Co-Investor Apps
Real Estate Co-Investor Apps
The 'Coproperly' App Helps Buyers Find Potential Co-Investors
Entering the real estate market in Canada has become considerably more difficult as property prices continue to skyrocket — cue Coproperly. The new startup helps home buyers find potential co-... MORE
AI-Powered Retail Kiosks
AI-Powered Retail Kiosks
Deepbrain AI Unveils Its Latest Futuristic Product, the 'AI Human' Kiosk
DeepBrain AI, a startup specializing in artificial intelligence solutions, has announced the launch of its ‘AI Kiosk,’ a retail-oriented multimedia screen that utilizes the brand’s... MORE
play_circle_filled Automaker-Made Anime Shows
Automaker-Made Anime Shows
Acura Has Launched a Trailer for Its Upcoming Racing Anime
Acura has launched a new promotional video for the Acura ‘Series S’ that doubles as a trailer for its upcoming anime series, ‘Type S: Chiaki’s Journey.’ The anime... MORE
Powdered Egg Substitutions
Powdered Egg Substitutions
Researchers in Finland Have Developed a Suitable Egg White Alternative
Researching at the University of Helsinki have teamed up with the ‘VTT Technical Research Centre’ in Finland to develop a powdered egg white product. This powder is created through the... MORE
Hourly Paid Robot Workers
Hourly Paid Robot Workers
Formic Leased a Robotic Worker to Polar Manufacturing for an Hourly Wage
‘Polar Manufacturing,’ the Chicago-based metalworking company, has leased a simple robotic worker from the automation company ‘Formic.’ This robot performs a simple task at... MORE
Plant-Based Watch Straps
Plant-Based Watch Straps
WoodWatch Has Launched the World's First Cactus Leather Watch Strap
WoodWatch, the elegant timepiece maker focused on sustainability, has unveiled its newest watch-making innovation, cactus leather straps. WoodWatch is the first watch brand in the world to utilize... MORE
NFT Art
Visual artists and musicians are harnessing NFTs to profit from their work more easily
Trend - NFTs ("non-fungible tokens") are units of currency in the Blockchain ecosystem that cannot be replicated. Within the art and entertainment industries, creatives are selling their works as NFTs to monetize their music or art.
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VR-Powered Digital Clothing Drops
VR-Powered Digital Clothing Drops
Creative Community MCQ Launches First NFT Collection
MCQ, a future-forward creative community utilizing blockchain technology, has announced the launch of its first NFT collection. The new digital-only offering has been created in collaboration with... MORE
Better-for-You Enchilada Launches
Better-for-You Enchilada Launches
Real Good Foods’ Enchiladas Are Now Available at Costco
A leading health-and-wellness company, Real Good Foods, announced today that it will offer its best-selling, nutritious Grande Chicken Enchiladas nationwide at Costco starting January 22, 2022. Each... MORE
Celeb-Backed Bahamas Resorts
Celeb-Backed Bahamas Resorts
Pharrell Williams Teams Up With Groot to Open 'Somewhere Else' Resort
Superstar musician and producer Pharrell Williams has partnered with entrepreneur David Grutman, owner of Groot Hospitality, to announce the launch of the ‘Somewhere Else’ resort in the... MORE
play_circle_filled Inclusivity-Focused Media Initiatives
Inclusivity-Focused Media Initiatives
Disney Launches Progressive 'Reimagine Tomorrow' Program
In an effort to be more inclusive and diversity-focused, Disney has recently launched a program called ‘Reimagine Tomorrow.’ The unique initiative aims to transparently acknowledge the... MORE
Play-To-Earn Restaurant Games
Play-To-Earn Restaurant Games
'Good Fortune Arcade' Allows Users to Play a Game to Earn Vouchers
Panda Express has launched ‘Good Fortune Arcade,’ an online game where players can earn discount codes and vouchers to use at the restaurant. In the spirit of Lunar New Year, people who... MORE
play_circle_filled AI-Powered Vehicle Security Systems
AI-Powered Vehicle Security Systems
Ford and ADT Have Teamed Up to Develop a Video Security System
The United States-based automaker Ford has teamed up with the security systems company ADT to develop an AI-powered vehicle security system. This system will be called ‘Canopy,’ and will... MORE
Organic Sugar-Free Granolas
Organic Sugar-Free Granolas
Alter Eco Foods Has Debuted Granolas Sweetened with Date Powder
Alter Eco Foods has debuted its newest all-organic food line, this time entering the breakfast industry. The ‘Organic Granola’ line from Alter Eco Foods is available in three flavor... MORE
Large Gaming Company Acquisitions
Large Gaming Company Acquisitions
Microsoft Has Purchased Activision-Blizzard for $69 Billion
The largest news to come out of the gaming industry as of late is that Microsoft purchased Activision-Blizzard. Microsoft, and specifically its Xbox Gaming division, is continuing its trend of... MORE
3D Virtual Reality Streaming
3D Virtual Reality Streaming
Mythical Games Acquired Polystream to Enhance Metaverse Streaming
Mythical Games, the gaming developers most known for ‘Blankos Block Party,’ has acquired ‘Polystream,’ an online platform focused on metaverse streaming. This acquisition... MORE
Online Dessert Ordering Platforms
Online Dessert Ordering Platforms
Baskin-Robbins Has Debuted its First Online Ordering Platform
Fans of ice cream and cakes will now be able to order Baskin-Robbins products online for the first time. The new website for the famous dessert brand allows users to order an assortment of ready-... MORE
Gamified NFT Platforms
Gamified NFT Platforms
'G2 Esports' and 'Metaplex' Have Announced the 'Samurai Army' for Gamers
‘G2 Esports’ recently announced the ‘Samurai Army,’ a new community-focused NFT platform made in collaboration with ‘Metaplex,’ a Solana-based NFT hub. Samurai... MORE
On-Table Ordering Startups
On-Table Ordering Startups
Hospitality Startup Leslie Launches in the United States
Leslie is a UK-based tech startup offering a unique on-table ordering system for foodservice and hospitality companies. Today, the pioneering brand has announced its expansion into the U.S. just 12... MORE
Pandemic Policy-Pertinent Portals
Pandemic Policy-Pertinent Portals
This COVID-19 Resources Portal is Targeted Towards Businesses
Fuse Technology Group, a technology company based in the city of Ferndale in Detroit’s Oakland County, has launched an innovative COVID-19 resources portal that aims to help companies stay on... MORE
Italian Poke House Expansions
Italian Poke House Expansions
Poke House Partners with Sweetfin to Fuel American Growth
Sweetfin – renowned as the leader of the poke bowl and plant-based bowl category in the United States – recently announced a new investment with the European brand Poke House. Having invested in... MORE
Lifestyle Label Launches
Lifestyle Label Launches
Gopuff Unveiled the Basically Label Line of Home Essentials and Snacks
Basically is a new private label by Gopuff, which offers a range of assorted household products. The line includes a range of snacks, packaged water, and home essential items at affordable prices.... MORE
3D Metaverse Modelling Factories
3D Metaverse Modelling Factories
Nextech Launches ARitize For Minting 3D Models into NFTs
Nextech AR Solutions Corp., a leading augmented reality and metaverse-focused tech company, has announced the launch of ARitize 3D, a new tool that enables brands to mint NFTs of their 3D models and... MORE