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Top 100 Market Trends in 2019

From Driverless Grocery Deliveries to Crop-Dusting Autonomous Drones

— January 25, 2020 — Autos
Many of the 2019 market trends are pushing industries forward, and in some cases in new directions. Various business are finding new ways to meet consumer demands in both emerging and pre-existing markets. One of the notable 2019 market trends occurred in the Houston area, where Walmart created a pilot program for driverless grocery deliveries. The pilot program will allow Walmart to troubleshoot autonomous grocery deliveries and potentially expand the program.

Another important market trend was Amazon selling movie tickets to online consumers in India. Amazon's new venture provides consumers with a convenient way to purchase tickets. In order to begin selling movie tickets, Amazon entered into a five-year partnership with BookMyShow.

Lastly, Volocopter announced that it partnered with John Deere to produce an autonomous crop-dusting drone. The drone will allow farms to more efficiently distribute fertilizer and other substances. Volocopter's autonomous drone could reduce production costs while expediting the crop-dusting process.

For more market trends in the new year, check out Trend Hunter's 2020 Trend Report
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Popularity
Activity
Freshness
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Autonomous Taxi Launches
Autonomous Taxi Launches
The Didi Chuxing Company Will Launch Self-Driving Taxis in China
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99
Smartphone-Integrated Payment Solutions
Smartphone-Integrated Payment Solutions
The Samsung Pay Launch in Mexico Marks Its 20th Market
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98
AR-and-VR Software Acquisitions
AR-and-VR Software Acquisitions
Verizon Has Purchased All of the VR Technology Owned by Jaunt
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97
Personalized Retail Loyalty Programs
Personalized Retail Loyalty Programs
Target Circle Offers Discounts for Routinely Purchased Items
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96
Crypto E-Commerce Checkouts
Crypto E-Commerce Checkouts
The Moon Browser Extension Allows People to Pay on Amazon with bitcoin
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95
E-Commerce Movie Tickets
E-Commerce Movie Tickets
Amazon Will Sell Online Movie Tickets in India on Its Website and App
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94
Efficient Stress-Free Appraisal Platforms
Efficient Stress-Free Appraisal Platforms
Diamond Buyers International Offers a No-Risk Service
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93
Plant-Based Fast Food Items
Plant-Based Fast Food Items
McDonald's Will Sell Plant-Based Items at 28 Canadian Locations
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92
City-Based Shuttle Van Services
City-Based Shuttle Van Services
Via Will Launch an On-Demand Van Service in Silicon Valley
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91
Blockchain-Based B2B Payments
Blockchain-Based B2B Payments
PayStand Expanded Its Network to Guadalajara, Mexico
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90
Non-Alcoholic Craft Beers
Non-Alcoholic Craft Beers
Two Roots Brewing Co. Launched an Alcohol-Free Non-Cannabis-Infused Beer
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89
Business-Friendly Digital Payment Services
Business-Friendly Digital Payment Services
OBOPAY's Multitude of Features Fall Under One Platform
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88
Autonomous Package Transportation
Autonomous Package Transportation
UPS Has Begun Making Package Deliveries Using Autonomous Trucks
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87
Autonomous Trucking Milestones
Autonomous Trucking Milestones
Daimler Self-Driving Trucks Have Begun Testing on Public Roads
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86
Delivery Drone Test Flights
Delivery Drone Test Flights
Elroy Air Has Completed a Test Flight of Its Large Cargo Drone
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85
Rewarding Cashless Payment Services
Rewarding Cashless Payment Services
GoDigital's OKTO App Allows for Loyalty System Integration
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84
Retail Analytics Acquisitions
Retail Analytics Acquisitions
Nike Has Purchased an AI Startup to Enhance Its Predictive Analytics
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83
Collaborative Hard Seltzer Lines
Collaborative Hard Seltzer Lines
Arctic Summer is the Product of Harpoon Brewery & Polar Beverages
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82
Grocery Delivery Program Expansions
Grocery Delivery Program Expansions
The AmazonFresh Service is Available in Three New US Cities
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81
Vegan Shrimp Investments
Vegan Shrimp Investments
Tyson Foods Invests in a Vegan Shellfish Company Called New Wave Foods
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80
Take-Out Food Expansions
Take-Out Food Expansions
Deliveroo Will Launch a Pick-Up Service to Give Customers More Options
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79
EV Charging Networks
EV Charging Networks
Ford Recently Announced the FordPass Network of EV Charging Stations
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78
Academically Backed Casino Innovations
Academically Backed Casino Innovations
Caesars Entertainment Teams Up with Students from UNLV
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77
Meatless Food Launches
Meatless Food Launches
Burger King's Impossible Whopper Will Be Available at All US Locations
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76
Sharing Economy Virtual Stores
Sharing Economy Virtual Stores
Lavell Virtual Stores Let You Create an E-Commerce Business
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75
Eco-Friendly Distribution Centers
Eco-Friendly Distribution Centers
Nike Has Built a New Sustainable European Distribution Center
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74
Crop-Dusting Autonomous Drones
Crop-Dusting Autonomous Drones
Volocopter and John Deere Partnered on an Agricultural Drone
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73
Grocery Delivery Acquisitions
Grocery Delivery Acquisitions
Uber Acquired Grocery Delivery Startup Cornershop
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72
Online Medical Services
Online Medical Services
GoodRx Care is a New Medical Service Launched to Fill Healthcare Needs
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71
Cheap Unlimited Phone Plans
Cheap Unlimited Phone Plans
Altice Mobile Will Be an Unlimited Mobile Plan for $20 a Month
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70
Autonomous Vehicle Returns
Autonomous Vehicle Returns
Tortoise Uses Autonomous Technology to Remotely Move Scooters and Bikes
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69
Electric Vehicle Platforms
Electric Vehicle Platforms
Honda Is Planning a Modular EV Release For United States Markets
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68
Student Entrepeneur Savings Clubs
Student Entrepeneur Savings Clubs
Student Tank Introduces the First Student Business Discount Club
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67
Vegan Cryptocurrency Platforms
Vegan Cryptocurrency Platforms
The VeganNation App is an E-Commerce Marketplace for Vegan Products
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66
Electric SUV Releases
Electric SUV Releases
Mercedes-Benz Will Produce an Electric Version of Its G-Class SUV
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65
Beauty-Boosting Organic Purees
Beauty-Boosting Organic Purees
Sibu's Omega 7 Puree Relies on the Sea Buckthorn Berry's Powers
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64
Online Car Sales
Online Car Sales
Porsche Will Allow Its Customers to Purchase Cars Through an Online Process
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63
B2B Food Marketplaces
B2B Food Marketplaces
MaxAB Recently Secured a $6.2 Million Seed Investment to Expand and Grow
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62
Cashier-Free Technology Acquisitions
Cashier-Free Technology Acquisitions
Standard Cognition Purchased DeepMagic for Checkout Tech
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61
Online Vegan Cheese Shops
Online Vegan Cheese Shops
Vegan Brand 'Treeline Treenut Cheese' Launched an E-Commerce Store
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60
Next-Gen VR Headset Releases
Next-Gen VR Headset Releases
Microsoft Has Announced the Release of Its HoloLens 2 Headset
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59
AR Mapping Subscriptions
AR Mapping Subscriptions
The Mapping Startup 6d.ai Will Take Its Products Out of Beta Testing
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58
Beverage Brand E-Commerce Sites
Beverage Brand E-Commerce Sites
The House of PepsiCo Will Sell Items from PepsiCo Collaborations
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57
Rotating Wing Delivery Drones
Rotating Wing Delivery Drones
Uber's Food Delivery Drones Will Have Six Rotors and Rotating Wings
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56
Independent Finance Solutions
Independent Finance Solutions
Accord Financial Delivers a Series of Versatile Monetary Programs
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55
Electric Delivery Fleets
Electric Delivery Fleets
Amazon Purchased a Large Fleet of Electric Delivery Trucks From Rivian
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54
Chic 70s-Inspired Sunglasses
Chic 70s-Inspired Sunglasses
The Dreamers are a Pair of Aviator Style for Women by Coco and Breezy
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53
In-Home Water Management Devices
In-Home Water Management Devices
The Phyn Smart Water Assistant Can Detect Leaks in a Home
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52
Accessible Mobile Payment Systems
Accessible Mobile Payment Systems
Clip is a Mexico-Based Platform That Streamlines Card Payments
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51
Community-Focused Food Halls
Community-Focused Food Halls
The Crave Food Hall is Meant for Students, Professionals and Families
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50
E-Commerce Office Towers
E-Commerce Office Towers
A New Amazon Skyscraper Wll Come to a Seattle Suburb
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49
Animal-Focused Travel Promotions
Animal-Focused Travel Promotions
Airbnb Collaborated with the Dodo on Animal Travel Experiences
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48
Electric Scooter Trial Expansions
Electric Scooter Trial Expansions
Revel Brings Electric Moped Rental Service to Washington DC
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47
Dedicated Gaming Networks
Dedicated Gaming Networks
VENN Will Be an esports Channel Creating 55 Hours of Weekly Content
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46
Automotive Sustainability Initiatives
Automotive Sustainability Initiatives
BMW Will Have 25 Electric Vehicles on The Market by 2023
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45
Wearable Tech Purchases
Wearable Tech Purchases
Google Officially Acquired Fitbit in a $2.1 Billion Deal
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44
Noise-Cancelling Wireless Earbuds
Noise-Cancelling Wireless Earbuds
The Huawei Freebuds 3 Will Be Wireless and Noise-Cancelling
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43
Urban Mobility Electric Cars
Urban Mobility Electric Cars
The Fiat Panda Will Be Released in Both Electric and Standard Models
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42
Driverless Grocery Deliveries
Driverless Grocery Deliveries
Walmart Will Test Autonomous Deliveries in Houston Using Nuro's R1
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41
Community-Enhancing Fashion Events
Community-Enhancing Fashion Events
PROJECT N:OW is an exploration of culture in streetwear
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40
Eco-Friendly Coffee Roasters
Eco-Friendly Coffee Roasters
Bellwether Coffee Raised $40M to Develop New Eco-friendly Roasters
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39
Corporate Accessible Shoe Investments
Corporate Accessible Shoe Investments
Nike Invested in HandsFree Labs to Access Shoe Designs
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38
Planned Danish Coast Extensions
Planned Danish Coast Extensions
Urban Power Proposes Nine Artificial Islands to House a Tech Hub
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37
International E-Scooter Expansions
International E-Scooter Expansions
The Gogoro 2 Utility Electric Scooter Will Come to South Korea
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36
Muscle Car-Inspired Electric SUVs
Muscle Car-Inspired Electric SUVs
Ford's Electric SUV Will Be Revealed at the LA Auto Show
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35
Self-Driving Venue Transportation
Self-Driving Venue Transportation
Sony and Yamaha Will Produce Autonomous Carts for Commercial Use
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34
Healthy Coffee-Alternative Pods
Healthy Coffee-Alternative Pods
Rokit Pods' Launched Five New Organic and Tasty Flavors
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33
Leather Production Facilities
Leather Production Facilities
Louis Vuitton Will Open a Leather Bag Factory Outside of Dallas
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32
Nutritious In-House Milling Practices
Nutritious In-House Milling Practices
la Meunerie Urbaine is a Bakery That Mills Its Own Grains
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31
World's-Largest Coffee Chain Locations
World's-Largest Coffee Chain Locations
The Biggest Ever Starbucks Location Will Open in Chicago
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30
Brand Awareness-Boosting Campaigns
Brand Awareness-Boosting Campaigns
RISE Enters the US Kombucha Market with a Stronger Identity
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29
Drone Package Delivery Services
Drone Package Delivery Services
UPS and CVS are Launching a Drone Prescription Delivery Service
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28
In-House Milled Sourdough Loaves
In-House Milled Sourdough Loaves
Madison Sourdough Boasts a Menu of Artisanally Baked Goods
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27
Frozen Sea Buckthorn Berries
Frozen Sea Buckthorn Berries
Boreal Winery Harvests and Packages Its Farm-Grown Berries
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26
Fashion Brand CBD Products
Fashion Brand CBD Products
American Eagle and Seventh Sense to Launch CBD Beauty Products
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25
Scooter Rental Service Launches
Scooter Rental Service Launches
Scoot is Testing Single-Seat Mopeds in Los Angeles Markets
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24
Highly Affordable Menswear
Highly Affordable Menswear
Walmart Releases a Beautiful Editorial for Its No Boundaries Line
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23
Culinary Experience Services
Culinary Experience Services
Uber Eats is Testing a Food Experience Option in San Francisco
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22
Realistic 3D Virtual Homes
Realistic 3D Virtual Homes
Invent Dev's Visualization Service Assists with the Pre-Sale of Homes
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21
Short Marketing Lesson Websites
Short Marketing Lesson Websites
The Proof is a Marketing Website That Gives Actionable Solutions
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20
Monthly Meat Delivery Services
Monthly Meat Delivery Services
truLOCAL is a Subscription Service That Boasts Small-Farmed Meats
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19
Carbon Neutral Socks
Carbon Neutral Socks
Allbirds Has Created a Line of Sustainable Socks in Three Diffrent Cuts
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18
Clean Functional Sports Beverages
Clean Functional Sports Beverages
Matt Prior Launched ONE PRO Nutrition with Healthy Ingredients
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17
Electric VOLT Flight Tests
Electric VOLT Flight Tests
Lilium Put Its Lilium Jet Through the First Phase of Flight Tests
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16
Small Business Marketplaces
Small Business Marketplaces
Pinterest is Launching a Curated Marketplace for Small Businesses
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15
Mocking Burger Campaigns
Mocking Burger Campaigns
Burger King Mocks McDonalds with The Not Big Macs Menu Feature
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14
Food Contaminant-Analyzing Devices
Food Contaminant-Analyzing Devices
Inspecto Looks for Chemical Contaminants in Food Products
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13
Educational Cannabis Platforms
Educational Cannabis Platforms
Here Design Creates Medical Cannabis Mentor's Accessible Identity
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12
3D-Printed Bike Accessories
3D-Printed Bike Accessories
Carbon and Specialized Have Partnered to Create 3D-Printed Bike Seats
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11
Vegan Leather Dog Accessories
Vegan Leather Dog Accessories
The Hound Project Offers Stylish and Cruelty-Free Accessories
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10
Slick Luxury Car Launches
Slick Luxury Car Launches
Three BMW Luxury Cars Will Be Released in Toronto for 2019
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9
Stylish Eco-Friendly Eyewear Brands
Stylish Eco-Friendly Eyewear Brands
Australian Brand Dresden Opens Its First Location in Canada
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8
Fast Food E-Commerce Sites
Fast Food E-Commerce Sites
McDonald's Created an Online Store Named Golden Arches Unlimited
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7
Cosmetics Vending Machine Distribution
Cosmetics Vending Machine Distribution
Kylie Cosmetics Dives into Travel Retail at Vegas Airport
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6
Design-Driven Affordable Skincare
Design-Driven Affordable Skincare
DECIEM The Abnormal Beauty Company's Ethos Contradicts the Norm
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5
Design-Friendly Telecommunication Providers
Design-Friendly Telecommunication Providers
Fizz Attempts to Communicate a Youthful Identity
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4
Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks
Healthy Grab-and-Go Snacks
Kelly Loves Taps the Western Market with an Identity by Studio Without
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3
Moutain-Like Tree-Covered Developments
Moutain-Like Tree-Covered Developments
Heatherwick Studio is Completing a Project in Shanghai
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2
Digitally Savvy Retail Strategies
Digitally Savvy Retail Strategies
Urban Juve Will Sell Products Through Wechat & AI Pop-Up Kiosks
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1
Design-Friendly Stigma-Defying Campaigns
Design-Friendly Stigma-Defying Campaigns
Approved, Not Approved Supports Sexual Wellness Products
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