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Top 100 Business Ideas in April

From Virtual Debit Card Apps to Fresh Supermarket Makeovers

— April 24, 2016 — Business
These April 2016 business ideas range from fresh supermarket makeovers to virtual debit card apps that make on-the-go transactions more seamless than ever before. When examining new business concepts in the food and beverage realm, standouts include air-purifying coffee carts that promote convenience and sustainability while offering an artisanal product range. Other notable examples like Millennial-minded restaurants and dedicated discount markets target a younger demographic of foodies who are seeking sensory dining experiences while sticking to a tight budget.

When looking at the month's web-based innovations, these April 2016 business ideas include beauty bartering platforms and outsourced shopping apps that follow a peer-to-peer business model. Additional standouts range from gamified athletic shops to lifestyle-focused clothing stoes that appeal to niche demographics. These particular retail concepts promote memorable shopping experiences while catering to the specific interests of different audiences.
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Sports Payment Platforms
Sports Payment Platforms
Sportix Uses Custom Links to Make Paying Athletic Fees a Walk in the Park
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Interactive Dealership Guides
Interactive Dealership Guides
Parkers' Car Buyer's Guide Explains Showrooms, Test Drives and More
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98
Racetrack Vehicle Experiences
Racetrack Vehicle Experiences
Chevrolet Offers a Tour of the Daytona International Speedway
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97
Quirky ePayment Commercials
Quirky ePayment Commercials
Klarna's Offbeat Ads Communicate How Smooth Payments Can Be
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96
No-Hands Payment Services
No-Hands Payment Services
Google's Hands Free Payment Lets You Pay Without Tapping a Card
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95
Kosher Seafood Restaurants
Kosher Seafood Restaurants
This Tel Aviv Restaurant is Run by Israeli Celebrity Chef Guy Peretz
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94
On-Demand Apparel Deliveries
On-Demand Apparel Deliveries
The Brand is Teaming Up with Postmates to Offer Clothing Deliveries
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93
Custom Social Photo Algorithms
Custom Social Photo Algorithms
This New Instagram Update Could Change the Way Users Post Forever
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92
Customer Profile Marketing Services
Customer Profile Marketing Services
Benchmark Email Allows Companies to Fine-Tune Campaigns
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91
Rude-Surcharge Restaurants
Rude-Surcharge Restaurants
Two French Cafes Raise the Prices for "Barbaric" Customers
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90
Dedicated Discount Product Shops
Dedicated Discount Product Shops
Shinsegae Group will Launch Stores for the 'No Brand' Line
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89
Analytic Retail Beacons
Analytic Retail Beacons
Altromercato's Beacons Are Equipped with Facial Recognition and Wi-Fi
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88
Ecommerce Keyboard Apps
Ecommerce Keyboard Apps
The iOS Keyboard App Bridges the Communication Gap Between Seller & Buyer
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87
At-Home Theatre Experiences
At-Home Theatre Experiences
The Screening Room Concept Brings New Movies into Living Rooms
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86
Athletic Outpost Boutiques
Athletic Outpost Boutiques
The NikeLab DSM PEK is the Latest International Nikelab Shop
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85
Profit-Sharing Startups
Profit-Sharing Startups
Managed By Q to 5% Of Company To Its Cleaners
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84
Character-Themed Disney Planes
Character-Themed Disney Planes
The Walt Disney Airplane Experience Brings Magic to New Heights
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83
Employee Wellness Apps
Employee Wellness Apps
The LEAGUE App Lets People Pick Insurance Benefits They Will Actually Use
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82
Inspiring Athletic Retailers
Inspiring Athletic Retailers
Zakti Helps Women Achieve Balanced Lifestyle and Fitness Goals
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81
Wearable-Connected Auto Software
Wearable-Connected Auto Software
High Mobility is an Auto Startup Enabling Entirely Connected Cars
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80
Polished Car-Dealing Platforms
Polished Car-Dealing Platforms
The Carsome Automotive Marketplace Screens Out Sketchy Offers
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Beacon Retail Tags
Beacon Retail Tags
The New Displaydata 'Aura 29 BLE' Shelf Label will Display Promotions
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78
Custom Nursery Moodboards
Custom Nursery Moodboards
'SassintheSouth' Creates Custom Inspirational Nursery Design Boards
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77
Outsourced Shopping Apps
Outsourced Shopping Apps
Favor's Convenient Delivery Service Has "Runners" Shop and Deliver
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Next-Gen Pop-Up Shops
Next-Gen Pop-Up Shops
This Concept Pop-Up Store Envisions the Store of the Future
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75
Liquid Nitrogen Dessert Bars
Liquid Nitrogen Dessert Bars
This Liquid Nitrogen Ice Cream Parlor Puts a Twist on a Classic Treat
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74
Wax Melt Subscription Boxes
Wax Melt Subscription Boxes
'The Melt Box' Allows Consumers to Sample Different Candle Fragrances
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73
Diaper-Cleaning Services
Diaper-Cleaning Services
The Green Bum Company Offers an Eco Cloth Diaper Service
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Beauty Bartering Platforms
Beauty Bartering Platforms
'eDivv' is a P2P Marketplace for Unused Beauty Products
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Global Online Pop-Up Shops
Global Online Pop-Up Shops
The Travelling Buyer's Shop Real Time Scheme Enables Pinterest Shopping
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Mexican Sweet Shops
Mexican Sweet Shops
This New York City Sweet Shop Will Be Dedicated to Mexican Desserts
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Green-Roofed Retail Centers
Green-Roofed Retail Centers
The Part-Dieu Commercial Retail Center will Focus on Biophilic Design
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68
Smartwatch Shopping Experiences
Smartwatch Shopping Experiences
The Band by True Religion Initiative Bring Smartwatches to Retail
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67
Feminine Sneaker Boutiques
Feminine Sneaker Boutiques
London's Pam Pam Shop Targets Female Shoe Buffs
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66
Smart Internet Connected Bags
Smart Internet Connected Bags
Twyst Creates Shopping Bag that Charges Customers When Exiting Store
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65
Tiki-Themed Pop-Ups
Tiki-Themed Pop-Ups
'The Coconut Club' is a Theatrical Tiki-Themed Pop-Up Restaurant
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64
Anti-Tech Dinner Challenges
Anti-Tech Dinner Challenges
The Cell Phone Coop Challenge Encourages Diners to Put the Phone Down
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63
Surplus Textile-Sharing Programs
Surplus Textile-Sharing Programs
The Squirrelz Sells Left Over Textiles to Creatives
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62
Customizable Candle Subscriptions
Customizable Candle Subscriptions
The Busy Bee Candle Fragrance Club Includes Tiny Wax Melts
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61
Smartphone-Powered Shops
Smartphone-Powered Shops
This Unmanned Food Store in Sweden Does Not Have any Human Employees
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60
Renewable Energy-Powered Restaurants
Renewable Energy-Powered Restaurants
The 'Au Fudge' Restaurant is Only Powered by Renewable Energy
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Window Shopper-Engaging Beacons
Window Shopper-Engaging Beacons
Lyle & Scott's Carnaby Street Location was Outfitted with Beacons
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58
Analytical Fashion Platforms
Analytical Fashion Platforms
'Lyst' Uses Data Science and Analytics to Drive Sales
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57
Deceiving Dessert Cafes
Deceiving Dessert Cafes
Vegedeco Salad Cafe will Offer Patrons Salad Cakes instead of Sweets
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56
On-Call Mechanic Services
On-Call Mechanic Services
YourMechanic Brings the Repair Shop to a Driver's Home or Office
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55
Cloud-Connected Gym Services
Cloud-Connected Gym Services
This Company Helps Gyms Give Their Facilities a High-Tech Upgrade
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54
Gourmet Dealership Cafes
Gourmet Dealership Cafes
This Cafe is Located Inside the Big Two Toyota Dealership
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53
Vegan Frozen Yogurt Shops
Vegan Frozen Yogurt Shops
This Shop Offers Dairy-Free Frozen Yogurt Made from Coconut Milk
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52
P2P Insurance Start-Ups
P2P Insurance Start-Ups
'Lemonade' is a New Service That Will Operate on a Peer Lending Model
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51
Supercar Training Programs
Supercar Training Programs
The Aston Martin Vulcan Driver Experience Program is Exclusive
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50
Indian Beer Gardens
Indian Beer Gardens
The First Playboy Beer Garden Recently Opened in Pune, India
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Luxury Retail Photography
Luxury Retail Photography
Gregoire Vieille Captures the Interiors of Some of the Poshest Spaces
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Modern Interactive Dessert Parlors
Modern Interactive Dessert Parlors
Frozen Spoon will Offer Healthy Treats and a Clean Interior
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Handcrafted Homeware Deliveries
Handcrafted Homeware Deliveries
These Monthly Deliveries Include Artisanal Home and Kitchen Goods
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At-Home Swimsuit Fittings
At-Home Swimsuit Fittings
This Startup Allows Customers to Try on Sustainable Swimsuits at Home
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Timeworn Jewelry Boutiques
Timeworn Jewelry Boutiques
This Aarhus Store Boasts an Mix of Naturally Corroded Materials
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44
Sultry Burger Book Guides
Sultry Burger Book Guides
Mathew Ramsey's 'PornBurger' Novel Features Scandalous Photos of Burgers
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All-Inclusive Kids Class Passes
All-Inclusive Kids Class Passes
The Kids Passport Gives Parents Access to NYC's Best Kids Classes
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High-End Delivery Restaurants
High-End Delivery Restaurants
Momofuku Ando is Not a Place to Sit and Eat, the Food Comes to You
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Consignment Jewelry Marketplaces
Consignment Jewelry Marketplaces
'Gleem & Co.' is a Place to Buy and Insure One-of-a-Kind Pieces
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40
Room-Specific Subscription Boxes
Room-Specific Subscription Boxes
These Monthly Deliveries Include Linen Accessories and Home Decor
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Branded Customization Services
Branded Customization Services
The Burberry Monogramming Service Lets Shoppers Personalize Goods
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Rap Album Pop-Up Shops
Rap Album Pop-Up Shops
This Pop-Up Shop Will Sell 'The Life of Pablo' Merchandise
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Virtual Debit Card Apps
Virtual Debit Card Apps
This Privacy Protection App Generates Temporary Debit Cards
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Flexible Footwear Merchandising
Flexible Footwear Merchandising
This Shoe Shop Highlights the Burgeoning Porto Alegre Retail Scene
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Local Ingredient Yogurt Stores
Local Ingredient Yogurt Stores
Styo Dessert Uses Ingredients from the Area or Makes Them In-House
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Micro Basement Bakeries
Micro Basement Bakeries
Pâtisserie Petit Lapin is a Small Bakery Creating Delicious Treats
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Colorful Fast Food Interiors
Colorful Fast Food Interiors
This French McDonald's is Decorated with Colourful Light Boxes
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Clothing Kiosk Campaigns
Clothing Kiosk Campaigns
The Style Garden is a Retail Installation from Intu Touring the UK
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Earthy Corner Deli Shops
Earthy Corner Deli Shops
This Charming Greek Deli Boasts Modern Marble Windows
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Exploding Glitter Mail Services
Exploding Glitter Mail Services
These Spring-Loaded Glitter Bombs Can be Sent to Friends and Foes
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Fresh Supermarket Makeovers
Fresh Supermarket Makeovers
Walmart's New Grocery Marketing Promotes Fresh Ingredients
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Home Organization Subscription Services
Home Organization Subscription Services
This Delivery Service Includes Items for Home Organization
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Plant-Based Meal-Kit Startups
Plant-Based Meal-Kit Startups
This Service Provides Customers with Veggie-Centric Meals On-Demand
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Holiday Menswear Pop-Ups
Holiday Menswear Pop-Ups
The BESPOKEN x TRNK Activation Targets Fashion-Forward Urbanites
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Unisex Fast Fashion Lines
Unisex Fast Fashion Lines
The Zara Ungendered Collection Offers Stylish Unisex Wears
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Niche Perfume Subscription Services
Niche Perfume Subscription Services
This Scent-Discovery Service Provides Unique Perfume Samples
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High-End Food Halls
High-End Food Halls
The Saks Food Hall by Pusateri's Features a Prosciutto and Champagne Bar
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Air-Purifying Coffee Carts
Air-Purifying Coffee Carts
The 'Wheelys 4' Mobile Cafe is an Uber-Eco Way to Sell Fresh Coffee
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Design Agency Visual Identities
Design Agency Visual Identities
The Masquespacio Branding Highlights the Agency's Capabilities
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Short-Term Retail Agency Pop-Ups
Short-Term Retail Agency Pop-Ups
The Appear Here Paris Highlights the Brand's Unique B2B Platform
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Color-Coordinated Design Stores
Color-Coordinated Design Stores
The CORAZYs Store in Tokyo is a Library of Decor Items
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Gamified Athletic Retailers
Gamified Athletic Retailers
This Decathlon Connect in Munich Features Digital Amenities
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Farmhouse-Inspired Cafes
Farmhouse-Inspired Cafes
This New Starbucks Location in Bangkok is Modern Yet Rustically Inspired
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Style-Focused Fitness Retailers
Style-Focused Fitness Retailers
The UK's Sweaty Betty Opens its First Physical Store in California
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15
Couture Private Shopping Suites
Couture Private Shopping Suites
The Fendi Private Suites in Rome Offer a Discreet VIP Experience
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14
Famous Painting Cocktails
Famous Painting Cocktails
The Langham Hotel Serves Drinks Decorated With Foam Artwork
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13
Luxe Perfume Pop-Ups
Luxe Perfume Pop-Ups
Covent Garden's Chanel Christmas Pop-Up Featured Popular Fragrances
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12
Gamified Pop-Up Eateries
Gamified Pop-Up Eateries
The 'Meal of Fortune' Pop-Up is Part Restaurant and Part Arcade
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Sensorial Retail Experiences
Sensorial Retail Experiences
The Crabtree & Evelyn London Flagship Features a Fragrance Garden
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Home Decor Subscription Boxes
Home Decor Subscription Boxes
This Service Offers Home Accessories with a Coordinated Theme
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9
Mobile Ice Cream Shops
Mobile Ice Cream Shops
This Cobranded Food Truck Treated SXSW Atendees to Vegan Fruit Pops
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8
Communal Living Experiments
Communal Living Experiments
The WeWork WeLive Space is a Converted 20 Storey office Building
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7
Millennial-Minded Restaurant Concepts
Millennial-Minded Restaurant Concepts
This Chain is Getting a Millennial-Inspired Makeover
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Dessert-Only Restaurants
Dessert-Only Restaurants
The Cafe at Hotel Cafe Royal Will Be London's First Dessert Restaurant
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5
Manly Accessory Subscription Services
Manly Accessory Subscription Services
The Sprezzabox Service Helps Men Complete Their Look
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4
Pop-Up Paper Eateries
Pop-Up Paper Eateries
This Pop Up Food and Drink Venue in Sydney Uses Cardboard Tubes for Design
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3
Galleria Sushi Kiosks
Galleria Sushi Kiosks
This Taka Sushi is Located Within a Mall in Australia
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2
Parking Lot Shops
Parking Lot Shops
'The Park-Ing' Transforms an Underground Parking Lot into a Retail Space
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Experientail Retail Trucks
Experientail Retail Trucks
Holt Renfrew Brings its Store to the Road with a Mobile Pop-Up Shop
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