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Top 30 Retail Trends in April

From 5G Retail Partnerships to Female-Led Business Initiatives

— May 1, 2020 — Business
These April 2020 retail trends range from 5G retail partnerships to female-led business initiatives.

Standouts include a recent partnership between Walmart and Verizon that aims to incorporate 5G capabilities inside the companies' retail locations. In particular, Walmart hopes to launch its Digital Health solutions across stores, allowing virtual video chats and data sharing among doctors and patients.

Another notable example is RetailMeNot's recent business initiative that aimed to empower women during International Women's Day. The company's 'We Shop With Her' initiative encouraged shoppers to buy from women-run businesses, rewarding consumers with exclusive coupons and savings while empowering female founders.

Other April 2020 retail trends include Amazon's discounted Prime Subscriptions for Veterans or Military that are offered at just $79 along with Amazon Go Grocery's cashier-free online supermarket.
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Activity
Freshness
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Complimentary Lunchtime Cheesecake Promotions
Complimentary Lunchtime Cheesecake Promotions
The Cheesecake Factory is Offering Free Cheesecake
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29
Cargo-Only Airline Flights
Cargo-Only Airline Flights
American Airlines Will Only Transporting Cargo to and from Europe
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28
Veterans E-Commerce Discounts
Veterans E-Commerce Discounts
Amazon Offers Prime Subscriptions at $79 for Veterans or Military
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27
Complimentary Breakfast Sandwich Promotions
Complimentary Breakfast Sandwich Promotions
McDonald's is Offering Free Egg McMuffins on March 2
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26
QSR Digital Discount Promotions
QSR Digital Discount Promotions
Jack in the Box is Offering a 25% Mobile Order Discount
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25
Expansive Retailer Reward Programs
Expansive Retailer Reward Programs
The Walmart+ Program is a Paid-Membership Loyalty Initiative
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24
Bottled Chicken Chain Sauces
Bottled Chicken Chain Sauces
Bottled Chick-fil-A and Polynesian Sauces Will Soon Be Available
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23
Regional E-Commerce Services Changes
Regional E-Commerce Services Changes
Amazon Won't Deliver Non-Essential Goods in France and Italy
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22
Match-Up Game Loyalty Initiatives
Match-Up Game Loyalty Initiatives
Casey's General Store Boasts a Playful March Madness Promotion
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21
Grocery Membership Service Launches
Grocery Membership Service Launches
Walmart May Test the Walmart+ Services Beginning Next Month
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20
Versatile Foodservice Pizza Doughs
Versatile Foodservice Pizza Doughs
Rich's Ready-To-Stretch Dough Requires Minimal Prep
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19
Female-Led Business Initiatives
Female-Led Business Initiatives
RetailMeNot Launched the 'We Shop With Her' Cmapaing
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18
Collectible Premium Loyalty Programs
Collectible Premium Loyalty Programs
7-Eleven Entices Malaysian Consumers with Hello Kitty Plates
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17
Convenience Store Chicken Restaurants
Convenience Store Chicken Restaurants
Raise the Roost Chicken & Biscuits Offers Tasty Eats
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16
Tier-Based Summery Loyalty Programs
Tier-Based Summery Loyalty Programs
Seafolly's Beach Club Successfully Encourages Repeat Purchases
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15
Value-Priced Pizza Deliveries
Value-Priced Pizza Deliveries
These Chuck E. Cheese Family Packages are Available for Takeout
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14
Low-Cost QSR Family Meals
Low-Cost QSR Family Meals
The Panda Express $20 Family Meal Deal is Available for a Limited Time
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13
5G Retail Partnerships
5G Retail Partnerships
Walmart and Verizon are Collaborating on Stores with 5G Capabilities
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12
Self-Serve Beverage Systems
Self-Serve Beverage Systems
7-Eleven's Machines Let Customers Be Their Own Barista
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11
Activist Workshop Stores
Activist Workshop Stores
The Body Shop's Body Care Store Returns to Its Activist Roots
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10
Cashierless Grocery Shops
Cashierless Grocery Shops
Amazon Go Grocery Offers "Just Walk Out Shopping"
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9
Checkout-Free Retail Expansions
Checkout-Free Retail Expansions
Amazon Now Has Agreements for Automated Checkout Systems
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8
Tech-Enhanced Styling Rooms
Tech-Enhanced Styling Rooms
JCPenney's Fitting Rooms Simplify the Try-On Experience
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7
NFC-Enabled Lifestyle Shops
NFC-Enabled Lifestyle Shops
Cole Haan's Lifestyle Concept Shop Supports Consumers with NFC Tech
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6
Bookstore Assistance Robots
Bookstore Assistance Robots
The 'AROUND B' Robot Carries Books for Browsing and Purchasing
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5
Colourfully Sustainable Retail Stores
Colourfully Sustainable Retail Stores
Ace & Tate Boasts a Plastic-Made Terrazzo Aesthetic
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4
Futuristic Beauty Shops
Futuristic Beauty Shops
Dazed Beauty at Selfridges Introduces the Beauty Counter of the Future
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3
Fast-Growing Russian Supermarket Chains
Fast-Growing Russian Supermarket Chains
The Successful VkusVill is Planning a Sizeable Expansion
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2
Sustainable Package-Free Grocery Stores
Sustainable Package-Free Grocery Stores
bare market Boasts Many Affordable & Locally Sourced Goods
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1
Ultra-Colorful Retail Spaces
Ultra-Colorful Retail Spaces
Yinka Ilori Embraces Maximalism When Designing the Happy House
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