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60 Business Ideas in April

From Refurbished Item Marketplaces to 10-Min Grocery Delivery Platforms

— April 10, 2021 — Business
The April 2021 business trends showcase new business ventures, retail initiatives, and market fluctuations. Ranging from furnished item marketplaces to 10-minute grocery delivery platforms, brands are expanding their products and services in an effort to appeal to consumers' shifting priorities.

Notably, eBay Canada recently released a new business designed to allow shoppers to purchase brand-name products at a discount. The new platform speaks to consumers' interest in sustainability and the growth of the second-hand market. According to a recent survey, Canadian consumers "would rather buy refurbished products from a top brand with a warranty, versus a new product from a lesser brand with a warranty."

Another interesting example from the list of April 2021 business trends comes from Dija, an on-demand grocery delivery platform in the UK that offers a 10-minute delivery period on most orders.
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Online Back Pain Services
Online Back Pain Services
Walgreens Find Care is Adding Access to SpineZone in the Service
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Paid Vaccine Time Off
Paid Vaccine Time Off
Urban Nature Store is Offering Paid Leave for Employees to Get Vaccinated
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Sampling CBD Subscriptions
Sampling CBD Subscriptions
PURAURA Naturals Lets Customers Try Its CBD Products for Free
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Rideshare Dating App Partnerships
Rideshare Dating App Partnerships
Tinder and Lyft Have Partnered to Let Users Pay for a Ride
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Plastic Bag Charge Increases
Plastic Bag Charge Increases
The Plastic Bag Charge in Scotland is Increasing to 10p
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Cost-Saving Insurtech Services
Cost-Saving Insurtech Services
'Insurego' Has Proprietary Technology for Enhanced User Experiences
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10-Minute Grocery Delivery Platforms
10-Minute Grocery Delivery Platforms
Dija is an On-Demand Grocery Service Based in the UK
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Women-Owned Small Business Support
Women-Owned Small Business Support
Amazon Canada Celebrates Women’s Day with Winnie Harlow
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Customer Safety Retail Initiatives
Customer Safety Retail Initiatives
LuLu Launches the Safe Shopping Hours Campaign for a Week
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Digital Price Promotion Amplifiers
Digital Price Promotion Amplifiers
Ahold Delhaize Launched a New Promotion Amplification Tool
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Social Media Auto-Reply Messages
Social Media Auto-Reply Messages
TikTok Recently Added a Auto-Reply Message Option for Businesses
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Indonesian Food Delivery Services
Indonesian Food Delivery Services
ShopeeFood is the Food Expansion Branch by Shopee
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Reduced Meat Consumption Plans
Reduced Meat Consumption Plans
Tesco Now Offers Plant-Based Options Beside Each Meat Product
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Fee-Free Digital Payment Solutions
Fee-Free Digital Payment Solutions
'CloudSwipe' Offer a Contactless Way to Accept Payment
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Branded Social Media Marketing Series
Branded Social Media Marketing Series
Facebook for Business Debuts 'Social Skills' Series
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D2C Dairy-Free Yogurt Shops
D2C Dairy-Free Yogurt Shops
Hälsa Launched an Online Yogurt Store for Nutritious Oatmilk Products
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Quality On-Demand Grocery Deliveries
Quality On-Demand Grocery Deliveries
Weezy is a Platform that Delivers a Wide Selection of Produce
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Ready-to-Drink Canned Coffees
Ready-to-Drink Canned Coffees
These New Costa Coffee Drinks Include Two Varieties
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Immediate Grocery Delivery Companies
Immediate Grocery Delivery Companies
Gorillas is Planning to Expand Supported by New Funding
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All-in-One Freelancer Invoice Platforms
All-in-One Freelancer Invoice Platforms
The 'Invoicr' Platform Makes it Easier to Get Paid
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Mini Department Tech Stores
Mini Department Tech Stores
Target Announced Plans to Open "Mini" Apple Stores Post-pandemic
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Turkey-Based Delivery Startups
Turkey-Based Delivery Startups
Getir is a Fast Delivery Service with Plans to Expand to Europe
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Randomized Artwork Subscription Services
Randomized Artwork Subscription Services
'rand.ooo' Helps Subscribers Build Their Art Collection
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Refurbished Item Marketplaces
Refurbished Item Marketplaces
eBay Canada Now Offers a Selection of Certified Refurbished Products
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Real-Time Dev Team Platforms
Real-Time Dev Team Platforms
The 'devfair' Platform Enables a Collaborative Experience
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Digital Stylist Stores
Digital Stylist Stores
The Knot Standard Stylist Store Supports Virtual Showroom Experiences
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Non-Fungible Token Song Releases
Non-Fungible Token Song Releases
Our Lady Peace Releases a Single Through the S!ng App
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Online Grocery Shopping Platforms
Online Grocery Shopping Platforms
Danube Online is a Digital Retail Open Based in the Middle East
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Box Moving Warehouse Robots
Box Moving Warehouse Robots
Boston Dynamics
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Luxury Timepiece Subscription Services
Luxury Timepiece Subscription Services
The Breitling Select Watch Subscription Service is Smart
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Biodegradable Medical Materials
Biodegradable Medical Materials
Global Wholehealth Partners Corp. is Pioneering Sustainability
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Health-Focused Vegan Drive-Thrus
Health-Focused Vegan Drive-Thrus
Chef Matthew Kenney’s Launches New Vegan Drive-thru 'VEG’D'
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Ready-to-Wear Menswear Rentals
Ready-to-Wear Menswear Rentals
Menswear Fashion Rental Marketplace, Garmentry, Launches in the UK
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Anonymous Professional Feedback Apps
Anonymous Professional Feedback Apps
The 'LacBee' App Helps a Person Collect Pertinent Feedback
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Plant-Powered Chocolate Squares
Plant-Powered Chocolate Squares
Mid-Day Squares Makes Organic Bars with Nourishing Ingredients
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Social Media-Based Investment Platforms
Social Media-Based Investment Platforms
Buzz ETF Tracks Stocks Based on Social Media Relevance
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Micro-Fulfillment Tech Solutions
Micro-Fulfillment Tech Solutions
AutoStore Created New Facility to Test Micro-Fulfillment Tech
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Department Brand Crafting Lines
Department Brand Crafting Lines
Target Launched First Crafting Label, Mondo Llama
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Professional Workwear Onesies
Professional Workwear Onesies
The Zoomsie is a Work from Home Fashion Solution
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Remote Professional Workspace Services
Remote Professional Workspace Services
'DeskNow' Finds Professionals a Place to Work Anywhere
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Energy-Efficient Fashion Stores
Energy-Efficient Fashion Stores
This Mango Fashion Store Was Influenced by the Mediterranean
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Social Media eCommerce Expansions
Social Media eCommerce Expansions
Snapchat Acquired Sizing Tech Company Fit Analytics
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Vegan-Friendly Health Beverages
Vegan-Friendly Health Beverages
The Naked Collective and Acosta Launched ‘Mude’ Health Drinks
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Plant-Based Snack Food Startups
Plant-Based Snack Food Startups
Freakin' Healthy Expands Locations to Saudi Arabia
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Beverages From Fusing Luxury Goods and Art
Beverages From Fusing Luxury Goods and Art
An Interview with Noah Wunsch, Founder of Ruby
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3D Printed Functional Homes
3D Printed Functional Homes
Mighty Building Gets an Investment to Work Towards New Construction
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Contactless Self-Checkouts
Contactless Self-Checkouts
X5's Self-Checkouts Lets Customers Pay with Face Recognition
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Multi-Sensory Wellness Labs
Multi-Sensory Wellness Labs
Comvita Uses All the Senses to Shape Visitors' Experience of Honey
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Collectible Digital Sneaker Artworks
Collectible Digital Sneaker Artworks
Rare Shoe Designs the Inaugural Series of NFT Sneaker Art
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Robotic Eyewear Labs
Robotic Eyewear Labs
Hip Optical's Robotic Lens Lab Fulfills Orders Within One Business Day
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Pre-Framed Home Artworks
Pre-Framed Home Artworks
Frame It Easy Sells Affordable, Professionally Framed Art on Demand
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Low-Impact Fashion Stores
Low-Impact Fashion Stores
United Colors of Benetton's Concept Uses Upcycled Natural Materials
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Creating the World's First Animal-Free Egg
Creating the World's First Animal-Free Egg
An Interview with Clara Foods Founder Arturo Elizondo
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Space-Saving Retail Coffee Makers
Space-Saving Retail Coffee Makers
The G4 GemX Narrow IntelliFresh Coffee Brewing System is Compact
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Food Delivery Scooter Designs
Food Delivery Scooter Designs
The Conceptual Canoo Scoot Imagines a Strategic Partnership
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Virtual Luxury Fashion Flagships
Virtual Luxury Fashion Flagships
Burberry & Elle Digital Japan Opened a Virtual Flagship Store
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Shoppable Digital Homes
Shoppable Digital Homes
Mashable Home is a Virtual Shopping Experience with Items from Walmart
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Live E-Commerce Platforms
Live E-Commerce Platforms
A Live Streaming E-Commerce Platform Named Whatnot Raised $20 Million
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Experiential Beauty Stores
Experiential Beauty Stores
MyGlamm's Beauty Store Focuses on Safe Product Testing & Collaboration
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Mini-Mart Sneaker Pop-Ups
Mini-Mart Sneaker Pop-Ups
atmos Japan Created "atmosmart" Stocked with Products for Sneakerheads
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Create the Future Book Wins Gold Medal
Create the Future Book Wins Gold Medal
Find Your Opportunity in Times of Chaos
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